International Association of Insurance Professionals Scholarship Opportunity

Norm Ziegler Trailblazer Scholarship

This scholarship is administered by the NAIW International Legacy Foundation, a 501(c)3 insurance trust dedicated to the development of educational programs for insurance professionals and to further the education of its members by funding various opportunities. The Norm Ziegler Trailblazer Scholarship is available to undergraduate and graduate student members working towards a career in the insurance and risk management industry. Norm (Norbert) Ziegler was a mentor to many in the insurance industry and owned Frontier Adjusters, …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center Melissa J. Sawyer
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Four Strategies for Building and Maintaining Resilient Healthcare Teams

Having resilient healthcare teams is essential for the immediate and long-term success of healthcare organizations. Resiliency is crucial and challenging now, considering the current epidemic, financial constraints, rapidly changing technology, and fluctuations within healthcare delivery systems. Even typically resilient workers are emotionally, physically, and mentally exhausted. Let’s examine some ways to build a resilient team.

Hire workers that have a Track Record of Resiliency

While hiring applicants before another organization snatches them up can be tempting, it is vital to …

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The Wall Street Boot Camp is Here for Bentley Sophomores!

Are you interested in exploring & preparing for a potential career on Wall Street?  Join us on Monday, October 18th at 5:00pm for an Info Session on the Wall Street Boot Camp, an exclusive program for Bentley sophomores.

Five talented Bentley alums serve on the Steering Committee for this program and they will tell you more about this program and their personal career journeys at this Info Session.  RSVP for the Info Session through Handshake today!

To formally apply for …

By Brian Moccio
Brian Moccio Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development Center, Pulsifer Career Development Center Brian Moccio
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Paid Internships Available at The Actuarial Foundation

MTFC Virtual Internship
2021-22 Challenge

Program Overview
The Modeling the Future Challenge (MTFC) is an academic competition from The Actuarial Foundation, managed by the Institute of Competition Sciences, in which high school students analyze data, create models of future change, characterize risks, and make recommendations on how organizations should best adapt those risks. Currently virtual, the Modeling the Future Symposium is held each spring to bring the top teams together and present to a live panel of actuarial judges. Each …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center Melissa J. Sawyer
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Established and Proven Options for Alleviating Medical Education Debt

Are you sitting down? The average residency graduate has around $250k in medical school and/or education debt. Yes, a quarter of a million dollars! The constant rise in medical school tuition costs is not commensurate with wannabe-doctors’ ability to pay. Generous federal graduate student loan programs have enabled students from non-wealthy backgrounds to pursue their dreams of becoming physicians. Unfortunately for borrowers during the early 2000s and 2010s, these loans came with hefty interest rates.

Student loan burden in the …

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Applications For The Spencer Educational Foundation Scholarships Are Open!

Scholarship Opportunity Alert! The Spencer Educational Foundation awards merit-based Undergraduate, Full-Time Master’s, Part-Time Master’s and PhD scholarships to students who demonstrate a passion for Risk Management and Insurance. The application for the 2022-2023 academic year is currently open, with a January 31st, 2022 deadline. To apply, click HERE.

Why Apply for a Spencer Scholarship?

Not only does receiving a Spencer Scholarship reduce the financial pressure of tuition, but it is also a prestigious honor.
More than 1300 individuals have received …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center Melissa J. Sawyer
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Cameron Heller (’22 Information Systems Audit & Control) is #Hired!

Cameron will be working for RSM US LLP, full-time, as a Risk Consulting Associate!

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Samantha Lovering (’23 Finance) is #Hired!

Samantha will be working for William Blair as their Investment Banking Summer Analyst next summer!

By Julia Brockney
Julia Brockney Social Media Content Creator Julia Brockney
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Top Federal Reserve Policymakers Discuss Racial-Disparity Problem Within Field of Economics

Top Federal Reserve officials from a dozen regional banks met on April 13th to discuss the racial-disparity problem within the world of economics.

According to Christopher Rugaber of The Associated Press, “top Federal Reserve policymakers on Tuesday underscored their concern that Black and Hispanic people are sharply underrepresented in the economics field, which lessens the perspectives that economists can bring to key policy issues.”

In a study from the Brookings Institution released on the same day, Peter Conti-Brown, a financial historian …

By Brian Moccio
Brian Moccio Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development Center, Pulsifer Career Development Center Brian Moccio
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Introvert vs. Extrovert: Who Makes a Better Leader

Introverts and extroverts form the two ends of the personality spectrum. Most people are somewhere in the middle. While leaders come in all forms, the best ones are those who can adapt their personality traits, especially at work. They can be remarkably outgoing one day, then incredibly focused on an urgent task the next.

Whether you identify as an introvert or an extrovert, how you deal with a situation is the only thing that matters in the workplace. Both introverts …

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