Aegon Asset Management Actuarial Internship (Summer 2022) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Job FamilyAdministrative Services
Job Description SummaryTransamerica's actuarial internship program is a growing and evolving program that provides college students the opportunity to gain true business experience in a hands-on working environment. Annually, the Actuarial Development Program (ADP) employs around 35 actuarial interns. This is a temporary position of approximately 12 weeks duration, typically starting in late May.Job Description
Typical assignments in the Actuarial function include introduction to the business, product development, financial reporting, and risk management. Projects may include:
Compile data for experience analyses and prepare related reports
Assessing current and new product designs for feasibility in the marketplace
Translating product specifications into valuation assumptions for new products
Pricing of new and existing product designs to ensure that Division profit goals are met
Assisting in statutory, GAAP, and tax valuation and other miscellaneous reserving requirements
Assist with quarterly ALM risk profiles, investment income budget, regulatory reserve adequacy testing and determination, and other actuarial valuation
Building and running computer asset/liability models using actuarial modeling software
Conversion of existing actuarial systems to new platforms
Automate processes by writing programs or macros
We are looking for Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors enrolled as full-time students, ideally majoring in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, or Statistics. Most interns will have already passed least one SOA exam by the time of their internship. Candidates must not require sponsorship for employment now or in the future. Desired skills include:
Strong mathematical skills, analytical skills, initiative and attention to detail.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Desire to work in a team environment.
Knowledge of MS Excel or other spreadsheet applications.
Knowledge of at least one computer programming language and/or Visual Basic.
Knowledge of R, Python, or similar database applications.
Familiarity with MS Access or other database applications is preferred.
Previous or current leadership experience is preferred.
Must be eligible to work in the US & not require sponsorship for Visa Employment Status.
- Office Environment
This job description is not a contract of employment nor for any specific job responsibilities. The Company may change, add to, remove, or revoke the terms of this job description at its discretion. Managers may assign other duties and responsibilities as needed. In the event an employee or applicant requests or requires an accommodation in order to perform job functions, the applicable HR Business Partner should be contacted to evaluate the accommodation request.
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Transamerica is a part of AEGON, an international life insurance, pension, and asset management company. The AEGON companies employ approximately 28,000 people and have a strong presence in more than 20 countries across the globe. For more information, visit www.transamerica.com.