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2019 PPIB Underwriting Assistant Internship

Internship Description

Application Deadline: Wed., 5/15/19 

Organization: PPIB (Professional Program Insurance Brokerage) 
Location: Novato, CA 
Department/Group: Cannabis Team 

Number of Placements: 1 
Position(s): Underwriting Assistant Internship 

Start Date: June 2019 [flexible] 
End Date: August 2019 [flexible] 

Hrs/Week: Full-time; 40 hours per week 
Compensation: $17.50/hr 

Provide assistance to Underwriters, customer service to brokers, as well as perform research on projects as needed within PPIB’s Cannabis Team.

Essential Items to be Covered during Intern Period

  • Professional Office Culture and Etiquette
  • Commercial Insurance Coverage Overview
  • Cannabis Industry Overview
  • Understand why information collected on applications is important and how it pertains to the insurance being offered.
  • Understand transfer of risk and areas that carrier doesn’t wish to cover the risk
  • Rate, quote, bind process
  • Research and create a table of various state Cannabis laws as they pertain to licensing and insurance
  • Research and provide summary of important upcoming legislation on Cannabis in various states/Congress
  • Spend time reviewing inspections of Cannabis facilities
  • Understand policy construction and parts
  • Customer Service Tips and Guidelines

Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and photocopiers. Dress Code is Business Casual with some Casual days.

Physical Demands
This is largely a sedentary role.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.