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Allianz welcomes students for Summer Internship Scheme

Posted: 18 July 2019
Allianz Insurance has welcomed 18 university students onto its 2019 Summer Internship Scheme.
Run in Allianz branches across the country the scheme offers students the opportunity to gain practical experience in the workplace. The nine week programme covers business areas including Actuarial, Operations, Underwriting and Finance with departments sharing their knowledge and expertise.
2019 Summer Interns

Alongside real responsibility and business insights, benefits include competitive pay and a performance assessment to consider suitability for the Allianz Graduate Scheme.

Starting in September, almost a third of the 2019 graduate scheme roles will be filled by returning interns.

Jules Harrison, graduate talent manager, Allianz Insurance, commented:

"This scheme is now in its eleventh year and we’re proud of all of our students who have taken part over the last decade.

"Summer internships are a fantastic way to gain real insights while studying; it’s not all about business benefits, they also build confidence and skills giving the students a real edge. We warmly welcome the 2019 intake and hope they enjoy their time at Allianz."

Engineering Inspection and Special Services

In prior years Engineering Inspection and Special Services were included within the GWP and COR numbers. This has been reviewed in preparation for the introduction of the new International Accounting Standard for Insurance Policies (IFRS 17) which is effective from 1st January 2021.

The GWP and COR figures shown for Q1 2019 and 2018 exclude Engineering Inspection and Special Services. The GWP and COR figures reported at Q1 2018 were inclusive of Engineering Inspection and Special Services.


The information contained in this press release relates to Allianz Insurance plc. Allianz Insurance plc is one of the largest general insurers in the UK and part of the Allianz Group.

About Allianz Holdings plc

Allianz Holdings plc is the non-regulated holding company which owns the principal insurance operations of Allianz SE in Great Britain.

About Allianz

The Allianz Group is one of the world's leading insurers and asset managers with more than 100 million* private and corporate customers in more than 70 countries. Allianz customers benefit from a broad range of personal and corporate insurance services, ranging from property, life and health insurance to assistance services to credit insurance and global business insurance. Allianz is one of the world’s largest investors, managing 790 billion euros on behalf of its insurance customers. Furthermore, our asset managers PIMCO and Allianz Global Investors manage 1.7 trillion euros of third-party assets. Thanks to our systematic integration of ecological and social criteria in our business processes and investment decisions, we are amongst the leaders in the insurance industry in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In 2020, over 150,000 employees achieved total revenues of 140 billion euros and an operating profit of 10.8 billion euros for the group.

These assessments are, as always, subject to the disclaimer provided below. 

Cautionary note regarding forward-looking statements

This document includes forward-looking statements, such as prospects or expectations, that are based on management's current views and assumptions and subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties. Actual results, performance figures, or events may differ significantly from those expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements. Deviations may arise due to changes in factors including, but not limited to, the following: (i) the general economic and competitive situation in the Allianz Group's core business and core markets, (ii) the performance of financial markets (in particular market volatility, liquidity, and credit events), (iii) the frequency and severity of insured loss events, including those resulting from natural catastrophes, and the development of loss expenses, (iv) mortality and morbidity levels and trends, (v) persistency levels, (vi) particularly in the banking business, the extent of credit defaults, (vii) interest rate levels, (viii) currency exchange rates, most notably the EUR/USD exchange rate, (ix) changes in laws and regulations, including tax regulations, (x) the impact of acquisitions including and related integration issues and reorganization measures, and (xi) the general competitive conditions that, in each individual case, apply at a local, regional, national, and/or global level. Many of these changes can be exacerbated by terrorist activities.

No duty to update

The Allianz Group assumes no obligation to update any information or forward-looking statement contained herein, save for any information we are required to disclose by law.
*Including non-consolidated entities with Allianz customers.

Amy Yorston
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