Working with Prudential as an Actuarial Student means becoming part of a brand with a global reputation, a remarkable history and exciting plans for the future. If you're inspired to join us, and if you have the necessary qualities, then this could be the opportunity you've been looking for. At Prudential we're absolutely focused on getting the best outcomes for customers. Ours is one of the most profitable and trusted names in life and pensions, and we lead the market in a number of pension products. Across the world, we look after £635 billion in savings and investments for 24 million customers (as at June 2017).This Placement is open to you if you are an undergraduate, in the penultimate year of your mathematical (or similarly statistical/mathematical science) degree course. We may also consider recent graduates and students at the end of their second year of study who are interested in an Actuarial career.You will gain valuable actuarial work experience from this 15 month placement, managing tasks to a similar standard to our graduate trainees. This means you'll gain excellent experience in the role of actuarial trainee, from producing and reporting quarterly financial results to establishing and running actuarial modelling systems.You'll also receive training in specialist actuarial computer programmes. You will spend the full placement in one team, and be given clear responsibilities for the delivery of analytical tasks to a high standard. To be successful for the placement you should hold:Good communication skillsStrong numerical and analytical skillsSome previous work experience is an advantage, experience of dealing with people/customers - this doesn't have to be within Financial ServicesTrack record of being a fast learnerAnalytical skills and ability to draw conclusionsCompetent spreadsheet skillsGood Team player and self-motivatedAbility to plan workPeople who work at Prudential agree that ours is a great place to work with a brilliant team spirit. It's also an innovative, high-performing commercial environment that's totally focused on customers. And in a fast-changing world, you'll join an organisation that's leading the way in helping customers achieve their long-term financial goals.At Prudential we work hard to create an environment that enables everyone to flourish and we actively encourage diversity across the business