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Summer Actuarial Internship Program

The actuarial internship program at Great-West Financial offers participants a unique and meaningful experience in the insurance industry. Great-West Financial actuarial interns gain valuable industry experience along with the opportunity to enjoy Colorado in the summertime.

Actuarial interns at Great-West Financial participate in meaningful projects that have a direct impact on the company. Participants work with senior leaders and executives, interact with other interns during group projects and social activities, and gain knowledge and experience to enhance their careers.

An actuarial internship at Great-West Financial offers eligible participants many rewards: a competitive salary; prearranged, fully subsidized furnished housing and relocation benefits for out-of-state interns; exam raises, and exam fee reimbursement.

Read testimonials from previous interns describing their Great-West Financial experience.

Download our Summer Actuarial Internship Program brochure.

Summer Actuarial Internship FAQ’s

What kind of actuarial candidate is Great-West looking for?
Does Great-West Financial pay relocation costs for actuarial interns?
What salary could an actuarial intern expect at Great-West Financial?
What type of work does an actuarial intern typically perform?
When should potential actuarial interns apply?
What if Great-West Financial doesn’t recruit at my school?

What kind of actuarial candidate is Great-West Financial looking for?

A 3.25 minimum GPA is required. Candidates with an actuarial science, mathematics, statistics, or financial background are preferred. Great-West Financial may consider actuarial interns for its full-time actuarial student program at the conclusion of their internship.

Does Great-West Financial pay relocation costs for actuarial interns?

Great-West reimburses reasonable relocation costs for out-of-state participants.

What salary could an actuarial intern expect at Great-West Financial?

Intern salaries are competitive in the actuarial marketplace and are based on the individual’s past experience, expected year of graduation, and number of actuarial exams passed. Interns may be eligible for salary increases when they pass actuarial exams during the internship.

What type of work does an actuarial intern typically perform?

Actuarial interns are placed in one of Great-West Financial’s departments, which could include Individual Markets, Asset Liability Management, 401(k), Investments, or Valuations. Interns work in close contact with other actuaries and are directly supervised by a senior actuarial student, FSA, or department manager. Interns may be assigned one or several projects for the summer and are expected to give a final presentation of their work at the conclusion of their internship. Interns may also be asked to work together on non-department-specific projects. Standard work weeks generally consist of 36 hours worked from Monday through Friday, with core business hours from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Interns may arrange specific schedules in accordance with the department’s needs.

When should potential actuarial interns apply?

All applicants should submit their resumes no later than November 1st.

What if Great-West Financial doesn’t recruit at my school?

Great-West Financial accepts resumes from students attending any university or college. Check our Job Openings link.