New job at Wawanesa Insurance (via |

Actuarial Intern

January 19 2019
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Actuarial Services, Actuarial, Statistics, Economy
Winnipeg, MB

Wawanesa Insurance is a policyholder owned mutual insurance company that offers employees great stability and opportunity for growth.

We are currently looking for dedicated, driven, and enthusiastic individuals who thrive in an environment that welcomes change and are looking for an opportunity for diverse experience, advancement on a growing team.


Wawanesa Insurance is currently hiring Actuarial Interns to assist on a variety of challenging and impactful actuarial projects within our Property & Casualty Actuarial Group. The internship will provide an opportunity to gain experience in some key actuarial functions such as: pricing, valuation, modelling, stress testing, risk management, data analytics and oversight of reinsurance programs.

If you love a challenge and are open to learning in a dynamic and growing organization that allows for exposure to a variety of core actuarial functions, consider this opportunity! The internship terms will begin in May 2019 and last for a period of four months.


  • Develop and implement a solution for a current business challenge
  • Research and design approaches to data analysis and organization
  • Work closely with other Actuaries to improve existing and new actuarial models
  • Attend and participate in Actuarial meetings
  • Present the final work product to the Actuarial Group and key business leaders
  • Document completed work for ongoing use by Actuarial staff


  • Second or third year of study, majoring with the Actuarial focus within studies in either Commerce or Science degree
  • Ability to apply knowledge of actuarial science, mathematics, probability, statistics, principles of finance and business to problems in insurance
  • Ability to translate problem solving methods and ideas to various computer languages efficiently and effectively
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong written communication skills with the ability to express ideas clearly
  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent assignments in a timely manner
  • Strong attention to detail with an eye for accuracy
  • Works efficiently and cooperatively in a team environment

Wawanesa is a proud partner of many Co-op and non-Co-op programs across Canada, providing our students with a respectful, challenging, and rewarding work environment. As the students are immersed into our collaborative and enjoyable workplace and teams, they will learn and develop the skills and practices that will enable them to excel in their industry and their careers.

Our employees are provided with highly competitive compensation packages (salaries, generous vacation allowance, leave top up, goal achievement plan, premium free benefits and a pension plan). Wawanesa provides a stable and rewarding environment for its employees in today’s challenging markets.

If you are interested in this exciting, challenging position with Wawanesa, please submit your Cover Letter, Resume and Transcript by clicking Apply On-line today!

Apply now!