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Toronto, ON, CA

Actuarial Co-op (Summer 2021)


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 team:  

Are you passionate about Working in a results-oriented team environment?  you will be involved in many aspects of providing solutions to client companies' management of risk and capital using reinsurance. Our local actuarial environment spans three business units that are Individual and Group Life & Health (including Living Benefits), Risk Management, and Property & Casualty.

Are you passionate about actuarial data analysis? We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic, goal driven actuarial students to join our exciting team. We currently have openings in the our: 

  • US Actuarial Management Life & Health division
  • US Modelling Centre of Excellence team
  • Global US GAAP Targeted Imporvement Project team


About the role: 

The roles will support the work of our actuaries in the Life & Health Business Management area in activities such as model construction/validation, experience studies, financial reporting, including GAAP and EVM (Economic Value Management) reporting. Students will have opportunity to work with colleagues within the Swiss Re group located around the globe.


About You

As a student, your work will have a significant impact in supporting the L&H teams.   You will succeed because:

  • You have a strong passion for, problem solving, innovation and thinking outside the box to deliver creative solutions that will yield tangible results
  • Innovative, creative, excited to learn
  • You are a quick learner, with a demonstrated ability to learn on the go
  • Highly collaborative, ability to keep appropriate individuals informed and actively demonstrate team work
  • Excellent listening and written communication skills and the ability to foster strong working relationships.
  • Superior organization skills and a demonstrated ability to prioritize and deliver results in a fast-paced dynamic environment


Education and Technical Skills

  • Pursuing an undergrad degree in Bachelor or Master's in Actuarial Science, Mathematics or related fields. 
  • Exceptional academic performance (GPA of 3.0 and above)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Completion of 1 or more internships in insurance, sales, or business is an asset
  • Exposure to AXIS, SQL, and VBA are definite assets
  • Completion of 2 or more actuarial exams is preffered 



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: 96866 



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