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Actuarial Intern (P&C, 4-6 months)

About the Role

Are you a student or did you just graduate? Do you have technical background and are looking for an excellent opportunity to acquire first job experiences? Are you passionate about contributing to the success of a highly motivated, multi-cultural team of insurance specialists? We are seeking a technical student with strong Programming Skills and an interest in (re)insurance supporting the Actuarial reserving team based in Zurich. The engagement period is planned to last four to six months starting as soon as possible.

In this role you:

  • Support the automation of process flows (mainly by developing program codes based on statistical software R and Microsoft Power BI)

  • Support the team in quarterly estimation of P&C insurance portfolio reserves

  • Support the development and production of deep-dive analyses and statistics

  • Contribute to other ad hoc analyses and tasks to support the members of the team

  • Support the team in project works

About the Team

The hub Zurich EMEA reserving team consists of 7 actuaries with diverse cultural backgrounds. We value a good team and collaborative spirit. We frequently interact with a large number of stakeholders from different functions. Therefore, we value strong communication skills on top of technical expertise. Our Zurich reserving hub mainly reserves all EMEA General Liability treaty business. Additionally, we are responsible for reserving the Credit and Surety and Agriculture business.

About You

  • Student with technical background such as mathematics, actuarial science, or physics with broad experience in developing program codes using R, Python, and preferably Microsoft Power BI

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills

  • Strong independent thinker who works well in a team setting

  • Fluent in English

Duration of internship 4-6 months, starting as soon as possible!

Due to immigration regulations non-EU/EFTA and UK citizens must provide a certificate from a Swiss university confirming that an internship is integral to their course of study. Kindly submit the mandatory letter from your University with your application documents.

We are looking forward receiving your application - good luck!

About Swiss Re

Swiss Re 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 anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime. We cover both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work and their passion for sustainability.

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