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Actuarial Assistant, Actuarial Development Program

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Date Posted: Nov 20, 2022

Location(s): New York, NY, US, 10166 St.Louis, MO, US, 11330 Whippany, NJ, US, 7981 Bridgewater, NJ, US, 8807

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition:
MetLife’s US Actuarial Development Program (ADP) focuses on developing future leaders of MetLife who will createinnovative business solutions based on actuarial principles and contribute to the success of the company. As part of theprofessional development process, participants (known as “actuarial students”) are expected to rotate to new actuarialassignments approximately every two years within core areas of MetLife’s businesses. Work experience gained will enableparticipants to become well-rounded actuaries and knowledgeable in several areas of actuarial practice. Such areas of practicemay include product development, pricing, valuation, actuarial modeling, risk management, asset liability management,finance, investments, underwriting, emerging actuarial issues, technology, data analysis and auditing. 
The Actuarial Development program will provide study days and other support to participants to help them pass their actuarial exams.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for calculations, data analysis, and risk evaluations that are actuarial in nature.
  • Responsible for initiating, organizing, and coordinating data and making recommendations to team members based ontheir research.
  • Prepare for and take challenging actuarial exams administered through the Society of Actuaries (SOA) and worktowards becoming qualified as Fellows of the SOA (FSA designation).
  • 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.
  • Committed to completing the Society of Actuaries' educational requirements to attain the FSA designation. This can beillustrated through passed exams, work experience, affiliation with actuarial organizations and clubs, and analyticaldegrees.
  • Strong leadership experience.
  • Strong computer/technical skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.



  • Knowledge of programming languages a plus.


Business Category
Actuarial Development Program


Number of Openings




At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse inperspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.



MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.


We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked #46 on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine’s 2021 list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies.”      


MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.


The wage range for applicants for this position is $62,000 - $82,600. This role is also eligible for annual short-term incentive compensation. MetLife offers a comprehensive benefits program, including healthcare benefits, life insurance, retirement benefits, parental leave, legal plan services and paid time off. All incentives and benefits are subject to the applicable plan terms.


We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife.  For further information about how to request a reasonable accommodation, please click on the Disability Accommodations link below.


MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to 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.


Nearest Major Market: New York City