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Actuarial Intern (Fall 2024)

About the Team:

Our team is part of L&H Portfolio Steering & Monitoring (PSM), within the Chief Underwriting Office (CUO). PSM aim to generate insights and connect our business to proactively steer L&H in delivering sustainable profit. The role will support the work of our portfolio management actuaries in the Global Portfolio Management area, with a strong focus on Canada, in activities such as Identifying and monitoring key portfolio risks, and improving our monitoring capabilities via data and tech. Students will have opportunity to work with colleagues within in the Toronto office, as well as across the globe.

About the Role:

As a participant of the Swiss Re Co-op program, you'll take on concrete tasks and various projects straightaway, supported by your team. Networking, social and business events will allow you to fully experience Swiss Re's company culture.

About You

Education and Technical Skills

  • Must be available to work for Fall 2024.
  • Pursuing and currently enrolled in Bachelor of Commerce, or a Bachelor or Master's in Actuarial science, mathematics, or related fields.
  • Exceptional academic performance (GPA of 3.0 and above).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Completion of 1 or more internships in insurance, or business is preferred.
  • Completion of 2 or more actuarial exams is an asset.
  • Candidates should have proficient MS Office skills, especially Excel.
  • Exposure to relevant analytics tools (e.g. Stargate, R Programming or PowerBI) are definite assets.

Abilities and Knowledge

  • Demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in the insurance industry.
  • Highly motivated with an ability to work collaboratively.
  • Independent, critical thinker yet creative in problem-solving.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications, able to navigate complexity.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Excellent listening and communication skills and the ability to foster strong working relationships.
  • Superior organization skills and a demonstrated ability to prioritize and deliver results in a fast-paced dynamic environment.

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.

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