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Graduate Development Program - Claim Trainee

Graduate Development Program - Claim Trainee

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Headquartered in Fenton, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis, Vanliner Insurance Company is a member of Great American Insurance Group. For over 30 years, Vanliner has grown to become the country’s top insurance provider for the moving and storage, parcel and home delivery industries. Our mission since day one, has been to provide first-class insurance products and unparalleled customer service to all of our customers. Our success is driven by the expertise, innovation and commitment to customer service that our employees provide. If you are ready to join an engaging and driven team such as ours, we would love to hear from you!


The Ignition program at National Interstate is an exciting way for college graduates to enter the workforce and not only become experts in their field, but truly understand the business that they work for!

You will:

• Spend 5 weeks in intense classroom and on-the-job training
• Gain a deep understanding of our business model and value proposition
• Get exposed to other areas of the business outside of your discipline
• Shadow corporate meetings and gain a broad understanding of our place in the market
• Have access to senior management throughout the program


Responsibilities of the role include: 

  • Participates in and performs investigating and maintaining claims:
    • Learns to review and evaluate coverage and / or liability.
    • Learns to secure and analyze necessary information (i.e., reports, policies, appraisals, releases, statements, records or other documents) to assist in the investigation of claims.
  • May participate in affecting settlements / reserves within prescribed limits; submits recommendations to supervisor on cases exceeding personal authority.
  • Learns to ensure that claims payments are issued in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Learns to ensure claims handling is conducted in compliance with applicable statues, regulations and other legal requirements, and that all applicable company procedures and policies are followed.
  • Learns to convey information (coverage, decision, outcomes, etc.) to all appropriate parties, maintaining a professional demeanor in all situations.
  • Successfully completes all coursework / education as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
Field of Study: Liberal Arts, Business or a related discipline.
Experience: Part of a formal training program. Previous office experience preferred.

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