Internship and Project - ACS 680

This course gives the student the opportunity to gain practical experience in their field of interest. The student selects one topic from a set of actuarial applications such as life insurance, pension funding, annuities, etc. Depending on the topic chosen, the student is then assigned to a firm that is willing to host him/her for a period of one semester during which he/she will be working on a relevant project. The course is concluded by a written report presented by the student explaining the project’s objectives, the analytical methodology used, the analysis, and the results obtained. (All in line with the Actuarial Control Cycle: define the problem, highlight external factors, set assumptions, build model, and assess and monitor adequacy of model). This course covers FAP modules 1-8 of the SOA.