Get a career boost with a mentor!

Our RMI Mentor Program pairs students with insurance industry professionals for weekly phone calls to discuss career paths, professional licenses and assorted topics -- all geared to give you an inside edge. The program lasts for 9 weeks, and students gain valuable insights through the program, as well as learn networking skills. 

To sign up, go the the Student Resources tab on this website, select the Mentor Program and look for the application link at the bottom of the page. Applications for the fall semester are due by September 15. 

Interns loving their summer gigs!

RMI interns are wrapping up their summer jobs. According to weekly journals on the internship experience, students witnessed their classroom lessons come to life, added to their skill set and are ever more eager to get into the business of insurance. Summer 2017 saw a record number of interns, with 68 RMI students working locations all over the U.S. Thanks to all the employers who provided these amazing opportunities. 

McChristian discussing "What's Trending Now in Insurance and Reinsurance" at the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund

On the left is Kevin Campion, executive managing director for Aon Benfield and on the right is Leonard Schulte, director of Legal Analysis & Risk Evaluation at Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund. The panel was at a forum for participating insurers of the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund and the topic was "What's Trending Now in Insurance and Reinsurance." They discussed InsurTech, innovations and keeping up with them. It was held in Orlando in early June.

RMI faculty member Dr. Born's work with two FSU PhD students featured at the ISL Open House this week

E. Tice Sirmans, left, Hugo M. Montesinos, right, doctoral students in FSU’s College of Business, and their major professor, Patty Born, at center, explained their Successful Financial Longevity study and took questions from the public during ISL’s Open House on Tuesday at the Tallahassee Senior Center.

Nearly $20,000 in Scholarship Awarded to RMI Students at the Spring Banquet

Thanks to the generous contributions to our scholarship funds from donors more than 20 students received awards this semester! They were announced at the RMI/GIS Spring 2017 Banquet which was sponsored by Capitol Preferred Insurance.

Ensuring the Future

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The Center for Risk Management Education and Research (CRMER) promotes the goals of the Dr. William T. Hold/The National Alliance program in Risk Management and Insurance through the exchange of information related to risk management and insurance across the risk management and insurance community. The primary goals of the Center are:

  • To provide high quality educational and professional development experiences for students.
  • To produce informative events and activities for Center stakeholders and the general public.
  • To support faculty, including the production of high-quality research.
  • To increase the visibility of the RMI Program.
  • To improve the financial strength of the Center so that it can better support its activities.

The Center is headed by Lynne McChristian, Executive Director and Risk Management and Insurance Faculty.