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Zurich, Zurich, CH

Intern Actuarial Analyst - Data Insights

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 Role


Swiss Re is seeking a highly motivated Intern to support the global Actuarial Services Property & Casualty team located in Zurich to bring the data and modelling foundation used to derive industry rates and curves to the next level.

Your tasks include:

  • Refine the data foundation and analysis methods in our business intelligence platform
  • Support the development of an early warning system for industry rate trend
  • Specification and prototyping of new analysis techniques, e.g. credibility of more granular subsets or robust algorithms to spot rate trends
  • Validation of implemented methods on real exposure and loss data
  • Support colleagues on ad-hoc data analysis


About the Team


The actuarial services P&C team is part of the P&C center. We are responsible for three areas:

  • We develop the methods and tools used to price the single risk property and casualty business
  • We make sure the underwriters have good parameters to price their business. We lead rate reviews for property and casualty business on industry level and review rate reviews performed by other units
  • We are the go-to team for actuarial advice and perform the risk assessment for complicated deals or sensitive lines of business such as Medical Malpractice


About You


Do you have a background in mathematics, applied statistics or an actuarial sciences related discipline and bring hands-on experience in working with data using Python, R or SQL? Then this exciting intern position in our Actuarial Services P&C team in Zurich is certainly of interest to you. 
What we expect from you:

  • You hold a degree (bachelor or master's degree) in mathematics, applied statistics or an actuarial sciences related discipline
  • Powerful analytical, written and verbal communication skills
  • You appreciate working in an agile team and have a curious and flexible personality
  • You can perform tasks with a high degree of autonomy 
  • You are passionate about working in an international and diverse environment
  • Work experience is an advantage
  • Proficiency in English; other languages are an advantage
  • Skilled in statistical software and packages like R, Python, Power BI, SQL 
  • Advanced user of MS Office applications. 


Duration of internship: 3-5 months, starting October 2021

Location: Zurich

We are looking forward receiving your application! Good luck!


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 further 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. 


Reference Code: 106468 


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