Actuarial Assistant - Bridgewater, NJ or Whippany, NJ

Met Life



Job Location: United States : New Jersey : Bridgewater

Alternate Job Location: United States : New Jersey : Whippany

This is not an actual job opening. Applicants for this posting will be contacted by the Actuarial Development Program (ADP) if/when a suitable position in the ADP becomes available.

Role Value Proposition:

MetLifes US Actuarial Development Program (ADP) focuses on developing future leaders of MetLife who will create innovative business solutions based on actuarial principles and contribute to the success of the company. As part of the professional development process, participants (known as actuarial students) are expected to rotate to new actuarial assignments approximately every two years within core areas of MetLifes businesses. Work experience gained will enable participants to become well-rounded actuaries and knowledgeable in several areas of actuarial practice. Such areas of practice may include product development, pricing, valuation, actuarial modeling, risk management, asset liability management, finance, investments, underwriting, emerging actuarial issues, technology, data analysis and auditing.

Key Responsibilities:

Participants will be responsible for calculations, data analysis, and risk evaluations that are actuarial in nature. Participants will also be responsible for initiating, organizing, and coordinating data and making recommendations to team members based on their research. Participants will also prepare for and take challenging actuarial exams administered through the Society of Actuaries (SOA) and work towards becoming qualified as Fellows of the SOA (FSA designation). The Actuarial Development program will provide study days and other support to participants to help them pass their actuarial exams. As a student in the ADP, participants are expected to balance their work responsibilities with their actuarial studies.

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in actuarial science, mathematics, statistics, or a related field

  • GPA of 3.3 or higher.

  • Passed exam P. Additional passed exams may be required based on the particular position being filled.

  • Prior experience may be required based on the particular position being filled.

  • Committed to completing the Society of Actuaries' educational requirements to attain the FSA designation. This can be illustrated through passed exams, work experience, affiliation with actuarial organizations and clubs, and analytical degrees.

  • Strong leadership skills.

  • Strong computer/technical skills knowledge of programming languages a plus.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Business Category

Actuarial Development Program


At MetLife, were leading the global transformation of an industry weve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, were dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.

MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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Requisition #: 111951

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