Look forward to these great Spring 2017 Events:

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Future Major Events (Week 4 Actuary Day)

Come out to our biggest event for Spring Quarter! Actuary Day is a 3.5 hour event where the university’s actuarial science majors gather to hear from experienced guest speakers on actuarial related topics and network with the UCSB Actuarial Advisory Board which consists of many influential actuaries across the U.S.

This year there will be a presentation on “What an Actuary Can Do in an Insurance Company” from Jinjie Duan, FCAS, Head of Claims Actuarial & Advanced Analytics at Farmers Insurance Exchange, AND an exciting student project for you to do written by UCSB actuarial professors, Ian and Janet Duncan. It will be followed by a reception with refreshments. Everyone of all levels of experience and majors are welcome to join us on Friday, April 28th from 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm at the Mosher Alumni House, Alumni Hall!

 

 

Actuarial Association Banquet RSVP by Monday, April 24th at 5:00 pm

Please RSVP here: https://goo.gl/forms/913aqtnLABEOdq9p1

 

Upcoming Events (WEEK 3)

Actuarial Research Presentation (4/22)

Interested in hearing about the research done by Actuarial Grad Students at UCSB? Richard Qian, Colin Menz, and Ryan Ho will be speaking about their experience working on a project about auto milage forecast for AAA and showing us their findings on Friday, 4/21 in the UCEN Flying A Room at 3:00 pm.

Let us know you’re coming here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1881005848813035/

 

 

Actuarial Association Elections (4/17)

The leadership in the Actuarial Association is integral to helping you develop lasting relationships and prepare you for the actuarial profession. Come out to hear from and vote for next year’s board!  We will be checking for paid members at the door.

Candidates are:
Exam Coordinator: Janae Romek
Case Study Coordinator: Conor Shannon
Webmaster: Syen Yang Lu
Treasurer: Darius Hsieh, Xinyuan (Sam) Zhang
Community Development Coordinator: Open
Journalist (3 elected): Hejia (Helen) Xu, Yu Lun (John) Zhou, Shah Zeb Ather, Seong Won (Jordan) Jang
Vice President: Zhixin (Jessie) Xu
President: David Hoskins, Daniel Rondon

Let us know you’re coming here: https://www.facebook.com/events/140674953135757/

 

 

 

 

Election process (updated 4/4)

If you are an enthusiastic member of the Actuarial Association who is passionate about the actuarial profession, wants to grow the UCSB Actuarial Science community, and has ideas on how to implement your individual experience and interests to the leadership of this club, please take a look at the positions and apply this Saturday, March 26th!

The positions include:

  • President • Case Study Coordinator • Exam Coordinator
  • Vice President • Community Development • Treasurer • 3 Journalists • Webmaster

The President, Vice President, Case Study Coordinator, and Exam Coordinator will have committees made up of elected members and volunteers that will help them run and advertise the clubs programs.

The PDF below describes the available positions in detail. If you have anymore questions please feel free to send us any questions at aa.ucsb@gmail.com

2017-2018ActuarialAssociationOfficerPositions

 

Past Events

Roadtrip to UC Berkeley (Saturday, 4/15- Sunday, 4/16)

 

 

Volunteering for Spring Insight (Saturday, 4/8)

Do you remember being excited about coming to UCSB? Want to meet next year’s incoming freshmen and transfer students and tell them about our program? This year’s spring insight will be on Saturday, 4/8 from 9 am until 3 pm.

Volunteer to table at Spring Insight and be treated to free lunch!
We plan to hold two informational meetings this week to help prepare you for questions that curious incoming students might have!

Thanks to these volunteers:
9 am – 11 am (Evelyn Fang, Bryan Hoang, Sam Zhang)
11 am – 1 pm (Stephanie Lee, Glynnis Foley, John Zhou, Jordan Zhang)
1 pm – 3 pm (Hejia Xu, Meet Gala, Janae Romek, Daniel Rondon)

 

Let us know you’d like to volunteer at: https://www.facebook.com/events/654560381393798/

 

Zodo’s Bowling (Wednesday, 4/12)

We will be going bowling as a club next Wednesday, April 12, 2017 from 9:00 – 11:00 pm. Come by and have some fun bowling with your fellow actuarial students. If you are interested, sign up in our Facebook event. If you are willing to be a volunteer driver or need a ride to the event, then use the link below.

