Actuarial Executive Development Program at Cigna
About the Organization
Cigna is a global health care insurance provider having presence in over 30 countries. The objective of Cigna is to help people improve their health, well being and sense of security. Cigna offers a wide range of health care and related products and services. With these unique products and services, over 30000 experienced professionals try to satisfy more than 70 million customers across the globe.
About Internship Program
If you wish to have an actuarial career in health insurance industry, then Cigna is a best option for you. By being an intern at Cigna, you become part of one of the top health insurance providers in the world. You get great and diverse opportunities for education and career growth. In addition to this, you get numerous opportunities for personal growth as well. You can attend the Actuarial Executive Development Program (AEDP) full time program or summer internship program based on your convenience and requirements.
To qualify for Actuarial Executive Development Program at Cigna summer internship, you need to be currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree and should have strong mathematical background (mathematics, actuarial science, economics, statistics, business or engineering majors is preferred). A GPA score of 3.2 or above is necessary (though 3.4 or better is preferred). You should have strong oral and written communication skills. You should demonstrate excellent analytical skills and leadership qualities. You should be highly interested in actuarial career. Previous work experience in the related field through internship is preferred.
To qualify for AEDP full time program, you should be an undergraduate or graduate degree holder with mathematics, actuarial science, economics, statistics, business or engineering major with a GPA score of 3.2 or above( 3.4 or above is preferred). You should be currently pursuing FSA (Fellow of the Society of Actuaries); completion of the Course 1/P or more preferred. You should have previous work experience through internships, co-ops or full time employment. You need to have excellent analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills. You should have strong oral and written communication skills. You should be committed to develop your business and actuarial skills and eager to go through ongoing training and development programs. You should be hardworking, dedicated and desirous to become a successful actuary.
Interns who attend Actuarial Executive Development Program at Cigna get multiple and diverse opportunities for their personal and professional growth. Interns would participate in challenging project assignments and you would be part of any of major project task such as financial planning, pricing, product development, reserving etc. You will get chance to interact with different stakeholders including customers, experienced actuaries, and even senior managers. Both summer internship an full time programs are major sources of identifying and budding future actuaries of the organization. Thus, you will be rewarded based on your performance mostly with full time positions within the organization.
Cigna also provides continuous learning environment. Cigna motivates interns who are determined to attain FSA by supporting and rewarding. You will get proper coaching and mentoring from current FSAs and flexible work schedule with 80-140 hours of on the job study time is offered. You get paid time offs for taking exams and reimbursement for travel costs to exams and study materials. Even tuition for review courses, test fees and seminars are paid by Cigna for interns.