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Insurance Underwriters

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Applicants should have a high school diploma and, preferably complete a baccalaureate degree program that includes an internship at an insurance agency. Most entry-level underwriters begin as trainees working with experienced underwriters. Familiarity with an office setting, such as part-time work in an insurance company during high school or college, is helpful. Interpersonal experience is important.

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