This is your opportunity to join Swiss Re Group - one of the world's leading wholesale providers of reinsurance, insurance and other innovative forms of insurance-based risk transfer. Our business at Swiss Re is about understanding and analysing the major risks that concern the world - from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. We combine experience with expertise and innovative thinking to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. And we enable the risk-taking essential to enterprise and progress. This is only possible with around 10,000 truly exceptional Swiss Re people across our group worldwide.
About the role
Swiss Re is a leading and highly diversified global reinsurer. The company operates through offices in over 25 countries. Founded in Zurich, Switzerland, in 1863, Swiss Re offers financial services products that enable risk-taking essential to enterprise and progress. The company's traditional reinsurance products and related services for property and casualty, as well as the life and health business are complemented by insurance-based corporate finance solutions and supplementary services for comprehensive risk management. (For more company information, go to www.swissre.com)
Every year, Swiss Re offers internships to a number of bright and highly motivated students, enabling them to benefit from the company's global perspective and to discover the world. A Swiss Re internship can be much more than a temporary job - it can be your first step to a rewarding career. The program is expected to last 10 - 12 weeks, offers competitive salaries, and is offered in various Swiss Re locations.
About the team
The Americas Regulatory Risk Management team is a group with diverse backgrounds and talents including lawyers, actuaries, and government affairs professionals. Our core mission is to identify, influence, and communicate regulatory risks and opportunities in the Americas to enable business success across the enterprise. Our team is responsible for regulatory and legislative issues across all business units in the US, Canada and Latin America, and in coordination with the larger Swiss Re Group. The issues the team handles encompass property/casualty and life/health at the national and state/local levels in the aforementioned jurisdictions.
We are looking for an intern for to support the Americas Regulatory Risk Management team, with a specific focus on technical property/casualty and/or life/health regulatory and legislative issues. The opportunity: The opportunity entails the responsibility to understand, analyze and communicate the impact of technical regulatory and legislative risks on Swiss Re Americas. This work will be done in close coordination with the Americas Regulatory Risk Management team, and other key industry stakeholders including trade associations. The opportunity will require the selected candidate to be an advocate for Swiss Re Americas to internal and external stakeholders.
The pursuit or completion of a Bachelor's degree in actuarial sciences, natural science, mathematics, economics or another equivalent field from an accredited university
A basic understanding of re/insurance concepts
Excellent analytical skills and a natural intellectual curiosity for the re/insurance industry
Excellent oral and written skills, and the ability to present to groups of various sizes
Excellent understanding of Microsoft Office, especially PowerPoint
Team player who naturally brings individuals together as needed, across countries and functions
Reliable, open-minded, creative and enthusiastic
Ability to work independently and delivery high quality work under pressure
Swiss Re is the worlds leading and most diversified global reinsurer. The company operates through offices in over 25 countries. Founded in Zurich, Switzerland, in 1863, Swiss Re offers financial services products that enable risk-taking essential to enterprise and progress. The companys traditional reinsurance products and related services for property and casualty, as well as the life and health business are complemented by insurance-based corporate finance solutions and supplementary services for comprehensive risk management.
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