Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd

Mythenquai 50/60
8022 Zurich, Switzerland

Dorthe Habersatter, University Marketing Manager


Zurich, Switzerland

International presence
70 offices in more than 25 countries.

Sustainable Development.

Number of employees

  • Switzerland: 3000
  • Worldwide: 10000

About your organisation

As a leading playing in the wholesale re/insurance industry, Swiss Re offers financial services products that enable risk taking essential to enterprise and progress.

Founded in Zurich, Switzerland, in 1863, Swiss Re operates in more than 25 countries and provides its expertise and services to clients throughout the world. Swiss Re's traditional reinsurance products and related services for property and casualty as well as for life and health business are complemented by insurance-based corporate finance solutions and supplementary services for comprehensive risk management. 

Internship opportunities

Recruitment period

Required skills and competences
We are looking for successful graduates who distinguish themselves not just in terms of academic excellence, but in international experience, extra-curricular activities and given the nature of our business language skills.

You must be able to analyse and think conceptually, deal efficiently with a number of complex challenges simultaneously, and deliver high quality solutions – even under pressure.

You must be able to relate well to people from different cultures and backgrounds, and communicate well with them – sharing and passing on knowledge.

Training Programme
graduates@swissre programme: is a hands-on, steep learning curve introduction to our world.

We mainly focus on technical training as our business is very specialised. During 18 months you will receive on-the-job training in your respective positions as well as attend a high number of training days specially designed for the programme.

If you have just earned your degree and have little or no work experience, we will recruit you for one of our core business functions where a line manager will be appointed to be responsible for you. As a graduate you will have your own home base at one of our regional offices in either the Americas, Asia or Europe.



Alumni success stories

Rolf Tanner

University degree: Master in International Relations
Job: Director - Head of Media Relations and Financial Reporting

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Markus Wichser

University degree: Master in International Relations
Job: Credit Risk Manager

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Kaspar Zellweger

University degree: Master in International Affairs
Job: Vice President - Credit Underwriting Office

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