Actuarial Student 12 Month PlacementWorking at Prudential as an Actuarial Student means you will be part of a company with a global reputation and an exciting vision: in helping customers achieve their long-term financial goals. 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.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 12 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 methodical tasks to a high standard. To be successful for the placement you should hold:Good communication and interpersonal skillsStrong numerical and investigative 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 who is supportive 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 goalsAt Prudential we work hard to create an environment that enables everyone to flourish and we actively encourage diversity across the business.