Ask an Actuary:
We've asked actuaries to describe the path that led them to an actuarial career and their typical work day. They also gave their advice for you as you are exploring the actuarial career. For this installment, we featured four actuaries from Florida Blue, a health insurance company based in Florida: Lauren Bahun (front row left) - Actuarial Analyst, Matthew Feryus, ASA (front row right) - Senior Actuarial Analyst, Kevin Jansen, FSA, MAAA (back row right) - Managing Actuary, Andrew France, FSA, MAAA (back row left) - Actuarial Director.
Find out their advice for you as you are "exploring the actuarial career."
In The News:
CareerCast has released its list of the 12 best jobs for women in 2014.
Enjoy math? Like a challenge? Love solving problems?
If so, you have what it takes to be an actuary, a well-paid professional who uses math skills to solve business and social problems.
The International Association of Black Actuaries Foundation (IABA Foundation) Actuarial Boot Camp is an intensive 4-day workshop geared toward preparing young actuarial students for the interview process.
Included in this issue: Reinsurance Demystified, No Summer Internship? No sweat, The Mentor: Five Avenues, CAS Hosts Students at the Ratemaking and Product Management Seminar, Actuarial Foundation Update and much more.
Those skilled in mathematics and statistical analysis can find rewarding opportunities as an actuary. The career is challenging, and becoming an actuary requires passing a series of exams.
A joint newsletter of the Society of Actuaries/Casualty Actuarial Society.
Even more news, insight, and actuarial content.
If you've thoroughly exhausted BeAnActuary.org and you're looking for more details about the life of an actuary, then: 1. you've found your calling and 2. check out the web sites of the Casualty Actuarial Society and Society of Actuaries.