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Summer Internship-Birmingham

Date:  Jan 22, 2023

Birmingham, AL, US, 35243

Onsite or Remote:  Onsite
Company Name:  Valent Group

Valent Group is a privately held independent risk consulting firm based in Birmingham, Alabama, with multiple locations in the southeastern United States. These offices provide all lines of insurance in partnership with specialized carriers. Valent Group was named a 2018 Best Practices Agency by the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America and has the backing of EBSCO Industries, Inc., a global corporation which began in 1944 and now owns more than 20 businesses in a variety of industries. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, including medical/dental/vision plans, life insurance and other ancillary benefits, profit sharing, employee perks and more.


Are you a dynamic individual with an interest in a career in insurance? Our summer internship is a great opportunity to immerse yourself in the day-to-day functions of an insurance agency. You’ll gain an understanding of the insurance brokerage industry by working alongside our sales and services team. All while working in a great environment. It’s not just what we do, but how we do it.


In this role you will:


  • Perform a multitude of duties across agency divisions to develop knowledge and skills.
  • Become familiar and knowledgeable of various company processes and procedures, including the use of the sales management system and various account management processes.
  • Observe our sales team as they pursue the sale of various types of insurance businesses and/or individuals.
  • Conduct research, perform data analysis, and participate in special projects.


You have:


  • A junior or senior actively pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Insurance, Business Administration, Finance, or a related field
  • Strong interest in insurance as a career
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to perform well in high-energy, dynamic, and team-oriented environments
  • Demonstrate a high degree of dependability and motivation


We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex, pregnancy status, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment. We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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