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Summer Internship- Underwriting Analytics Intern

Internship, Underwriting Analytics Intern - National Life Group - USA

What you’ll be working on:
  • Assist with underwriting Research and Development initiatives by providing actionable, data driven insights to decision makers
  • Help improve the technical framework for a systematic retro-study tool, to assess protective value of new pieces of underwriting evidence
  • Analyze data from our automated underwriting engine to help inform rule changes, prevent fraud, and improve straight through processing rate
  • Assist with various predictive modeling projects such as risk classification, clean-sheeting detection, early claim forecasting, and smoker non-disclosure
  • Enhance existing data visualizations by partnering with consumers to understand opportunities for improvement and enhancement
  • Provide ad hoc reporting and analysis to various leaders within operations
  • Support the development of our analytics community through collaboration with other analysts and education of our customers at all levels of the organization on metrics, dashboards and tools.
  • Partner with both the Business and IT to support and drive towards a culture of data and analytics
What we are looking for:
  • Studying in a quantitative field such as Data Science, Economics, Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Finance, or Statistics
  • Analytical aptitude is essential, mathematical and statistical knowledge/experience helpful
  • Possess a customer service attitude and demonstrates effective communication at all levels of the organization
  • Experience with Tableau, Python, or R preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and possesses the ability to reconcile reporting by explaining relevant variable and their respective impact on the reporting
  • Thirst for learning new things quickly, enjoy challenges and is a demonstrated self-starter
  • Naturally inquisitive and willing to independently seek out knowledge, ask relevant questions and clearly formulate and articulate opinions
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Highlights of the 2020 National Life Group Program:
  • Lunch-and-Learn Series—6 business classes delivered by company leaders including:
  • DISC – Understanding Work Styles
  • Business Etiquette
  • Generation Diversity
  • Formal orientation and onboarding
  • Intern Reception and Outing
  • Scholarship Award to Outstanding Intern of the year
  • Cross-Departmental Group project focused on an enterprise-wide solution