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Deadline

28 Feb 2016

  • Job Type: Internship
  • Profession: Actuaries, Management Consultancy
  • Duration: 8-12 weeks
  • Start Date: July/August 2016
  • Location: Edinburgh and Glasgow
  • UCAS Points: Actuarial Summer Internship
  • Disciplines Recruited From: Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Science, Statistics and other discipline provided candidates meet the minimum Maths A-Level criteria.
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Application Details: Penultimate year students only

If you’re serious about pursuing an actuarial consulting career then our award winning Summer Internship programme could be just the opportunity for you.

Ask yourself the following questions before deciding whether to apply:

  1. Are you a keen analytical problem solver?
  2. Do you have outstanding communication skills and aspirations for working in a client consultancy?
  3. Do you thrive on working in a team, under pressure to meet deadlines?
  4. Do you share our core values; partnering, friendly, straightforward and confident?
  5. Would you be committed to studing for the Institute of Faculty and Actuaries qualification, if you secured a place on our 2017 Trainee Consultant programme?

We’re looking for around 15 interns in their penultimate year of university studies to join our programme for 8-12 weeks in July / August 2016.

You’ll get hands-on, varied experience in one of our busy client-facing teams, working with consultants at all levels of their careers. You’ll also carry out a business focused project and present your findings to us.

As a summer intern you are likely to be:

  • Researching, writing and presenting an individual project.
  • Liaising with people in the business to gather information on the firm and an actuarial consultant career path.
  • Using your analytical skills to analyse complex data.
  • Applying mathematical knowledge to solve often complex and challenging problems.
  • Learning to use sophisticated modelling to help support the advice we give to our clients
  • Presenting the results of your calculations and modelling in an engaging and compelling way

As well as getting a detailed insight into consulting work, you’ll receive great support for a truly authentic career experience.

About you…

You’ll be in your penultimate year of university study, working towards at least a 2.1 honours degree and meet or exceed the following criteria:

  • GCSE English at Grade A, or Higher Grade B, or equivalent.
  • Maths A level at minimum Grade B, or Higher Grade A, or equivalent.

We’ll be assessing you on your skills, experience and potential in the following areas throughout the selection process:

  • Job motivation and career choice.
  • Problem solving.
  • Adaptability and flexibility.
  • Planning and organising.
  • Communication.
  • Working with others.
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