Actuarial Scientist/ Risk Analyst Intern

Fairfax, VA
Feb 13, 2017
Sep 25, 2017
Full Time
Dewberry is seeking an intern(s) for an Actuarial Scientist / Risk Analyst. This position will mostly focus on data analytics, statistical analysis, loss modeling and other technical analyses in support of the National Flood Insurance Program and/or other related projects in our Fairfax, VA office. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to join a team of professionals while working in a multidisciplinary consulting and engineering firm.  The position offers great potential for professional growth and continuation into full-time employment upon graduation. Typical responsibilities are to work on water resources projects for federal, state and local clients.

Technical responsibilities include:

Statistical analysis
    Problem definition, data collection, data cleaning, present findings;Regression analysis and probability modeling;Time series analysis;Propensity score analysis;Capture and analyze data;Create and manipulate databases;
Data Analytics
    Data mining/machine learning;Data visualizationEconometrics
Checking for technical accuracy of project deliverables and associated reports;Coordinating with the project team, project managers, clients, local communities, and other contractors to compile all data necessary to produce the most up-to-date product Required Skills:

In process of attaining Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science or related field having completed 3rd year (Junior) of studies.0 to 3 years of experience in the Actuarial Science field (preferably with insurance experience).Conceptual knowledge of applied statistical methods, economics construction and evaluation of actuarial models.Strong MS Excel and MS Access skills to leverage various data sourcesStrong verbal and written communication skills.Desired Skills:

    Recent graduate or pursuing Bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science with plan to pursue Society of Actuaries (SOA) professional exam certificationGeographic Information Systems experience with the ESRI platform (ArcGIS).Knowledge of the National Flood Insurance Program is preferredInnovation, enthusiasm, and creativity - ability to develop new ideas and to chart a pathAbility to effectively juggle multiple tasks concurrently
*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor new applicants for work authorization.


*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.



Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report.  These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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