Professional societies provide an excellent means of keeping current and in
touch with other professionals in the field. These groups can play a key
role in your development and keep you abreast of what is happening in your
field. Associations promote the interests of their members and provide a
network of contacts that can help you find jobs and move your career
forward. They can offer a variety of services including job referral
services, continuing education courses, insurance, travel benefits,
periodicals, and meeting and conference opportunities. The following is a
partial list of professional associations serving actuaries and
employers. A broader list of professional associations is also
available by clicking here.
American Academy of Actuaries
The American Academy of Actuaries represents and unites U.S.
actuaries from all practice areas.
American Society of Pension Professionals &
The American Society of Pension Professionals &
Actuaries is a national organization for career retirement plan
Casualty Actuarial Society
The Casualty Actuarial Society is an organization dedicated to the
advancement of the body of knowledge of actuarial science applied to
property, casualty and similar risk exposures.
Society of Actuaries
The Society of Actuaries is an educational, research and
professional organization dedicated to serving the public and Society
The Actuarial Foundation
The Actuarial Foundation has been established to explore
innovative ways to employ actuarial skills in the public interest, educate
professionals in the field in how to fulfill these new roles, and bring
together broad partnerships of individuals and organizations to address social
problems in interdisciplinary ways.