Facebook Event: https://goo.gl/M1JXHk
Driver Volunteer/Riders: http://bit.ly/2o3NwuZ

 

Guest Speaker: Scott Vandermyde (Thursday 4/13)

Farmers Info Session: Guest Speaker- Scott Vandermyde

Farmers Insurance is a P&C company that is a frequent recruiter of UCSB and now a sponsor of our program!

The incredible and charismatic, Scott Vandermyde, head of actuarial reserving at Farmers, is returning to UCSB to speak with us about his company, actuarial projects he has done for the Actuarial P&C team at Farmers, and give insight into the life of an actuary!

Please join us Thursday, April 13th, from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm in the Sobel Seminar Room for a real treat.

Ask many questions and bring your resumes!

Let us know you’re coming here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1684859631815117/

 

Connect with old friends and make new ones at the Actuarial Association’s Welcome Back Meet and Greet!

Members interested in becoming officers of the Actuarial Association for the 2017-2018 school year will be given the opportunity to ask questions about the positions they’re interested in and meet the club members!

Each person interested in becoming an officer will take suggestions for event ideas from club members in a round table style.

If you have not applied to become an officer yet and wish to, please refer to http://actuaryclub.pstat.ucsb.edu/
Attendance at this event is mandatory if you wish to be considered

Let us know you’re coming here: https://www.facebook.com/events/198306063998739/

Slides are posted here: Meet and Greet

Winter 2017

Lady Actuary Brunch

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In a honor of International Women’s day, a Lady Actuary Brunch will be held on Thursday, March 9 from 10 to 11:30AM in the Department’s Sobel Seminar Room (South Hall 5607F).

 

Mentor Hours

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Want to ask questions regarding Actuarial Tracks? Visit some of these office hours.

 

Actuarial Speed Dating

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Meet other actuarial students through a speed date and practice your interview skills with common and tricky interview questions.

Date: Friday, 3/10

Time: 3:00 – 4:30 pm

Location: UCEN SB Mission Room

 

Working with an Actuarial Spreadsheet

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Date: Friday, March 3, 2017

Location: UCEN SB Mission Room

Time: 3:00-4:30 pm

Interested in seeing what an actuary does on a day-to-day basis? Here’s your chance to practice with sample actuarial scenarios in health, retirement, and property and casualty in Excel. Please bring your laptops!

We will be explaining and interacting with data used in the 2016 Cal Actuarial League (CAL) Case Competition (CC) and assigning teams if you decide you would like to participate in the 2017 CAL CC.

This is a mandatory meeting for those who intend to participate in the 2017 CAL CC (at least one member of your team must attend).

Photos from Event: https://www.flickr.com/photos/131731700@N07/albums/72157677669890403/with/33237273156/

Slides from Event: WorkingWithActuarialSpreadsheet_Updated_3_3_17

Health Case we talked about: [CAL] Health and Benefit Question

Health Case steps to follow outline: [CAL] Health Solution

Practice spreadsheet (given data): [CAL] Health Case Competition Data

Solutions to the Spreadsheet: [CAL] Health Data Solution Final

 

Case Competition Info Session

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Come to our Actuarial Case Competition Info Session to learn details and deadlines about the Society of Actuaries Case Competition and Berkeley Cal Actuarial League Case Competition Tuesday, February 21st from 3:00- 4:00 pm in the 5th Floor South Hall Grad Conference Room. Note the change in date due to flash flood warnings.

Students interested are encouraged to email aa.ucsb@gmail.com and attend this info session.

