Get Hired

Get Hired is Connecticut’s largest insurance and financial services career fair for college students.  Get Hired 2015 represented the fourth annual event.  Mark your calendar: Get Hired 2016 is slated for January 5 in Hartford!

About the Event

On January 6, 2015, Get Hired gathered 24 regional, national and globally recognized insurance and financial services companies at the Hartford Marriott Downtown to meet more than 375 college students seeking opportunities in Connecticut’s IFS industry.  Students from academic institutions across Connecticut turned out to market their talents and 20 percent of attendees hailed from colleges and universities beyond Connecticut's borders.

Did you have a great experience at Get Hired 2015?  Tell us why!

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  2015 Get Hired Employers

New Features

New this year was a roundtable discussion with industry executives, representing different aspects of IFS to provide deeper insight into inner workings and new and exciting projects across the industry.  Participating companies included The Hartford Financial Services Group, Insurity, The Phoenix Companies, Inc., The Travelers Companies, Inc. and UnitedHealthcare.  CT IFS's executive director Susan Winkler moderated the discussion.  The following executives joined the conversation:

  • James Bedard - CFO-COO, Northeast Region, UnitedHealthcare
  • Nancy Fitzgibbon - VP Middle Markets Underwriting (Quality & Training), The Hartford
  • Jim Hatch - VP Product Management and Engineering, Insurity
  • Dave Shepherd - VP and Corporate Auditor, The Phoenix Companies, Inc.
  • Jen White - 2VP Human Resources - Talent Acquisition, The Travelers Companies, Inc.

The Bottom Line

Stay tuned for details on Get Hired January 2016.  If you missed this invaluable opportunity to market your talents and expand your professional network, hear from those who recently Got Hired.

"At Get Hired, I was able to introduce myself to some of Connecticut’s best employers and I landed an internship at UnitedHealthcare for the summer!"
- Rachna R.

“The Get Hired career fair is the one to attend if you want to work in the insurance or financial services industry in Connecticut!  Attending this fair will open doors to future employment options.”
- Michael T.

Thank you for registering for Get Hired. Please contact Meredith Gazdzinski at 860-728-2279 with questions.

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