PacificSource Health Plans

  • Actuarial Intern

    Job Location US-OR-Springfield
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Hiring Pay Range
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Position Overview: The internship program is intended to provide students with projects that are challenging and educational. Assigned tasks will be similar to those performed by actuarial analysts.



    Essential Responsibilities:

    1. Employ established formulas and guidelines for timely and accurate rating of existing and prospective insurance contracts. Analyze claims, enrollment, administrative expense, required reserves, trends, and other factors needed to determine appropriate revenue requirements for corporate financial forecasting and other activities.
    2. Review requirements for and identify information needed to accurately assess various elements of risk, cost, and utilization, and its financial impact upon PacificSource.
    3. Make documented recommendations based on the analysis of information regarding methods to reduce costs.

    Supporting Responsibilities:

    1. Meet department and company performance and attendance expectations.
    2. Follow the PacificSource privacy policy and HIPAA laws and regulations concerning confidentiality and security of protected health information.
    3. Perform other duties as assigned.


    Work Experience: Related experience preferred but not required. Ideal candidate is an undergraduate or recent graduate actively pursuing an actuarial career.


    Education, Certificates, Licenses: Active pursuit or recent completion of baccalaureate degree in actuarial science, statistics, mathematics, quantitative economics, or a related field.


    Knowledge: Must possess the knowledge and assume responsibility for performing the functions of the job position.  Must perform and be responsible for the functions in a manner which promotes confidence in the person's abilities. Performs activities with extreme accuracy, with attention to details both subtle and obvious. Completes activities in a timely fashion. Verifies and documents assumptions. Justifies analysis and recommendations with sound logic and actuarial principles. Is creative and innovative in responding to challenges. Ability to apply actuarial methods and modeling techniques.



    Our Values

    • Adaptability
    •  Building Customer Loyalty
    • Building Strategic Work Relationships
    •  Building Trust
    •  Continuous Improvement
    • Contributing to Team Success
    • Planning and Organizing
    • Work Standards



    • We are committed to doing the right thing.
    • We are one team working toward a common goal.
    • We are each responsible for our customers’ experience.
    • We practice open communication at all levels of the company to foster individual, team and company growth.
    • We actively participate in efforts to improve our communities-internal and external.
    • We encourage creativity, innovation, continuous improvement, and the pursuit of excellence.



    Environment: Work inside in a general office setting with ergonomically configured equipment. Travel is required approximately 0% of the time.


    Physical Requirements: Stoop and bend. Sit and/or stand for extended periods of time while performing core job functions.  Repetitive motions to include typing, sorting and filing. Light lifting and carrying of files and business materials. Ability to read and comprehend both written and spoken English. Communicate clearly and effectively.


    Disclaimer: This job description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this position and is subject to change. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. Employment remains AT-WILL at all times.


    PacificSource is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.



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