The latest Future Focus blog post written by Catherine Erdelyi, a student at Northeastern University and a winner of the 2015 CAS Trust Scholarship, gives examples of various ways you can get involved on campus that will help prepare you for a career as a property and casualty actuary.
How to Get Involved on Campus – The Actuarial Way
By: Catherine Erdelyi
I didn’t dream about becoming an actuary when I was growing up. I didn’t research it as I was applying to colleges. I didn’t even plan on it when I started college. However, once I discovered the career a year into college, I decided that it was the path I wanted to pursue. Learning that my school didn’t have an actuarial science program seemed to pose a challenge at first, but I learned that by getting involved in on-campus activities, I was able to gain experience and skills that would identify me as a well-rounded candidate and make me marketable to an actuarial employer.
Here are a few ideas of activities that I have found to be beneficial in preparing for an actuarial career…
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