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Armonk, NY, US

Interns@swissre - Risk Management Americas Intern


Interns@swissre - Risk Management Americas Intern 

About Swiss Re

The Swiss Re Group 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. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. The aim of the Swiss Re Group is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. It is organised into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.


About the role

Swiss Re is a leading and highly diversified global reinsurer. The company operates through offices in over 25 countries. Founded in Zurich, Switzerland, in 1863, Swiss Re offers financial services products that enable risk-taking essential to enterprise and progress. The company's traditional reinsurance products and related services for property and casualty, as well as the life and health business are complemented by insurance-based corporate finance solutions and supplementary services for comprehensive risk management. (For more company information, go to www.swissre.com).



Every year, Swiss Re offers internships to a number of bright and highly motivated students, enabling them to benefit from the company's global perspective and to discover the world. A Swiss Re internship can be much more than a temporary job - it can be your first step to a rewarding career.


The program is expected to last 10 - 12 weeks, offers competitive salaries, and is offered in various Swiss Re locations. The opportunity entails the development and management of the process and project timeline to deliver the SR US ORSA, and other risk reporting, in compliance with SR guidelines and regulatory requirements.


About the team


The Americas Risk team includes individuals with diverse backgrounds and talents including actuaries, finance and audit professionals and regulatory lawyers. Our team is responsible for enterprise risk management in the US, Canada and Latin America for Enterprise Risk over both assets and liabilities. We are looking for an intern to fill the role of Process and Project management relating to the Swiss Re US Own Risk Assessment (ORSA) and Risk Reporting in accordance with regulatory and internal guidelines.


About the role:


This role includes; coordination of the various inputs to the ORSA calculations and stress scenarios; coordination of Risk Reporting from key stakeholders in the US, UK and Zurich; consistency of the approach, analysis and conclusions; careful tracking of documentation versions; and above all coordinating the process to meet defined milestone and deliverable dates.


About You

• Bachelor in mathematics, economics, finance/accounting, or risk management

• Interest in enterprise risk management, solvency assessments, capital planning and regulatory reporting

• Strong project management skills including good communication skills

• Excellent organizational skills

• Ability to work independently

• Strong Word, Excel and Power Point skills

• Excellent analytical skills and passion for financial services or insurance business

• Excellent oral and written English

• Team player who naturally brings individuals together as needed, across countries and functions

• Reliable, open-minded, creative and enthusiastic

• Delivers high quality work also under pressure

• Exceptional academic performance (minimum 3.0 GPA)

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