NFP Internships Summer 2024: Business, Consulting, Marketing, and HR

Apply by March 1, 2024

Job Description

About NFP

NFP is a seven-time Best Places to Work award winner in Business Insurance who has also earned the 5-Star Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) award from Insurance Business magazine and the WORK180 employer endorsement. NFP is recognized as an Elite Agency award winner and a leading property and casualty broker, benefits consultant, wealth manager, and retirement plan advisor. NFP provides solutions enabling client success through the expertise of over 8,000 global employees, investments in innovative technologies, and enduring relationships with highly rated insurers, vendors, and financial institutions.

NFP is looking to hire interns for the following roles:

Account Management

Summary: This is a full-time position for the summer months, working with a Director and an account team to service client accounts and begin to build relationships with the clients, vendors, and other internal and external resources. The position requires day-to-day account management for a specific set of clients and entails a great deal of verbal, electronic, and other written communications. Intern will be responsible to complete a project at the direction of their supervisor and present their findings at the end of the program.

Locations: Pleasant Hill, CA, Santa Ana, CA, Simi Valley, CA, Denver, CO, Lehi, UT, Scottsdale, AZ, Glendale, AZ, Las Vegas, NV

This is a hybrid position with in-office flexibility a few days a week.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist Directors and account team in day-to-day client servicing
  • Develop relationships with clients, team members, and vendor partners
  • Assist team with client renewals, meeting presentations, and special projects
  • Assist with creating and updating benefits related guides for clients
  • Assist with collection and management of annual benchmarking surveys
  • Assist teams in preparation of RFP’s for vendor products and services to ensure best-in-class offerings for clients
  • Assist with creation of client corporate wellness programs and offerings
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Be able to initiate and follow through with independent projects
  • Excellent communication (verbal and writing) and interpersonal skills
  • Cultivating relationship ability
  • Strong problem solving ability
  • Customer service oriented
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Willing to work up to 40 hours per week

Education and/or Experience: 

  • Rising senior of a four-year university preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in college, community, internship, or co-op experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Interest in Insurance Industry

Business Development

Summary: NFP is seeking a bright and energetic individual to become an integral part of their team and assist their producers with business development activities. NFP’s 10-week Summer Intern Program is designed to provide students a challenging, meaningful, and supportive experience. The Summer Intern orientation offers a thorough overview of the company and the opportunity to learn from several senior leaders. The Summer Intern Program also includes challenges, mentoring, philanthropic, and networking opportunities.

Locations: Pleasant Hill, CA, Santa Ana, CA, Simi Valley, CA, Denver, CO, Lehi, UT, Scottsdale, AZ, Glendale, AZ, Las Vegas, NV

This is a hybrid position with in-office flexibility a few days a week.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Initiate, qualify, and develop new business opportunities through inbound and outbound marketing activities
  • Assist business executives with registering for NFP-sponsored conferences, events, and webinars
  • Through research identify prospects and build prospecting lists
  • Manage and organize event and project deliverables
  • Coordinate introductory meetings and assist with discovery appointments
  • Meet key metrics including making a certain number of phone calls per week and per month
  • Answer and refer phone and email inquiries
  • May assist team in scheduling meetings
  • Attend seminars and classes related to the department
  • Participate in training regarding carrier products and systems
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to apply problem-solving skills to complete tasks
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft office products and/or other computer software systems
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment with a positive attitude, proactive mindset, and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to multitask
  • Ability to communicate and interface effectively with CEOs, CFOs, Executive Staff, and Human Resources professionals
  • Exceptional attention to detail and time management skills
  • Ability to express ideas clearly in both written and verbal communications
  • Strong typing skills
  • Experience using a CRM system (preferred)
  • Be willing to work up to 40 hours per week 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Rising senior of a four-year university preferred
  • 0-2 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Interest in Insurance Industry

Finance & Accounting Intern

Summary: This position is a shared resource between NFP’s FP&A and Operations Group and will report to the Vice President of FP&A.

Locations: Pleasant Hill, CA, Mesa, AZ

This is a hybrid position with in-office flexibility a few days a week. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support strategic business decision-making through financial modeling and analysis, including ad-hoc modeling and analysis
  • Support the annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting processes for G&A Functions, including development of financial metric models, department specific budgets, and related KPI analysis
  • Develop and maintain financial forecasts for the business assessing risks and opportunities in actual results vs. forecasts
  • Prepare and automate monthly and quarterly financial reporting, budget, and forecast to understand performance drivers
  • Identify variances to budget and analyze contributing factors
  • Review internal and external agreements, audit systems for accuracy of commission payments, ensure systems align with intended language and intent of agreements
  • Review and audit Strategic Ledger Values that are key identifiers for specific revenue driven events
  • Align with regional champs to ensure accurate data hygiene for external and internal staff and vendors are tagged appropriately on accounts and policies, review that pipeline and opportunities align with budgets and key decision makers
  • Exposure to acquired companies, understanding earnout periods, importance of segmenting revenue and expense during key periods of time
  • Partner with Accounting to ensure accurate accruals and adherence to accounting policies
  • Ad-hoc reporting, analysis, and special projects as needed
  • Interaction with key decision makers: regional leadership, finance & accounting staff, human resources, legal, compliance, sales staff, account service management

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities:

  • Applied Epic: Property & Casualty revenue
  • SalesForce: Corporate and Group Benefits, Wealth & Retirement revenue
  • AvidExchange: Accounts Payable
  • Concur Solutions: Employee reimbursement
  • Cognos: Financial reporting

Education and/or Experience:

  • Rising senior of a four-year university preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in college, community, internship, or co-op experience

Human Resources

Summary: The Human Resources Intern will spend 10 weeks working on assignments with exposure to different functions of HR, such as Talent Management, Talent Development, and Benefits. Through this internship you will work on meaningful projects supporting initiatives that are designed to give you essential business insights and hands-on experience.

