Are you now interested in discovering an exciting work environment? At Zurich, we offer you a career start in which your personal strengths and interests are specifically promoted and developed. What counts is you as a person!
Who? For high school graduates who have decided on a broad business economics career entry at an insurance company. Those who have dropped out of university are also welcome.
What? Six-month full-time business economics training at the Kaderschule Zürich. You finish school with a certificate and then begin an 18-month internship at Zurich Switzerland with three assignments in support and strategic roles.
Where? School training at the Kaderschule Zürich at the Zurich or Winterthur location, internship at the headquarters in Zurich Oerlikon.
When? Your apprenticeship starts with the school semester in September and lasts 24 months.
Why? We turn you into a certified business economist. During your training, you can develop a network and thanks to the professional experience gained plan your next career steps.
Who? For high school leavers who have decided to enter the exciting and innovative world of insurance and want to acquire greater insurance knowledge. Those who have dropped out of university are also welcome.
What? With our 18-month program at Zurich Switzerland , you can gain practical experience during three assignments. They are supplemented by a well-founded school training (one to two days a month) at the Vocational Training Association of the Insurance Industry (VBV).
Where? Internship at the headquarters in Zurich Oerlikon or at the regional headquarters in Lausanne. Attend college in Basel, Zurich or Yverdon-les-Bains.
When? Your training starts in September and lasts 18 months.
Why? After passing the exam, you will be certified as a Young Insurance Professional VBV. The abbreviation VBV stands for a qualification certified and supported by the Vocational Training Association, which is recognized by the major insurance companies and allows you access without examination to further follow-up training courses in the insurance field.
Training to be a business economist
begins in September and is offered within German-speaking Switzerland.
Our internship vacancies are available from March every year.
The training for Young Insurance Professional VBV begins in September and is offered in German and West Switzerland.
"The time as PWA intern is fascinating, instructive and varied. It allows me to get greater insight into different areas."
"The great thing about the VEM internship at Zurich Switzerland is that I feel like an equal member of the team."
"I was able to choose my assignments in the VEM program based on my interests. In the course of the program, my future plans developed in another direction than what I'd previously intended."
"The PWA internship is the ideal mixture of school and internship. I appreciate the many options we have in choosing our three assignment locations. I would choose the apprenticeship again."
"The PWA internship gave me the opportunity to study while working and combine professional experience with theory. As a result, I was able to develop personally and professionally."
"In my VEM internship, tolerance, individuality and diversity were important values. This helped me to conclude my training as Young Insurance Professional and become a Customer Service Advisor."
"The VEM internship was an enriching experience for me on the road to becoming a Young Insurance Professional. During my assignments, I was able to take on responsibility and felt well-prepared for my role as junior underwriter."
"I not only permit the individuality of our Young Professionals but actually promote it."
"Our Young Professionals are unique. My focus is on this uniqueness and I encourage it in them."
"I accompany our Young Professionals in their individual development and give them the instruments they need."
"I'm passionate about supporting our Young Professionals on their development path."
"Providing the Young Professionals with individual support in achieving their targets is my personal goal."
"I encourage our young Professionals to develop their skills and talents because they are our innovators and possibly leaders of tomorrow."