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Government and Industry Affairs Internship (Summer 2022)


Zurich North America (ZNA) is currently looking for an Intern to support our Government and Industry Affairs Business team out of our Washington, DC offices


This intern will work under immediate supervision and perform requested tasks alongside professionals who perform Corporate Law roles. Generally, this position is part of a summer program with an assigned mentor. 


Primary project you will work on:

  • Work on key public policy issues by helping create strategies and tactics
  • Policy background research
  • Monitor issue current events
  • Help provide coverage for hearings and legislative mark-ups in Congress


You will learn:


  • How to effectively advocate on public policy positions
  • How to work within a corporate legal department
  • Gain knowledge of the legal department interaction with business clients
  • How to simplify and communicate complex issues for others to easily understand
  • Learn proper behavior in a business environment and dealing with principals


Basic Qualifications:

  • Actively Pursuing a Bachelors degree
  • Currently enrolled in a college or university program and will be enrolled in the upcoming Fall Semester 2022
  • Be legally eligible to work in the U.S indefinitely   


 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Actively pursuing a bachelor’s degree in in Political Science, Economics, or Pre-Law. or related Liberal Arts major
  • Problem solving skills in customer focused environment 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Quick Learner
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Minimum cumulative current grade point average of 3.0 (current could mean last semester GPA)


As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols (https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq), including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or negative COVID test results when allowable, to a third-party vendor. These are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time. 


A future with Zurich

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.


As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet 


Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission. 


Location(s): AM - Washington DC

Remote Working: No

Schedule: Full Time


Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-MD1 

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