Swiss Re Graduate Internships 2025

Here is an opportunity for you to advance your career with one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance and insurance in the world. Swiss Re has exciting graduate/ internship opportunities.

In this write-up, we explore the available graduate openings and How you can Apply.

Swiss Re are proud to offer programmes to help develop young talents at the beginning of their career. Join Swiss Re and make a difference to society by helping to predict, prepare and protect against the world’s biggest risks.

Careers at Swiss Re

With over 160 years’ experience in risk management, Swiss Re helps find solutions to exceed their clients’ needs and help communities across the world.

Swiss Re offers some of the best opportunities in reinsurance and insurance, ensuring excellent career advancement in tech and data, project management, strategy and more. 

They offer an inclusive culture along with flexible and agile working in a company with many leadership and development opportunities for a fulfilling career.

Available graduate internships

Client Markets Internship

Location:  Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA

Swiss Re re looking for a Client Markets intern to take part in the Middle East and Africa Life and Health team.

The role will be working directly with the Client Markets team in Cape Town as well as collaborating with other functions and departments including local underwriting, actuarial, claims, accounting and finance teams. 

A successful candidate must be able to work at a high standard on their own as well as in a variety of project teams. They also will ensure good communication and within the Client Markets team as well as other local functions they work with. 


• Degree in Mathematics or Statistics
• Excellent oral and written communication skills 
• Self-motivated, hardworking, analytical and proactive 
• Able to work well with individuals at all levels within the organization and be able to articulate ideas 
• Fluent in English 

Marketing Actuarial Graduate

Location:  Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA

Swiss Re are looking for actuarial graduates with strong interpersonal skills, who are eager to learn and broaden their knowledge and expertise.

If you have a Bachelor, Master or PhD degree with up to 3 years professional experience – we invite you to apply to our graduates@swissre programme 2025. 


•    Successfully completed university degree in Actuarial Sciences or equivalent 
•    Minimum of 5 Actuarial Exemptions obtained 
•    Proficiency in MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

It will be also nice to have: 
•    Re/insurance experiences gained through vacation work or internships is an advantage
•    Proficiency in programming languages (e.g. R) is an advantage

If you act as a team-player with willingness to contribute actively to the overall team spirit and are eager to work in a global and multicultural environment, we are looking for you!

Property & Casualty Reinsurance Internship

Location:  Johannesburg, GT, ZA

As our Graduate you will develop the crucial underwriting foundation, with the prospect to move into a professional underwriting role in our organization. This programme offers you a kick start to your career, developing technical skills relevant to the Reinsurance industry.

We are looking for graduates with strong interpersonal skills, who are eager to learn, broaden their knowledge and expertise and want to make a difference.

You have a Bachelor, Master, or PhD degree with up to 3 years professional experience – we invite you to apply to our graduates@swissre programme 2025 starting January 2025.

The programme offers you the chance to join the dynamic, fast-moving world of a leading risk knowledge organisation.

Over an 18-month period, you will receive on- and off-the-job training, including a job rotation that gives you the opportunity to work across different lines of business and departments. 

In the second half of the programme, we will work with you to jointly develop your individual perspectives for your career at Swiss Re.

How to Apply

You apply online for these graduate opportunities. Here is How to Apply:

  1. First, visit the Swiss Re vacancies page, where all the global opportunities are listed.
  2. Using the location filter options, enter South Africa in the location tab to view only job openings in South Africa.
  3. Navigate to the graduate/ internship opportunity of your choice. Read through and ensure you have understood all the job specs and minimum requirements.
  4. Proceed and apply online.
  5. Having applied, all you can now do is await for the Swiss Re recruiters to get back to you if they found your application eye-catching.

We wish you all the best with your applications.

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