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Armonk, NY, US

Business Development Intern

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. We cover both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. 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.



About the role

Swiss Re is seeking a candidate with a strong interest in the insurance industry & capital markets for our Business Development team. The main focus of the Business Development intern is to perform detailed analyses on client financials and explore strategic needs in order to identify profitable business opportunities for Swiss Re. The ideal candidate will coordinate or facilitate the development of high quality analytics and client related presentation materials. This position requires a solid understanding of basic corporate finance and financial analysis. You will be expected to utilize publicly available financial information, as well as statutory regulatory filings and analyze the information within an insurance context. As a Business Development Intern you will be required to prepare financial models projecting income statements, balance sheets, and capital structures to illustrate how different Swiss Re (re)insurance or insurance linked capital markets offerings may be of service to our clients. Through your interactions as the Business Development Intern you will have close collaboration with senior members of Business Development, as well as other functional areas within Swiss Re including Client Markets, Products, and Finance, as well as with colleagues globally.


About you

• In Junior year of an undergrad degree program or first year Graduate students

• Exceptional academic performance (GPA of 3.0 and above)

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

• Must be self-motivated, hardworking, analytical and proactive

• Must be able to work well with individuals at all levels within the organization and be able to articulate ideas


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

• Advanced Excel & PowerPoint skills are necessary and good computer aptitude is required (pivot tables, formulas, vlookups), Powerpoint, Bloomberg

• Strong analytical and quantitative skills

• Highly motivated with an ability to work in a collaborative environment

• Ability to sustain high level of work output and meet very tight deadlines

• Independent thinking and creative problem solving skills

Majors: Risk Management and Insurance, Finance, Economics, Engineering are preferred. Liberal arts majors with demonstrated strong quantitative skills will also be considered. Additional Notes -Double major of Finance and Risk Management and Insurance preference - someone who is used to looking at financial data/statements; insurance background a plus; someone who knows what to look for with financials

Reference Code: 119901 


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

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