This summer the Department of Mathematics was fortunate to collaborate with the University of Houston in hosting the IABA Actuarial Boot Camp! IABA reached out to us in early 2018 requesting to have their event on our campus. We assisted them with reserving classroom space, departmental printing services and connecting them with university housing and food services.
The IABA Actuarial Boot Camp occurs yearly, during the summer at different locations in and around the US. It is a four-day workshop designed to prepare actuarial students for industry by exposing them to real-world actuarial work, as well as, providing interview preparation and coaching support.
42 students, 32 universities, and 9 companies participated and/or were affiliated with this camp (details are below).
The IABA Actuarial Boot Camp schedule consisted of:
- Monday, July 29: Actuarial Seminars (2), Exam Prep, Resume Seminars (2), Cover Letter Overview
- Tuesday, July 30: Technical Tools Seminar (2), Personal Development Seminar, Interview Questions Seminar (2), Individual Mock Interviews
- Wednesday, July 31: Personal Development Seminars (2), Cultural Seminar, Case Study Seminars (2)
- Thursday, August 1: Networking/Career Seminar, Actuarial Seminar, Final Resume & Interview Prep for IABA Annual Networking event
Interested in participating in the 2020 IABA Actuarial Boot Camp? Please visit: https://www.blackactuaries.org/page/2020IABABootCamp
Picture of the 2019 IABA Acturial Boot Camp Class at the Awards Banquet
To view more pictures of the event, please visit this link.
IABA Summer Boot Camp Details