Intern, Actuary (Summer 2019)

  • TriNet Group, Inc
  • New York, USA
  • May 08, 2019
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TriNet is a leading provider of comprehensive human resources solutions for small to midsize businesses (SMBs). We enhance business productivity by enabling our clients to outsource their HR function to one strategic partner and allowing them to focus on operating and growing their core businesses. Our full-service HR solutions include features such as payroll processing, human capital consulting, employment law compliance and employee benefits, including health insurance, retirement plans and workers’ compensation insurance.

TriNet has a nationwide presence and an experienced executive team. Our stock is publicly traded on the NYSE under the ticker symbol TNET. If you’re passionate about innovation and making an impact on the large SMB market, come join us as we power our clients’ business success with extraordinary HR.


The Actuarial Intern(s) at TriNet will assist the Actuarial Team in achieving the financial goals of TriNet and its Insurance Services Department. Interns will utilize their technical and problem-solving capabilities to assist in claims projections, competitive pricing and ad hoc assignments. 


  • Medical, dental and vision IBNR Reserve estimation and analysis with a high degree of accuracy and predictability.
  • Assist Actuarial team in development and timely updates to in-house actuarial tools. 
  • Assist Actuarial team in development and update of actuarial database to improve productivity and efficiency. 
  • Use Actuarial statistics to perform analysis on pricing, claims and financial performance to determine competitiveness and pricing recommendations.
  • Assist Actuarial team with ad hoc assignments.
  • Intern may be required to present their work to senior management.



  • Junior or senior undergrad or graduate students with a declared major in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Economics, Finance or other quantitative subjects preferred
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA in core major classes 


  • Previous relevant internship/work experience preferred
    • Academic leadership or extra-curricular activity involvement preferred
  • 1 Exam required, 2+ Exams preferred

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Strong attention to detail
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with strong Microsoft Excel skills required
  • Experience with Microsoft Access and statistical packages such as SAS preferred
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate with employees at all levels of the organization
    • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills
    • A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace
    • Ability to adapt to a fast paced continually changing business and work environment while managing multiple priorities
    • Prior Experience with small group medical helpful but not required

Please Note: TriNet reserves the right to change or modify job duties and assignments at any time. The above job description is not all encompassing. Position functions and qualifications may vary depending on business necessity.

TriNet is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants based on race, religion, color, disability, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), age, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics. Any applicant with a mental or physical disability who requires an accommodation during the application process should contact a company manager, a company officer or a TriNet HR representative to request such an accommodation.

Experience level of the applicant we want

College / Sixth form