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Actuarial work, pensions and insurance

The financial services sector offers a wide range of graduate career opportunities, which are open to graduates from a variety of degree backgrounds. 

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Click on each career below for links to publications and websites that provide further information on each career area.

Actuarial

  • Acturial Careers - career information and the latest graduate vacancies in the actuarial profession. 
  • The Actuary - magazine that provides news about the industry, a dedicated page for graduates entering the profession, and job vacancies
  • The Faculty and Institute of Actuaries (IFoA) - information on the role of an actuary and finding a job or work experience 
  • Prospects - graduate career information and vacancies
  • Student Times - a comprehensive guide to actuarial courses and careers
  • TARGETjobs - graduate career information and vacancies
 

Insurance

  • Discover Risk - website focusing on career opportunities within the insurance industry
  • Insurance Careers - career information and the latest graduate vacancies in the insurance profession. 
  • Prospects - graduate career information and vacancies
  • TARGETjobs - graduate career information and vacancies  
 

Pensions

 

Risk management

  • Discover Risk - website focusing on career opportunities within the insurance industry, with a specific page for risk management
  • The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) - careers and industry information as well as job vacancies
  • Jobs in Risk - for job vacancies
  • Prospects - graduate career information and vacancies
  • Quant Finance Jobs - vacancies in the fields of quantitative, finance, financial engineering, mathematical finance and risk management
  • TARGETjobs - graduate career information and vacancies
 

Resources covering all of the careers above

 

Careers and Employability Service

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