Claims Intern at Zurich Insurance

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Fareham South West
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Administration/Secretarial Insurance

8.7/10

The Role
9.2
Organisation
8.2

Socialising

8.8

The Role

Role Description

Assisting with claims handling.

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

Very engaging and had a clear structure.

9/10

2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

I was given responsibility according to my ability and was treated like one of the team.

9/10

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

I was able to ask questions or for help whenever I felt necessary. I was given a development plan and skills which I was expected to develop over the three months.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

As busy as I wanted to be. I had daily reponsiblities but found myself engaging in other areas of the business which were of interest to me.

10/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

As much as the company felt my skills could handle. The more I worked on my development, the more responsibility I was given.

9/10

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

I identified an area of interest post University. The experiences I gained can also be put into practise during my final year at University.

9/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Good fun whilst also being a productive environment.

10/10

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

Reasonably well planned out, but involved input from myself on occasion to ensure I achieved what I set out to do.

7/10

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

I was trained weekly on various soft skills.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
5/10

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

There is a Graduate Programme which you have the opportunity to progress onto.

10/10

Social

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

The social nature of the industry, along with the large number of Interns made for an enjoyable summer.

9/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

Portsmouth - reasonably cheap.

9/10

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

Portsmouth and Southampton.

8/10

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

Yes, always lots going on.

9/10