Actuarial Internship
Portland, OR 
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Job Description

At The Standard, you'll join a team focused on putting our customers first.

Our continued success is driven by a high-performance culture. We're looking for people who are collaborative, accountable, creative, agile and are driven by a passion for doing what's right - across the company and in our local communities.

We offer a caring culture where you can make a real difference, every day.

Ready to reach your highest potential? Let's work together.

The Standard's remote summer 2021 internship program for future actuaries provides opportunities for students to:

  • Gain exposure to the actuarial profession and the company's culture
  • Learn about various products and actuarial functions
  • Work with actuaries from across the organization
  • Learn about actuarial practices
  • Gain insight into other operational areas including IT, Underwriting, HR, Claims, and Marketing through leader brown bag lunches and speaker series

Interns will be assigned to work in one of the actuarial teams - Employee Benefits, Retirement Plans, Individual Disability Insurance, Individual Annuities, or Corporate. Assignment may include work in:

  • Product development
  • Pricing
  • Valuation
  • Experience studies
  • Monthly and quarterly financial reporting
  • Production reporting
  • Systems testing

Interns work full time during the internship. At the end of the internship, each actuarial intern leads a presentation outlining their projects, experiences and learnings from the summer to a group of actuarial leaders from across the organization.

Interns set to graduate within a year of completing their internship will be considered for placement in the actuarial student rotation program upon graduation.


  • Preferred majors in Actuarial Science, Math, Statistics, or related field
  • Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors are welcome to apply
  • Strong analytical skills as demonstrated by previous work experience, course of study and/or actuarial exams
  • Knowledge of MS Excel, MS Access, and/or other general programming languages


  • Competitive salary
  • Up to three days of paid time off, plus paid holidays
  • Scheduled programming to network with actuaries and interns across the company. E.g.: Coffee with the CEO, careers workshop, etc.
  • Interns are provided equipment (e.g. laptop) needed to work from home and will virtually attend the company's First Day Orientation to gain a deeper understanding of the company

Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Equities, Inc. and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., marketed as The Standard, are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status or any other condition protected by federal, state or local law. The Standard offers a drug and alcohol free work environment where possession, manufacture, transfer, offer, use of or being impaired by an illegal substance while on Standard property, or in other cases which the company believes might affect operations, safety or reputation of the company is prohibited. The Standard requires a criminal background investigation, drug test, employment, education and licensing verification as a condition of employment. All employees of The Standard must be bondable.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
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