Internship Opportunities



As you begin your career, you’ll benefit from training, guidance, and mentoring by leaders and managers invested in your success. Apply to join our creative and dynamic organization where knowledge is cultivated, innovation is encouraged, and achievement is rewarded – it’s a great place to start your career.

AIG Internship

AIG Website


Aon plc is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.

AON Website

Brown & Brown

Brown & Brown, Inc. was founded in Daytona Beach, Florida in 1939 by cousins, J. Adrian Brown & Charles Covington Owen. In 1959, Adrian’s son, Hyatt, took leadership of the family business. Under his direction, the Brown & Brown vision of a lean and profit-oriented organization came into focus. Since 2009, the company has continued to thrive under the leadership of J. Powell Brown, who became the third generation of the family to guide the company. Operating 240+ offices throughout the United States, England, and Bermuda, we provide a variety of insurance and reinsurance products and services. We are currently the 6th largest insurance brokerage in the U.S. and 8th in the world.

Brown & Brown flyer

Brown & Brown of Tennessee Website


This is an internship for actuaries. "Cigna is currently accepting applications for their summer internship program.  A current gamma member just completed his internship with Cigna and states:‘It's a great internship: housing is provided, very competitive pay, and you get valuable actuarial experience at one of the largest health insurers in the country.’ "

It's an 11-week internship program that runs during the summer. This summer they had 45 interns working in their 5 locations! They also filled 42 full-time positions across those locations, most of which being prior interns.

Click here to learn more about the internship

Cigna also has a program called The Actuarial Executive Development Program.  You do not have to be an actuarial science major to apply, but you must have one actuarial exam passed to apply.  The program is designed to develop actuarial skills and provide competitive exam support.

Click here for the AEDP website or here to view the flyer.

CRC Group

"CRC is committed to bringing you more. More service. More value. More expertise in more industries. Placing tough accounts is table stakes for wholesale brokers. We are committed to helping our retail partners win, so we have developed a suite of tools, resources, and solutions to do just that. Additionally, our combined size and scope allow us to meet the wide range of your insured’s needs and provides a wealth of expertise and experience that empowers you to access better solutions, more often."

CRC Group

CRC Internship Application

Erie Insurance

"Do you have a relative, family member or close friend who would like to become an Intern working in one of our TENNESSEE agencies? As Agents, producers and CSAs who have been in the industry for decades begin to retire, there will be a need for qualified people to take their place.  In an effort to attract young workers to the industry, ERIE created an agency summer intern program."


Farmers Insurance Privett Agency

At Privett Insurance Agency we believe our employees set the tone, drive our strategy, dream of the future, and create world class customer experiences. Our employees also help make Farmers one of the largest insurers of vehicles, homes and small businesses in the United States.

Farmers Insurance Privett Agency


Gallagher is a global leader in insurance, risk management and consulting services. We help businesses grow, communities thrive and people prosper. We live a culture defined by The Gallagher Way, our set of shared values and guiding tenets. A culture driven by our people, over 30,000 strong, serving our clients with customized solutions that will protect them and fuel their futures.


The General

In 1963, we began selling insurance under the company name Permanent General Agency.  Over the years, we have sold insurance through various companies including Permanent General Assurance Corporation (Permanent General® or PGAC® for short).  Although our loveable mascot didn’t join our ranks until a few decades later, we bring over 50 years of experience to the table when we do business with you.

The General

Hatchett Insurance

Here at Hatchet Insurance, we are a third generation and family owned independent insurance agency located in Winchester, TN. We provide all lines of insurance for businesses and individual and represent several top-rated insurance companies to design and manage risks. 

Hatchett Insurance


Houchens Insurance Group is a family of agencies, taking the success of each individual agency and utilizing their expertise for the entire organization, directly impacting the clients we serve. Creating a solid company that is unmatched from a strength and knowledge base, makes HIG one of the premier agencies in the country. We preserve the brand equity in each local agency and relationships we build daily, while leveraging our scope and scale with carriers, resources, and our overall intellectual value. We are excited to blend all of our efforts to enhance our customer experience.



A ten-consecutive year winner of Best Places to Work in Insurance (2009-2018), Hylant is a full-service insurance brokerage with 15 offices in Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Florida and Tennessee, and more than 670 professionals on staff. Hylant offers complete risk management services, employee benefits consultation, loss control, healthcare management and a wide array of insurance solutions for both businesses and individuals.


IAK Independent Agents of Kentucky

Our independent insurance agency is growing and we need an enthusiastic, hard- working individual to join our team. We are open to either recent grads or existing students. We have one opening in the Louisville, KY area. Full time, part time, or internships will all be considered. We just want to hire the best candidate! You will have the opportunity to be involved in multiple aspects of a small to medium size insurance broker, including customer service, sales, and marketing. Training will be provided.

IAK Independent Agents of Kentucky

Liberty Mutual

"At Liberty Mutual, we believe that nurturing your individual passions can create an organization unparalleled in its ability to meet the needs of our customers and the future. Join us."

Visit and search internships for current openings.  They have current postings for Actuarial, Claims, Accounting, TechStart, Data Science, and Field Sales Internships.

