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Travelers Early Accounting Internship

Hartford, Connecticut

Who Are We?

Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That's the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.

Compensation Overview

The hourly salary range provided for this position is a nationwide market range and represents a broad range of salaries for this role across the country. The actual hourly rate for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment. As part of our comprehensive compensation and benefits program, employees are also eligible for performance-based cash incentive awards. 

Salary Range

$19.00 - $25.00

Target Openings

5

What Is the Opportunity?

The goal of the Early Accounting Internship is to attract and develop self-motivated individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in Accounting, Audit and/or Finance. You will be exposed to a challenging work experience with planned activities giving you insight into the property and casualty industry and the many career options that lie ahead. To supplement your work assignment, you'll be provided with a learning and development curriculum, opportunities to participate in company-wide and community outreach events, and networking with many levels of leadership and management. This internship serves as a feeder for future internship opportunities with the Finance Leadership Development Program and also provides opportunities to network with other related development programs.

As an Early Accounting Intern you will be placed in one of the following areas:

* Corporate Audit
* Corporate Tax
* Business Unit or Corporate Accounting / Controllers

What Will You Do?

  • The Early Accounting Internship provides qualified students an excellent opportunity to gain first-hand business experience and receive valuable on-the-job training
  • Interns are provided exposure to all levels of management and have the chance to collaborate and network with other development programs during work assignments and social events
  • The interns are viewed as a primary source of future internships for the Finance Leadership Development Program
  • You will receive challenging work assignments that add value and impact the business

What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater
  • Desire to pursue a return internship within our Finance Leadership Development Program in 2024 and eligible for full-time hire in 2025
  • Ability to work in our Hartford, CT or St. Paul, MN offices
  • Accountability: Strong track record of taking ownership and responsibility for actions and outcomes, performance, and results
  • Analytical and Critical Thinking: Demonstrated aptitude in identifying current or future problems or opportunities, analyzing data, synthesizing and comparing information to understand issues, identifying cause/effect relationships and exploring alternative solutions to support sound decision making
  • Change Management/Resilience: Ability to remain energized and focused in the face of ambiguity, change or strenuous demands
  • Customer Focus: Proven customer service skills with the ability to provide service excellence to internal or external clients
  • Emotional Intelligence: Demonstrated track record of self and social awareness, empathy and balances confidence with humility
  • Interpersonal: Excellent communication skills with the ability to actively engage with others while maintaining a positive attitude
  • Judgment/Decision Making: Capability of exercising sound judgment, making decisions and committing to a position
  • Learning agility: Demonstrated aptitude for learning and applying new capabilities in actuarial and analytics
  • Leveraging Differences: Proven capacity to works with and include people from different backgrounds, experiences, cultures, races, etc. and view those differences as assets to be leveraged to accomplish business goals and objectives
  • Relationship Management: Strong relationship management skills including the ability to seek out, build, foster and maintain productive relationships, networks or alliances to meet goals and achieve results
  • Teamwork: Ability to work together in situations when actions are interdependent, and a team is mutually responsible to produce a result
  • Technical curiosity: Self-starter with a strong track record of exploring new technologies, applications and environments beyond required job and/or educational commitments
  • Work Ethic: Possession of a strong drive to do what it takes to get the job done; inquisitive and demonstrates a strong willingness to learn

What is a Must Have?

  • Obtained or pursuing a bachelor's or master's degree required
  • You must be 18 years of age to apply
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States now and in the future

Employment Practices

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences. 


If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email so we may assist you.


Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.

To learn more about our comprehensive benefit programs please visit http://careers.travelers.com/life-at-travelers/benefits/.


About Travelers

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading property casualty insurer selling primarily through independent agents and brokers. The company's diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide range of coverage in the auto, home and business settings. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $25 billion in 2010.