events

Events hosted by ASC.

 

Communication Workshop I
Mar
13
6:00 PM18:00

Communication Workshop I

If you went to Margaret Milkint’s networking workshop, then you know how much importance employers place on soft skills, or human skills. Communication is a crucial human skill, so just bring yourself to the workshop to improve your communication skills! This first of a series of workshops will focus on public speaking.

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CAS President Elect Talk
Mar
5
6:30 PM18:30

CAS President Elect Talk

Join us for a talk by the CAS President Elect, Steve Armstrong, on March 5 2019 from 6:30 - 8:00pm. Steve is the Vice President of Allstate Product Operations and a proud Illini alumni. He will be talking about future innovations happening within the P&C space and also give you tips on how to succeed in your career as an actuary. This is a rare opportunity, so please come and take advantage of the opportunity to hear and ask questions to the head honcho of the CAS directly!!

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Executive Board Info Session
Feb
27
5:00 PM17:00

Executive Board Info Session

Interested in applying to the Executive Board? Come and hear about the positions and application process for the 2019-2020 Academic Year ASC Executive Board. Note: it is mandatory for you to come to this event if you want to apply for Exec Board. If you have any time conflicts, please email Titan at president@asc-illinois.com

This is your chance to leave an impact and help the Actuarial Science program grow even stronger! This is also a chance for you to grow your leadership and communications skills and get in some great networking opportunities!

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Executive Board Info Session
Feb
26
5:00 PM17:00

Executive Board Info Session

Interested in applying to the Executive Board? Come and hear about the positions and application process for the 2019-2020 Academic Year ASC Executive Board. Note: it is mandatory for you to come to this event if you want to apply for Exec Board. If you have any time conflicts, please email Titan at president@asc-illinois.com

This is your chance to leave an impact and help the Actuarial Science program grow even stronger! This is also a chance for you to grow your leadership and communications skills and get in some great networking opportunities!

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Art of Networking with Margaret Milkint
Feb
12
6:00 PM18:00

Art of Networking with Margaret Milkint

Are you uncomfortable during networking events? Don't know what to talk about or how to introduce yourself to company reps? Or do you have an interview but don't know how to brand yourself in it?

A resume can only take you so far. Margaret Milkint, Managing Partner at The Jacobson Group, former Illini and prominent speaker at multiple insurance events, returns to campus to share secrets on the art of networking.

There will also be a mini-networking session after the presentation!

https://jacobsononline.com/about/

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Broadening Your Job Search Workshop
Feb
6
6:00 PM18:00

Broadening Your Job Search Workshop

Joe Sintov, former Illini and retired actuary with over 30 years of retirement consulting experience, will demonstrate how to use the actuarial directory database to expand your job search, as well as share his own experiences within the industry. This is a great workshop for those still looking for jobs or internships for this summer, and even for future job hunts!

Attendees are encouraged to bring a laptop.

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Alumni Mentorship Kickoff
Jan
23
5:00 PM17:00

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. Please fill out this form by the kickoff meeting next Wednesday, January 23 and attendance is required to participate in the program. Any questions can be directed to him at outreach@asc-illinois.com

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Alfred Au's Career Workshop for International Students
Jan
22
6:00 PM18:00

Alfred Au's Career Workshop for International Students

  • Materials Science and Engineering Building Room 100 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Alfred Au will be returning to campus to host a Career Workshop given his experiences studying and working in the U.S. with his non-U.S. background. Some career topics he'll be going over includes networking, interviewing, and how to leverage your experiences while being a student.

***Everyone is welcome to come, but some topics may be more focused on the concerns of international students. ***

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Alfred Au is a principal with Milliman’s Financial Risk Management practice in Chicago. He has extensive experience in the financial management of variable annuities including Statutory reporting, GAAP reporting, hedging operation and strategies, and mergers and acquisitions.

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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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