Actuarial Summer Internship - 2018

Punter Southall
Posted

  • Sector: Financial Services and Investment
  • Specialism: Actuarial
  • Location: JV8
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Human Resources
  • Reference: 000204

Closing Date for Applications 1 March 2018

What we are looking for in you:

Applicants need to demonstrate all of the necessary academic achievements:

Be studying (or have studied) for a degree qualification in any discipline with an expectation to achieve a minimum 2.1

  • 136 UCAS points (new scheme), 340 UCAS points (previous scheme), or equivalent (excluding General Studies and AS Level grades) including a Grade A in A Level Mathematics or equivalent qualification.

In addition to the necessary academic achievements, we are looking for well-rounded individuals who possess and can demonstrate the following key attributes:

  • An ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team;
  • An aptitude for working with people;
  • Excellent interpersonal abilities;
  • A client focused approach;
  • Well developed communication skills, both orally and in writing, to people with diverse range of social and educational backgrounds;
  • An eagerness to take on responsibility and an ability to manage multiple demands on your time.

Internships are only available to individuals who would be available to commence employment within 12-18 months of this placement and meet the necessary criteria.

What we can offer you:

Our specifically designed training programme will help you gain an appreciation of the pensions actuarial market and assist in developing formal actuarial techniques.

The internship includes;

  • Eight week paid work experience;
  • The opportunity to work within one of our actuarial consultancy teams with an assigned mentor;
  • The specifically designed training programme covers topics related to day to day work as well as the history of pensions legislation and some mathematical actuarial techniques;
  • Regular feedback meetings to discuss and monitor progress;
  • Involvement in a series of projects within your own team and a specific summer internship programme which will involve you working as a team to achieve given objectives;
  • Systems training;
  • Opportunities to meet other members of staff and speak to Principals about their experiences.

When applying please outline clearly in your covering letter or CV your preferred office locations, your academic grades at all levels and predicted degree results. Failure to provide the mandatory information as stated in our graduate brochure may lead to your application not being reviewed.

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