Fantastic work-life balance and great compensation package, especially in relation to quality of life
Interesting, meaningful, and challenging project, output from which will be utilized over the long term to drive business results
Engaging managers who care about your professional development and staff who are more than willing to lend a helping hand
Insurance industry is not terribly dynamic, especially if not working in innovation department or customer advocacy
Large companies can be slow to manage and implement change, which can make progress seem limited at times
Flexible and relatively low-stress work culture can result in perceived lack of urgency around work tasks
Advice to Potential Interns
Will be difficult to find another opportunity that matches pay and quality of life trade-off
Valuable chance to gain broad business exposure across different business units and functional roles
Previous insurance knowledge is not needed, and the company doesn't expect you to have it
If you are looking for an extremely fast-paced and high-pressure work environment, this company is not for you
Company highly values cultural fit, commitment to the mission, and humility as a personal trait
Advice to Management
Diversity at the most senior levels is lacking - company is undertaking major initiatives to promote diversity, but is still not reflected in the upper ranks
Employee training is heavily focused on computer-based modules, which are not terribly engaging or effective; training opportunities for entry-level field positions that are customer-facing are limited and should be expanded
Lack of coordination across departments can increase duplication of work and result in institutional memory loss as individuals move laterally across the organization
Sample Interview Questions
Why do you want to work at this company?
Why are you interested in this specific role?
Standard behavioral questions - "Tell me about a time when..."
Case interview was a 45-minute written case with exhibits, asked interviewee to put together a presentation that included a business analysis and recommendations and share our findings with two interviewers