Swiss Re - Internships

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Location (s):

  • Germany
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America

Overview

The Swiss Re Group is a leading wholesale provider of reinsurance, insurance and other insurance-based forms of risk transfer. Dealing directly and working through brokers, its global client base consists of insurance companies, mid-to-large-sized corporations and public sector clients.

Details

During the internship, you will be part of a team where you will take on tasks and various projects straight away. The network events that are organised for our graduates@swissre will also be open to you and you will get to experience Swiss Re’s culture while interacting with our employees at other business and social events.

Traditional summer internships in the United States and the United Kingdom typically last between 10-12 weeks. Internship positions in Germany and Switzerland last between 3-6 months.

Internship positions are offered in the following Swiss Re hubs:

  • Switzerland/Germany for students in their 3rd year (6th semester) onwards
  • United Kingdom in their penultimate and final year
  • United States for students in their 1st year of a graduate degree programme or in their junior year of an undergraduate programme

About us 

The Swiss Re Group is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient.

We have a distinct mission: Together, we apply fresh perspectives, knowledge and capital to anticipate and manage risk. That's how Swiss Re creates smarter solutions for our clients, helping the world rebuild, renew and move forward. Today 75% of insurance risks – from natural catastrophes and climate change, to ageing populations and cybercrime – remain uninsured. We aim to change that.

Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. Our approximately 14,500 employees provide a wide range of technical expertise, enabling us to develop unique solutions and drive growth. Swiss Re is organised into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.

Opportunity is About:


Eligibility

Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:

We offer internship positions to students from all disciplines. If you have an excellent academic track record, the ability to deliver outstanding solutions and relate well to people from different backgrounds and cultures, you are our ideal candidate.

Am I allowed to apply for positions in all regions? 
When applying for a position, please ensure that you hold a valid work permit for the region/country in question.

Do I have to speak the local language of the specific location I would like to apply? 

Our business language is English. If not indicated otherwise on a job posting, the local language is not a requirement but it is an advantage.

Do you take students from all semesters and disciplines?

We are looking for students attending an institute of higher education. Internship positions are offered to students in:

  • Switzerland/Germany in their 3rd year (6th semester) onwards
  • United Kingdom in their 1st year onwards
  • United States in their 1st year of a graduate degree programme or in their junior year of an undergraduate programme 

We offer internship positions to students from all disciplines. If you have an excellent academic track record, the ability to deliver outstanding solutions and relate well to people from different backgrounds and cultures, you are the ideal candidate to apply for an internship position at Swiss Re.


Dates:

Deadline: The application period is open for one or more cycles a year


Cost/funding for participants:

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