Government Human Services Consulting Actuarial Summer Intern - College - Phoenix, Arizona, United States, 85002



* Do you want your internship to be with a global leader in health, wealth and career consulting?
* Are you seeking to learn and grow professionally and personally this summer?

If you answered "Yes" to those two questions - read on to learn more!


Mercer is a global consulting leader in health, wealth and career. We help clients worldwide from small businesses to Fortune 1000 companies advance the health, wealth and performance of their most vital asset - their people.

THE POSITION: Government Healthcare Actuarial Intern

Mercer's Government Human Services Consulting (GHSC) practice focuses on the unique and challenging needs of the public health care sector, providing a wide array of consulting services to local, state, and federal government agencies across the country. GHSC specializes in assisting government-sponsored health care programs in becoming more efficient purchasers of health services and with navigating the evolving landscape of public health care from a regulatory, operational and implementation perspective.

To accomplish these challenging and exciting tasks, GHSC brings together a team of over 250 highly skilled and dedicated consultants, clinicians, actuaries, analysts, and pharmacists across four offices in Phoenix, Minneapolis, Atlanta and Washington DC to ensure a coordinated approach to the administrative, operational, actuarial, and financial components of public-sponsored health care programs.

To learn more about Mercer's GHSC practice, please visit .


* Work on multifaceted projects to gain a better understanding of health care delivery systems, specifically government-sponsored health and welfare programs, such as Medicaid and Medicare
* Allows you to use your natural skills and learn new ones
* Provides you the opportunity to work with some of the smartest people in the industry
* Grow your career by partnering with a supervisor that has similar clients, projects and/or career objectives
* Have opportunities to participate in Mercer Cares, our community outreach and volunteerism initiative


* Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
* Excellent analytical and quantitative skills
* Effective communication skills
* Ability to function well in a team environment
* Creative problem-solving abilities
* Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment


* Apply actuarial methods and assumptions in health care rate development
* Complete comprehensive analysis of health care data using spreadsheet and database management software
* Assist in the development of client communications, proposals, reports, spreadsheets, and presentations
* Work in fast-paced, challenging and dynamic consulting environment with colleagues across all organizational levels


* Progress towards a bachelor's degree in actuarial science, math, statistics, economics, or other related field
* Status as a currently enrolled student; candidates should have an expected graduation date in the Fall of 2019 or Spring of 2020
* Record of top academic achievement (minimum preferred GPA: 3.0 / 4.0)
* A commitment to achieving a Society of Actuaries (SOA) designation
* Legal work authorization in the U.S. on a permanent and ongoing basis without the need for sponsorship now or in the future


We will review application submissions on a rolling basis. You will be contacted only if you are selected for a first round interview. The first round interview will consist of an on-demand digital video interview through the Hirevue platform.


Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations meet the health, wealth and career needs of a changing workforce. Mercer's more than 22,000 employees are based in 43 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With more than 60,000 colleagues and annual revenue over $13 billion, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Marsh, which advises individual and commercial clients of all sizes on insurance broking and innovative risk management solutions; Guy Carpenter, which develops advanced risk, reinsurance and capital strategies that help clients grow profitably and pursue emerging opportunities; and Oliver Wyman, which serves as a critical strategic, economic and brand advisor to private sector and governmental clients. For more information, please visit us at: and for a glimpse into our culture check out our profile on the Muse. Follow Mercer on

Mercer LLC and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC).

Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. For more information about our company, please visit us at: We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at:

Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.

Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.