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Actuarial Specialist: Post-Graduate Program

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

What's the role?

As a member of the Post-Graduate Program, you will work under the direction of a credentialed actuary and engage in meaningful work to further our strategic initiatives. Program participants will utilize their skills to research problems, analyze data, and present their findings. The use of sound actuarial principles, completion of projects in a timely manner, and efficient use of resources and appropriate communication are expected.

Along with engaging work, you will have multiple development opportunities. These include connecting with actuaries at all levels across the company, on-the-job training, study hours, and engaging with the multiple Employee Resource Groups. Northwestern Mutual wants you to make the most of your experience to jump-start your actuarial career.

Bring your best! What this role needs:

  • Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Finance, or related major
  • Strong analytical and communication skills, and evidence of a strong work ethic
  • Successful completion of an SOA exam
  • A working knowledge of Excel or similar office tools is recommended

The Actuarial Specialist Post-Graduate Program runs for approximately eight months (October - May). There is potential to convert to full-time employee status pending work performance and business need.


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.