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Truly love your future, choose an exciting career, what you do matters

Forget any preconceptions you have about the insurance industry and internships in general. Our summer intern programmes are designed to give you a taste of what life at Zurich could be like, within a real job, with real responsibility, showing how a global insurer works from the inside. You’ll take part in a number of development activities, which will help you build tailored skills to grow throughout your time with us. You will also have the opportunity to meet and present to senior leaders. Alongside this, you’ll receive support from a dedicated buddy who will help you throughout your placement, this is a great way to help you understand why we love what we do.

Our programmes are designed for interns who have the passion, drive and enthusiasm to innovate the future of Zurich.The programmes start in the summer of 2020 and will last for 10 weeks.

Contact us

If you have any questions about the Internships Programmes please contact us:

0203 808 3329

Why Zurich

We have a strong reputation for developing the best talent, not just as future leaders, but as innovators, creative thinkers, data and digital disrupters. That starts through our intern programme, and with senior managers having a keen interest in your development, you know you’ll be learning from the very best in the industry.

The opportunities are a great way of gaining experience in our multinational company and finding out first hand if this is the career for you. An internship at Zurich will look fantastic on your CV and given hard work and commitment, can help to open doors for a future career in one of the world’s largest insurers.

UK Internship Programmes


Data and Analytics

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Business Management




Change and Technology Management

What you'll need

  • Be in your penultimate year of undergraduate study and predicted minimum 2:1 degree (or the equivalent)
  • Actuarial interns will need a minimum A-grade in Mathematics at A-level and be studying for a numerical degree
  • At least 112 UCAS points (or the equivalent) from 3 A-level subjects excluding general studies
  • A/9 - C/4 grade in Maths and English GCSE
  • Flexibility on location as some of our business functions require you to work in different sites


  • Pro-rata competitive salary
  • Four days' holiday
  • Support from a dedicated buddy

Want to apply?

As you would expect, we have a thorough selection process to ensure we’re able to recruit top talent. Here you’ll find the four stages which we aim to complete within six weeks.

Note to all candidates who are interested in applying for more than one business function:

You are only eligible to submit one application, so if you are interested in applying for more than one graduate opportunity, please contact us to talk through this before applying.

Note to all international students:

We accept applications from international candidates. We will be assessing every application on a case-by-case basis. When you apply, please ensure that you are aware of your own employment status as you will be required to provide details.