Why Become an Underwriter?

An underwriter at Travelers doesn’t just analyze risk and quantify premiums - they also use their people skills to help sell and attract new business. We encourage our underwriters to play a much larger role in the life cycle of a policy. In other words, most of what they touch and work on directly affects the bottom line. If you’re looking for an underwriting career that will utilize both your intellectual and people skills, Travelers has it.

But don't just take our word for it. Here's what underwriters across the company had to say about working at Travelers:

Opportunities for Growth and Development

"Entering the workforce right out of college, I wanted to find a career that would challenge me, but also support my growth. Travelers attracted me because it is one of the few companies with a formal training program to support your development, especially in the beginning stages of your career."

- Christin, Select account executive, Walnut Creek, Calif.

Opportunities for Mobility

"Travelers provides a great opportunity for upward mobility within the organization. At Travelers, underwriting business units collaborate in order to provide an insured with the best and broadest coverage. We work together to find the right solution for an insured."

- Michele, Global Technology account executive officer, New York City, N.Y.

Opportunities for Leadership

"After several roles in the Construction Services and Commercial Surety units, I am now the regional vice president for Bond and Financial Products in the Midwest region. I’m essentially responsible for any and all business activities that we conduct within our region. This position demands a high emphasis on leading people throughout the region. We have extremely talented staff in all of our business units and in turn, the business planning, mentoring, coaching and professional development related to these individuals is a very satisfying process."

- Mark, Bond & Financial Products regional vice president, St. Louis, Mo.

 

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