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Willis Towers Watson

Retirement Consulting Internship (Winter, Summer or Fall 2022)

In your application, please indicate your preference for a 4-month term amongst Summer 2022 (May-Aug), Winter 2022 (Jan-Apr) or Fall 2022 (Sep-Dec). Thank you!


Create your future. Join our Retirement consulting team in providing expertise in retirement and investment consulting to support global organizations in optimizing the effectiveness of their employee retirement. Whether a client has a defined benefit pension or a defined contribution plan, we work with them to determine the right approach to designing, funding, investing, communicating, governing and employee management that fits their specific goals. You will also learn about all the services that Willis Towers Watson offers their clients and how they complement and enhance our retirement consulting practice.

Explore an opportunity. Gain direct exposure to real client assignments which will draw on your imagination and creativity as well as your ability to analyze data, solve problems, develop solutions, and share your brilliant results. In this role, you’ll experience a balance of expanding your technical and industry knowledge and developing your problem solving and communications skills, while benefiting from working in a close-knit and supportive team environment.

Accepted applicants will be eligible for a comprehensive actuarial exam study program, including paid study hours and exam coaching to assist in attaining an accredited actuarial designation.

Love your work. You will partner with consultants to provide technical actuarial and consulting support on projects like:
 
  • Designing, funding, pricing, and the implementation and management of retirement programs
  • Competitive benchmarking analysis of benefit plan designs
  • Corporate restructuring and capital enhancement initiatives (demutualization, securitization, mergers & acquisitions)
  • Forecasting and carrying out investment studies
  • Performing asset/liability modelling
  • Performing annual pension (qualified and nonqualified) and post-retirement medical valuations for a variety of clients
  • Assisting with completion of plan reporting and filing requirements
  • Performing plan administrative tasks such as completing benefit calculations, reviewing plan documents and SPDs, and producing benefit statements
  • Preparing and assistance with the delivery of client presentations and communications

About you

  • Progress towards a Bachelors or Master’s degree in actuarial science, mathematics, statistics, finance or any other major with significant quantitative course work with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 (3rd year preferred; 2nd year considered with other relevant internship experience)
  • Successful completion of one or more actuarial exams highly preferred
  • Work experience that demonstrates strong technical and/or client service skills
  • Passion for solving problems and sharing solutions to exceed the standards of the client
  • Ability to be a self-starter and work independently, but also cooperatively in a close team environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer
Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability. Equal Employment Opportunity: Know your rights.
 
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