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Allianz welcomes students for Summer Internship Scheme

Press release   •   Jul 18, 2019 09:30 BST

Summer Interns 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.

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.”

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.

The Allianz Group is one of the world's leading insurers and asset managers with more than 92 million retail and corporate customers. 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 around 673 billion euros on behalf of its insurance customers. Furthermore our asset managers PIMCO and Allianz Global Investors manage more than 1.4 trillion euros of third-party assets. Thanks to our systematic integration of ecological and social criteria in our business processes and investment decisions, we hold the leading position for insurers in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In 2018, over 142,000 employees in more than 80 countries achieved total revenues of 131 billion euros and an operating profit of 11.5 billion euros for the group.

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

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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.

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