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Financial Risk Intern / Working Student


Curious working in a stimulating and challenging environment of a multinational company? We are looking for a talent with a positive can-do attitude who is able to think "out of the box”. Apply for this exciting position in the Zurich’s the Financial Risk Governance team and support our Next Generation Talent Strategy!


Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. We want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences, and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together.


You will be introduced to a broad spectrum of topics while working on several priorities in close collaboration with many team members in a truly international environment.
The role provides a great opportunity to collaborate closely with many experts, while being empowered to bring in and present own ideas.


What you will do

•    Generate and improve our risk management reporting and analysis
•    Support the maintenance of Zurich’s global credit risk database
•    Ensure data controls function appropriately and data is managed across functions including investments, credit insurance, reinsurance, treasury, etc
•    Involvement in ongoing ad-hoc projects to improve and problem solve as required


What you bring


•    Enrolled in a Swiss university undertaking a bachelor of master degree preferably in economics, finance, data sciences or related fields
•    In possession of theoretical skills as they relate to financial markets, products and analysis of financial statements
•    Capable of fostering positive working relationships with colleagues at all organizational levels
•    Results driven, hands-on practical approach
•    Able to prioritize and balance multiple tasks simultaneously
•    Able to work effectively within an environment that has quickly changing processes, priorities, and deadlines
•    Advanced MS office skills, especially Excel. Power Bi experience is an advantage
•    Detail oriented with strong problem solving and analytical skills
•    A fluent German and English speaker (written and spoken) other languages would be of advantage
•    Based in Switzerland
•    Given the current situation, we might offer this job opportunity virtually. Key stakeholders are based in Zurich, Switzerland
•    Considering also the current travel restrictions, you must be located in Switzerland or able to travel and base yourself in Switzerland for the duration of the working student contract
•    At the time of the internship, you need to be enrolled at university or a center of further education


Additional Information


We look forward to receiving your online application. 


Zurich wants to attract the best talent and we acknowledge that talents might not always be available full-time. At Zurich we will consider requests for flexible working. Many of our employees work flexibly in a variety of ways. Please talk to us during the interview about the flexibility you may need.


Who we are 


At Zurich, we foster a culture of diversity and inclusion. Our 53,000 employees worldwide live our values to protect you, to inspire confidence and help you reach your full potential. We promote opportunities for equity among our professionals, regardless of gender, differently abled, LGBTQ +, race, ethnicity, generations, belief, etc.

Find out more About Us


To protect both you and our employees, we might have interviews and onboarding remotely leveraging digital technologies and tools. You will receive more information as you progress in your journey with us.

Detailed information about Next Generation Career Opportunities can be found here.

Information for recruitment agencies


Zurich does not accept any applications from recruitment agencies for this position. We refuse any responsibility for unsolicited applications as well as any associated fees. 

You are the heart & soul of Zurich! 

At Zurich, we like to think outside the box and challenge the status quo. We take an optimistic approach by focusing on the positives and constantly asking What can go right? 

We highly value the experience and know-how of our employees and offer a wide range of opportunities across business areas to encourage you to apply for new opportunities within Zurich when you are ready for your next career step. 

Let’s continue to grow together!


  • Location(s):  CH - Zürich 
  • Remote working:
  • Schedule: Part Time
  • Recruiter name: Giuseppe Basta

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