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006 Career100- Becoming an Actuary- An Interview with Jamala Murray and Monique Hacker

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Here is another edition of the Career 100 Podcast where students will once again be exposed to a career opportunity that is considered one of the top careers for the next decade. Tune in and learn more as Felicia Gopaul interviews guest experts Jamala Murray and Monique Hacker . They will be sharing their journey, insights and tips on the Actuarial field.

Jamala Murray

Jamala Murray – Actuary

We are privileged to have two experts join us in this podcast. Jamala Murray first worked at Ernst & Young LLP and New York Life Insurance Company in New York before working at Genworth where she concentrated in Variable Annuity pricing for the past six years. She received her Fellow of the Society Actuaries (FSA) designation back in 2008 and is currently director at the International Association of Black Actuaries (IABA).

Monique Hacker

Monique Hacker – Actuary

Monique Hacker is currently an Associate Actuary at New York Life Insurance Company where her role focuses in the Pricing and Product Development. She is a graduate of Mathematics and Economics from University of Binghamton and is now Vice President and Director of IABA.

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For more detailed stories about our experts, how they got the credentials mentioned above, and the Actuarial field that they love, listen to this podcast as they share their thoughts and give you a better understanding on:

– How to become an Actuary; discussions of the Actuarial certification, the exams that lead to certification, and an outline of the career path
– Discover the things that Actuaries do and the areas where they are needed
– Learn the advantages of becoming an Actuary and why our experts encourage this as a career choice
– Hear why an Actuary is considered one of the top careers of the next decade

One of the advantages of  becoming an Actuary is that your initial career progression is  laid-out. This is a great career if you like to challenge yourself and thrive on analysis and problem solving.  Being an Actuary is a field where your analysis can have an effect on the day-to-day decisions of a entire organization. Don’t miss this edition and learn your way around the the Actuarial field.

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