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Actuarial Intern, Summer 2023

At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.

Internship candidates can expect a full-time onsite internship program, running from June 5, 2023 to August 11, 2023.

Carefully selected from universities across the country, our interns bring distinctive ideas and perspectives to our organization. Our employees are passionate about building our emerging talent and future leaders. In addition to their day-to-day tasks, interns participate in professional development workshops, senior leadership Q&A's, volunteer initiatives, networking/social events, and more!

Actuarial Internship

As an actuarial intern, you will work alongside your manager, mentors, and team to complete tasks critical for Northwestern Mutual's success. We are here to help you both identify and continue to develop your future career goals and passions.

Actuarial interns work under the direction of a credentialed actuary in any one of the following roles:

  • Life, Long Term Care, Disability Income, or Annuity Pricing
  • Risk Experience Analytics
  • Corporate Modeling
  • Valuation
  • Corporate Financial Planning

Interns will utilize their skills to research problems, analyze data, and present their findings. Study hours are incorporated into the workday. In addition, actuarial interns have opportunities to learn about the different products the company offers and to network with actuaries in senior leadership positions both within the actuarial department and throughout the company.  

Bring Your Best! What this role needs. Minimum qualifications

  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science or related field from an accredited college or university
  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Employer immigration sponsorship is not available for this role
  • Working knowledge of Excel or similar office tools

Preferred skills and proficiencies

  • Successful completion of an SOA exam preferred
  • Previous actuarial internship and/or relevant project experience preferred
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving ability
  • High degree of self-motivation, passion, and a drive to learn
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities

Next steps

We encourage you to apply! Once your application is reviewed, if selected to move forward, a member of the team will reach out regarding next steps of our recruiting process.

Who we are

Northwestern Mutual has been helping families and businesses achieve financial security for over 160 years through a distinctive planning approach that integrates risk management with wealth accumulation, preservation, and distribution. With more than $290 billion in assets, $30 billion in revenues and more than $1.9 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force, Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to more than 4.6 million clients. People are the power behind Northwestern Mutual, and diversity makes us better. We are committed to reflecting and serving the marketplace. We do so by attracting and improving the engagement of those who bring their outstanding perspectives, ideas, and beliefs. At Northwestern Mutual, people matter. And you’ll be working for a company that’s consistently voted among the “most admired” in the nation. We invite you to explore your career interests with us.


Grow your career with a best-in-class company that puts our client’s interests at the center of all we do. Get started now!

W e are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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We’re excited about the potential people bring to Northwestern Mutual. You can grow your career here while enjoying first-class perks, benefits, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.