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)


For traineeships (HMS, PWA & other traineeships) and apprenticeships as:

  • Commercial employee EFZ
  • Information Technologist Specialism Application Development EFZ
  • Information Technologist Specialism Platform Engineering EFZ 
  • Information Technologist Specialism Digital Business EFZ
  • Mediamatics Specialist EFZ

Please apply via the job listing at the bottom of the main page by following these instructions.

For apprenticeships in Gastronomy as:

  • Chef EFZ
  • Hotel Housekeeping EFZ
  • Specialist in Restaurant Services EFZ

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.