events

Events hosted by ASC.

 

Graduate Dinner
Nov
8
6:30 PM18:30

Graduate Dinner

Are you a graduate student looking to meet other grad students? Come join the Actuarial Science graduate students for a good time and a great meal at Moki Sushi. This is a great opportunity to socialize with your fellow grad students and eat some good sushi!
RSVP here

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Club Dinner: Joe's Brewery
Nov
1
6:30 PM18:30

Club Dinner: Joe's Brewery

Are you looking to meet up with other actuarial science students or do you just want to chow on some really good 1/2 price burgers? Come join the Actuarial Science Club for a good time and a great meal at Joe's Brewery this Thursday, November 1. This is a great opportunity to socialize with your fellow club members and eat some yummy food!

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ASC Combined Barn Dance
Oct
18
7:00 PM19:00

ASC Combined Barn Dance

Mark your calendars!
ASC will be hosting a combined barn dance with 11 other RSO’s (BAP, T&M, Accy Club, PBL, IBC, OTCR, Enactus, Ascend, etc.) on Thursday, October 18th.
There will be a DJ, fire pits and unlimited hay rides. Freshman are more than welcome to attend as well!

Wristbands are $10/person. Pay through Venmo @uiuc_asc or to a board member during Cube hours.

*Bus Times*
Meeting Spot: in front of the Illini Union Bookstore (corner of Daniel and Wright St), please arrive 15 minutes early to check in
To Barn: 7:00 pm
To Champaign: 10:00 pm (will drop us off in front of Lion)

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Exam Kickoff
Oct
15
6:00 PM18:00

Exam Kickoff

Are you planning to take an actuarial exam soon? If so, you’re in luck! The Actuarial Science Club will be having a Exam Season Kickoff event for everyone who is taking exams in the near future. During this event, you will be able to meet other people taking exams, sign up for study groups, and ask questions and hear advice from a panelist of exam passers! Our panelists have passed exam FM, P, and IFM. Come to hear about their strategies and advice, and more importantly, for free food!


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Bar Crawl
Oct
10
to Oct 11

Bar Crawl

Come out and have fun with your fellow actuaries at our semesterly bar crawl! Free food will be provided at Joe's and freshman are welcome to attend the first portion of the bar crawl as well!
Schedule:
8:30-10PM: Joe's (free food!)
10:15-11:15PM: Kam's
11:30-12:30AM: Brothers
12:45-2AM: Red Lion

Bar crawl t-shirts will also be available for pick up during the following hours. We will have extra shirts available for purchase as well.
T-Shirt Pickup:
Monday: Cube 10~ 2:00-6:00pm, BIF Atrium~6:00-10:00pm (look for Vishakh!)
Tuesday: Cube 10~2:00-5:30pm

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Interview Workshop
Sep
27
4:00 PM16:00

Interview Workshop

Come out to the Interview Workshop to prepare for interviews for this fall or the future! Corrie will be going over what you can expect during phone, video, and in-person interviews and how to secure your dream job or internship!
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Corrie Proksa is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries with eight years of experience from Deloitte and Aon. She has advised many actuarial students and is now the director of the Risk Management Academy in the Department of Finance. Corrie is passionate about helping actuarial students connect their studies to the practical work of actuaries.

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Country Financial Presentation
Sep
26
6:00 PM18:00

Country Financial Presentation

  • Digital Computer Lab Room 1320 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

"We care about helping our customers protect what they have and plan for the future. So while insurance and financial services might seem like two very different paths, both can truly impact each other. If someone didn’t have enough insurance and the unthinkable happened, it could affect their retirement nest egg. So, making sure our customers are protected for the “here and now” through insurance products is an important component of protecting their future. 

That’s where you come in. 

As an Insurance Agent, you’ll be working with a team of professionals who focus on financial products and services to help protect the bigger picture for our customers."

