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Zurich, Zurich, CH

Actuarial intern (80 - 100 %) for 4 - 6 months


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 our 15,000 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

Are you a student or did you just graduate? Do you have technical background and are you 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 seeking a technical student with strong IT background supporting the Actuarial reserving team of Swiss Re Corporate Solutions based in Zurich. The engagement period is planned to last 4 to 6 months starting as soon as possible!

In this role you will:

  • support the automation of process flows (mainly by developing codes based on statistical software SAS, SQL, R or Phyton)
  • support translating code and processes to a new platform
  • support the development and production of deep-dive analyses and statistics
  • contribute to other ad hoc analyses and tasks to support the members of the team!

About the Team

We are Swiss Re 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.

About You

Student with technical background such as mathematics or physics with broad experience in developing program codes using SAS, SQL, R or Phyton.

Strong quantitative and analytical skills

Strong ambitious thinker who works well in a team setting

Proficient in English

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 
Swiss Re offers modern work models and attractive work places that allow all employees to adapt to changing work preferences and life phases.

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