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New York, NY, US

Insurance Capital Markets Part-Time Internship

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.



About the Role

This is an opportunity to join the Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS) division, which is a global team with members and clients around the world. This part-time role will support the Structuring and Origination team in their regular business and strategic projects and will be based out of the New York City office.


  • Support the origination, pricing, structuring and execution of ILS transactions for SRCM clients
  • Develop client materials for new transaction opportunities and prepare presentations for investor discussions
  • Join a cross functional team consisting investment bankers, risk modelers, rating agencies and legal firms that work closely together during the execution of ILS transactions
  • Analyze and research the exposures of SRCM clients (sovereign nations, corporations and (re)insurers)
  • Contribute to the research and innovation related to transferring emerging perils and new structural solutions
  • Perform in an empowering and fast-paced international environment


About Swiss Re Capital Markets

Swiss Re Capital Markets (SRCM), a leading broker-dealer in the structuring, placement and secondary trading of Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS) in the capital markets. ILS includes catastrophe bonds, sidecars, synthetic solutions and many other securitization and derivative products. SRCM provides risk hedging and financing needs to a variety of clients, including re/insurers, governments and corporations, with expertise in both the property & casualty and life and health sectors. Risks transferred in ILS transactions can range from natural disasters and pandemic diseases all the way to cyber risk or terror events. Since market’s inception, SRCM has structured and syndicated more than $40 billion of ILS instruments.


About You:

  • Currently enrolled in an Associate's or Bachelor's degree program with significant emphasis in Mathematics, Finance, Economics or similar analytical discipline with a strong record of achievement required
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects, deadlines in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Strong communication, quantitative and analytical skills
  • Ability to interact with clients professionally and make a good impression
  • Strong team player
  • Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint experience required
  • Understanding of ILS or reinsurance market dynamics not required but a plus

Reference Code: 119616 


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Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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