Actuarial student opportunities

In our Actuarial team, you’ll assist EY clients across Australia and New Zealand make informed decisions, quantify risks, gain data- driven insights and improve their performance while you build your career.


What is Actuarial?

As part of the team, you’ll play a significant role in assisting EY clients across Australia and New Zealand make informed decisions in a transformative age, quantify risks, gain data- driven insights and improve their performance.

Using your critical thinking and analytical skills, you’ll help work on a wide range of projects and be an active contributor to multi-disciplinary teams. Working in a dynamic environment, you’ll help deliver pragmatic commercial strategic and quantitative solutions to EY  clients to help build a better working world.


What could you be doing?

  •  Work on a variety of EY clients from small business to multinational corporations, get to know their business and how they work
  •  Liaise with clients to obtain information and analyse the data to provide valuable insights to their business
  •  Work collaboratively with a high achieving team to help clients manage regulatory change, technology driven turbulence and increasing consumer expectations
  •  Work across a diverse range of projects, including
    • Insurance
    • Wealth and asset management 
    • Superannuation funds 
    • Business transformation
    • Capital and risk management
    • Pricing, product innovation
    • Liability valuation
    • Appointed Actuary work
    • Transaction support for insurers and superannuation funds

What will you bring to the team?

  • A critical thinker with a passion for working across a range of projects including policy and strategic advice, capital and risk management, pricing, liability valuation and Appointed Actuary work
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Collaborate effectively in a team environment and enjoy working with dynamic, multi-disciplinary teams
  • Resilient and curious to learn and apply new skills in an ever-changing business world
  • Build trusted relationships both internally across the organisation and externally with clients
  • Qualifications

    We are open to applicants from any and all degrees.

    Common degrees/majors include but are not limited to:

    • Actuarial
    • Engineering/Statistics/Econometrics
    • Data analytics/Business Analytics
    • IT/ Information Systems/Business Information Systems
    • Commerce/Business
    • Accounting/Finance
    • Law

    This is a guide only and for more information, you are encouraged to speak to an EY representative at an upcoming event.

  • Where could you be working?

    Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra. Flexible working solutions also available.

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Your career journey in Actuarial

As a graduate, you’ll be part of our 12-month graduate development program that has been developed for graduates in all service lines, and is focused on connection, learning and celebration.

The program will provide you with the opportunity to network with your peers from other service lines and geographies. Running in parallel to your technical learning, you will develop leadership skills to become a successful graduate, and as you grow as a transformative leader.

As a vacationer, after our company induction, you’ll start developing an understanding of how our Actuarial teams work and will be ready to work alongside teams on real client projects. You’ll meet other new vacationers from your office.

Your buddy and your counsellor will help you learn your way around the organisation, set your goals and plan your development while you’re here. You'll be well looked after with ongoing learning throughout the Vacationer Program with sessions facilitated by our Learning and Development team, Campus Recruitment team and service line specific training. The Vacationer Program is a great way to gain valuable audit experience, skills and networks to start building your career.

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