a school-to-work insurance program, teams with high school and college
educators to provide a useful insurance curriculum for students. With
the help of InVEST liaisons (insurance professionals), students have the
opportunity for job shadow days, internships or even careers after
graduating from InVEST.
all materials necessary to launch your first InVEST program,
specifically created to appease the millennial generation, including
lesson plans, textbooks, activities and more. Best of all, its totally
in 1970 at Hollywood High School by the Independent Insurance Agents of
Los Angeles, InVEST began educating students in insurance to become
better insurance consumers. Over the years, it has expanded to also
teach insurance agency and company operations and encourage students to
pursue careers in the industry.
for insurance professionals to interact with students are established
by InVEST working with educators and school systems across the country.
InVEST volunteers, agency and company representatives; work closely
with teachers so students get real-life perspective of the insurance
industry. Through field trips, job shadow events and internships,
students are able to see and experience firsthand what it is like to be
in the insurance world. Through these efforts, InVEST is able to spread
the message about insurance and become a resource for educators.
InVEST Benefits the Insurance Industry:
- Trains work force and brings new talent for carriers, agents and brokers.
- Reaches a diverse group of employees, such as urban and minority students.
- Gets insurance professionals involved on a local level.
- Promotes positive public relations, positioning the industry as a respected liaison between the academic and business worlds.
- Produces knowledgeable insurance consumers.
results from the Agency Universe Study* by Future One pointed to InVEST
as a solution to save the future of the industry, with a majority of
respondents stating the insurance industry should encourage high schools
and community colleges to help students plan for insurance careers."
Bob Rusbuldt, Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America, Big
"I" president & CEO
The Agency Universe study is a collaboration of the Independent
Insurance Agents & Brokers of America and leading independent agency