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Career options in insurance are unlimited, and earning a college degree in business or insurance will put you on the path to success. With the knowledge and skills learned in these programs, you’ll be able to choose from a variety of careers, including owning your own business as an insurance agent, or working with one of the many insurance companies in Ohio as an analyst, actuary, administrator or claims adjuster. 

In addition to the great compensation packages, many people enter the profession to take advantage of the balance it offers between work and personal time. It also attracts professionals seeking to have a positive impact on their community.

Education, Internship and Scholarship Resources

If you’re a high school student thinking about a college degree, you may want to consider attending one of the universities in Ohio offering insurance-related degrees or certificate programs.

Check out the Insurance Education Programs page for more information

You may also benefit from an internship at an insurance company, to see whether insurance is a good fit for you. There are options available for students through OhioHigherEd.org

  • Click here to view the OhioHigherEd.com scholarship PDF.
  • Click here to visit Griffith Insurance Education Foundation scholarships for risk management and insurance majors.
  • Click here for information on Ohio Internships & Co-ops.

Ask a Pro

If you're interested in a career in insurance, we'd like to put you in touch with a successful insurance professional who faced the same career choices you're considering, and is willing to share their experiences with you.

Click here to find a professional that works in your area of interest.

Our network of insurance professionals can assist you with the following:

  • Answer questions related to their field of study, career and different positions held
  • Mentor you during the job search and interviews
  • Offer information on different companies, internships, job postings and interviewing
  • Provide details on their daily activities and responsibilities

Video Interviews with Insurance Professionals

We spoke with some of today's top talent to find out what they had to say about working in insurance. You'll be surprised to hear how many professionals weren't planning on a career in insurance and their surprise at how rewarding their career path has been!

Watch video interviews with real insurance professionals.

Insurance Career Survey 

Not sure what area of insurance interests you? Take the Insurance Career Survey to learn more about what careers align with your personal interests and skills.