McDonald Insurance and Financial Services

"McDonald Insurance & Financial Services is the premier insurance and financial services agency. Locally owned and operated, we have locations in Bartlett, Franklin, Jackson, Germantown TN and Belzoni MS. We are here to meet all your personal and business-related insurance needs. We offer a range of insurance plans such as personal lines insurance, commercial insurance, life insurance, and financial services. Our company works with only the most reputable insurance companies to give you the best coverage for your needs."


Miller Loughry Beach

Miller Loughry Beach Insurance is an Independent Insurance Agency in Murfreesboro, TN. We are a subsidiary of Pinnacle Financial Partners in Nashville, TN. Miller Loughry Beach, aka MLB Insurance, has been operation since 1949 and currently employs 35 insurance agents. 


Nationwide E&S/Specialty

Nationwide E&S is currently recruiting for their 2020 summer underwriting internship in Scottsdale, AZ. It will be a 12 week internship, May 18 – August 7, 2020. Interns will rotate through several departments to get exposure throughout the company and gain experience with different lines of business. In addition to learning about each line of business, they will be completing meaningful projects that are targeted to mutually benefit both the intern and Nationwide.

Candidates should be meet the following criteria:

  • Part of RMI program (some prior knowledge/experience of insurance)
  • Undergraduate in junior year (graduating 2021)
  • Solid academic performance (ideally 3.0 GPA or above)
  • Interested in relocating to Scottsdale, AZ for 12 week internship and after graduation (if an offer is extended to convert from intern to full-time associate)
  • Excellent drive, initiative, and communication skills

Click here to view flyer

Robins Insurance

"Robins Insurance was founded on a simple premise- To provide quality coverage backed by personalized, attentive service. That vision is what drives us to really listen to every client's unique needs, negotiate the most competitive rates and provide solutions that are customized and affordable."


Select Actuarial Services

Select Actuarial is an independent property and casualty actuarial consulting firm.  We specialize in the analysis of risks retained by non-insurance entities, either through self-insurance or captive insurance company arrangements. We have an established base of long-term, satisfied clients in many fields and we expect this base to continue to grow. This growth has compelled us to look for a qualified intern.


Sompo International

Sompo International currently employs over 1600 professionals worldwide, each bringing unique skills, talents and perspectives to the company. As a leading global provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, we recognize that our success is derived directly from those who matter most– our people.

As we continue to grow, we strive to find talented, innovative and creative professionals to join us. We offer a broad range of career opportunities at all levels, in multiple business areas, in each of our locations throughout the world.

For opportunities in Mt. Juliet, TN, contact Brooke Kohlmeier at

State Auto Insurance Companies

State Auto employs approximately 2,000 associates and markets its products through more than 3,000 independent agencies in 33 states. Corporate headquarters is in Columbus, Ohio, and regional headquarters are located in Goodlettsville TN, Indianapolis IN, Columbus OH, Austin TX and Baltimore MD. State Auto Mutual also writes specialty insurance and workers’ compensation products through its Rockhill insurance subsidiaries.

State Auto Insurance Companies

State Farm

The State Farm mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected, and realize their dreams. We are people who make it our business to be like a good neighbor; who built a premier company by selling and keeping promises through our marketing partnership; who bring diverse talents and experiences to our work of serving the State Farm customer.

State Farm Part Time Internship

The Crichton Group

As an independent broker, The Crichton Group is able to offer our clients the kind of personalized attention they deserve. Our agents will make the extra effort – go the extra mile – to learn about your needs and financial goals. This approach has allowed us to see measurable results for each and every one of our clients, time after time.

 The Crichton Group


We have a solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That’s Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers – and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.


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"This would be a paid internship in our Claims Department during the summer.  Our goal in developing this program was to build relationships with local colleges in hopes of both attracting future talent to our organization and providing valuable insight to students about the insurance industry. "


U.S. Advisors, Inc.

U.S. Advisors is one of the nation’s largest Managed Care reinsurance brokers/consultants with approximately 4,000,000 members throughout the United States to meet our clients’ needs. U.S. Advisors specializes in a wide variety of reinsurance plans and products.

U.S. Advisors Account Manager

Willis Towers Watson

Willis Towers Watson is a place of possibilities. A place where people are encouraged to challenge convention and achieve things for our clients that have never been achieved before. Where change is constant and no two days are the same. Where there are endless opportunities for you to venture outside your comfort zone, and to learn, develop and grow. Teamwork is a major part of life here. Whether collaborating face to face or operating as part of a virtual team, our people work together and support each other to find the best solutions for our clients.

Summer 2021 Internship


The Wholesale & Specialty Insurance Association (WSIA) is a world-class member service organization representing the entirety of the wholesale, specialty and surplus lines industry. The Wholesale & Specialty Insurance Association was formed in 2017 through the merger of the American Association of Managing General Agents (AAMGA) and the National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices (NAPSLO).

WSIA members strive to build profitable business relationships in the wholesale, specialty and surplus lines insurance industry. WSIA is dedicated to developing and strengthening the industry and provides members unparalleled:

  • Networking
  • Education
  • Talent recruitment and development initiatives
  • Regulatory and legislative advocacy
  • Promotion of wholesale value

Applications for the 2024 WSIA Internship Program will be available online August 2023 and will be due in October 2023. Learn more here.


Tommy Martin

Mr. Tommy Martin

Dr. Dave Wood

Dr. Dave Wood,
Martin Chair of Insurance

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Rebecca Darden,
Program Coordinator