Strong job placement rates, some of the highest starting salaries in business, and opportunities to work anywhere in the world. These are the prospects for actuaries—problem solvers who use mathematical modeling to determine and measure risk as a way of confronting business and social problems.

As a Penn State student, you have access to Vault, an online career database of information on a variety of business majors. This site offers industry career guides, cover letter and resume resources, information videos, and much more. Check out the career guides here.

 

For more information about the Actuarial Science major, visit:

Smeal Majors: smeal.psu.edu/risk-management/degrees/actsc

Academics & Advising: ugstudents.smeal.psu.edu/academics-advising/information-on-smeal-majors/actuarial-science

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Below are just a few of the many career paths you can take with an actuarial sciences degree. Check out these websites to learn more about careers in your major!