Careers Fair offers an excellent opportunity to hear from professionals about being actuary. We have well-known sponsors across the industry participating. If you are interested in this particular expertise or looking for the right companies to apply for your internship/graduate roles, you wouldn’t want to miss this event! Even if you are unsure what the Actuarial degree entails, this is still an excellent opportunity to enquire about future career prospects and gather valuable information.
When: Semester 1, Week 3
Meet the Professionals Night
The flagship night of ASSOC’s career offerings, Meet the professionals night is one of the most anticipated events on the ASSOC calendar. The event provides a great opportunity for students, especially in their first and second year, to explore the actuarial career in great depth. By hearing from reputable professionals from our sponsors as it is a chance to learn more about the wide variety of industries offered once completing university. There is also a chance to network with the speakers afterwards. It is a must attend event for those wanting a better insight into actuarial-related careers.
When: Semester 2 Week 5
Various professional representatives from our sponsors list are invited on campus to conduct psychometric testing, group case studies and interviews, which provides students with practice and insight into the assessment centre stage of graduate recruitment. This event is suitable for all students and specifically those who would like to refine their skills for upcoming graduate and internship placements. There will be both one-on-one interviews and group tasks to help better prepare students for their future careers.
When: Semester 1
Where: Macquarie University
MLC Case Study
This event is an ongoing collaboration with MLC Life Insurance to give students three weeks to solve a case study by forming a team of 3 to 4 members. This gives the perfect opportunity to put their knowledge to test. During the process, students will improve not only their understanding about life insurance industry, but will also help develop their research skills and presentation skills.
There will be a strong focus on how to work in a collaborative environment in order to solve the case study problem, effectively enhancing teamwork skills of those who participated.
The winning team receives a cash prize and an internship and MLC life insurance.
When: Semester 2
EY Case Competition
EY Case Competition is an excellent opportunity to provide students a case study to solve in a team of 3-4. This is an initiative we are holding together with our peers at UNSW.
During the process, students will improve not only their understanding about life insurance industry but will also help develop their research skills and presentation skills. There is a strong focus on communication and teamwork whilst working in a collaborative environment.
When: Semester 1