Hub International Corporate Summer Intern in Chicago, Illinois

About us

At HUB International, we are a team of entrepreneurs. We believe in empowering our clients, and we do so by protecting businesses and individuals in our local communities. We help businesses evaluate their risks and develop solutions tailored to their needs. We believe in empowering our employees. As a global firm, we offer employees resources in both technology and industry expertise, but we still maintain the local flavor of our offices. Our structure enables our teams to maintain their own unique, regional culture. Our team is growing, and we are looking for interns to join us this summer.

General summary

  • Perform entry–level, professional duties in one of the Corporate functions, such as: Sales Force Development, Sales Enablement, Carrier Strategy, Finance, Marketing Communications, Information Technology, Project Management, or Risk Services

  • Duties may include gathering and organizing data to provide information for departmental special projects or reports; basic arithmetic computations; preparing written reports; accompanying professional level employees on assignments

  • Assignments serve to offer practical experience and broad exposure to the organizational structure

  • Specific activities vary by assignment; a wide range of college majors are considered based on specific needs of department

Typical duties and responsibilities

  • Apply research techniques and analytical methods to the study of administrative systems, organizational structures, policies and procedures

  • Conduct special studies in conjunction with a project, analyze data and make recommendations based upon studies

  • Responsible for project assignments, research and analysis

  • Prepare project reports, progress summaries, statistical analysis and related data

  • Analyze, generate and maintain records and other reference material necessary for departmental use

  • Answer and make phone calls, respond to program-related questions and send written material when appropriate

  • Compose, type and print reports, general letters, spreadsheets, email, and memoranda from rough drafts or general instructions, involving the assembly of data from computer and paper files or records

  • Utilize current department specific software to complete assignments; these may include: MS Office Suite, Adobe Suite, or others

Key takeaways

  • Practical application of skills and knowledge learned in class

  • Communication and people skills

  • Organizational and time management skills

  • Presentation skills

  • The opportunity to challenge yourself while working with fun, smart, and passionate people in the heart of downtown Chicago

Basic qualifications

  • Must be willing to work 37.5 hours per week, for up to 3 months, during normal business hours; can be flexible with scheduling

  • Must be currently enrolled in a degree-seeking undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited college or university and maintaining at least a 3.0 GPA (3.5 GPA for graduate students)

  • Prior internship experience preferred

  • Must be comfortable working with proprietary information and be able to maintain confidentiality

  • High level of attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and ability to prioritize is required

  • Strong oral and written communication skills


Location: United States, Illinois, Chicago
Required Education: Some college (no degree)
Required Experience: Less than 1 year
Required Travel: No travel required
Date published: 19-Jan-2018
Department: Business Operations

HUB International Limited is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race/ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran's status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is available here at .

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