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New York, NY, US

Intern (Insurance-Linked Securities - Sales and Distribution) 1

Corporate Title: Temporary Employee 


Department: Sales & Distribution

Recruiter: Jamie Lamborn Andrea

Hiring Manager: Judith E Klugman

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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.

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 more than 13,000 employees across the world.

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

About the role

This is an opportunity to join the Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS) team, which is a global team with members and clients around the world. This role will support the Sales and Distribution team in their regular business and strategic projects.



  • Develop marketing and distribution pitches
  • Assist in publishing periodic updates on the ILS market for sponsors and investors
  • Evaluate effects of catastrophe events on ILS secondary pricing
  • Support team in deal execution for new or existing clients
  • Complete ad-hoc projects and research activities as directed by team members


About the team

Swiss Re has been a leader in Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS) since the market's inception. We're committed to the development of a market for liquid, transparent and tradable insurance-linked risk products, leveraging our re/insurance and capital markets experience.

Our Alternative Capital Partners group supports Swiss Re's larger business strategy and manages Swiss Re's third-party capital activities. It combines the resources and capabilities of the Swiss Re Capital Markets ILS team and the Retro & Syndication team into a unified center of expertise. Making use of a broad range of third-party capital and retrocession instruments, Alternative Capital Partners enables Swiss Re to grow its natural catastrophe book, while proactively managing risk appetite; and similarly for other emerging peak exposures in P&C and L&H, such as extreme mortality.

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


About you 

  • On track to graduate with 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



Reference Code: 105958 


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