New York, NY, US

Insurance Linked Securities Sales 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 paced 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

This role will support the Sales and Distribution team in their regular business and strategic projects.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Assistance in distribution of ILS and other instruments (private deals and sidecars) to institutional investors in the Americas
  • Origination of marketing materials for sponsor meetings and calls
  • Identify and monitor capital markets trends in terms of products, price and available capacity
  • Responsible for recording and analyzing loss data/payouts for Catastrophe bonds
  • Assist in the development and implementation of Swiss Re's ILS distribution and origination strategy
  • Work closely with ILS team members on placement tactics
  • Prepare distribution pitches for new investment accounts
  • Publish periodic updates on the ILS market for investors and maintains Swiss Re's Capital Markets website


About the team

Join the Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS) team, we are a global team with members and clients around the world! We're committed to the development of a market for liquid, transparent and tradable insurance-linked risk products, demonstrating our re/insurance and capital markets experience.

The ILS Sales and Distribution team is the link between Swiss Re and institutional investors. The team markets and sells Swiss Re structured catastrophe bonds as well as other ILS products, also participating in secondary trading, and gathering market intelligence.


About you

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in engineering, finance, economics, mathematics or other quantitative field (will have completed second to last year of study prior to the start of the internship)
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Knowledge of programming languages is a plus (e.g. Python, Rstudio, VBA)
  • Excellent oral and written English
  • Organized self-starter with good project management skills


For NYC, 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: 126607 


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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