Food: TBD
Visa Sponsorship: TBD

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Apartment Crawl
Sep
21
9:00 PM21:00

Apartment Crawl

Spend the Friday after meet the firms celebrating how hard you've worked to impress all those companies! This apartment crawl will go to three apartments for an hour each. Schedule and locations will be posted on the ASC Facebook page.

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Meet the Firms
Sep
20
6:00 PM18:00

Meet the Firms

  • Illini Rooms 314,317, & 319 of the Illini Union (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Our annual actuarial recruitment fair, Meet The Firms, will be held on Thursday, September 21st from 6-9pm. The dress code is business casual.

The requirements to be allowed in for the first hour (6-7pm) include: 
-Being a Member of the Club (includes paying your dues)
-Attending 6 Company Presentations
-Getting your Resume critiqued by one of the members of the Career Center and completing the attached form.  (submit by September 19th)

The requirements to be allowed in to Meet The Firms (7-9pm):
-Being a Member of the Club (includes paying your dues)
-Getting your Resume critiqued by one of the members of the Career Center and completing the attached form.  (submit by September 19th)

You can pay your dues for the club and/or submit your resume critique sheet to any member of the Exec Board. You will not be allowed into the event unless you have completed all of the requirements.

Looking forward to seeing everyone there!

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Oliver Wyman Presentation
Sep
19
6:00 PM18:00

Oliver Wyman Presentation

  • Digital Computer Lab Room 1320 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Oliver Wyman is one of the world’s leading international management consulting firms. Our actuarial staff of over 290 professionals includes team members with the highest professional qualifications and nationally recognized experts. In downtown Chicago, Oliver Wyman provides actuarial consulting services in three areas of risk: property & casualty, life, and healthcare. 

 

Please join us this Wednesday, September 19th to learn about full-time and internship opportunities at Oliver Wyman. Five of our most distinguished actuarial representatives will be presenting an overview of the company as well as hosting a brief discussion on each of the three practice areas they represent. We are excited to demonstrate the multitude of ways Oliver Wyman can accelerate your career and professional development. 

Food will be provided, and we are eager to meet students at our company presentation and Meet the Firms.

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American Family Insurance Presentation
Sep
18
6:00 PM18:00

American Family Insurance Presentation

If you were to launch a new insurance product, what variables would you consider in your pricing model?  Let’s talk through a real life scenario and work through what might be appropriate to include in a rating plan, and what variables may not make the cut.

Food:  Papa Del’s

Visa Sponsorship: No

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Mock Meet the Firms
Sep
17
6:30 PM18:30

Mock Meet the Firms

  • Career Center Interview Suite #213 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Mock Meet the Firms is a great way to practice your communication skills right before the big day! We will have a workshop in which we will quickly go over the proper attire and etiquette for Meet the Firms, as well as an opportunity to try out your elevators pitches and hand in your resumes to our fake recruiters. Be sure to check out the event page on Facebook!

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Deloitte Consulting Presentation
Sep
13
6:00 PM18:00

Deloitte Consulting Presentation

  • Digital Computer Lab Room 1320 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Deloitte offers all four actuarial disciplines: life, health, pension, and property & casualty. At our Company Presentation, students will have the opportunity to talk with practitioners and ask questions about what working at Deloitte or in the actuarial profession is like. We will also provide more information on our upcoming internship opportunities.

Food: Papa Del’s Pizza

Visa Sponsorship: Yes

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Alumni Mentorship Kickoff
Sep
13
4:00 PM16:00

Alumni Mentorship Kickoff

Interested in learning about the actuarial profession from someone currently in the field? Sign up for the Alumni Mentorship Program, where you'll be paired with a practicing actuary, and meet to discuss all sorts of things about how to succeed professionally! The form to fill out can be located at https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/1764400, and should be completed as soon as possible, so Andrew can match you with a mentor.  More info about the kickoff meeting will be announced later this week, and is attendance is required to participate in the program  so stay tuned for an update! Any questions can be directed to him at outreach@asc-illinois.com

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