The 2021 Boot Camp will provide actuary-led math instruction, negotiation skills, assessment and risk, case studies and virtual guest speakers!
GOT MATH SKILLS?
Have you thought about putting your love for math and problem-solving to work? Don’t miss 2021’s Actuarial Boot Camp, an intensive and interactive one-week program for high school students and college freshmen that will show you the ropes of the profession and prep you for an actuarial exam!
ACTUARIES are business professionals who use mathematics, statistics and financial and investment theory to study uncertain future events, analyze their financial consequences and develop programs to reduce the impact of associated risks, especially those of concern to insurance companies.
- Seeking: Self-motivated students with a passion for math and solving complex math problems. See application for eligibility requirements.
- Program Dates: July 19-23 2021 (8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily)
- Host & Location: Nassau Financial Group, One American Row, Hartford, CT
- Tuition: $250 for Connecticut residents | $500 for Out-of-State residents |
- Tuition assistance may be available.
• Sessions focused on writing skills, negotiation strategies and professional ethics
• Networking opportunities: meet actuaries working in insurance (life, property-casualty and health), finance, government, risk assessment and consulting!
• Guest speakers from companies like Aetna, The Hartford, MassMutual, Prudential, Travelers, UnitedHealthcare and Voya Financial
• Guidance on internships, employment and career advancement
• Study notes and an exam-approved calculator
• Lunch and snacks each day of the program
• Opportunity for a Job Shadow Day
• Option to take an actuarial exam free of charge!
At time of application, applicant must:
- Be a high school senior in Fall 2021; a high school graduate/college-bound student as of June 2021; a current college freshman.
- Be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.
- Reside full-time in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island or Vermont.
- Preference is given to Connecticut residents.
- Be currently taking or have already taken Calculus AB or BC, or Honors Calculus, including Integration.
- Pre-calculus will not be considered.
- Applications must be submitted by May 14, 2021
- Participants are selected by a blind, weighted analysis of the information they provide as part of the application.
- Decisions will be communicated the week of June 1, 2021
- Applicants accepted in to the program are required to have paid tuition dues before the start of camp.
- All applicants will verify they meet the eligibility requirements listed above
- Applicants will be required to submit a copy of their transcript and a completed and signed Teacher Submission Form during the application process