PL Sales & Distribution 2024 Summer Intern



Sales & Business Development, Operations
Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2023
If you’re passionate about helping people protect what matters most to them, as well as innovating and simplifying processes and operations to provide the best customer value, then Nationwide’s Property and Casualty team could be the place for you!

Job Description Summary

Job Description

The Personal Lines Sales & Distribution internship will introduce students to multiple sales disciplines over the course of the summer to develop a holistic perspective on the sales function and our Personal Lines strategic priorities. The scope of this internship will focus on active involvement in research, data analysis, and process management to enable tangible contributions while learning about the broader Sales function and corresponding skill sets.


  • Learn and engage in data analysis and data-related projects. Effectively interpret, manipulate, and use data to drive recommendations and/or to make a compelling case for change.
  • Perform special project work, including utilization of Salesforce.
  • Develop and leverage reporting to reflect sales results, identify growth opportunities, and inform areas of focus for our sales teams.
  • Regularly engage with Sales team members at all levels to learn the business, understand needs, and build context for the work being performed.
  • Learn and participate in Lean Six Sigma problem solving activities and issue resolution processes. Support the Sales operation driving resolution of identified opportunity areas. Actively participate in Lean huddles through the Personal Lines Sales organization.
  • Complete a capstone project: Identify an opportunity area within the Sales function, develop a solution to address the opportunity and present the proposal to Personal Lines Sales leadership team for consideration.
  • Collaborate with Sales team members, other Property & Casualty teams, and fellow interns to complete assigned work.


Pursuit of undergraduate degrees in Sales, Insurance, Business Administration, Marketing, Risk Management or Data Analytics preferred. Juniors preferred. Involvement in student activities and/or some work experience.


  • The internship may require travel to Nationwide office location(s)
  • The internship will run from 12 weeks, May 13, 2024, through August 2, 2024
  • Full-time schedule (40 hours per week)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and virtual collaboration tools (i.e., Zoom, Teams, etc.)
  • Ability to effectively prioritize multiple projects
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Aptitude for learning on the fly and dealing with ambiguity