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Old 11-01-2018, 12:07 PM
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IMO while it's not necessarily the best place to start your career at EL (varies for individual people and companies) interning at a smaller company is probably the better choice. Large companies with established intern programs can sometimes struggle with giving their interns anything meaningful to do, or properly expose them to the daily life of an actuary. Interning at small company with only a handful of actuaries will likely be much better experience in terms of landing a full time job, and it will give you a better idea if you really want to actually be an Actuary.
I think I read a similar post from you on r/actuary
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true, but nowadays at large companies (primarily in life/P&C insurance), EL hiring has stopped. Many companies hire EL exclusively from their intern pool. Giving up an internship at a large company to a small company may make EL recruiting difficult if you want to transition into a large company.
A valid point. I've heard of at least one huge company doing this, but I don't know if it's totally ubiquitous.
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Which are the out of the large companies?
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Which are the out of the large companies?
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I think the question might have been which large companies have stopped EL hiring. I wondered about that myself, although I really don't care, since I'm at the other end of my working lifetime.
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