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Personalized, tech-driven insurance brokerage and consulting
Virtus stands out as a desirable place to work due to its unique approach to the insurance industry, combining technology and creativity to streamline and personalize the insurance process. The company's culture is driven by a team of industry experts, technologists, and creatives, all united by shared values and an entrepreneurial spirit. With a focus on vertical specialization, Virtus offers a deep understanding of the industries it serves, setting it apart from competitors who offer a more generalized service.
Overland Park, Kansas
Growth & Insights
6 month growth↓ -4%
1 year growth↑ 21%
2 year growth↑ 57%
Overland Park, KS, USA
- Completion of at least Junior year in an accredited college with a major in Business Administration or related field
- Natural curiosity and creative approaches to problem solving
- Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Familiarity and good working knowledge of various Microsoft software applications (Excel)
- Ability to work in a team environment that is constantly evolving
- Accountability with a drive for getting results
- Learn about the world of insurance through various training methods
- Provide miscellaneous support to our vertical specializations
- Assisting with the overall production and/or servicing of agency business
- Gain technical and competency-based skills through formal and informal learning opportunities
- Complete special projects or assignments that assist leaders and platforms in their mission
- Develop and deliver a group presentation to the Corporate Leadership team with other interns
- Network with senior leaders, experienced teammates, and other interns to develop lasting professional connections
- Receive and provide formal and informal feedback throughout the program
- Pursue a path of insurance industry knowledge and professional development
- Ability to adjust easily to working well with a variety of workstyles
- Glass half full, positive attitude and the ability to work under pressure
- Someone who enjoys working in an empowered, entrepreneurial environment of innovation and creativity
Virtus is an insurance brokerage and consulting firm built for today’s experience economy. We blend creativity with technology to bring a more streamlined, personalized, and human approach to insurance. This insulates our clients from the process, putting the focus back on their goals and growth strategy to unlock their full potential. Our industry specialization makes us different—we know the verticals we serve inside and out. We’re aligned by our values and fueled by an entrepreneurial spirit, giving us the grit to make your dreams a reality, no matter the challenge or task at hand.
We are currently seeking interns to join our Future Virti Program in Kansas City for the summer of 2024. This is an exciting opportunity for hard-working team players who want to make an impact in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.
Between June and August of 2024, participants will spend 9 to 12 weeks fully immersed into the Virtus team and culture. The full-time, paid internship offers a competitive hourly wage and will allow participants to work along-side our teams to develop skills that contribute directly to the success of the business, take on cross-functional projects, learn how Virtus is shaking up the insurance industry, and meet some really cool people in the process. From day one, you’ll be given hands-on, meaningful work and the opportunity to make a difference!
What We Look For
•Completion of at least Junior year in an accredited college with a major in Business Administration or related field.
•A self-starter who is excited to kick-off their career even prior to graduation - candidates will thrive on learning new ideas and concepts and growing themselves personally and professionally.
•Natural curiosity and creative approaches to problem solving.
•Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail.
•Strong communication and interpersonal skills and ability to adjust easily to working well with a variety of workstyles.
•Glass half full, positive attitude and the ability to work under pressure.
•Ability to complete quality work without constant supervision.
•Familiarity and good working knowledge of various Microsoft software applications (Excel) and the ability to learn new software systems.
•Ability to work in a team environment that is constantly evolving.
•Accountability with a drive for getting results; attitude of ownership for outcomes.
•Someone who enjoys working in an empowered, entrepreneurial environment of innovation and creativity.
What You’ll Do
•Learn about the world of insurance through various training methods, the industry workflow, and business platforms within the organization as assigned during the internship.
•Provide miscellaneous support to our vertical specializations and assisting with the overall production and/or servicing of agency business while being introduced to insurance operations.
•Gain technical and competency-based skills through formal and informal learning opportunities.
•Complete special projects or assignments that assist leaders and platforms in their mission while learning about the corporate environment.
•Develop and deliver a group presentation to the Corporate Leadership team with other interns.
•Network with senior leaders, experienced teammates, and other interns to develop lasting professional connections.
•Receive and provide formal and informal feedback throughout the program.
•Pursue a path of insurance industry knowledge and professional development.
What To Expect – Program Highlights
We provide our interns the opportunity to be immersed in our award-winning culture by participating in the following intern program related items and activities:
•Become ingrained in Virtus culture and initiatives by attending intern specific orientation and onboarding process.
•’Insurance for Newbies’ Training for a crash course to learn the basics.
•Attend and participate in a structured weekly development program with courses aimed at refining your professional growth and development.
•Gain exposure to additional niches within Virtus by participating in job shadowing and rotation opportunities.
•Happy hours, social events, and summer outings.
•Personal mentorships with our senior leaders and executives.
•Community Outreach, DE&I and Wellbeing activities sponsored by our internal employee engagement teams.
•You’ll also love your prospects at Virtus where we are proud of developing and transitioning our intern placements into full-time positions.
•Campus ambassador program to help the team find the next Future Virti recruits.
Virtus has a strong culture anchored by our Core Values: Better Tomorrow, Fearless Pursuit and One Virtus. This creates an environment of teamwork, excellence, and continuous improvement. Employees and their families enjoy great benefits and other progressive perks.
Virtus is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees– so we welcome applications from everyone, to celebrate a diverse mix of experiences, backgrounds, and identities. Please get in touch if you’d like to discuss any reasonable adjustments to your application, in order that we can accommodate and support you in the recruitment process. If you want to work for a company where who you are is valued and respected, we’d love to hear from you.
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