Today, many of the best jobs in finance are nowhere near Wall Street; they’re in the insurance business; 2.5 million American’s work in this trillion-dollar industry.  Working in insurance means assisting companies and individuals in guarding themselves against loss. Risk management is an integral part of the work. Those in the insurance business can expect a stimulating, lucrative environment.

Inland Marine Insurance Careers

Inland marine is group of property insurance coverage designed to insure exposures that cannot be conveniently or reasonably confined to a fixed location or insured at a standard rate under a standard form. It includes coverage for property in transit over land, certain moveable property, property under construction, instrumentalities of transportation and communication (such as bridges, roads, piers, and television and radio towers), legal liability coverage for bailees, fine art, jewelry and computerized equipment. 

There are three primary career paths within the inland marine discipline


Underwriters identify and calculate the risk of loss from policyholders, establish appropriate premium rates, and write policies that cover this risk. Read more...

Loss Control

Loss control representatives assess the various risks faced by their companies. They visit commercial lines accounts and evaluate the exposure to risk and potential ways to mitigate that risk. Read more...



Claims professionals investigate, analyze and determine the extent of an insurance company’s liability concerning a property loss or damages, and attempt to affect settlement with the claimant.Read more...

IMUA Launches On The Move podcast!
Each episode, inland marine professionals sit down with us to share their insights and experience. We discuss industry topics such as career development, technical issues, and how to keep a healthy work/life balance. Check it out here!