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Training programs

Accelerate toward success

College graduates can build on their achievements with Zurich’s prestigious training programs in Claims, Underwriting, Actuarial, Finance and Risk Engineering. Launch a high-performing career while receiving specialized training that can position you for advancement and valuable certifications.

Find the right training program for you

Recruiting for our training programs starts in the fall each year. If selected, you begin as a full-time employee, with benefits, from your first day. You’ll start with training at our North American headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois.


If math is your forte, our Actuarial Training Program puts those skills front and center. Develop your capabilities in pricing, reserving, capital management, predictive modeling, large-account pricing and business-unit consulting while working toward passage of actuarial exams. Zurich supports your success by providing study time and incentives for completion.

Once through the training program, you could find yourself turning raw data into insights that enable our customers to identify, manage and finance their risks.

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in actuarial science, statistics, math or related field
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • One or more actuarial exams passed
  • Eligibility to work in the U.S.

Zurich’s actuarial program has allowed me to develop my technical and soft skills as well as give me the support I need to pass actuarial exams. My manager has worked closely with me to ensure that I meet my study goals.

—Steven Tomala, Actuarial Training Program

Working at Zurich is like meeting up with your classmates for a project. The team-based environment not only helps each individual to grow, but it helps the company as a whole.

—Dipal Desai, Claims Training Program

Working at Zurich is working for your community

Zurich makes it easy for you to get involved in numerous worthy causes. We’ve donated more than million2 and over 166,000 hours to our six core charities and hundreds of local nonprofits since 2012. Service is fulfilling and it’s foundational to who we are. It’s also fun. Join us in spreading hope and supporting resilience.

1 Zurich North America Customer NPS 2015

2 Combination of employee giving and Zurich corporate grants, 2012-2016