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Sample cover letter for Internship position at Symetra Financial


Actuarial Intern

Dear Symetra Financial Recruiting Team,

As a motivated and passionate junior student at the University of Missouri Columbia, I love to take the

next step into the business world. I love mathematics and economics and I always enjoy discovering on

how I can apply my mathematics skill in Social and Business area and that’s why and how I find actuarial

career where you apply mathematics and statistics on social-business problems. I have passed P/1 with

the intention of taking exams FM and MFE this spring 2015. I also have gained valuable professional

experience through my internships with Julius Baer Bank in Singapore and Prudential Life Assurance,

Indonesia. I worked on special project regarding to Lapse Movement summary analysis and monthly

IBNR report in Valuation and Business Actuary team in Prudential Life Assurance and Designed Option

Products Sales material In Julius Baer Bank.

In addition to my experience related to core knowledge about actuarial science, I also love to explore,

learn about new things and get out from my comfort zone. I used to be very shy and not talkative as a

person when I was in high school. During the college, I am as an international student involve in a lot of

Group activity and volunteer. As an example, I Joined Alternative Spring Break 2013 to Pilsen-Chicago

where I was one of the Internationals students among other 10 students. Besides that, in term of

learning I have been using Coursera (one of Massive Open Online Courses) to explore a lot of other

discipline like Social Psychology, Behavioral Economics, Gamification, and Game and learning. I love to

explore new things and socialize with people now which can give more diversity on Symetra Financial

Actuarial Team perspective.

In closing, I would like to discuss my background with you in person and have enclosed a resume for

your review. . I look forward to

learning more about the position and discussing my qualifications in an interview. Thank you very much

for your consideration.


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