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A Career in Insurance? A No-Brainer!

Building a career at our company offers students and recent grads a chance to put your academic knowledge to use while providing a place to grow, learn and contribute to a company with purpose.

We offer a wide range of opportunities, from working with customers, to technology roles, to marketing and communications and more.
 

Early Career Leadership Development Program

Our Early Career Leadership Development Program is designed to give high performing recent grads a deep understanding of our business. Through this program, you’ll gain professional, leadership and functional skills in an area you choose. Here’s a snapshot of what our program has to offer:
Benefits of our program include:
 
  • Three years of blended formal and hands-on learning.
  • Immersive rotations to build business acumen and functional skills, guided by experienced employees.
  • Exposure to and learning from leaders at all levels of the company.
  • Special project work to stimulate your thinking and help accelerate your learning.
  • Supportive early career groups that you can partner with throughout the program.
  • Strong coaching, feedback and mentoring from your manager and teammates.
We’re looking for talented tech and data gurus to join our Early Career Leadership Development Program in Technology. Here, you’ll build skills needed to deliver technology and data-driven solutions to enable business results. From customer-facing systems to cloud-based processing environments, we have a rich tech and data landscape to help you build and hone your skills.

As a program participant, you’ll:
 
  • Rotate in areas including application development, data/cyber security and compliance, data analysis and engineering, and software and environmental engineering.
  • Build technology solutions using the latest Agile, Scrum, and DevOps-based methodologies.
  • Grow your IT project management as well as IT business analysis skills.
Upon completion of the program, you’ll be ready to land a key tech or data role where you’ll put your expanded skills and knowledge to work as you grow a rewarding career at our company.
 
If you’re not graduating yet, be sure to check out our internship program. Strong interns make strong candidates for this leadership development program.
 
We’re looking for motivated and hardworking people to join our Early Career Leadership Development Program in Finance. Finance is integral to many functions at our company, offering you a chance to interact with and contribute to many teams and departments.
 
As a program participant, you’ll:
 
  • Grow your analytical, reporting and financial planning skills.
  • Apply your learnings in areas including financial operations, external reporting, expense management, investments, and internal audit.
  • Partner and deliver on multidisciplinary projects to help advance business goals.
Upon completion of the program, you’ll be ready to land a key finance-based role where you’ll put your expanded skills and knowledge to work as you grow a rewarding career at our company.
 
If you’re not graduating yet, be sure to check out our internship program. Strong interns make strong candidates for this leadership development program.
 
We’re looking for creative and talented professionals to join our Early Career Leadership Development Program in Marketing & Communications. From family auto and home products to specialized business products, we have a rich environment to help you build a range of skills as we connect to a variety of customers as a unified brand.
 
As a program participant, you’ll:
 
  • Build marketing campaign analysis, management and reporting skills.
  • Apply your learnings to drive exceptional customer experience and engagement across digital, social media and traditional marketing platforms.
Upon completion of the program, you’ll be ready to land a key marketing or communications based role where you’ll put your expanded skills and knowledge to work as you grow a rewarding career at our company.
 
If you’re not graduating yet, be sure to check out our internship program. Strong interns make strong candidates for this leadership development program.
 
We’re looking for caring and empathetic problem solvers to join our Early Career Leadership Development Program in Operations. Our dedicated Operations team puts our customers at the center of everything we do, helping them with their ever-changing needs.
 
As a program participant, you’ll:
 
  • Help build process improvement, workforce analysis, customer service analysis and people leadership skills needed to drive excellence and ease in our customer support.
  • Work with a team who delivers day-to-day support for policy changes, bill payments, proof of coverage and more.
  • Get on-the-job learning immersed in a customer facing rotation, perhaps in one of our field locations.
  • Focus on skill building in areas like data-driven process improvement, process automation, people supervision and leadership, business analysis and change management.
Upon completion of the program, you’ll be ready to land a key Operations role where you’ll put your expanded skills and knowledge to work as you grow a rewarding career at our company.
 
If you’re not graduating yet, be sure to check out our internship program. Strong interns make strong candidates for this leadership development program.
 
We’re looking for innovators and strategic thinkers to join our Early Career Leadership Development Program in Product Management. Our products, including auto, home and business insurance, as well as employee benefits like life and disability, help our customers prevail through even the most difficult times.
 
As a program participant, you’ll:
 
  • Focus on skill building in areas like product development, market research, competitor analysis and profit and loss analysis.
  • Build analytical, predictive, performance monitoring and reporting skills needed for product lifecycle management.
  • Learn how regional variation, regulatory impacts and competitor actions impact our products and our business.
Upon completion of the program, you’ll be ready to land a key product role where you’ll put your expanded skills and knowledge to work as you grow a rewarding career at our company.
 
If you’re not graduating yet, be sure to check out our internship program. Strong interns make strong candidates for this leadership development program.
 

More Development Programs

If you’re looking to gain experience in your field of interest, then we’ve got a variety of options for you:
If you’re ready to launch your actuarial career then consider joining our Actuarial Students Program. Our program offers practical actuarial experience in our personal lines insurance, commercial lines business insurance, enterprise risk management or group benefits areas.
 
