The Insurance industry's guide for the best places to intern


The RISE Elite 50 Internships is an annual program that identifies and publishes a list of the 50 best internship programs in the Insurance industry across the USA. The program is comprised of a publication (both digital and hard copy), a dedicated interactive section of the RISE website, and a virtual award presentation.

Nominations are open from November 1st to November 30th. Nominations for the list can be submitted by the company or the participating interns as they answer a series of questions about the program. Multiple submissions are allowed and encouraged. There is NO fee to submit a nomination. The submissions will be scored according to the 10 categories. The list of 50 companies will be published alphabetically.

Validation: Steering committee will validate all submissions for accurate identification.

Reach: Through our strategic partnerships, The RISE Elite 50 publication will be available to more than 100 universities and colleges, with special emphasis on HBCUs. For more information email

Benefits/Advantages to Participating Companies:

  • Recruiting: Generating interest in your company, internships, and job openings from top talent, both now and in the future.
  • Benchmarking: Feedback on the experience from recent interns, not just at your company, but also similar companies across the industry.
  • Marketing: National exposure to the best talent coming from universities. Visibility on a scale larger than your local campus recruiting. Video and social media made for young professionals, by young professionals.
  • Competitive Edge: Set your company apart from competition as being positions as the BEST place to work and the #1 choice for top talent.
  • Leveraging the RISE network: Gain additional exposure outside of the collegiate network and access rising stars in the industry as you position your company to be one of the best places to work.