Director of Development and Strategic Initiatives
Yardley, PA, November 10, 2017 — Gamma Iota Sigma (GIS) announces the expansion of its programming in the digital space and will present The Pipeline, the Insurance Industry’s first Virtual Career Fair for Collegiate Talent, on February 13, 2018. On the occasion of Insurance Careers Month, The Pipeline Virtual Career Fair will bring employers together with college students pursuing a career in the insurance industry, providing access to companies seeking entry-level and internship candidates. This event is open to all students, regardless of their affiliation with GIS. It is also an opportunity for recruiters to have a single access point to tap into an aggregated pool of talent from a number of schools.
Companies wishing to participate can register now at one of three levels:
- Regular Registration: $350
- Early Bird 2018 Annual Conference Participant Registration: $250 (for Companies registered for the 2018 GIS Annual International conference prior to January 1, 2018)
- GIS Sustaining Partners: FREE
In presenting The Pipeline, GIS is collaborating with organizations including Insurance Careers Month, Insuring Ohio Futures, IABA (International Association of Black Actuaries), and MyPath. With an estimated 400,000 jobs needed to be filled by 2020, the insurance industry is looking to hire and engage with students of all interests: risk management, finance, economics, information technology, data analytics, human resources, marketing, and more.
GIS places significant emphasis on collaboration, working closely with partner organizations both for maximum reach and to best benefit the industry. The Pipeline will complement GIS’s existing hallmark event, the Annual International Conference and Career Fair, continuing efforts to bolster the talent pipeline into the industry and meaningfully connect students to opportunities in insurance. The next Annual Conference will be held October 4-6, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. There are many ways for companies to engage directly with GIS and its active chapters at 68 colleges and universities throughout North America, from the Sustaining Partners Program to the GIS Career Center and opportunities directly with chapters.
Incorporated in 1965 and boasting an annual membership of over 4,000 students at 75 colleges and universities throughout North America, Gamma Iota Sigma (GIS) is the industry’s premier collegiate talent pipeline and has over 50 years of history of engaging students and preparing them for careers in insurance. GIS is the only organization of its kind and is the solution to the industry’s talent gap issue, pursuing a mission to promote, encourage, and sustain student interest in insurance, risk management, and actuarial science as professions. GIS is committed to growing the number of highly qualified students entering the industry; to that end, the number of GIS students and active chapters has more than doubled in recent years and continues to grow. In partnership with Sustaining Partners, corporate supporters, professional organizations, and trade associations, the full spectrum of GIS programming provides its members with meaningful interaction with the industry, as well as the tools to pursue and succeed in an insurance career. For more information, visit: GammaIotaSigma.org.