Locations: Pleasant Hill, Simi Valley, San Diego or Glendale, AZ

This is a hybrid position with in-office flexibility a few days a week.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research for HR guides & policies, leveraging existing and external resources
  • Conduct internal I-9 audits
  • Assist with COVID 19 related monitoring activities
  • Learn about and execute on record retention best practices
  • Assist with Return to Office implementation
  • Gain knowledge of and support onboarding and offboarding activities
  • Other duties as assigned 

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities:

  • Proficient in writing and editing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and highly organized
  • Positive attitude and team player
  • High level of integrity and strict adherence to protecting confidential information
  • Proven administrative skills and expertise
  • Good organizational and planning skills, with a proven ability to manage time well in a fast-paced, ever-changing, team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to effectively utilize Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Education and/or Experience:

  • Rising senior four-year university preferred
  • Pursuing a degree in human resources is preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in college, community, internship, or co-op experience

Marketing

Summary: NFP is looking for a highly motivated intern to work on the West Region Field Marketing team within NFP’s marketing department, responsible for driving marketing initiatives and targeted campaigns at the regional level. NFP connects marketing and sales together to achieve regional sales objectives. You’ll help manage field marketing activities, such as events and tradeshows, brand awareness campaigns, content, creative assets, and digital.

Location: Lehi, UT

This is a hybrid position with in-office flexibility 3-4 days a week.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Marketing support for sponsorships, tradeshows, and client events
  • Managing local office pages on nfp.com including content creation
  • Client and internal email communications
  • Copy editing your own work as well as that of other writers
  • Work within established brand-compliant templates for content layout (sales sheets, white papers, PowerPoint presentations etc.)
  • Participate in campaign brainstorm and content development initiatives
  • Ability to work quickly and manage multiple projects/deadlines at a time
  • Compile and organize data, create clear and concise reports and presentations
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities:

  • Proficient in writing and editing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of social media management and reporting platforms is a plus
  • Positive attitude and team player
  • Ability to work autonomously and use critical thinking
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

 Education and/or Experience:

  • Currently enrolled in a four-year university pursuing a degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or related discipline
  • Prefer rising seniors

Consultant

Summary: This position is for the summer months and requires a minimum of 25-30 hours per week. The successful candidate will work with an expert team that partners with clients to design, implement, and manage their employee benefit programs. Strong project management skills, excellent attention to detail, and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) are the key skills that a successful associate consultant should possess. The intern will be responsible to complete a project at the direction of their supervisor and present their findings at the end of the internship.

Location: Warrington, PA

This is a hybrid position with in-office flexibility 2-3 days a week.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitating the implementation and day-to-day administration of all employee benefit products, including medical, prescription, dental, vision, basic life insurance, supplemental life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, worksite wellness, and voluntary/worksite benefit offerings
  • Assisting with the preparation and peer review of client reports
  • Assisting with the preparation and coordination of Requests for Proposals; including analyzing and spread-sheeting results
  • Resolving claims, billing, and other service issues
  • Reviewing carrier materials (contracts, benefit summaries, SBCs) for accuracy
  • Assisting in the development and preparation of client reports and presentations
  • Coordinating client transition from one carrier to another
  • Providing client open enrollment support including communication materials
  • Supporting the implementation process for benefits administration technology
  • Learning the employee benefits business from a team of expert consultants

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities:

  • Attention to detail and commitment to outstanding client service
  • Interpersonal skills to work with multiple team members, clients, and carriers
  • Project management, time management, and organizational skills necessary to successfully manage multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously
  • Computer skills; proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

Education and/or Experience:

  • Junior or senior (rising senior of a 4-year university preferred)
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in college, community, internship, or coop experience
  • Interest in Insurance Industry

Employee Benefits 

Summary: NFP’s Employee Benefits group is seeking students in junior/senior year interested in learning more about careers in insurance consulting and brokerage. NFP’s NY and Massachusetts locations provide students with the opportunity to work in one of their three primary offices: Midtown NYC, Franklin Street, Boston, and Norwell Massachusetts. The role offers flexibility in a hybrid work environment.

Locations: NYC, West Hartford, CT, South Burlington, VT

This is a hybrid position with in-office flexibility 2-3 days a week.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assistance with insurance program renewals, competitive market reviews, and client presentations
  • Assistance with creation and updating of benefits guides and educational resources
  • Financial analysis
  • Assistance with benchmarking surveys and reports
  • Support with NFP’s processes to include Salesforce, NFP Connect, and Financial Reporting
  • Data compilation and other support and assistance with ad hoc project

 Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities:

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Customer service oriented
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Relationship builder
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent communication (verbal and writing) and interpersonal skills
  • Works well independently and as part of a team

 Education and/or Experience:

  • College junior/senior

Interested students should apply below by 11:59 PM EST on Friday, March 1, 2024.