There are a number of internship opportunities in the actuarial field. Most are only for students who will be entering their junior or senior year.
Listed below are the opportunities that are currently known. If you discover others, please contact Dr. Mark Mills to have them added to this list.
Unless otherwise specified, the company link should take you to a web page that discusses internships at that company.
- AEGON (Cedar Rapids, IA) (Internships are usually posted in early September.) Contact Brenna Miller about availability.
- Allstate (Northbrook, IL)
- American Family Insurance (Madison, WI)
- Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Illinois(Chicago, IL) (Internships are usually posted in early fall.) Contact actuary Jennifer Galka about availability.
- Christopher Gross Consulting (Minneapolis, MN) (Internships are usually filled in mid- to late-fall.) Contact Cara (Brammer) Heffling (Central math grad) about availability.
- CIGNA (Hartford, CT and Philadelphia, PA)
- Continental Western Group (Multiple locations)
- Country Financial (Bloomington, IL) (Internships are usually posted in October.)
- Delta Dental of Iowa (Ankeny, IA) Contact Heather Hughes in Delta Dental HR about availability.
- EMC Insurance Company (Des Moines, IA) (Internships are usually posted in early-January.)
- Equitrust Insurance Company (West Des Moines, IA) Talk to Dr. Mills about availability.
- Farm Bureau Financial Services (FBFS) (West Des Moines, IA) Contact Sara Deich in FBFS HR about availability.
- Farmers Insurance Group (Des Moines, IA and Los Angeles, CA)
- GEICO (Multiple locations)
- Great West Casualty Company (South Sioux City, NE) (Choose the “Open Jobs” link on the left. Internships are usually posted in late-January.) Contact DeeAnn Zimmerman in Great West HR about availability.
- Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company (Grinnell, IA) Talk to Dr. Mills about availability.
- Jackson National (Lansing, MI) (Application date is in early fall)
- Liberty Mutual (Boston, MA)
- Mutual of Omaha (Omaha, NE)
- Nationwide (Des Monies, IA and others) (This includes Allied Insurance.)
- New York Life (New York City, NY)
- Physicians Mutual (Omaha, NE) Contact actuary Tara Warren (Central math grad) about availability.
- The Principal Financial Group (Des Moines, IA)
- Progressive (Multiple locations) Choose the”Search Jobs” button and then look for actuarial jobs.
- Prudential (Multiple locations) Choose “Summer Actuarial Internships” in menu on right.
- State Farm (Bloomington, IL)
- Travelers (Multiple locations)
- Unum (Chattanooga, TN)
- Van Iwaarden Associates (Minneapolis, MN) Contact actuary Jim Van Iwaarden about availability.
- Wellmark (Des Moines, IA) Contact Karen Malloy in Wellmark HR about availability.
- Westfield Insurance (Westfield Center, OH)
One additional resource in this area is the Society of Actuaries (SOA) listing of possible internships and jobs.