Frequently asked questions
Everything you wanted to know about life at Zurich.
Generally, we only look at CVs if they are sent as part of an application for a current vacancy. To find out if there is a suitable role for you and to apply online – with your CV if requested – visit the search and apply page.
No. Just use the format you would normally use in your country.
If your country is not listed in the search criteria, it means that Zurich currently does not have a presence in that country.
You are welcome to explore available opportunities in other countries and submit your profile for any of them. Your CV/resume will be sent directly to the country you select. That country's recruiting team will compare your skills and experience with their requirements. You will need a work permit in that country.
We offer students internship opportunities across a number of our business areas. Details vary from country to country. You can find out more about opportunities in your country by visiting the local country website, which can be found here.
Find out about local opportunities in your area by exploring the map.
To find out the locations throughout the world where we have offices, click here.
To find out more about where you would fit best within our business, visit our online exploration zone.
Our benefits package includes competitive compensation, special insurance discounts, international mobility, and personalized development and leadership programs.
Yes. We believe that supporting individual growth and development helps us to deliver the best results for our customers.
Encouraging development is crucial to ensure that we continue to attract and retain talented individuals. Regardless of role or organizational level, everyone deserves to realize their potential.
At Zurich, you can look forward to a full spectrum of development opportunities; short courses on specific skills, a suite of virtual and distance learning, and management, leadership and talent programs. To learn more about applying for a role at Zurich, click here.
To find out what you can expect when you apply to join Zurich, click here.
Do your research. Make sure you understand what Zurich has achieved, what our business is all about, and what we have announced for the future. You should be able to explain why Zurich is the best choice for you.
At the interview, it’s important to make a good first impression, so make sure you dress to impress and present yourself professionally.
We understand that it is natural to be nervous at an interview. But be confident. We want to see and hear you at your best. Remember – if we have invited you to an interview, it’s because we think you could be the right person for the job. We want you to succeed.
An interview with Zurich is not just about us asking you questions. It’s an excellent opportunity for you to ask us questions. There must be things you are curious about. Prepare some questions in advance.
Remember, an interview is your chance to persuade us of all the benefits that come from hiring you. We expect you to sell yourself, so be ready to talk about your strengths and achievements. Think about the things that set you apart.
Even if your interview doesn’t lead to a job at Zurich this time, it doesn’t mean you’ll never join Zurich. Follow up and request feedback on our decision. You can learn a lot from this, and build on our response to improve your prospects next time.
After applying, you’ll get an automated email confirming that the appropriate recruiting team received your application. We can’t specify how soon you’ll hear back from the recruiter, as this will depend on the role and on the amount of applications the recruiter receives.
If you’d like to ask a question that we haven’t answered in this FAQ section, you can do so with our contact form.