Mathematicians and statisticians research mathematical or statistical theories, and develop and apply mathematical or statistical techniques for solving problems in such fields as science, engineering, business and social science. Actuaries apply mathematics, statistics, probability and risk theory to assess potential financial impacts of future events. Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries are employed by universities, governments, bank and trust companies, insurance companies, pension benefit consulting firms, professional associations, and science and engineering consulting firms. N.O.C. Occupation Description
Find more detailed information about being an Actuary, what they do, typical duties and responsibilities and more in the links.
National Occupational Classification - an overview of the occupation in Canada
O*NET Online -detailed occupational information (U.S.)
A Day in the Life of an Actuary- The Princeton Review
Be An Actuary -from The Society of Actuaries and the Casualty Actuarial Society
Actuarial Science Overview- Sloan Career Cornerstone Center
Actuary.com- a leading source of actuarial career information
Interview: Actuarial Associate - from StudyinCanada.com
University of Manitoba
Labour Market Information
Labour market information informs users of supply and demand for specific occupations and sectors. It includes such things as salary and job outlook information. These resources support informed career decision making and job search efforts.
Working in Canada - labour market information (salary, job outlook)
Student members of professional associations may access events, directories, job postings, and labour market information. This is a great way to learn and network.
Directories, Industry Associations, and Sector Councils
This resources provide industry news, labour market information and a list of potential employers. Remember, there are usually multiple industries worth exploring.
Canadian Company Directory: Finance & Insurance - from Government of Canada
Links to Sites
Information for Foreign-Trained Actuaries- Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials
Updated: July 10, 2017