How to apply for an apprenticeship/traineeship

Programme start dates in Zurich are mid-August for apprentices, 1 August for commercial high-school (HMS) trainees and February or August for trainees in the commercial training programme for high-school graduates (PWA).

Your application should include the following documents:

  • Cover letter/letter of application
  • CV with photo
  • Secondary, grammar or high-school reports
  • Final references/certificates/diplomas
  • Employment reference letters
  • Multicheck (aptitude test required for commercial, IT and Mediamatics apprenticeship applications)
  • Media Specialist: creative work sample

Please send your application documents by post to:

Swiss Re Management Ltd.
Junior Power
Mythenquai 50/60
8022 Zürich

Or email them (in PDF file format) to

If anything is unclear, you can also call our ContactOne team in Zurich at +41 43 285 39 39

We look forward to reviewing your application. Once we receive it, we will inform you about the next steps.