Over the past few weeks, I have had the opportunity to immerse myself in the wonderful culture of ABD. Working with the P&C Claims team has provided me tremendous insight into the claims process as well as the insurance industry as a whole. While working with the team as they transition to a new document management system, I have been able to learn the intricacies of the claims process. The entire team has been welcoming and helpful, answering any questions I have and providing their expertise and assistance during my time here. The numerous workshops, ERG events, and meetings I have attended throughout my time here have helped me develop in ways I couldn’t have imagined.
Coming into this internship, I was elated to experience a true professional workplace and begin developing my skills in this setting. With virtually no experience within the insurance industry, I wanted to soak up as much information as possible. Equally as important as the information is the relationships I wanted to build. I find it crucial to develop meaningful relationships that provide value on both ends. I have tried my best to network and pick the brains of every ABD staff member I come into contact with, especially those on my team. From working on my project to learning through the CIAB training, I have absorbed a lot of information that will be extremely beneficial to my future endeavors. One constant throughout this process is the continuance of learning. The company has provided its employees with an excellent chance to challenge themselves and grow both personally and professionally.
My internship has given me tremendous insight into the insurance industry and more importantly, the values that I seek within a company. ABD truly embodies its ethos – Work, Love, Play – and the company excels because of it. I have already felt personal growth and experienced the benefits of the wonderful balance here. The culture and environment are conducive to excellence, and it is something I look forward to exploring more as I continue my career.