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Center of Actuarial Excellence Actuarial Science at Illinois State University
Our faculty are engaged in cutting edge research, funded by various external agencies, and published in books and top-level journals.
Employers interested in obtaining access to our online database of students' resumes should send a request to: actuary@IllinoisState.edu.

Information for Employers

The Actuarial Program at Illinois State University is a Society of Actuaries' Center of Actuarial Excellence. We were the first Center of Actuarial Excellence in the state of Illinois, and are now one of only two in the state. There are only few universities that have attained this recognition, 30 worldwide.

Our program also received the 2016 Casualty Actuarial Society University Award.

Employers are always welcome to visit our campus, meet with our students and faculty, and make presentations to the Actuarial Club. We will accommodate every request employers might have in terms of presenting our students as candidates to them. We offer an online database of students' resumes. Our main actuarial employment event is called Meet the Firms, and it is held every year in late September or early October. We ask employers to register for Meet the Firms by filling this survey.

Employers who want to support our program, can donate here. We offer scholarships funded by numerous employers, and funding a scholarship named after an empoloyer is an excellent way to build goodwill with students, who are potential employees. Please consider supporting the future of the actuarial profession by donating here.

Our students are well prepared for the actuarial career, and we have an excellent job placement record. Our students have been placed with the following companies:Abbvie, Accident Fund Insurance Company of America, Ace Group, Acuity, Advocate Health, Aegon, Aetna, Aflac, AIG, Alliance Pension Consultants, Allianz, Allied World, Allstate, Amazon, American Association of Insurance Services, American Family Insurance,American Fidelity, AmeriHealth Caritas, AmWins, Anthem, Aon, Arch Insurance, Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, Assurance Agency,  Auto-Owners Insurance, Best Buy Warranties, BioStats Solutions, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, Bocom International Holdings Ltd., Capital Health Plan, Caterpillar, CC Industries, Inc.  China International Fund Management Co., Ltd., China Re, Chubb,  Cincinnati Financial,,  CNA, CNO Financial, COUNTRY Financial, CUNA Mutual,  DataRobot, Dearborn National, DFCC Bank, The Economical Insurance Group, Emergent Biosolutions, Epic Systems Healthcare Software, ERGO Versicherungsgruppe, Erie Insurance, EVP Advisers, EY, Farmers Insurance, Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago, Foster & Foster, Fosun Group, Fubon Financial, GEICO, Generali, Gen Re, Genworth, Grant Thornton, GRS Consulting, Hallesche Krankenversicherung, Hallmark Financial, Hannover Reinsurance,  The Hartford, Health Care Service Corporation, Health Now, Horace Mann, Humana, Illinois Casualty, Illinois Department of Insurance, Illinois Mutual, Insurance Technologies, Investors Heritage Life, J.P. Morgan, Johnson & Johnson, Kemper, Liberty Mutual, Lincoln Financial, Lockheed Martin, Main Street America Group, Manulife, Marsh,  MedPro Group, Mercer, Metlife, Milliman, Monitor, Munich Re, Mutual Trust, Nationwide, New York Life, Oliver Wyman, On Point Technology, Optima Health, Optum, Pacific Life, Paradigm Brokerage, Pekin Insurance, Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Plymouth Rock Assurance, Polysystems, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Prudential, Prudential PLC, Reinsurance Group of America, RLI Insurance, R.R. Donnelley, Safety National, SCOR, Sears Holdings, Sentry Insurance, State Auto Insurance, State Compensation Insurance Fund,   State Farm, Swiss Re. Synchrony Financial, Symetra Financial, Taikang Life Insurance, Taiping Life Insurance, Thai Life Insurance, Thrivent Financial, Transamerica, Travelers. Trustmark, UCare. United Health Group, United States Department of Husing and Urban Development, United States Veterans Administration, USAA, Valence Health, Valuation Research Corporation, Verisk, Voya, Walmart Business Analytics, The Warranty Group, WellCare Health Plans, Wellpoint, Wespath Benefits and Investments, Willis Towers Watson, Wuerttembergische Lebensversicherung, Xceedance, Zurich.