Choosing a career is one of the most important decisions of your life
And as your career in insurance progresses, every day will present interesting new opportunities, new challenges and the flexibility to pursue new goals. Find your career in insurance:
Why not choose variety and flexibility?
It's hard to imagine a career choice where you'll have the chance to use more of your skills than insurance. Whether you're a people person, a math wiz, a born organizer or a strategic thinker, Canada's insurance industry has a job and a career with your name on it.
Why consider insurance?
Because insurance is already part of everything you do. It protects homes, jobs, cars, property and the continuity of lives. And because insurance is a business that offers a variety of career paths that can take you where you want to go. No matter what you're good at, you can find a career path that let's you succeed, change directions and be a part of a close-knit professional community.
You're analytical, good with computers and you love math.
Actuaries apply mathematics, statistical methods and risk theory to calculate insurance premiums. They assess the insurance company's ability to pay its claims by tracking payment statistics.Learn more about becoming an Actuary here
You're a people person and a great communicator.
Insurance brokers are independent business people. They bring customers and insurance companies into a contractual relationship.Learn more about becoming a Broker here
You're a promoter, presenter and partner.
Marketing representatives work for an insurance company, promoting the company's products and services through the sales force (i.e. the brokers) to insurance consumers. Marketing managers and executives need to look ahead to anticipate and identify the kind of new products required in a changing personal and commercial insurance environment.Learn more about becoming a Marketing Representative here
You're a relationship developer and decision-maker.
Underwriters accept or reject risks on behalf of the insurance company. Brokers and agents submit applications for insurance on behalf of individuals or businesses and an underwriter reviews the applications and decides whether to offer insurance to the applicants (that is, whether to accept or reject the risk).Learn more about becoming a Underwriter here