skip to main content

Careers in underwriting

Disciplined underwriting is the foundation of our business strategy and one of the keys to our success.

Underwriters are the heart of the insurance process, gathering and researching pertinent information and using their analytical skills to evaluate the acceptability of business and institutional risk.

However, underwriters are more than just analysts at Travelers – they use strong interpersonal skills to build solid relationships with our agents and clients. They are responsible for managing a profitable portfolio of business and building strategic partnerships with our agents and brokers.

An underwriting career includes a dynamic blend of analytical and selling/marketing skills.

What we look for in an underwriter

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Willing to travel.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Aptitude toward financial analysis.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.
  • Legally eligible to work in the United States.
  • Current/valid driver’s license.

Ready to apply?

Click here to search our entire database of open positions.

Share this page


Travelers offers a wide range of career opportunities in North America and Europe.

Click on a link below to explore our current openings and discover a career at Travelers.

Canada Ireland United Kingdom United States

Meet Ngoc, an underwriter trainee

Why did I choose Travelers? Because there’s always room for advancement here if you’re looking to challenge yourself.

Read more »