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Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
3/18/2019
Job Category:
Sales
Sales and Client Management Internship
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UNUM Group | Kansas City, KS
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Job Description

Job Posting End Date: 04/29

Unum is a company of people serving people. As one of the world's leading employee benefits providers and a Fortune 500 company, Unum's financial protection benefits help protect more than 33 million working people and their families from the financial impact of illness or injury. Unum's three distinct, but similarly focused US businesses - Unum US, Colonial Life, and Starmount Life - are each a market leader in making disability, life, accident, critical illness, dental, and vision insurance accessible in the workplace.

Headquartered in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Unum has significant US operations in Portland, Maine, Worcester, Massachusetts, and Glendale, California with over 35 field offices nationwide. Colonial Life is headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina with over 40 field offices nationwide. Starmount Life is based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and is the dental and vision center of excellence for Unum in the US.

General Summary:Unum is looking for driven college seniors ready to explore a career in sales and client management to join our 8-week paid internship program!

Your Summer at Unum:

Our internship program could be the first step on a career path that offers tremendous growth potential! You will be immersed in our company's culture on a team where your manager and mentor will assign you meaningful, challenging project work that culminates in an end-of-summer presentation to key business leaders. This work will give you the opportunity to learn the full lifecycle of a Unum case and provide you with a realistic look at what it means to be a Unum Producer. You will be required to work independently, as well as collaboratively within teams. Our 8-week internship program has many focus areas including, but not limited to: Prospecting and Quoting, Selling, Enrollment, Onboarding, and Relationship Management.

Highlights:

* Work for Unum which is the leader in the disability-based employee benefits marketplace and in a professional office setting
* Weekly focus areas covering the lifecycle of a Unum case that will allow you to experience and analyze the problem from start to finish
* Targeted and guided job shadows with your mentor and sales and client management colleagues
* Capstone Presentation: Analyzing an assigned business case
* Learn about our Field and Home Office departmental and corporate functions
* Attend weekly information sessions and networking opportunities with your intern cohort
* Earn college credits for your internship (Faculty/Hiring Manager pre-approvals are required)

Qualifications:

* Candidates must be enrolled in an accredited college degree program
* Preference given to rising seniors and first year graduate students
* Cumulative GPA of at least 3.2
* Demonstrates leadership skills and involvement in extra-curricular activities
* Demonstrates a genuine interest in sales and client management as well as a desire to learn more about the insurance industry
* Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
* Must be proficient in MS Word and Excel software applications
* Ability to work independently and be self-directed on project work
* Excellent communication and organizational skills
* Intern must be available to work approximately 40 hours per week during regular business hours

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Unum and its family of businesses offer world-class training and development, generous compensation and benefits packages, and a culture built on employee ideas.

Unum is an equal opportunity employer, considering all qualified applicants and employees for hiring, placement, and advancement, without regard to a person's race, color, religion, national origin, age, genetic information, military status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Unum