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Insurance Internship Program

CareerDC coordinates internship programs by connecting students with host organisations all over Australia.

The internships, which are practical work-placement programs designed to provide the intern with professional experience in insurance and risk management with the aim of providing industry specific opportunities is to enable the intern to develop skills that will enhance their prospects of gaining meaningful employment, building the student’s career and starting their future.


Risk and insurance is embedded in every aspect of daily life and business. As organisations go about their daily business operations, they will chance upon encountering risks to business property, reputation, and livelihood. Risk management and insurance allows assurance to individuals, their business and the economy to operate orderly and smoothly in spite of the risks, while protecting their revenues and cost.

For students pursuing areas of studies in Insurance, Risk Management, Finance, Accounting and Business administration, an internship placement in the insurance industry can be relevant. Through the internship placement, students can take up responsibilities in facilitating host organisations in task that are relevant to their curriculum such as

  • prepare and underwrite various insurance policies
  • Assess clients on their personal and business insurance needs
  • navigate tax issues
  • risk assessment, law, ethics and insurance agency management.
  • Insurance assessments in Ethics, Casualty risk assessment, Legal issues, Personal risk, Personal property liability issue and Accounting.

During the internship placement, students can gain a first-hand insight of the sector and gain the necessary exposure to apply their integrated university learning in a safe and practical training environment. There would also be opportunities for students to develop interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills through

  • Financial report writing
  • Policy adherence
  • Financial research
  • Knowledge of relevant IT software

The career pathway in insurance varies across a diverse market, that is not limited. Opportunities in finance and accounting, information technology, automobile, health, commercial property, commercial liability and personal property insurance are as relevant. Depending on the size of a firm, some careers include:

  • Actuarial services
  • Insurance claims
  • Risk assessment
  • Underwriter
  • Insurance investigator
  • Management analyst
  • Corporate risk assessment specialist
  • Sales Agent
  • Insurance broker
  • Marketing Representative
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Product Development
  • Managerial roles
Closing in 16 days
Closing in 16 days
  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:


  • Work rights:

    Australian Working Visa, Australian Student

  • Locations:

    Canberra, Sydney, Brisbane,

  • Closing Date:28th Aug 2022, 12:59 pm


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