Employer: National Life Group
Internship, Capital Forecasting Intern – National Life Group – USAThe National Life Group Internship Program was developed to provide real workplace learning and growth opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. Over the years the program has provided students with the opportunity to engage in career-relevant work at National Life Group in preparation for full time employment. This is a temporary position.This internship assignment is for the Risk and Capital Forecasting team within the Financial Management Group.Vermont: National Life Group is located in Montpelier, Vermont (130 miles (210 km) south of Montreal and 290 km (180 miles) north of Boston). Montpelier is the Capital of the state of Vermont and is centrally located to many ski resorts, biking and hiking trails. National Life group is 45 minutes south of Burlington (the largest city in Vermont) a college-town located on the eastern shore of Lake Champlain.Responsibilities:Projects may include:Participate in the continued development of the company’s long-term capital forecasting model, including updating for actuals, making improvement to existing model logic, integrating with existing source data systems, preparing long-term forecasts, and preparing materials for presentation to the management team.Prepare monthly investment/capital impact reports and distribute findings to relevant parties.Review proposed regulatory changes and quantify impact on the company’s capital position.Review existing procedure and methodologies documentation and update as needed. Qualifications:At the time of internship, enrolled as full-time students majoring in Computational Finance, Financial Statistics, Finance, Actuarial Science or Mathematics (or similar programs).Strong mathematical skills, analytical skills, initiative and attention to detail.Strong written and oral communication skills.Advanced knowledge of MS Excel or other spreadsheet applications.Knowledge of at least one computer programming language and/or Visual Basic is beneficial.Familiarity with MS Access, SQL or other database applications is preferred. About National Life GroupNational Life Group is a diversified family of financial service companies that offer a comprehensive portfolio of life insurance, annuity and investment products to help individuals, families and businesses pursue their financial goals. The Group is made up of its flagship company, National Life Insurance Company, founded in Montpelier, Vermont in 1848; Life Insurance Company of the Southwest, founded in 1955, Addison, Texas, and Sentinel Investments and Equity Services, Inc., all based in Montpelier.