BFIS Bermuda Intern Programme Gets Underway

May 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

The annual BFIS Bermuda Summer Intern programme, now in its 17th year, commenced this week for six undergraduate students who will spend the next three weeks [May 21 – June 8] learning about how the Bermuda insurance industry works, the myriad of careers and the different areas of insurance.

The students will be visiting 30 insurance, reinsurance companies and related organizations in Hamilton over the three week programme.

This year’s Bermuda interns are Courtney Browne [Geography & Environmental Science / University of Waterloo], Courtney Kerr [English / Western University, Ontario], Meagan Stecko [Actuarial Science / Western University, Ontario], Evan Watkins [Business Management & Marketing / University of Stirling, UK] and visiting students from the Katie School of Insurance and Risk Management, Sal D’Acquisto and Adrian Villa [Risk Management, Insurance & Finance / Illinois State University].

BFIS Bermuda 2018 interns: Evan Watkins, Sal D’Acquisto, Meagan Stecko, Courtney Browne, Courtney Kerr, and Adrian Villa

BFIS Bermuda Interns 2018

The BFIS Summer Intern Programmes are open to students focused on careers in the insurance sector who are usually in either their Junior or Senior year at university, giving them the opportunity to learn about the insurance markets of either Bermuda, London, Chicago or Atlanta.

Including this year’s interns, 160 Bermudian students have now participated in these very intensive programmes, with almost all entering the insurance sector on graduation.

On July 26th all four teams will make presentations to the BFIS Board and hosting company representatives on what they gained from the programme. Students are welcome to attend this and can contact the BFIS office at info@bfis.bm. Applications for the 2019 programmes will open on January 1st on bermudascholarships.com.

The Bermuda intern programme is sponsored by Allied World and the London, Chicago and Atlanta programmes are sponsored by XL Catlin.

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