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Alternative Investments Operations Internship (summer 2022)


Zurich Alternative Asset Management, LLC (“ZAAM”) is currently looking for an Alternative Investments Operations Intern to join the team, of approximately 30 investment professionals, based out of New York, NY. 


ZAAM is a wholly owned subsidiary of Zurich Insurance Group.  ZAAM was established in 2006 to manage hedge funds, private equity, and real estate investments solely for Zurich affiliates worldwide.  ZAAM currently manages approximately USD 6 billion of assets. 

ZAAM is seeking at least one intern to begin in Summer 2022 for approximately three months with the potential to extend the internship during the school year and/or the following summer, subject to business needs. 


The Alternative Investments Intern will contribute to the ongoing work of the hedge fund, private equity, real estate, risk, legal, and operations teams. 

During his / her time, the Intern will work directly with each member of the ZAAM operations team. The internship will cover various operational workflows and functions for all ZAAM Asset classes.


You will learn high-level functional roles related to Asset Management processes and procedures, Alternative Asset systems, application functions, automation, and workflow improvement.


Other Development Opportunities:


  • Networking
  • Career Growth


Basic Qualifications:

  • Actively pursuing a Bachelors degree
  • Trainee / Intern no experience required
  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelors program and will be enrolled in the fall of 2022
  • Be legally eligible to work in the U.S. indefinitely   


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum cumulative current grade point average of 3.0 (current could mean last semester GPA)
  • Actively pursuing a Bachelors degree in Economics, Engineering,  Computer Science, Business or related fields
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Familiarity with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Previous experience in a corporate setting


A future with Zurich

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.


As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet 


Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission. 


Location(s): AM - New York

Remote Working: No

Schedule: Full Time


Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-MD1 

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