Armonk, NY, US


interns@swissre 2020 - Life & Health Solutions 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

We are looking for a highly motivated intern to join our Life and Health (L&H) Solutions team. This internship will provide you with an understanding of (re)insurance market and will be an enriching professional growth opportunity. 

By supporting various client solutions and collaborating closely with the Solutions team and various cross-functional teams, you will gain insights across the entire value chain of insurance – from sales and marketing, to underwriting, claims and customer retention.

In this role, you can expect to:

  • Help scope and conduct innovative pilots with clients and/or technology vendors
  • Participate in the evaluation of new technologies
  • Prepare materials for client engagements; craft storylines and strategic messages
  • Support the development of new solutions by participating in design thinking sprints
  • Assist with communication and management updates to key stakeholders


About the team

The L&H Solutions team helps close the 25 trillion dollar protection gap by delivering innovative solutions that help our clients grow their business and improve performance. Our team is responsible for identifying, developing and commercializing solutions in the realm of underwriting, engagement and analytics.

We operate in a test and learn environment and utilize design thinking methodology to constantly evolving our offerings and capabilities to adapt to the changing environment and to our clients' business challenges. You will gain exposure into Swiss Re's broader environment as our team works closely with key cross-functional teams such as Client Managers, Products, Underwriting, Digital & Smart Analytics, Business Development and Communications.


About you

  • Strong academic record
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Strong communicator who is able to present complex information confidently, simply and concisely
  • Collaborates well with others, while also being able to work independently, take ownership and be personally accountable 
  • Innovative mindset – curious, quick-minded, excited to learn, creative
  • Effectively manages multiple priorities at the same time
  • Navigate ambiguity and work effectively in a quickly changing and evolving environment
  • Superior Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills, analytic or technical skills are a plus

Duration of internship: May 26-August 14, 2020

Reference Code: 86143 


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Nearest Secondary Market: New York City