Global Development Program – Insurance Internships (GDP)

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Begin Your Exciting Career—with Clements Worldwide

Are you a senior in college about to graduate with a degree in risk management, insurance, or related major? Are you passionate about a career in international insurance? If so, Clements Worldwide’s Global Development Program (GDP) can provide you with an exciting opportunity in all areas of international insurance.

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What to Expect

If you successfully complete the program and obtain your insurance license, you will be considered for a role in one of our departments by matching your aptitude and interest with Clements’ business needs.

As a GDP participant, you will undergo:

Work-based training for 6 months

The training is designed to help you develop the skills to be a successful insurance leader within our company.

Instructor-led and on-the-job training

You will learn about the industry, our products, sales, service, operations, and more.

Rotation through various departments

This will give you a broad overview of how our organization functions.

GDP Program Overview

This video walks you through Clements Worldwide’s six-month Global Development Program (GDP), a paid internship for recent college graduates.

Hear how the program works, who the ideal candidates are, what to expect, and how GDP associates gain exposure to all aspects of global insurance by rotating through various departments.

Discover Your Next Opportunity

At Clements Worldwide, you will gain unique industry experience from multiple departments across a variety of global insurance sectors.

International risks exposure in over 170 countries

Niche industry segments (embassies, security contractors, United Nations agencies, international non-governmental organizations, international schools, aviation, relocation, etc.)

Direct and reinsurance models

Insurer and broker experience


Sales distribution channels:

  • Personal lines
  • Commercial lines
  • Affinity
  • Broker/Wholesale

Account management and client services

International claims handling


You must have:

A bachelor’s degree in risk management, insurance, or a related major (or be within one year of graduating)

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

The ability to obtain a license in both Property & Casualty (P&C) and Life & Health (L&H) upon successful completion of the internship program

Legal authorization to work in the United States

A little bit about you, in order to succeed in this role:

You have demonstrated initiative and an entrepreneurial spirit

You are self-motivated and results driven. You have the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.

You have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships

You are flexible and adaptable to a demanding and fast-paced work environment

You have the ability to obtain both a Property & Casualty (P&C) and Life & Health (L&H) license during the program

It will be great if you also happen to have these qualifications:

Professional experience in sales, service, or support (in or outside of the insurance industry)

Prior international work, travel, education, or internship experience

Testimonials from GDP Interns

In this video, you’ll hear from Clements’ Global Development Program (GDP) interns as they walk you through their experiences with this six-week paid internship.

Listen to their testimonials, advice, why they chose this internship, and learn about why you should consider this opportunity as well.

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Why Choose Clements

By joining our team, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Accelerate your career with a trusted and recognized global insurance brand
  • Get exposure to various aspects of the international insurance industry
  • Gain experience within a unique, fast-paced and nonstandard business