What is Actuarial –General insurance at EY?

A fast-changing world can create lots of opportunity for insurance businesses, but it also creates new risks. It’s our job to help clients identify them by asking the right questions, setting priorities and creating action plans for long-term success.
Applications to this programme are now closed. To be the first to find out about our 2020 opportunities, sign up now. 

What will you be doing?

  • Analysing data, writing reports, communicating with clients and building proposals for new business pitches
  • Working with local and global insurance and reinsurance companies
  • Using modelling and analysis techniques to understand clients’ businesses

Are you eligible to apply?

You’ll need a minimum of Level 2/GCSE (or equivalent) in English Language & Maths, three A-levels (with an A in A-level Maths), 5 Highers or equivalent, and an honours degree (in a numbers-based subject like maths, statistics, actuarial, science, physics or economics) by the time the programme starts.


Professional qualifications

with the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

Three+ years

Our graduate programme lasts two years however, EY will provide continued support and training to help graduates to qualify as actuaries, which typically takes 3-5 years in total.


Dependent on location, salaries start from £27,600 per year

What's it like?

Sam gets to work on things that are affecting businesses right now, such as new regulations that make the news. Find out about his first year on the Actuarial – General insurance graduate programme.

How's it structured?

Starting with a full induction and supported by your team throughout, you’ll soon start working with clients, analysing data and using modelling techniques to get to know
their businesses and challenges. It’s the best way to learn and before long you’ll be helping junior colleagues, stepping into a senior role and winning new business. We’ll also give you time (and a generous allowance) to study for your professional qualifications, as well as technical and software training, and opportunities to
attend many events and conferences.

Meet some of our graduates

Challenging work across industries - Rachel

As part of the Pensions & Investment team in Actuarial, Rachel works with a wide variety of FTSE 250 companies.

Changing the future of insurance - Hiren

As a member of our Actuarial – Life insurance team, Hiren gets to work with some of the largest life insurance companies, visit other countries and even influence the future of the industry.

What about the extras?

Discounted gym memberships, interest-free loans, generous, pension, plans – there are lots of perks to being a grad at EY.

Where do you want to be?

We currently offer the Actuarial - General insurance graduate programme in London.

Applications to this programme are now closed.


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