New York, NY, US Fort Wayne, IN, US

L&H Underwriting 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-moving world of a leading risk knowledge organization.

Our internship program is carefully crafted to offer impactful project work, engaging social and philanthropic activities that foster 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

We are looking for an engaged and results-oriented intern to join our U.S. Life and Health Underwriting team. You will be responsible for building and maintaining profitable relationships with key clients, underwriting U.S. Life and Health business, and working with clients and internal cross-functional teams as needed.


Key Roles and Responsibilities: 

Gain and maintain knowledge of basic life insurance insurance products and and principles of risk selection

Assist with updating, classifying and organizing the Sharepoint site for our US Life and Health Underwriting team

Research and compile a listing of inforce coverage on large family and business groups within the United States to help mitigate Swiss Re risk and exposure

Help with the US Life and Health Underwriting team's social media training and strategy

Support Swiss Re's market presence via consistent sharing of company initiatives, news and events via social media 

Provide strategic support and handle projects and other responsibilities as determined.



About the Team

The US Life & Health Underwriting team is an experienced group of dedicated professionals based in Canada, the United States, and Mexico. In addition to our strong facultative underwriting services, we work together to find efficient and innovative solutions to meet our clients' needs and exceed their expectations.


About You

  • Desire to learn and collaborate.
  • Possess strong decision-making and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Have excellent time management skills with the ability to work independently and cohesively with the rest of the underwriting team and other Swiss Re departments.
  • Be willing to participate in projects and other team initiatives.
  • Are competent with the use of social media.


For Armonk, 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.



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