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interns@swissre - Casualty Construction Underwriter Intern (open to New York, Chicago, Atlanta)


interns@swissre - Casualty Construction Underwriter Intern (open to New York, Chicago, Atlanta) 

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

Individual will work with Underwriting, Actuarial, Claims, and Risk Engineering on creating and analysing databases which will assist in improving the units rating systems and underwriting guidelines. They will also work with Underwriting to improve efficiencies in the division by becoming entrenched in the everyday Underwriting process. By the end of the internship the individual will have a thorough understanding of the construction casualty insurance industry inclusive of all the different types of occupations available to them in the future.  


About the team

The Construction North America team is a direct writer of both Professional Liability and Casualty Insurance business domestically. The book totals $90M in written premium annually. Underwriters sit in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, New York, and Zurich. Support staff sits throughout the globe and include actuarial, claims, legal, and risk engineering. The team has broker partners throughout the world which they work with to obtain business.


About you 

  • Someone in a Bachelors or Masters program majoring in Business, Insurance, Mathematics, or Actuarial Sciences.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and Word skills
  • Knows how to produce functions and macros
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong operational skills
  • Good work ethic
  • Consistent in their daily routine


The Company is an equal opportunity employer. It is the practice of the Company 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.


Duration of internship: May -August 2022

Reference Code: 106462 


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