Commercial Title Underwriting Graduate Intern - Summer 2020
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Chicago, IL 60602
Join our team! As a global leader in providing title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, First American Title Insurance Company (NYSE: FAF) is an ideal place to build your career. We have been entrusted with helping our customers achieve and protect their dream of homeownership since 1889. First American Title s National Commercial Services division provides single-point service for simple to multi-property/multi-state national commercial real estate transactions. We believe that our people are the key to the company s continued success. Because our employees enable our future, we invest in theirs by supporting their careers and promoting their overall wellbeing. First American has created an award-winning culture and has been named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For 2018 list for the third consecutive year and to more than 50 regional Best Places to Work lists. For more information, visit www.firstam.com.
THE INTERN WILL WORK IN A PROGRAM DESIGNED TO HELP GRADUATE AND LEGAL STUDENTS GAIN EXPERIENCE AND DEVELOP THE TECHNOLOGY, PROFESSIONAL AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS THAT WILL BE INVALUABLE THROUGHOUT THEIR CAREER. INTERNS ARE GIVEN EXPOSURE BY WORKING IN A CORPORATE ENVIRONMENT WITHIN THE FINANCIAL/TITLE INDUSTRY BALANCED WITH INTERN SPECIFIC ACTIVITIES, EXECUTIVE LEVEL PRESENTATIONS AND NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES WHILE UNDER THE CLOSE SUPERVISION AND GUIDANCE OF THEIR MANAGER OR IN-HOUSE COUNSEL FOR THE UNDERWRITING PROGRAM. 2L AND 3L LAW STUDENTS IN THE UNDERWRITING PROGRAM WILL WORK ON ASSIGNMENTS RELATED TO REAL ESTATE LAW. UNDERWRITING INTERNS WILL ALSO BE ATTENDING APPROXIMATELY 5 HOURS OF TRAINING PER WEEK AND WILL WORK ON VARIOUS PROJECTS IN THE OFFICE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: LEGAL RESEARCH FOR UNDERWRITERS, PREPARING INDEMNITY LETTERS, ATTENDING SEMINARS, AND VISITING CUSTOMERS’ OR AGENTS’ OFFICES WITH UNDERWRITERS.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS/TECHNOLOGY USED
- Proficiency in MS Office Suite applications.
- An interest and willingness to learn about the Mortgage, Real Estate, Financial, Title Insurance or related industries.
- The ability to solve problems, be detailed oriented and be conscientious about all work completed.
- An ingrained concern for the customer and representing our Company in the best professional manner as possible.
- The potential to excel in the following competencies: Communication, Customer Focus, Ethics & Integrity, Teamwork & Adaptability, Productivity & Initiative.
- Outstanding interpersonal skills.
- 2L or 3L Law Student
First American invests in its employees’ development and well-being, empowers them to provide superior customer service and encourages them to serve the communities where they live and work. First American is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer. For more information about our Company and our dedication to putting People First, check out firstam.com/careers..
Employer’s Job# R011293
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