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Actuary Career Exploration & Exam Tips for Students / Transamerica Summer Speaker Program

Monday, August 31, 2020

The Campus Relations Team at Transamerica launched the Summer Speaker Series in May as a result of COVID-19 and the cancellation of internships due to the pandemic. Each week we have been engaging with various business leaders on topics such as future industry landscapes,  career pathing, personal finance, current research, and skill development. The session continues next week with our actuary and risk team for a two part event, and we wanted to share the description to pass to your students and/or peers. The purpose of this program is to provide career insight, exploration, and networking for any and all students who may be interested in learning more about the topic at hand. Part II will continue the discussion with a focus on skills and the SOA’s exams. Flier attached for full reference.


To register for the series, please visit Eventbrite. Make sure to register for both days as they will cover related but different material and build off one another. And Remember, space is limited!


Actuary/Risk - Part I: Risk, Reinsurance, and Annuities

Tuesday, July 28 @ 12 pm ET / 11 am CT

The future is uncertain and full of risk. And while taking risks can be dangerous, it can also lead to opportunity. Symeon Williams, Director of Reinsurance, and Bethany Ball, Hedging, Trading, and Derivatives Strategist, will tackle all there is to know about a career in risk and the work of an actuary. Learn about the key business players who analyze risks, the creative ways we mitigate them, and a day in the life from our experts directly.


Actuary/Risk - Part II: Training, Development, & Acing the Actuarial Exams

Thursday, July 30 @ 12 pm ET / 11 am CT

Preparing for the SOA exams is no easy task. Learn helpful tips and tricks from our actuarial directors to better navigate the SOA exams and gain insight on keeping your skills fresh and marketable within the field.