The following resources may help you gain some insight into the insurance industry. An industry like insurance is quite large, and encompasses numerous positions, such as actuary, financial planner, in-house attorney, insurance sales, and more.
Insurance Industry Handbook: basic information about what insurance is.
Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America: follow the Career Center links for information about work in this industry.
Insurance Companies: listed in alpha order. Use this list to gain further insight into this line of work.