As a program participant, you’ll:
 
  • Receive rotational job opportunities, fulfilling projects and support from leaders every step of the way.
  • Participate in seminars, have access to study materials and be part of a supportive peer community.
  • Get 130 hours of study time during regular work hours for every exam sitting. We’ll even pay for your required licensing, training and other education requirements. 
  • Receive competitive compensation and salary increases upon successful completion of exams and job performance. 
  • Have the opportunity to supervise others to hone your leadership skills.
Students enrolled at Capital College in Hartford, Connecticut; Rio Salado College in Tempe, Arizona; or Seminole State College in Sanford, Florida are eligible to apply for The Hartford’s Claims Apprenticeship Program. This program is designed to help you earn your associate’s degree and credentials for a full-time job in our Claims department in just two years.
 
Learn more about the Claims Apprentice Program and discover how you can gain a college education and full-time job in one.
 
If you’re interested in the field of risk management and enjoy building relationships, then Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) may be for you. Analysts in ERM pursue many interesting opportunities, from modeling natural catastrophes and studying emerging risk trends, to analyzing the financial statements of our trading partners.
 
As a new risk analyst, you’ll:
 
  • Gain hands-on experience and career-accelerating skills working with experts in insurance risk, financial/market risk, or operational risk.
  • Learn to aggregate, analyze, report, and communicate risks to key stakeholders and business partners.
  • Participate in a risk-focused educational series, including formal learning, collaborating with ERM teammates and leadership, and hearing from highly-regarded independent experts.
Not graduating yet but want direct risk experience to qualify? That’s okay, check out our related internship opportunities. Strong interns are considered for post-graduation roles.
If you’re ready to get hands-on experience in the world of investments then consider joining The Hartford Investment Management Company’s (HIMCO) team. Here, you will gain exposure to all stages of the portfolio management process, from security selection, to asset allocation, to trade placement, giving you the foundational knowledge you need to establish a promising career in the investment industry.
As a program participant, you’ll:
 
  • Work with skilled investment professionals to gain core skills and experience needed for your investment management career. 
  • Explore a variety of asset classes spanning the public and private sectors, including bonds, private equity, and real estate/alternatives.
  • Interact with different levels of senior leadership through assignments and projects.
  • Get study hours for professional certifications & fee reimbursement for Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exam.
If you’re not graduating yet but want this career path, check out our related internship opportunities. Strong interns are considered for post-graduation roles.
If you enjoy working with others, listening and making quick decisions, then consider joining our Sales Development Program. Here, you’ll get hands-on experience helping our customers choose the right insurance solutions they need to protect what matters most to them. The skills you develop in our sales department will last you a lifetime and are often transferrable to many other areas in our company.
 
As a program participant, you’ll:
 
  • Use your sales knowledge to provide “just right” coverage options and on-the-spot-quotes to our customers.
  • Work with a supportive manager and team who will coach you as you develop your selling skills.
  • Get 12 weeks of paid training upon your first day of employment.
  • Receive preparation and sponsorship for your Property & Casualty insurance exam.
If you’re considering a career in Underwriting, let our Underwriting Trainee Program take you to the next level. 
 
As a program participant, you’ll:
 
  • Learn valuable underwriting skills that you can continue to build on for the rest of your career.
  • Gain experience with sales, policy submissions and strategic planning.
  • Build long-lasting relationships with both your team members and customers.
  • Receive the training and mentoring you need to help you along your career.
Upon graduation, we offer a variety of career paths to our underwriter trainees. It won’t matter which area you choose, you’ll have the skills you need to succeed.
 

Internships

If you’re a college student still pursuing your studies but you’re ready to put your textbook knowledge to use – you’ve come to the right place. We offer a variety of summer internships for students looking to gain first-hand experience in their field of study.
 
We’re looking for high-performing students who are at a Junior level with strong communication, change agility, and teamwork skills. In many cases, we consider our interns for future entry-level and advanced roles within the company. And you may even benefit from summer housing opportunities, depending on your distance from our offices.
 
As an intern, you’ll:
 
  • Participate in a 10- to 11-week experience with formal and experiential learning, volunteering and networking.
  • Work on a team or individual Capstone project where you’ll recommend a solution to an industry problem.
  • Get regular coaching, mentoring and feedback.
  • Take advantage of networking opportunities with employees, leaders and other interns.
  • Interact with leaders and experts who will offer you great insights and learnings.
We offer programs in a variety of areas such as:
 
  • Actuarial
  • Claims
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Finance
  • Investment Management
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Operations
  • Product
  • Tech & Data
  • Underwriting
 

Early Immersion Program

Our Early Immersion Program offers an opportunity for select students who have demonstrated strong communication, change agility, and teamwork skills. Through this three-day program, you’ll be able to participate in a series of workshops, networking opportunities, and a mini case competition at our company. From there, many of our participants find themselves with early access to internship opportunities for the following summer.