The Summer Workshop
Date: August 26 - September 2
The iCAIR Program
The Summer Research Program
A Superb opportunity for students with a background in mathematical finance and insurance.The International Centre for Asset Management, Insurance and Risk Management (iCAIR) Iinvites master's and doctoral students with quantitative backgrounds and an interest in finance and insurance to join the iCAIR summer research workshop
iCAIR is an international, multi-university research program with a focus on financial mathematics and insurance. Academic activities including workshops, soft skills training, research projects and intership programs allow iCAIR to prepare quantitatively-oriented students for a professional career in the financial industry and academia.
The one-year research program invites qualified master's students to become junior fellows and PhD students to become senior fellows in iCAIR. The program offers an opportunity to work on an international research project in close collaboration with renowned professionals from academia and industry.
Students apply advanced theoretical concepts to address critical problems in industry; this experience will enable students to bridge the gap between learning and practice. An optional 3-month internship and intensive soft-skills training component further enhance the program experience. Students will be equipped with the skills that will help to accelerate their pursuit of a career in financial mathematics or insurance.
A distinctive component of iCAIR is the research workship. This is a yearly event held for one week in the summer. The workshop provides students with the foundations for success. Team building activities, presentation skills, courses, and seminars all given by well-known experts.
In addition, workshops provide academic preparation in research ethics and project management and students will present a research project. In the last part of the workshop, industry experts will introduce different financial and insurance companies as potential partners for the internship program and their future employment.