Let us know you’re coming here: https://www.facebook.com/events/393959074298810/

Slides from this presentation: Case Comp Info Session 2_21_17

SOA Case Study Challenge Resources

Link to 2017 SOA Case Study Challenge: https://www.soa.org/Research/2017-student-case-study.aspx

Link to 2016 SOA Case Study Challenge: https://www.soa.org/Research/student-case-study.aspx

 

CAL Actuarial Case Study Resources

2016 P&C Case

Question: CALCaseComp2016_P&C

Data with Solutions: CALCaseComp2016_P&C_DatawSoln

 

2016 H&B Case

Question: [CAL] Health and Benefit Question

Question Solution: [CAL] Health Solution

Data: [CAL] Health Case Competition Data

Data with Solutions: [CAL] Health Data Solution Final

 

2016 Retirement

Question: [CAL] Retirement Question

Question Solution: [CAL] Retirement Solution

Data: Retirement Data

Data with Solutions: Retirement Solution Draft Excel

 

 

Looking for an Actuarial Job

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In an event Friday, February 10th 3:00- 4:30 pm in the UCEN’s Lobero Room the Actuarial Association presents an event helping assist students graduating look for entry level positions! Please note the change in location.

We will be covering the answers to all the essential job questions students have in their job search, i.e.

– What is the average time gap for people who don’t have a job lined up after graduation before they find one
– How to gain actuarial knowledge to impress in interviews
– When is the prime time to apply
– What sites are best to find online applications
– How to stand out among a pool of online and in-person candidates
– At what point might you consider moving out of California
– Applying for the track you’re not as passionate about

And much more applicable information gathered from UCSB alumnae and recruiting agencies

Let us know you’re coming here: https://www.facebook.com/events/393959074298810/

Slides are posted here: Looking for An Actuarial Job

Photos from the event are here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/131731700@N07/albums/72157680636713156

Advanced Excel Workshop

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The most essential skill an actuary must have is comfortability working in Microsoft Excel. We will be discussing common more advanced functions that actuaries use in an entry level job including (index match function, indirect function, and basic VBA) in an Excel Workshop for Actuaries on Friday 2/3 from 3:00-4:30 in SSMS 1303&1304.

Excel spreadsheets used in the workshop:

2017-2-3 AA Excel Workshop (1)

2017-2-3 AA Excel Workshop (Macro) (1)

Photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/131731700@N07/albums/72157678202726202

 

Financial Wellness- An Actuarial Perspective from Pete Neuwirth

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Let us know you’re coming here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1624960664480528/

Slides: to be posted

Photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/131731700@N07/albums/72157680394156665

 

Actuarial Exams as a University Student

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Actuarial exams are the key component for an actuary’s career. Come to our meeting Friday, 1/20, from 3:00-4:30 pm in the UCEN’s SB Mission Room to learn more about:
How to prepare for exams
Study materials
Signing up for exams
Concurrent UCSB classes to exams
Future exam changes

Let us know you’re coming here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1888543074714097/

Slides from this event: Actuarial-Exams

Photos from this event: https://www.flickr.com/photos/131731700@N07/albums/72157675914188955

 

5th Annual Bruin Actuarial Society Case Competition

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3 teams of 4 students (2 upperclassmen and 2 underclassmen) from the UCSB Actuarial Association Case Study section participated in UCLA’s Bruin Actuarial Society Case competition. They received case details and an excel spreadsheet on January 10th and submitted 10 minute video submissions on February 17th.

Participants in Round 1 were:

Team 1: Stephanie Lee, Conor Shannon, Daniel Rondon, Jonathan Trinh

Team 2: Richard Qian, Hejia Xu, Jessie Xu, Spencer Wu

Team 3: Meet Gala, Bidal Orozco, Jordan Jang, Janet Lin

 

UCSB was represented at UCLA’s 5th Annual Bruin Actuarial Society Case Competition as one of three final teams to present their projections two years into the future due to changes in California Geographic Rating Areas (written by Molina Healthcare) in front of a panel of 10 firm representative judges on January 19th at UCLA.

