Shape the insurance world of tomorrow with us

Would you like a training, where you can help to write the sound of the future? You can make a difference with us - and actively help to shape your training.

What is special about Zurich as a training company?


apprenticeships offered at Zurich every year​


stay with us after completing their apprenticeship


of Zurich apprentices pass the qualification process

Launch your career with us

You can learn these professions at Zurich

EFZ-certified commercial clerk for personal line (possible throughout Switzerland)

You acquire well-founded knowledge in the insurance field. This also assists you greatly in your personal life - since everyone needs insurance. You get to know different departments, further develop your knowledge continually and discover what subjects you are passionate about. Based on your interests, you can determine the areas in which you will work. At the Zurich site, you can link your KV training with vocational baccalaureate with the "Focus vocational baccalaureate" program. Did you know? We support young people in top-level sport with the athletes' apprenticeship. We cooperate here with the United School of Sport and Sport Academy Zurich.

EFZ-certified commercial clerk for customer dialog (possible throughout Switzerland)

During your three-year apprenticeship, you become a professional in customer contact. You acquire well-founded knowledge in the insurance field. This also assists you greatly in your personal life - since everyone needs insurance. You work in different departments - but always in direct contact with our customers. You make a valuable contribution to the satisfaction of our customers and represent the brand Zurich. Your talent for communication and ability to adjust to different people help you to be successful. No day is like another in customer dialog, you learn something new everyday.

EFZ-certified mediamatics specialist (only at the Zurich-Oerlikon headquarters)

After your basic training year at the Vocational Training Center (Bbc) in Zurich, you get to know the various fascinating departments where mediamatics specialists work. After this, you decide which subjects you love and which skills you would like to further develop. Based on this, we together select your focus area. Irrespective of whether you are passionate about creating digital educational content, videos, marketing concepts, social media or websites, the job opportunities at Zurich are as diverse as you.

EFZ-certified application development IT specialist (only at the Zurich-Oerlikon headquarters)

You begin with a basic training year in the Vocational Training Center (Bbc) in Zurich and learn important foundations for your profession. In the next three training years at Zurich, you expand your skills and knowledge in the front end and back end and learn modern and agile working methods. You determine the specialist area for your final training year, based on your interests and skills. Digital transformation is a major topic at Zurich, and consequently, you will work on various fascinating future topics such as robotics and artificial intelligence during your training.

Have we aroused your interest?

A group of apprentices

Find out

We would be pleased to invite you to one of our information events, at which you will learn more about the training at Zurich. The occasions are moderated by current Zurich apprentices. This gives you the opportunity to find out much that is fascinating first hand and you can pose all of your questions to our apprentices.

Mentoring of apprentices

Try out

In Zurich, we offer central information events instead of individual trial apprenticeships (see box left). Completing an individual trial KV apprenticeship is possible at the locations outside of Zurich at the general agencies. For this purpose, go straight to a general agency in your vicinity.

Apprentices on the road together


We would, of course, be very happy to get an application from you for one of our open apprenticeships! Please apply directly via the gateway. We cannot accept any applications by post or e-mail.

The benefits you can expect

  • At Zurich, you will also be involved in the choice of assignments you will complete during your training and the topics you will specialize in.
  • We focus on your development. During your apprenticeship, you will be supported, accompanied and coached by us.
  • We generously support your language training abroad - you receive financial support and we grant you a contribution to the time.
  • We help with your mobility. If you are under 25, you even get the SBB season ticket from us for free.

Arguments for Zurich

We are just as proud of our commitment to sport and culture. For example, we support the Swiss national soccer teams as insurance partner. Sustainability is also important to us and not just on paper.

This is what our Young Professionals say

Young Professional


Apprentice business clerk EFZ

"I can still remember how proud I was when I was allowed to calculate my first offer for a customer at the beginning of my apprenticeship. I'm still glad that I can continually expand my knowledge of insurance and use it in customer contact."

Young Professional


Apprentice business clerk EFZ (elite sport)

"Zurich made it possible for me not to have choose between an apprenticeship and sport, but instead do both at the top level. Without the apprenticeship at Zurich, I wouldn't be where I am now athletically and as a person."

Young Professional


Apprentice business clerk EFZ focus vocational baccalaureate

"The focus vocational baccalaureate program helped me to get into the working world. After my first year of school, I felt ready to get started in the working world and thanks to my good language skills, I had a lot of successes in customer talks."

Young Professional


Apprentice mediamatics specialist EFZ

"I like the fact that I have a say at Zurich in deciding what stages I go through during my apprenticeship. This allows me to target my strengths and further develop my interests."

Young Professional


Apprentice IT specialist in application development EFZ

"Taking part in projects at Zurich is the highlight of my apprenticeship. I get guidelines that I need, but I also enjoy a lot of freedom. I have fun in what I'm doing and learn a lot at the same time."

Young Professional


Apprentice customer dialog specialist EFZ

"The customer dialog apprenticeship and my everyday work focus on people and that's very important to me. The very good cohesion in my team means a great deal to me - we help and support each other and learn from one another."

We're there for you - your contacts

Do you have any questions about apprenticeships at Zurich? Then feel free to send us an e-mail at "".
Young Professionals Specialist

Tamara Saladin

Program Lead Apprentices

"I not only permit the individuality of our Young Professionals but actually promote it."

Young Professionals Specialist

Claudia Bartholet

Young Professionals Specialist – Apprentices

"Our Young Professionals are unique. My focus is on this uniqueness and I encourage it in them."

Young Professionals Specialist

Meredona Ibrahimi

Young Professionals Specialist – Apprentices

"I accompany our Young Professionals in their individual development and give them the instruments they need."

Young Professionals Specialist

Franziska Pfyl

Young Professionals Specialist – Apprentices

"I'm passionate about supporting our Young Professionals on their development path."

Young Professionals Specialist

Annemarie Manzoni

Young Professionals Specialist – Apprentices

"Providing the Young Professionals with individual support in achieving their targets is my personal goal."

Young Professionals Specialist

Simone Solenthaler​

Young Professionals Specialist – High School Leaver Courses

"I give our young professionals the confidence to configure their own career."

Young Professionals Specialist

Verena Thum

Young Professionals Specialist - Zurich Trainee Program (ZTP)

"I encourage our Young Professionals to challenge the status quo and try out new things."

Young Professionals Specialist

Bryan Osorio

Young Professionals Administrator

 "I encourage our young Professionals to develop their skills and talents because they are our innovators and possibly leaders of tomorrow."