Armonk, NY, US

Business Development Intern

Interns@SwissRe is our comprehensive internship program designed to provide students with a valuable combination of on-the-job training and off-the-job learning opportunities, all while benefiting from our company's global perspective. By joining our program, you'll have the chance to immerse yourself in the dynamic and fast-moving world of a leading risk knowledge organization.

Our internship program is carefully crafted to offer impactful project work, engaging social and philanthropic activities that develop team building, industry-relevant training, and networking opportunities. We believe that a Swiss Re internship can be much more than just a temporary job; it can be your first step towards a rewarding and successful career.

If you're a highly motivated student pursuing a bachelor's or master's degree, we invite you to apply to our 2024 interns@SwissRe program! The program spans 12 weeks over the summer and is available at multiple office locations across the United States.


About the Role

The main focus of this role is to perform detailed analyses on client financials and explore strategic needs in order to identify profitable business opportunities for Swiss Re. Through your interactions as the Business Development Intern you will have close collaboration with other functional areas within Swiss Re including Client Markets, Products, and Finance, as well as with colleagues globally.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Solid understanding of basic corporate finance and financial analysis.
  • Prepare financial models projecting income statements, balance sheets, and capital structures
  • Coordinate the development of high quality analytics and client related presentation materials


About the Team

The Business Development team works within both the Property & Casualty and Life & Health areas of Swiss Re and potential exists for access to both.


About You

  • In Junior year of an undergrad degree program or first year Graduate students with exceptional academic performance (GPA of 3.0 and above)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be self-motivated, hardworking, analytical, and proactive
  • Advanced Excel & PowerPoint skills are vital and computer proficiency is required (pivot tables, formulas, vlookups), Bloomberg and/or S&P Capital IQ experience is a plus
  • Ability to sustain high level of work output and meet very tight deadlines


For New York City, the base salary will be $20-$30 per hour, depending on location, qualifications, projected graduation year and/or highest degree held. 


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. 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.

Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.


Reference Code: 126608 


Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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