Cigna Risk Management Underwriting Summer Associate (Summer Internship) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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If you’re looking to use strong analytical and math skills in a competitive, fast-paced environment, a Risk Management Underwriting career at Cigna will allow you to do all this and more. Underwriters evaluate the risk of insuring a potential Cigna customer and use that information to set premium rates for insurance policies. As part of our Risk Management Underwriting team, you will directly impact our business on a daily basis, protecting Cigna‘s sound financial position which enables us to meet our financial commitments to our customers.

About Cigna

Before we move on, let us tell you a little more about us. We’re a global health service company dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being and sense of security. But we don’t just care about your well-being, we care about your career health too. That’s why when you work with us, you can count on a different kind of career - you’ll make a difference, learn a ton, and share in changing the way people think about healthcare.


What you’ll do:

Cigna Risk Management Underwriting is looking for motivated individuals to join us in the Risk Management Underwriting Summer Internship Program. The internship is designed to further develop analytical skills and business acumen in a dynamic and flexible work environment. A great way to assess whether the underwriting profession in general and Cigna in particular are a good fit for you is to participate in our underwriting summer internship. This 12 week program from late May to early August will expose you to what life as an underwriter will be like and serves as a “two way interview”; we view the internship program as a source to identify full time talent.

So, what’s it to you?

“Real” work: you will be assigned underwriting responsibilities and make a contribution to CGI goals

Intern Project: you will be assigned a project that challenges your problem-solving and innovation skills

Community: you will have the opportunity for visibility with senior management as well as one-on-one learning with underwriting professionals, who will share their knowledge, experience and assume roles as individual coaches and mentors

Speaker series: you and your fellow interns will be exposed to a variety of lectures and presentations given by members of the Cigna community so you can get a feel for the wide array of roles that exist in the organization and how they fit together

Compensation: earn a highly competitive hourly rate in addition to gaining valuable work experience


Minimum Qualifications:

Ideal candidate will have completed 3 years towards a Bachelor’s degree (rising senior) in Finance, Business, Economics, Risk Management or related fields.

Preferred Qualifications:

Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills

3.0 GPA preferred

High comfort level with math/numbers

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Proficiency with Microsoft office software, especially Microsoft Word and Excel

An interest in pursuing a career in underwriting


US Candidates Only: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship by the company, and therefore is open only to individuals who are eligible for employment in the United States and who would not require visa sponsorship now or in the future.

Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status.

If you require an accommodation based on your physical or mental disability please email: Do not email for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

We’re a global health service company dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being and sense of security. We offer an integrated suite of health services, such as medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products that serve over 95 million customers around the world. When you work with us, you’ll enjoy a different kind of career - you’ll make a difference, learn a ton, and change the way people think about health insurance. To see our culture in action, search #TeamCigna on Twitter or Instagram.