Congratulations to participants in the final round: Stephanie Lee, Conor Shannon, Daniel Rondon, Jonathan Trinh

Presentation: FinalRound_BAS Molina’17_Team19

Actuarial Memorandum: ActuarialMemorandumBruinCareTeam19

Photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/131731700@N07/albums/72157677737923941

 

California Actuarial Student Summit 2016

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The California Actuarial Student Summit (CASS) is a once in a lifetime opportunity to hear from and be mentored by 38 incredibly knowledgeable and successful working actuaries from around the world and network and build lasting relationships with 300+ students going to California universities and colleges interested in becoming actuaries.

This is an event that has been 2 years in the planning and it is hosted at UCSB Saturday, January 14th in Corwin Pavillion from 9:10 am – 5 pm. Dress code Business Casual.

A schedule of events is listed here: http://www.pstat.ucsb.edu/cass/2017/schedule.html
Be inspired and come out of this experience more knowledgeable about how to kickstart a successful career as an actuary.

Anyone who is interested, no matter their experience, is invited to register. Registration closes Saturday, December 10th here: https://regulation.pstat.ucsb.edu/sites/cass/2017/registration.html

Photos from the event: https://regulation.pstat.ucsb.edu/sites/cass/2017/cass2017photos/album/index.html

Slides from the event: http://www.pstat.ucsb.edu/cass/2017/talks.html

 

Actuarial Account Fall 2016

Read about some of the highlights that UCSB Actuarial Association planned in Fall 2016 in our newsletter: AA Actuarial Account Fall 2016

 

Movie Night

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Come out to out the Actuarial Association’s movie night to unwind from midterms with your friends and enjoy popcorn, drinks, and L&L Hawaiian BBQ! Movie to be determined- Vote on your favorite in the poll below and let us know you’re coming

https://www.facebook.com/events/214331385661387/

Photos posted here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/131731700@N07/albums/72157680394648205

 

Wawanesa Scholarship

Wawanesa Insurance and the Department of Statistics and Applied Probability at UC Santa Barbara are proud to announce the establishment of the Wawanesa Scholarship in Actuarial and Financial Mathematics and Statistics (FMS). The $40,000 gift from Wawanesa Insurance will be distributed within the next three years to deserving juniors and seniors majoring in Actuarial Science and FMS. Application due by November 15, 2016

The application form and more information are found here:http://www.pstat.ucsb.edu/instruction/wawanesa.htm

 

Congratulations to Wawanesa Scholarships Winners: Zariluz Alvarado, Benjamin Ku, Stephanie Lee, Amanda Mazanians, and Ganesh Tilve

Excel Workshop

Interested in learning more about Microsoft Excel? Don’t know where to start? Well then come out to our Microsoft Excel Workshop, where you can help build a foundation for you Excel skills to grow on!

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Let us know if you’re coming here: https://goo.gl/ybtyTn

 

UCSB A.A. Basketball

Here are some photos from when our members got together to play a pick up game of basketball. Be on the lookout for fun gatherings such as this one. Basketball will be a reoccurring event for our club so be keep your eyes peeled if you’re interested!

Upcoming CAS Meetings

1. CAS Southern California Casualty Actuarial Meeting on Wed, Nov. 30, 8:00 am in Pasadena.

Join the Southern CA Casualty Actuarial Club in a ninety minute discussion on the two traditional topics of casualty actuarial science: pricing and reserving. An experienced pricing actuary and an experienced reserving actuary will give presentations and then open up the floor for your questions.

At 9:30, actuaries part of the Southern CA Casualty Actuarial Club will join us for 30 minutes of informal chats over coffee.

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Email aa.ucsb@gmail.com if you’d like to carpool together to this meeting in Pasadena.

 

2. 3 Day Continuing Education Meeting for FCAS in November held in Orlando

The Casualty Actuarial Society will be holding its annual meeting this year in Orlando, Florida from Sunday, Nov. 13 to Wednesday, Nov. 16 . General Sessions include the future of automated vehicles, the state of data and cybersecurity and product pricing. A major focal point will be the effects of Hurricane Matthew, which hit the coast Florida not too long ago.

