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Are you resilient, patient, empathetic, diplomatic and persuasive? Are you data-driven or enjoy communicating numbers-heavy material?

Imagine a career:

  • Where you deliver meaningful solutions for major organizations and improve the lives of their employees
  • With the opportunity to work with some of the smartest people in professional services
  • That teaches you new technical skills for a better understanding of business

Opportunities Await You

Mercer offers many exciting and fruitful internship and entry-level positions as actuarial and HR consulting analysts.

We are looking for those who are passionate about making a difference in the health, wealth and careers of thousands of people. If you’re a problem solver, team player, strong communicator and keen observer, we encourage you to explore opportunities at Mercer.

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Get A Better Understanding of the Roles:

Internship:

Jumpstart your career by engaging with industry experts on innovative projects. You will have the experience of a full-time analyst role and gain valuable insights into the world of professional services. Mercer offers internships in Employee Health & Benefits, Government Human Services Consulting, Retirement Consulting, Talent Consulting and Mercer Marketplace. All majors are welcome to apply.

Actuarial Analyst: 

After completing at least one exam, begin your career working with the leading Human Capital Consulting Firm as an entry-level actuarial analyst. Early in their careers, actuarial analysts will have a high level of responsibility with exposure to clients. You will work closely with senior consultants to design, finance, price, and administer client companies’ health and welfare programs.

Mercer supports its actuaries through our Actuarial Study Program. We provide support through paid study and exam time, monetary reimbursement for materials and tests, and internal guidance and study resources. Candidates with valid receipts may be reimbursed for study materials and exam fees after their official start date at Mercer.

Consulting Analyst: 

As a consulting analyst, you will help collect, analyze and interpret data for client reports. You’ll also write and structure client communications, including proposals, reports, spreadsheets and presentations. With a solid practical and analytical foundation of the industry, you will strengthen your future career path.

Employee Health & Benefits analysts work with employer health plans. Mercer Marketplace analysts handle exchange products and build out customized services. Talent analysts have a dual understanding of finance and human behavior. Investment analysts work on accounting and math-based projects.

Associate:

 As an associate, you will interpret and draw meaningful conclusions from research and analysis on industry and organization-specific issues. You will evaluate clients’ strategic business objectives and their implications for rewards, leadership, organization performance and other HR policies.

Associates are targeted to students graduating from an MBA or master’s program in the current academic year. Candidates should have three to five years of relevant business experience. Currently, we offer Summer Associate and full-time Associate positions with our Talent business.

What to Expect from a Career at Mercer

At Mercer, you will make an impact doing meaningful work. We have mentorship programs and care about our employees and their career trajectory.

We highly value diversity and work to foster understanding, inclusion and innovation in the workplace. Business Resource Groups (BRGs) are made up of colleagues with a common identity who receive recognition and support by the company. Members gain professional development and leadership opportunities that also help Mercer achieve its strategic business imperatives.

Volunteering and caring for our communities is also a chief component of our workplace culture. Find out about the many ways that Mercer colleagues give back, from our global Mercer Cares program to the paid day off Mercer gives to each colleague every year for volunteering.

Learn more about our Mercer BRGs.  

Internships

Are you set to graduate in the next academic year? If so, jumpstart your career at Mercer through our Summer Internship Program!

Mercer offers paid summer internships in offices across the US within the Government Human Services, Health & Benefits, Investments, Mercer Marketplace, Retirement, and Talent areas of the business. Program highlights include:

  • A meaningful 10-12 week paid internship during which you will experience life as an analyst
  • A mentor to provide support and guidance 
  • Formal training opportunities
  • Most importantly, fun! You’ll network with new friends through our many business and social events
  • Possible eligibility for a housing bonus (if you’re working more than 50 miles from your permanent home)

Please contact us at college.recruiting@mercer.com for more information on all internship programs.

To be eligible for consideration in our internship programs, candidates must be authorized to work in the US. Please note that at this time, the company does not intend to offer this program under OPT or CPT or to sponsor work visas with respect to these positions.

Mercer is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V

Career Paths

Imagine what your career could look like at Mercer.

 

The Recruitment Process

  1. Meet us: Not sure where to find us? Check out our campus map or ask someone at your career center. We encourage you to attend our events, meet our people, and gain a better understanding of what it is like to work at Mercer.
  2. Job Search: Search for open positions on our website and at your career center.
  3. Apply: Submit your application in line with campus recruiting policies. Your school may require you to submit an application through your career center in addition to our website, especially if we are hosting interviews at your school.
  4. Resume Review: Once we receive your application, we’ll review your resume and qualifications. If they match up to the position’s requirements, we’ll invite you to an interview.
  5. Interview: If you’re selected for an interview, we’ll set up time for a one-on-one interview on campus or via HireVue, which is similar to Skype. If you are selected to proceed past the first interview, you’ll have three to five one-on-one behavioral interviews.
  6. Offer: We will call to let you know if you are receiving an offer, followed by a confirmation email. Decision deadlines vary depending on the time of year and your school’s recruiting policy.
  7. Stay in Touch: If you accept our offer, you’ll hear from us from time to time before your start date. If you have questions, you can contact your campus recruiter anytime.

If you’re applying for an internship in our Talent line of business, you may also be asked to take tests that incorporate case studies and quantitative analysis.

For tips on interviewing, check out 5 Steps to Crushing the Interview and watch this video on how to ensure a successful video interview.

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