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Armonk, NY, US

interns@swissre - Innovation Intern, L&H Solutions Americas



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.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of our 15,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the innovation cycle for select opportunities
  • Performing research and market intelligence in order to assess ideas and the size of the opportunity
  • Facilitating the design of the POC and validation phase of a solution
  • Soliciting client/distribution/customer feedback
  • Designing the steps and tests necessary to properly test the concept & validate its feasibility
  • Leading business case development
  • Developing the initial pitch decks, smart cards/target client profiles for the delivery of the solutions to the initial POC clients


In this role you will:

  • Gain a deeper understanding of the L&H Insurance market in the Americas
  • Develop a solid understanding of innovation, design, and new product development methodologies
  • Grow a network with internal stakeholders across the entire L&H Americas Reinsurance (Canada, Latin America and the US)
  • Learn about our clients, including their biggest needs and pain points
  • Work with a high performing team that is moving at lightning speed but having fun along the way!


About the team

The Americas Life & Health Solutions team is responsible for the origination, development, and commercialization of client-focused solutions. We enable our insurance company clients to close the Protection Gap and address associated client problems. Our goal is to help our clients to sell more business, reduce their costs to operate, and manage their risk better! Our solutions bring to bear technology platforms, strategic partnerships, and Swiss Re expertise in risk management, underwriting, product development and pricing, data science, and behavioral economics.

Our Team is a group of passionate and empowered individuals who like to think broadly and test the limits. We are a collaborative group who live by the work hard/play hard motto and reward proactive behaviors.


About you

The ideal candidate will have or will build the following skills:

  • Strong interest in/motivation to learn about insurance/reinsurance
  • Understanding of innovation, design, and new product development methodologies
  • Innovative, showing a high degree of own initiative
  • Team-player, willingness to contribute actively to the overall team spirit
  • Capacity to readily adapt to a changing and multifaceted environment


Duration of internship: May - August 2022

Reference Code: 106461 


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

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