Property & Casualty Actuarial Intern
Performed data mining and manipulation on large amounts of insurance data. Projects involved determining catastrophe thresholds by state to improve forecasts, use of Mean Excess plots in forecasting, and the designation and removal of large losses/extreme events. Project work led to department wide changes in forecasting procedures.
- Lead Intern on five projects, assumed responsibilities of project manager in such cases. Promoted to project manager after 2 internships.
- Created presentation materials and reports & delivered oral presentations to corporate and senior staff during each internship. Also gave high level SAS trainings to other interns.
- Worked full-time for 3 summers, part time 5 semesters.
- Heavy emphasis on higher level predictive modeling work & how project results affect company growth. Daily use of SAS, SQL, Excel, Access, and Powerpoint to perform statistical analysis & prepare presentations to explain results.