Gallagher National Case Competition

Apply by March 12, 2021

Job Description

About Gallagher

Gallagher is one of the world’s largest insurance brokerage, risk management services, and human capital consulting firms. With client service in over 150 countries, Gallagher’s nearly 30,000 expert advisors understand organizations and how hard they work to deliver on promises. Gallagher acts as a global partner to their clients in protecting, restoring, and rebuilding their organization to be sure they are poised for growth and success. Gallagher employees are fueled by teamwork, creativity, and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Gallagher National Case Competition

College freshmen and sophomores are invited to join Gallagher for a national case competition that will task students with developing a customized pitch for a prospective client. This challenge will focus on the following skills needed to succeed in the financial services industry:

  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Critical Thinking
  • Presentation Skills
  • Emotional Intelligence

Important Dates & Times

Please note that all components of this competition will take place virtually.

Friday, March 12th: Applications Due

Participants can sign up as a team (up to 5 students) or as an individual. Students will be notified of their acceptance on a rolling basis. Students will receive the case details from the Gallagher team at the March 19th information session.

Friday, March 19th from 3-4 PM EST/12-1 PM PST: Gallagher Information Session + Case Analysis Workshop

Students will meet Gallagher leaders and participate in a skill-development workshop to prepare for the case.

Friday, March 26th from 12-2 PM EST/9-11 AM EST: Mentoring Session with Gallagher Professionals

Students will meet with Gallagher professionals for a 30-minute mentoring session between 12-2 PM EST/9-11 AM PST to get feedback on their presentations.

Friday, April 9th from 10 AM EST-5 PM EST/7 AM-2 PM PST: Team Presentations

Students will present their pitches to the judges and the winners will be announced in the closing ceremony at 5 PM EST/2 PM PST. Participants will sign up for a 30-minute presentation timeslot and are only expected to attend during their scheduled presentation time.


1st Place

  • One-on-One Mentoring Session with a Gallagher Executive
  • Invitation to Interview for Summer 2022 Internship
  • Gift Bag

2nd Place

  • One-on-One Mentoring Session with a Gallagher Professional

3rd Place

  • Group Mentoring Session with a Gallagher Professional


Participants must be a freshman or sophomore currently enrolled in a degree program at a college or university in the United States or Canada.

Participants must be available for 2 hours throughout March and April for the virtual sessions with the Gallagher team (1 hour on 3/19, 30 minutes on 3/26, and 30 minutes on 4/9).

Please note that if you apply as a team, each team member still needs to submit her own application.

Additional Information