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2023 Summer Intern - Accident & Health Underwriting in Wakefield, Massachusetts

**This position will work a hybrid schedule with 3 days per week in our Wakefield, MA offices.

Skyward Specialty is a property and casualty insurance holding company formed in 2007. Based in Houston, Texas, and with staff throughout the country, Skyward Specialty provides admitted and non-admitted solutions to retail and wholesale distributors, managing general agents and captive markets. We have built highly respected businesses in specialty lines including management professional liability, medical stop loss, surety, E&S property and liability, and large commercial property, as well as multi-line solutions for the energy, trucking and construction industries.

At Skyward Specialty, we approach this business differently. In fact, we’re different from most others in our industry in just about every way. We have the spirit of a start-up with the security of nearly $1 billion in Written Premium. We put immense brain power and energy into finding greater insights to uncover better opportunities for our clients, partners, and people. We think at a higher level, so they can succeed at a higher level.

Skyward Specialty is a privately owned company with Total Assets exceeding $2.1B and Shareholders' equity of $425 million at December 31, 2021.

We are committed to a Diverse Workforce

Skyward Specialty is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nativity, neurodiversity, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. For more information about us please visit

Skyward Specialty Insurance has developed an Elite 50 internship program within the insurance industry, as selected by RISE. We are now actively seeking intern candidates for our 2023 summer program, which we plan on being our best yet!

As a company we are dynamic, entrepreneurial, and agile. We challenge each other by setting high standards and being accountable. We foster an environment that is diverse, inclusive, collaborative, and highly interconnected. We strive for personal and professional growth with the goal of continually improving our performance. We are high achievers who are also humble enough to know that we must be a cohesive team and collaborate to maximize our results.

Here is an article that sheds more light on our culture/environment: Skyward Article

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This internship will reside within our Accident & Health Underwriting team and will involve exposure to all aspects of that function. The intern will use their verbal/written communications, decision making, and analytical skills to provide assistance to the team while working on challenging projects. The schedule will ivolve 3 days per week in our Wakefield offices.

A successful intern will also:

  • Have the opportunity to assist with real world, challenging projects that add value to the organization.

  • Learn about our industry, our business, and our operations through both formal presentations and informal, on the job training.

  • Build relationships and network with experts, leaders, and industry veterans willing to mentor, share knowledge, and offer career advice.

  • Gain valuable, foundational experiences that will both prepare you for your profession and help inform your future career decisions.

Additional details on our program:

  • The program will be 12 weeks long, from 5/22/23-8/11/23.

  • The program will be on a "Hybrid" schedule with some in office days and some virtual. Location(s) are flexible whereever possible.

  • The schedule is full-time, Monday through Friday, during standard business hours. We will also schedule a few after hour, fun events to promote networking and camaraderie, as circumstances allow.

  • You will have an assigned mentor who will guide your project(s) and your experience with Skyward for the summer.

  • The summer will end with presentations by the students to members of company leadership team, as well as the other interns, to summarize their project(s) and learnings.

  • Degree program in Business Administration, Insurance, Risk Mgmt., Finance, or similar (Bachelors or Masters candidates)

  • Students must be actively enrolled and on schedule to graduate in the fall of 2023 or the spring semester of 2024

  • Cumulative GPA must be 3.0 or higher

  • Students must be permanently authorized to work in the US without sponsorship

ID: 2022-1326

External Company URL:

Street: 401 Edgewater Place, Suite 125/130

Telecommute: No