For more information check here: https://goo.gl/4flZPU

 

Actuarial Association Zodo’s Bowling Social

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Come out and bond with your fellow future Actuaries at Zodo’s Bowling and Beyond on Wednesday, November 2nd at 9:00pm. Food and bowling for everyone! Carpooling will be scheduled ahead of time on Facebook.

Let us know you’re coming here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1096762130444165/

Sign up to carpool with others here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1dZV-mZgW5jiUKpg1SVRTLfTJbzp-6cCYDVCbMZ_hMfw/edit

 

Prepping for the Career: Actuarial Tracks

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Come out to the UCEN SB Mission Room on Friday, October 28th at 3:00pm for this event! We will inform attendees about working as an actuary, salaries, the different exam tracks that they can choose (CAS vs. SOA). You’ll also come out of this event better informed about the differences between consulting and insurance, and the differences in industry opportunities between Life Insurance, Heslth Insurance, Retirement Income Benefits, and Property & Casualty. Hope to see you all there!

Let us know you’re coming here: https://www.facebook.com/events/184294272025055/
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Slides from the Event: Actuarial Tracks Presentation

Succeeding as an Actuarial Science/Statistics Student

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This is an event to advise all students from first years to last years on how to succeed as students, how the material learned in their classes relate to actuarial work, and which classes to take in their remaining time at UCSB so that they can graduate on time and accomplish the goal of finishing a competitive amount of exams before graduating!

There will also be guidance on choosing actuarial electives and non-actuarial electives and participation by graduate students on their decision to do graduate studies or the 5-year masters program at UCSB.

Refreshements served!

Let us know if you’re coming here: https://goo.gl/pAx13u NOTE: Location has been moved to UCEN SB Harbor Room

Slides from the event:  How to be a Successful Actuarial Science Student

Photos from the event can be found here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/131731700@N07/albums/72157672002571354/with/29864071224/

 

 

Catastrophe Modeling Webinar (hosted by CAS)

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http://www.casstudentcentral.org/news/post/registration-open-student-central-webinar-catastrophe-modeling/

Hurricanes, Earthquakes, and Floods, Oh My!
Catastrophe modeling is the process of estimating the losses that could be sustained due to a catastrophic event such as a hurricane, earthquake, or warfare.

This topic is extremely relevant to any person looking to become an actuary and this is a great opportunity to learn:
a) What Cat Modeling is
b) How to learn Cat Modeling and what things to focus on
c) How the next generation of actuaries will push the world forward

Come out to learn more about Cat Modeling at a live webinar with the experts in P&C from the CAS. This webinar will help you understand the fundamentals of catastrophe modeling, how cat models work, and why they are more appropriate than relying on historical data to predict future losses due to catastrophes.

Let us know you’re coming here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1812094352406491/

 

 

CSAA Insurance Group Info Session

CSAA Insurance Group is having an info session on Thursday, October 13th at Buchanan 1930 starting at 8:00pm. Dessert will be served!

CSAA Insurance Group is one of the top personal lines property and casualty insurance groups in the United States. The company provides auto and homeowners insurance, as well as motorcycle, watercraft, motor-home, renters, rental property, flood, umbrella, travel, and life insurance to its members in Northern California, Nevada, and Utah.

Come out to meet representatives from Walnut Creek location of CSAA Insurance Group!

Let us know you are coming here: https://www.facebook.com/events/205296303225713/

Photos found here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/131731700@N07/albums/72157673845913832

 

 

Willis Towers Watson Info Session

Willis Towers Watson will be holding an info session for us at Buchanan 1930 on Thursday, October 13th from 6:30 – 7:30pm. Pizza will be served!

Towers Watson is a leading global professional services company that helps organizations, improve performance through effective people, risk and financial management, rewards, and risk and capital management.

Come out to meet representatives from the SF and LA branches of Willis Towers Watson!

Let us know you are coming here: https://www.facebook.com/events/205296303225713/

Photos found here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/131731700@N07/albums/72157674009339390

 

 

UCSB’s 5th Annual Actuarial Career Fair

The Actuarial Career Fair will be held in Corwin Pavilion this year, from 11:00 – 2:30 pm on Thursday, October 13th. UCSB students interested in becoming actuaries are given the opportunity to network and meet recruiters and actuaries from firms looking to hire students full time or for summer internships.

