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Data Analytics Senior Internship (summer 2022)


Zurich is currently looking for a Data Science Senior Intern to join the Data & Analytics Team to work out of our North American headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois.


Zurich’s Data & Analytics team derives insights from a wide range of proprietary and external aggregated data to identify future risks and inform strategic decision-making. Our methods provide a deeper and broader analysis of catastrophic damage and hard-to-predict events — those of low frequency but high severity. Proactive solutions can also help organizations reduce their total cost of risk and create more effective strategies. 


Zurich’s Data & Analytics team makes a real difference to how Zurich and Zurich’s customers manage risk.  The Data & Analytics team uses their insurance expertise, data and advanced analytics to solve real business problems.


As a Data Science Intern, you will:

Work with a project team to solve business problems. Examples of what we do include building models to improve claim efficiencies & outcomes, assess risk profiles for underwriting, provide customer analytics & insights to support customer engagement efforts, analyze property building data for Risk Engineering, & other analytical projects for a wide range of insurance products. 


  • Interns will be placed on projects that deliver business value for one of our business units and/or shared service units.  The project phases include scoping, exploratory analysis, model/tool development, & deployment. 
  • Interns will develop business problem solving skills & deepen their programming skills including the use of Python, R, and SQL.  Additional skills that interns will develop include presentation, communication, & collaboration skills.
  • Interns will have the opportunity to engage with key project stakeholders, learn about other functional areas within the organization including Claims & Underwriting, & build their insurance & Data Science skillset through various training opportunities during the course of the internship program. 


We have a collaborative and inquisitive environment where you can apply educational knowledge to create insights to impact change for current business problems while gaining mentorship and hands-on training from experienced data scientists.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in Master’s program and will be enrolled in the fall of 2022
  • Possess undergraduate degree from an accredited educational institution

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a Master’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, or other relevant STEM degree.
  • Demonstrated project experience including the use of statistical techniques such as regression, generalized linear modeling (GLM), econometrics, machine learning, decision trees, clustering, neural networks, and/or natural language processing
  • Ability to work with raw data sets, including exploring & transforming the data into a useable format to derive insights
  • Experience with programming and data tools such as R, Python, SQL, Spark, Github, etc.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; experience summarizing and presenting information in a way that provides clarity and interest
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently in support of project and team goals


Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve.


Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world.


Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.


EOE Disability / Vets


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. 


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 - Schaumburg

Remote Working: No

Schedule: Full Time


Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-MD1 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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