Actuarial Summer Intern Review

by Hymans Robertson


  • Skills
  • Responsibilities
  • Support & Guidance
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • Worked on pension matters such a funding updates, transfer values and factor work along side other consulting tasks


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Yes, this internship was great for developing my analytical skills, my excel skills and communication skills

  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 5/5


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Yes, I had a lot of responsibility. The tasks I was given were actually used in the running of the company and had effects on the clients. I was not doing meaningless work

  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 5/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • I had a buddy and a people manager who were able to give me a great deal of support. They were brilliant at explaining anything that I did not understand or that I needed extra help with. They also provided check ins to make sure I was coping ok with everything

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 5/5


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • The culture at Hymans is fantastic. Everyone gets treated equally regardless of position. They also have frequent social events to ensure people are keeping social and are building strong relationships

  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I have loved every minute of my internship

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 5/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at Hymans Robertson
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Hymans Robertson to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Hymans Robertson
  • To learn as much as possible before applying and when in the role to get involved with as much work as possible. Don't be afraid to ask questions

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Internship (1 Month+)



August 2023

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