Lansing Community College

Insurance and Risk Management student selected for elite internship

By Marilyn Twine

Gale Martin in a white shirt and tie.

Lansing, Mich. – (Feb. 9, 2022) Lansing Community College student Martin Gale has been selected into the elite Wholesale and Specialty Insurance Association (WSIA) 2022 internship program.

The WSIA Internship Program awards approximately 23 paid summer internships to college students annually that are interested in an insurance career.

This exciting nine-week opportunity offers students experience in both the underwriting and brokerage sides of the surplus lines marketplace by working with actual risks and learning alongside leaders in the industry,

Inters spend time in a variety of roles and departments including claims, data processing, accounting, operations, brokerage, human resources, marketing and reinsurance and underwriting.

Martin is nearing the completion of his 3 + 1 education with LCC and Northwood University. He has chosen to do his internship in Boston, MA.

Interns in this elite program receive the following:
  • $18 per hour from the host firm
  • Fully-covered housing costs
  • Paid travel to and from the host location in cities across the country
  • Mentoring throughout the program by members of the WSIA Internship Committee
  • Cash advance to cover incidental internship program-related expenses
  • Complimentary access to the WSIA Surplus Lines Fundamentals course
  • Three-day orientation in Kansas City to familiarize interns with the industry
Congratulations, Martin!


About Lansing Community College

Lansing Community College, founded in 1957, is one of the largest community colleges in Michigan, serving more than 14,500 students across a six-county area each year. LCC offers courses in general education for those interested in transferring to a four-year institution, career and workforce development, developmental education and personal enrichment. To meet the professional development and training needs of regional employees, the college offers customized programs for credit, non-credit and continuing education. The Transfer Center at LCC offers students the opportunity to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees from five partner universities on the downtown LCC campus. For more information, visit

Lansing Community College provides equal opportunity for all persons and prohibits discriminatory practices based on race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, creed, ancestry, height, weight, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, familial status, marital status, military status, veteran’s status, or other status as protected by law, or genetic information that is unrelated to the person’s ability to perform the duties of a particular job or position or participate in educational programs, courses, services or activities offered by the College.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Officer, Washington Court Place, 309 N. Washington Square Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1730; Employee Coordinator 504/ADA, Administration Building, 610 N. Capitol Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1875; Student Coordinator 504/ADA, Gannon Building, 411 N. Grand Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1885; Human Resource Manager/Employee Title IX Coordinator, Administration Building, 610 N. Capitol Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1879; Student Title IX Coordinator, Gannon Building, 411 N. Grand Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-9632.


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