One Campus at a Time

Bolstering the insurance brand and generating student interest in the industry as a great place to work.

This multi-faceted initiative is driving the growth and diversification of the talent pipeline across ALL functional areas year-round by engaging the industry and key partners in expansive student outreach and providing comprehensive career exposure.

How to Participate


Industry professionals: Speak on-campus (in a live or virtual format) and share your career stories with students! In partnership with Insurance Careers Movement, Boots on the Ground Month aims to reach students nationwide and share the breadth of opportunity in insurance. Join us! How to participate:

  1. Use our step-by-step guide and resources to plan your campus visits. Our resources can be used for live or virtual presentations!
  2. Register your campus outreach plans so we can provide you with resources and reminders.
  3. After your presentation, report back. We track the schools and students reached industry-wide.




Resources


  • Overview: Step-by-step guide and resources for participation.
  • Sample outreach email: Use this template to reach out to schools and schedule your campus visit.
  • Sample slides to help you build your presentation.




Register


Boots on the Ground Month Pre-Registration Thank you for sharing your story with students and helping to expand and diversify the talent pipeline! Help us show the power and scope of the industry's collective efforts by logging your anticipated outreach. Register here




Report Back


Thank you for participating in Boots on the Ground Month and directly impacting the future of talent! How did it go? Help us track industry-wide efforts by sharing details of your campus visit. Report back here





A call to action for industry professinals to go back to school each October to share your career stories and inspire students to choose a career in the insurance industry. Join us October 2021 and shape the future of talent!

Gamma Iota Sigma’s Security in Risk Tour supports its mission to expand and diversify the insurance industry’s talent pipeline through on-campus career education programs exposing non-GIS students to the industry. Each Security in Risk program is tailored to the audience and designed to share with students relevant trends and opportunities based on their interests, showcase successful alumni working in the industry, and connect students with insurance career opportunities. 

Past Tour Stops Include:

    *  Fordham University – Brooklyn, NY

    *  Baruch College – New York, NY

    * Syracuse University – Syracuse, NY

    *  Stevens Institute of Technology – Hoboken, NJ

    *  National Hispanic Institute Digital College Fair – Nationwide

    *  Loyola Marymount University – Los Angeles, CA

    *  Northwestern University – Chicago, IL

    *  Georgia Institute of Technology – Atlanta, GA

    *  Emory University- Atlanta, GA

Have a college/university recommendation for a future Tour stop? Want Security in Risk brought to your campus? Email Alyssa Bouchard

Held annually in multiple locations, Gamma Iota Sigma's newly expanded Regional Conferences provide a forum for students from all 95 Gamma Iota Sigma chapters, at-large members, applicant schools, and non-GIS students interested in insurance careers to expand their industry knowledge and connect with industry professionals, career opportunities, and resources. Each event includes a career fair, networking, and educational sessions.

2022 Regional Conference Dates:

  •  January 28-29, 2022

    • Midwest: Location TBD​

    • Southwest: Dallas, TX