Actuary Career Research Paper

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What Am I Worth?

What am I worth? Well, all of that depends on my education. It depends on what field I want to go in to. It depends on how much effort I put towards bettering myself. And it depends on what the economy needs. There is always going to be a need for doctors. There will be needs for physical and occupational therapists, as well as teachers, engineers and construction workers. But the fastest growing and most wanted jobs in America right now are accountants and financial managers. Accountants and financial managers are always going to be in demand and are growing more and more every year (“The 20 Best Jobs). I plan to become an actuary, which is in the accounting field. What will it take to become an actuary? It will take hard work and dedication in order to succeed in this field. What exactly is actuary? Actuary is the management of risk. These professionals use analytical skills to help organizations plan for the future and protect them from any
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I don't have a lot of experience in the accounting or actuary field, but my family is filled with business people and people in the accounting field. In order to get more experience, I will take internships and ask questions that will help me better understand what to do in the field. I have three cousins who work as accountants at banks. I could use them as assets because they know me, and they have good relationships with their bosses. I could market myself by applying for internships. And if all goes well, then I could get a job offer. I actually have an uncle who is an actuary for a very successful business. That is a huge asset to me because I can go to him to get a better understanding of what they have to do on a day to day basis. And since he has had a successful career, he could teach me how to become a successful actuary. And having a successful actuary like him to recommend me would be a big