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Foundation awards 40 internship grants

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Karrie Honnaka at Alexander & Baldwin’s recently renovated Kalaheo hydro facility on Kauai, HI as part of her risk management summer internship in 2017.

The Spencer Educational Foundation announced that 40 companies will have the opportunity to hire a summer risk management intern because of $5,000 grants they each will receive from the Foundation. The Foundation acknowledges the RIMS Northeast Florida Chapter and the Risk and Insurance Management Society for their continued sponsorship of this program. The full list of grant recipients can be seen here.

“Spencer has a proven record of providing experiential learning opportunities to students. Our internship program is a prime example,” said Roger Andrews, Chairman of Spencer’s Internship Grant Committee. “As the industry celebrates Insurance Careers Month, we are excited to announce these 40 internship grants that will provide students hands-on experience in a corporate risk management department. Since 1997, the Foundation has awarded more than $1.7 million in internship grants — including $200,000 this year — to expose students to a dynamic industry with vast career potential. We appreciate the industry’s support of this program and thank our generous sponsors.”