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Old 10-11-2002, 01:02 AM
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Default How is the market for entry-level actuaries?

I have been thinking about studying for the exams in May and I would love some insight on the job market for actuaries before I do so. I recently graduated with a BA in math and a BS in Comp Sci.

How difficult is it to get my foot in the door if I have one exam? What about two exams? Does any employer hire applicants without any exam or internship?

There are some complaints about the enormous amount of time needed to pass the exams. But how does everyone feel about the work itself? Is it a typical 40 hour week or a more grueling workload as you progress toward fellowship?

Thank you in advance for your comments or advice. Any recruiter or seasoned professionals, your comments would be most appreciated.
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The market is tight but w/ 2 exams you should have no trouble. I think things are different in Canada.
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