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The insurance industry is undergoing rapid change and disruption. For those who enjoy variety in work, there's never been a better time to consider a career in property & casualty insurance.

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The goal of this year’s events will be to reach high school students from demographics currently underrepresented in the actuarial profession. Research found these groups typically lack awareness and exposure to the field until later in their college years or after finishing college. (Credit: eamesBot/Shutterstock) The goal of this year’s events will be to reach high school students from demographics currently underrepresented in the actuarial profession. Research found these groups typically lack awareness and exposure to the field until later in their college years or after finishing college. (Credit: eamesBot/Shutterstock)

Developed to inform high school students about the profession, Be an Actuary Month will consist of four events being hosted throughout February by the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS)and the Society of Actuaries (SOA).

Running concurrent with Insurance Careers Month, the free actuarial-focused program will feature presentations from working actuaries on why they chose the field, introductions to the concept of risk, math games and a resource center with details on scholarships and college resources.

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Steve Hallo

Steve Hallo is managing editor of PropertyCasualty360.com. He can be reached at [email protected].  

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