Zurich, Zurich, CH


Actuarial Intern 

About Swiss Re

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions provides risk transfer solutions to large and mid-sized corporations around the world. Its innovative, highly customised products and standard insurance covers help to make businesses more resilient, while its industry-leading claims service provides additional peace of mind. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions serves clients from over 50 offices worldwide and is backed by the financial strength of the Swiss Re Group.


About the Role


Are you a student with an actuarial background looking for an excellent opportunity to acquire first job experiences? Are you passionate about contributing to the success of a highly motivated, multi-cultural team of insurance specialists? We are looking for a student in actuarial sciences working on the implementation and testing phase of CorFiT – the new process and system landscape for financial reporting of Swiss Re Corporate Solutions.

In this role you will


  • support the main interface role between the Corporate Solutions actuarial reserving team and the CorFiT project team, assuring all actuarial reserving requirements are met in the new IT-environment
  • collaborate in the accurate implementation of actuarial reserving calculations in the new IT-environment
  • ensure an appropriate control framework is in place that matches with the actuarial reserving requirements in respect of data availability and data quality
  • participate in User Application Testings, addressing issues to the CorFiT project team
  • support the elaboration, production, analyses and statistics
  • contribute to other ad hoc analysis and tasks to support the members of the team.


About the Team


You will be part of the Swiss Re Corporate Solutions actuarial reserving team in Zurich. We are responsible for determining the technical reserves at adequate levels meeting all local statutory and US GAAP requirements for the regions Europe and Middle East as well as Latin America. In addition, we are supporting Swiss Re Group in all actuarial risk management aspects in respect to Swiss Re Corporate Solutions.

Swiss Re embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

We collaborate in a flexible working environment, providing all of our employees with a compelling degree of autonomy to decide how, when and where we work most effectively.

About You


  • Bachelor student with actuarial background and minimum six completed semesters, including experience in developing program codes using R and/or SAS (incl. SQL)
  • You provide strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • You are business driven, tech-savvy and curious
  • You are a strong independent thinker who works well in a team setting
  • You are proficient in English; German and/or French considered a plus


The time-period of this engagement is scheduled to last between 4 - 6 months. The engagement period is planned to start in February 2020 with a minimum part-time workload of 80%.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.


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