St. John’s University Teams With ACE Limited & XL Capital, Ltd For Insurance Internship Programme For High School Students In Bermuda, May 28
May 20, 2008
School of Risk Management, Insurance &
Actuarial Science Also Hosts Gala Reception
St. John’s University’s School of Risk
Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science (SRM) and the
Bermuda insurance industry (in cooperation with ACE Limited and XL
Capital Ltd) present an Insurance Internship Programme
for selected high school students in Bermuda on May 28 to be held
at the ACE Headquarters.
Each of the high schools in Bermuda are
invited to send three (3) students who will be enrolling in college
in the fall of 2009 and one (1) administrator. The students will
attend multiple information sessions led by insurance professionals
from ACE and XL.
“We have close and long-standing partnerships within the Bermuda
insurance and education communities,” said Dr. Ellen Thrower,
Executive Director, SRM and former President of The College of
Insurance. “We are especially pleased to be working with ACE
Limited and XL Capital Ltd and the Bermuda high schools in this
In attendance at the Internship Programme will be Dr. Steven
Papamarcos, Dean of the Peter J. Tobin College of Business at St.
John’s University and Albert J. Beer, The Michael J. Kevany XL
Professor in Insurance and Actuarial Practice along with other
members of the SRM team.
On May 29, SRM (a division of The Peter J.
Tobin College of Business) and Dr. Thrower will host its Sixth
Annual Gathering of Friends, Educators and Students cocktail and
dinner reception at the Tucker’s Point Beach Club in Tucker’s Town,
Bermuda. This event is made possible through the generosity of
Joseph and Claire Smetana. Mr. Smetana is an alumnus of The College
of Insurance at St. John’s University. Invited to the dinner are
industry and government leaders, key alumni in Bermuda, guidance
counselors and current and prospective students and their
For more information on the One Day Internship program for
Bermuda high school students contact Theresa Marro, Assistant
Director, Division of Marketing & Industry Relations, St.
John’s School of Risk Management, Insurance & Actuarial Science
by calling (212) 277-5113 or e-mail inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information on the cocktail and dinner reception can be
found by contacting Kathy Sabella at 1-800-356-5146 or (212)
277-5110 or e-mail correspondence to email@example.com.