Candidate membership is offered at a discounted rate and provides resources and opportunities that can help students achieve their career goals.
MALVERN, PA (PRWEB) October 17, 2013
The CPCU Society has expanded membership opportunities for students actively pursuing the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU®) designation by reducing the required number of CPCU exams completed for candidate membership from four to two.
Candidate membership is offered at a discounted rate and provides resources and opportunities that can help students achieve their career goals. Candidate members have access to many of the CPCU Society’s member benefits, including these:
- Opportunities to develop and demonstrate leadership and management skills within the CPCU Society at large, as well as within individual chapters and interest groups
- Professional networking opportunities within the Society and at chapter levels
- Access to webinars, publications, seminars and events
- Mentoring from chapter members
- A 25 percent discount on The Institutes’ study materials
“We are excited to expand candidate membership to include more CPCU students,” said David Medvidofsky, CPCU, CIC, ARM, AIAF, AAI, CRM, and president and chairman of the CPCU Society Leadership Council. “This is an excellent way to support the professional development needs of CPCU students and to give them an opportunity to experience the benefits that the CPCU Society has to offer.”
Students who earn the CPCU designation can experience the full benefits of Society membership. The CPCU Society also offers flexible-membership options for retired and disabled CPCUs, Gamma Iota Sigma students and insurance professionals with designations from foreign examining institutes.
For more information on candidate membership within the CPCU Society, visit http://www.cpcusociety.org/membership/member-benefits/candidate-member-benefits.
About the CPCU Society
The CPCU Society is a community of credentialed insurance professionals who promote excellence through ethical behavior and continuing education. The Society’s more than 23,000 members hold the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU®) designation, which requires passing eight rigorous examinations, meeting industry experience requirements, and agreeing to be bound by a strict code of professional ethics.
The CPCU Society is affiliated with The Institutes, the leader in delivering proven knowledge solutions that drive powerful business results for the risk management and property-casualty insurance industry. The CPCU designation is conferred by The Institutes. More information about the CPCU Society is available at http://www.cpcusociety.org.