Be An Actuary

What is an Actuary? Part super-hero. Part fortune-teller. Part trusted advisor. Learn more about the Actuarial profession. What do we do? Where do we work? How do you become one?


The AET Mentoring Program offers college students and others interested in pursuing the actuarial profession valuable mentoring, guidance, and advice from experts in the profession to ensure that students follow the best road to experiencing success in the profession.

Visa Process

Information regarding the H-1B visa. This nonimmigrant classification applies to people who wish to perform services in a specialty occupation, services of exceptional merit and ability relating to a Department of Defense (DOD) cooperative research and development project, or services as a fashion model of distinguished merit or ability.


With roots dating back to 1889, the Society of Actuaries (SOA) is the world’s largest actuarial professional organization with more than 30,000 actuaries as members.


The Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) is a leading international organization for credentialing and professional education. Founded in 1914, the CAS is the world’s only actuarial organization focused exclusively on property and casualty risks and serves over 8,000 members worldwide. CAS members are experts in property and casualty insurance, reinsurance, finance, risk management, and enterprise risk management. Professionals educated by the CAS empower business and government to make well-informed strategic, financial and operational decisions.


The International Association of Black Actuaries is a professional and student member organization whose mission is to contribute to an increase in the number of black actuaries and to influence the successful career development, civic growth and achievement of black actuaries.


Organization of Latino Actuaries has the mission to increase the number of Latino actuaries by promoting the profession, providing guidance, mentorship and networking opportunities


The South Asian Network of Actuaries (SANA) is an organization of current and aspiring South Asian actuaries that provides professional advancement opportunities, early actuarial education support, and broader community upliftment.


Network of Actuarial Women and Allies mission is to connect and empower women of all backgrounds, races, ethnicities, and life circumstances to be successful in the actuarial profession.


SAGAA provides both aspiring and practicing LGBTQ+ actuaries and their allies with a networking community and a host of various professional development resources that expand access to and awareness of the profession. SAGAA also leads DE&I education initiatives at partner organizations who share a common goal of advancing LGBTQ+ allyship and expanding diversity within the industry.

American Academy of Actuaries

The American Academy of Actuaries is a 19,000-member professional association whose mission is to serve the public and the U.S. actuarial profession. The Academy assists public policymakers on all levels by providing leadership, objective expertise, and actuarial advice on risk and financial security issues. The Academy also sets qualification, practice, and professionalism standards for actuaries in the United States.