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GHSC Actuarial Intern - Atlanta - College Program 2019

Location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Company: Mercer

Job ID R_037214-en
  • Do you want your internship to be with a global leader in health, wealth and career consulting?
  • Are you seeking to learn and grow professionally and personally this summer?

If you answered “Yes” to those two questions – read on to learn more!

WHO WE ARE

Mercer is a global consulting leader in health, wealth and career.  We help clients worldwide from small businesses to Fortune 1000 companies advance the health, wealth and performance of their most vital asset – their people.

THE POSITION: Government Healthcare Actuarial Intern

Mercer’s Government Human Services Consulting (GHSC) practice focuses on the unique and challenging needs of the public health care sector, providing a wide array of consulting services to local, state, and federal government agencies across the country. GHSC specializes in assisting government-sponsored health care programs in becoming more efficient purchasers of health services and with navigating the evolving landscape of public health care from a regulatory, operational and implementation perspective. To accomplish these challenging and exciting tasks, GHSC brings together a team of over 250 highly skilled and dedicated consultants, clinicians, actuaries, analysts, and pharmacists across four offices in Phoenix, Minneapolis, Atlanta and Washington DC to ensure a coordinated approach to the administrative, operational, actuarial, and financial components of public-sponsored health care programs.

To learn more about Mercer’s GHSC practice, please visit www.mercer-government.mercer.com.

WHAT’S IT IN FOR YOU?

  • Work on multifaceted projects to gain a better understanding of health care delivery systems, specifically government-sponsored health and welfare programs, such as Medicaid and Medicare

  • Allows you to use your natural skills and learn new ones
  • Provides you the opportunity to work with some of the smartest people in the industry
  • Grow your career by partnering with a supervisor that has similar clients, projects and/or career objectives
  • Have opportunities to participate in Mercer Cares, our community outreach and volunteerism initiative

WHAT WE VALUE

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to function well in a team environment
  • Creative problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment

WHAT A TYPICAL DAY LOOKS LIKE

  • Apply actuarial methods and assumptions in health care rate development

  • Complete comprehensive analysis of health care data using spreadsheet and database management software

  • Assist in the development of client communications, proposals, reports, spreadsheets, and presentations

  • Work in fast-paced, challenging and dynamic consulting environment with colleagues across all organizational levels

GHSC ACTUARIAL INTERN REQUIREMENTS

  • Progress towards a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science, math, statistics, economics, or other related field
  • Status as a currently enrolled student; candidates should have an expected graduation date in the Fall of 2019 or Spring of 2020
  • Record of top academic achievement (minimum preferred GPA: 3.0 / 4.0)
  • A commitment to achieving a Society of Actuaries (SOA) designation
  • Legal work authorization in the U.S. on a permanent and ongoing basis without the need for sponsorship now or in the future

WHAT’S NEXT?

We will review application submissions on a rolling basis.  You will be contacted only if you are selected for a first round interview. The first round interview will consist of an on-demand digital video interview through the Hirevue platform.

COMPANY PROFILE

Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations meet the health, wealth and career needs of a changing workforce. Mercer’s more than 22,000 employees are based in 43 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With more than 60,000 colleagues and annual revenue over $13 billion, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Marsh, which advises individual and commercial clients of all sizes on insurance broking and innovative risk management solutions; Guy Carpenter, which develops advanced risk, reinsurance and capital strategies that help clients grow profitably and pursue emerging opportunities; and Oliver Wyman, which serves as a critical strategic, economic and brand advisor to private sector and governmental clients. For more information, please visit us at: http://careers.mmc.com/ and for a glimpse into our culture check out our profile on the Muse.  Follow Mercer on Twitter @lifeatmercer.

Mercer LLC and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC).

Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. For more information about our company, please visit us at: http://www.mmc.com/. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at: www.mmc.com/diversity. Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.

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