Displaying 21 of 21 results

  1. Search Results

  2. Morning Monkeys, For one reason or another, I've been seeing quite a few references regarding the potential benefits and downsides to being an actuary. And, unsurprisingly, there seems to be a bit of confusion as to the nature and progression of thos ...

    52 comments6 Oct 2016 -

  3. Hi, I'm brand new to WallStreetOasis and newly considering a career switch into finance. If I have posted this in the wrong spot, or if it's inappropriate to post a solicitation for career advice here, I apologize- please let me know. I would ve ...

    29 comments21 Mar 2017 -

  4. Hello all I am somewhat confused between which one is better to pursue and how you get there. Corp Dev What I get from this is that I will prolly have to go to a BB 2 year analyst program and quit and move to some F30 company (Cardinal Health) Actuary Do ...

    21 comments21 Mar 2011 -

  5. Wrote a lot of stuff and a lot of questions but this is one of the hardest decisions i've ever had to make. If anyone can answer any of these questions of give any insight I would appreciate it very much. Objective: To pick the job that is going to p ...

    18 comments10 May 2011 -

  6. I have just turned 23 and graduated last year from a Russell Group university in the UK with a 1st class honours in actuarial science, having also previously done a 12 month placement as an Actuary. I only decided in my final year that I wanted to break i ...

    10 comments26 Nov 2017 -

  7. Hi everyone, I'm graduating this semester from a bachelor of science in actuarial mathematics and I really want to do a Master in financial engineering but I don't think i have any chance to get accepted in the program since it's highly com ...

    14 comments27 Jan 2011 -

  8. I am really glad to announce that I was lucky enough to get accepted to Univ of Iowa, Georgia State Univ, and Univ of Nebraska for MS Actuarial Science program. (+ Pending: Univ of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, Univ of Connecticut-Storrs) Now I have to make ...

    11 comments8 Nov 2016 -

  9. Career Change HELP!!

    Investment Banking

    I am a junior at a non-target majoring in Math with a previous career goal of becoming an actuary and working as an actuarial consultant after graduation at PwC, Towers Watson, or Deloitte. Since my freshman year I have held 2 insurance internships (one a ...

    9 comments16 Mar 2010 -

  10. Target School to Actuary

    Job Search Advice

    I am entering my junior year at a school that some would consider a target school (top 12 usnewsandworld) I need some career advice/suggestions. I took classes from a state university and my credits transferred so I can very probably graduate this year (a ...

    7 comments31 Aug 2010 -

  11. Hi all, I have an offer for an entry level actuary job in Investment consulting. However, my end goal is to work at a hedge fund as a senior analyst/ portfolio manager. With this actuary role, I can become a fellow and also pass my CFA exams alongside. Th ...

    3 comments25 Mar 2016 -

  12. I'm in an economics honours program (minoring in math) and I'm considering switching over to actuarial science. I'm not 100% dead set on becoming an actuary at the moment (perhaps looking more toward becoming a quant or in a different path ...

    3 comments15 Jun 2015 -

  13. Choosing from 3 programs: 1 MS in States at Baruch, 2 MS in Applied Statistics and Decision Making at Fordham, (a kinda new program http://www.bnet.fordham.edu/academics/ms_programs/...) and Finally 3 Mathematical risk Management at Georgia State. The pro ...

    3 comments3 Apr 2014 -

  14. I have just graduated with a Finance & Business Econ Degree. I will be going to a non target for a Masters in Business Analytics. I would like to become a certified actuary, and I need advice. ...

    3 comments3 Jun 2013 -

  15. Actuary to Equity Research?

    New User Introductions

    Hi, everyone, I graduated from college 3 years ago. I've been working as an actuarial consultant in the healthcare industry since then. I have recently started considering switching to equity research (healthcare sector). I am hoping to get some inpu ...

    3 comments22 Feb 2013 -

  16. Actuary to M&A

    Investment Banking

    Needed some advice: I currently work as an actuarial associate at a large consultancy and have been offered a job in M&A at a BB. Have some level of exposure to IB as I worked in markets prior to working as an actuary- so know about the lifestyle etc. ...

    3 comments20 Oct 2012 -

  17. FoF vs ALM

    Job Search Advice

    I have a research associate offer with a HF FoF and an actuarial offer in the Asset Liability Management group of a big life insurance firm. Which offer is better if I want to get into hedge funds, MBA, or MFE. Also the ALM offer is $14,000 higher. Which ...

    2 comments9 May 2011 -

  18. Zero to Hero

    Job Search Advice

    Hi Guys, how are you doing. I am about to embark the recruitment cycle for Asset Management roles and am not sure what the prospects will be. My background is in Actuarial Science (BSc 1st) and Computer Science (Oxbridge MSc). I have been working in a no ...

    1 comment29 Mar 2019 -

  19. Hi, I recently got an interview with AIG for their Summer Internship Program at their Super Day at Woodland Hills and I was wondering if anyone could give me an idea of what to expect or what they're looking for in an intern. AIG actuary internship S ...

    1 comment8 Mar 2018 -

  20. I'm going to be a fully accredited actuary early next year. I'm paid well as an actuary and have a very cushy job. However, working with annuity cf projections is becoming very dull for me, there's very little to learn beyond what i already ...

    1 comment8 Sep 2015 -

  21. Hello! I just finished my freshman year and I stumbled upon this site after searching for finance intern info. I took a look around the site and really liked what it had to offer in terms of information and networking. I recently had a change of mind and ...

    7 Mar 2016 -

  22. Transition help!!!

    Job Search Advice

    I was wondering what area would make for a good transition into the finance for for someone who's been working as an actuary on the P&C side for three years? It would be cool if I eventually landed a gig in private equity or a equity research rol ...

    24 Jun 2010 -