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Photos found here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/131731700@N07/albums/72157673880125901

 

 

Aon Info Session

Aon will holding an Info Session in North Hall 1006 at 7:30pm after the Mercer Info Session on Wednesday, October 12th. Dessert will be served!

Aon is the leading global provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions. They are a global professional services firm that consult clients on the topics of risk and people.

Come out to meet representatives from the Newport Beach Branch of Aon.

Let us know you are coming here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1101711539925268/

Photos found here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/131731700@N07/albums/72157671696057573

 

 

Mercer Info Session

Mercer will be coming to our campus for an Info Session on Wednesday, October 12th from 6:00 – 7:00 pm in North Hall 1006. Pizza will be served!

Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. They are a team of professional service companies offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy, and human capital.

Come out to meet representatives from the LA branch of Mercer!

Let us know you are coming here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1101711539925268/

Photos found here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/131731700@N07/albums/72157675184443445

 

Company

Mock Interviews and Intern Panel

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Come join us for the 3 part interactive event of the year that will help prepare you for the Actuarial Career Fair!
Pizza and refreshments served:
3:00-4:00 pm:
1) Overview of how the Actuarial Career Fair will be structured and how to best prepare.
2) A panel of UCSB students that did Summer 2016 internships will talk about their career fair and interview experience. Open Q&A session, please bring questions!

4:00-5:00 pm:
3) Participate in a one-on-one interview with a member who has been through the interview process within the last year. You will be asked actual questions recruiters have presented in the past and given personalized advice on how to improve your interview by at least 4 people.

Let us know you’re coming here: https://www.facebook.com/events/181893655550424/

Slides attached here: InternPanel&MockInterviews

Sample interview questions here: Sample Interview Questions

Photos from the event here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/131731700@N07/albums/72157673638980442

 

 

Registration and Resume Submission

Register to attend the two hour exclusive Actuarial Association members-only section of the Actuarial Career Fair by 4:00 pm 10/3/2016

http://www.pstat.ucsb.edu/ActFair/index2016/student_index.htm

Introduction of Sections

We’re bringing 4 sections to the Actuarial Association to give you the community support in the areas you find important:

Stay tuned for more information about:

  • Case Competition Sections
  • Exam Sections
  • PSTAT Study and Homework Sections
  • Intramural Sports Sections

 

Actuarial Scholarships

PSTAT Department Wawanesa Scholarship: http://www.pstat.ucsb.edu/instruction/wawanesa.htm (open now, deadline Nov 15, 2016)

CAS Trust Scholarship: http://www.casact.org/community/academic/index.cfm?fa=scholarship (open now, deadline March 1, 2017)

Actuarial Foundation Scholarships: http://www.actuarialfoundation.org/programs/actuarial/scholarships.shtml (closed now, applications will open January)

Open Officer Positions

If you are interested in an officer position in the Actuarial Association, please fill out this form by midnight, Monday, October 3rd.

The positions are: Journalist #1, Journalist #2 (underclassman only), and Secretary. We have opened up a second journalist position specifically to give underclassmen an opportunity to be a part of the executive board!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfVNsgyB2BbuRFzI7l-XTIcu8797BNcjEbJs2v28JC2UNVCfA/viewform

You will hear back from an officer by midnight, Tuesday, October 4th, and be called in for an interview with the current officers on Wednesday, October 5th if you pass this round of the interview process.

Please make sure to read through the responsibilities (included on the description of the form form) as you’re filling out the application.Thank you for all of the enthusiasm we’ve gotten to be a member of the team. We wish you all well in the application process!

 

Big Career Fair Deadlines to note

October 3rd: 12:00 am (midnight) deadline to pay membership fee and get special access into the 2 hour exclusive Actuarial Association time period at the Actuarial Career Fair and resume submission to Employer Resume book.

