See where your talents fit.
New York Life’s a great place to do good.
For over 170 years, keeping our promises and doing the right thing have made New York Life a company that your friends, neighbors, and the world's largest financial institutions turn to for insurance and investment solutions.
Our core principles of financial strength, integrity, and humanity have never changed because we know they ensure our future success. So does hiring the right people.
Our team comes from a wide range of backgrounds, and we all bring our skills, drive, and heart to everything we do. We work hard, and we're rewarded with opportunities for career advancement, personal growth, and the chance to make a difference in the lives of the people who count on us. It's more than a great place to work; it's a great place to build a career, and more important, a great place to do good.
Read on for a summary of career opportunities by job category, followed by a link to current listings.
Find your role.
Becoming a career actuary means being a problem-solver, creative-thinker, and builder of ideas. At New York Life, actuaries impact everything from product design, pricing, and strategic planning to ultimately our financial results. They help drive business decisions and keep the company focused on the future. If you are ambitious, talented, and interested in working for a company that has over 170 years of actuarial experience, you’ve come to the right place.
The Actuarial Development Program offers an exciting opportunity for students who are looking to get the skills, support, and experience they need to launch their careers. Our program emphasizes hands-on experience through challenging job rotations, significant exam support, mentorship, networking opportunities, and exposure to real-world business challenges.
Explore current Actuarial positions.
Administrative and Office Management.
Office managers and administrative professionals keep our teams and our processes running at optimal levels. They are needed across the organization and have opportunities to grow and develop in their roles, or move beyond them.
Explore current Administrative and Office Management positions.
New York Life’s customer service employees strive to deliver exceptional service to our customers and business partners. We are looking for customer-focused and engaged professionals who are dedicated to and guided by a commitment to service excellence.
Explore current Customer Service positions.
Finance and Accounting.
Finance and accounting professionals impact practically every aspect of our operations. If you’re a financial professional who enjoys seeking solutions when faced with a challenge, you should consider a role with one of our business areas, which include our corporate, insurance, and investments areas. We offer support for those seeking their chartered financial analyst (CFA) and certified public accountant (CPA) designations.
Explore current Finance and Accounting positions.
Want to have a leg up in the job market? New York Life's “Enterprise Finance Summer Intern Program” provides soon-to-be college grads with the skills, experience, and confidence you need to jump start your financial services career. Read on for more details on how you can apply to our summer internship program.
Human Resources professionals focus on our people—to attract, retain, and engage employees at all levels. They also partner with business leaders to guide them through organizational changes and to manage initiatives, such as promotions, compensation planning, performance management, employee engagement, talent management, and succession planning, recruiting, on-boarding, benefits enrollment, and employee relations.
Explore current Human Resources positions.
Investment professionals at New York Life are involved with an array of products for both individual and institutional investors, including a full range of retirement products and mutual funds. In addition, they manage the investment of a majority of the company's general account, which consists primarily of assets that support our insurance and annuity products. Opportunities include the marketing, financial management, service, and technology infrastructures that support these products and services.
Explore current Investment positions.
Leadership and Management.
Our success lies within our people; we don’t sell a tangible product, we sell a promise. Leadership and management are critical to our success. We believe that leading others is not only a core competency of our managers but is also the mark of a great company. Our leaders combine subject matter expertise with a clear focus on developing those around them, including themselves.
Explore current Leadership and Management positions.
Marketing, Communications, and Sales Support.
Sales and marketing professionals support the distribution of our products through multiple channels, ensuring our customers have an exceptional point-of-purchase experience. If you’re a creative person who is interested in supporting the business by engaging employees and sales agents with the information they need to meet their goals, we’d like to talk to you. Roles include employee communications, advertising, public relations, brand development, and creative services.
Explore current Marketing, Communications, and Sales Support positions.
Office of Governmental Affairs.
Having good relationships with both state and federal legislators is important since the insurance business is highly regulated. The Office of Governmental Affairs manages these relationships with the regulatory community and oversees the New York Life Political Action Committee and Grassroots program.
Explore current Office of Governmental Affairs positions.
Office of the General Counsel.
The company operates in a very complex legal and regulatory environment, which is why this area is so vital to our success. Our attorneys provide legal services for all business areas, provide advice and guidance to the company’s business units and profit centers, and oversee subsidiary legal operations.
Here’s a sample of roles you may find in this area:
- Commerce and intellectual property
- Corporate governance
Explore current Office of the General Counsel positions.
Product management professionals work in many areas of the company, from life insurance products, annuities, and long-term care insurance to investment products for both institutions and individuals. A career in product management begins with a deep understanding of customer needs and behaviors, as well as a keen awareness of how the products we offer help our customers build financial freedom and protect those they care about most.
Explore current Product Management positions.
With approximately 12,000 sales agents, New York Life has one of the best-trained and well-respected sales forces in our industry. If you are entrepreneurial and want to make an impact in your community, explore what it takes to become a New York Life agent.
Explore current Sales positions.
We offer technology professionals the whiteboard freedom of a startup — along with opportunity to pursue ideas with the support and resources of a Fortune 100 leader. Why? Because we know that to maintain our industry leadership, we need to give visionary talent the freedom to drive real progress.
Learn about the opportunity to Go Big in technology with us.
University Students and Recent Graduates.
Making the transition from student to professional is exciting. If you're looking for a company where you can develop core professional skills, identify your strengths through hands-on experience, and make a difference in your community, take a look at our opportunities.
Explore current University and Recent Graduate positions.