October 4th: Registration and Resume submissions due at 3:00 pm to http://www.pstat.ucsb.edu/ActFair/index2016/student_index.htm

 

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Social with International Student Association (ISA) (Monday, October 3rd, 5:00-7:00 pm, UCEN Flying A Studios)

We want to make sure our international students are well integrated into campus life, feel included and excited at AA events, and are getting the guidance they need to pursue an actuarial career! Actuarial Association is teaming up with ISA to bring a social that will unite students of many different cultures who are interested making new friends and learning more about actuarial science.

Let us know you’re coming here: https://www.facebook.com/events/206585249761197/

Photos posted here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/131731700@N07/albums/72157671597982694

 

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Resume Workshop #1 (9/25, 5:00-9:00 pm, Sobel Room- SH 5607F) and Resume Workshop #2 (9/30, 2:00-7:00 pm, Sobel Room- SH 5607F)

We want to help check over your resume before the deadline to submit to the resume book (Tuesday, October 4th, 4:00 pm) for the Actuarial Career Fair! All paid members will be emailed a link to sign up for a time slot to do a resume workshop with the faculty member or officer of their choice. Monday slots are 15 minutes and Friday slots are 10 minutes.

Please bring a paper copy of your most recent resume to your one-on-one workshop.

Many thanks to our volunteer resume reviewers: Raya Feldman, Ian Duncan, Janet Duncan, Stephanie Lee, Michael Ieputra, Juno Hsiao, Richard Qian, Katherine Ozorio!

Sample resumes are found: http://www.pstat.ucsb.edu/ActFair/index2016/student_index.htm

Club Apparel

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Pre-order AA polos and quarterzips today! Polos are $20 and Quarterzips are $35

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScQuKnOPk-m5amjuKuR4ixLqJ4afa-mVr3yFDWFuQcmOMadFQ/viewform

 

 

Membership Dues

Pay $30 to be a member of the Actuarial Association all year long!

Benefits include, but are not limited to: Exam Reimbursement, 2 exclusive hours into the Actuarial Career Fair, entry into UCSB’s resume booklet, access to study materials and discounts, entry to all AA events.

Members must attend 3 events per quarter in order to be considered an active member of the Actuarial Association (sign in on a sheet)

Venmo @ UCSBAA and include along with your payment the following information:

Name

Year at UCSB (i.e. 1st, 2nd, etc.)

Major

Email

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Scavenger Hunt (9/24, 4:30 pm, Storke Tower)

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Compete on a team of 4 Actuarial Association members in an exciting challenge and leave the event with new friends!

Photos posted here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/131731700@N07/albums/72157674261170236

 

First General Meeting (9/23, 3:00 pm, HSSB 1174)

Thanks for attending our first general meeting!

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Slides found here: FirstGeneralMeeting

 

 

Discovery Day (9/20, 1:00-2:00 pm, Sobel Room- SHS 5607F)

Discovery Day 2016 Flyer

Photos found here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/131731700@N07/albums/72157673051334582

 

 

Fall 2016 Events (pdf)

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Spring 2016 Events


Want to learn more about actuarial science? Join us at our Spring 2016 events!

Share Your Achievements!

Have you been working hard at passing actuarial exams? We want to know! Tell us about your efforts and achievements. We welcome all current students to complete a submission. Thank you!
Check out our students’ accomplishments HERE.

2016 Survey

UCSB’s Actuarial Science program has earned the CAE designation through the SOA! In order to preserve this designation, we need to gather information on our actuarial program students’ accepted offers, exams passed, etc. We welcome all students, past and present, to answer the survey. Thank you!


Past updates.

Beach BBQ with Bruin Actuarial Society on Sun, April 17

2016.04.17 Beach BBQ

Come join us for a Sunday BBQ at Goleta Beach park with some actuarial students and officers from UCLA Bruin Actuarial Society. You can find us at Goleta Beach on Sunday, April 17th from 10 AM – 1 PM. See you there!

Actuary Day on Fri, April 8th

2016.04.08 Actuary Day 2016 (2)

New Web Address

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