AIG Retirement Services Apprenticeship Program
Who we are
AIG is in the business of helping people achieve a secure and fulfilling retirement. We support our customers in reaching their financial goals, providing them the freedom and peace of mind to enjoy their retirement years. This approach helps our customers take control of their financial wellness, helping millions of people plan and save for their goals.
We’re passionate about excellence
AIG Retirement Services is an industry-leading provider of financial planning tools for community members who work in healthcare, higher education, K-12, government, and other not-for-profit institutions. We love what do, and we believe you will too.
The AIG Retirement Services Apprenticeship Program offers college students the opportunity to acquire hands-on experience in the financial services industry. Participants will receive targeted training and apply academic learning with life experiences to support individual career aspirations. This Apprenticeship Program is designed to provide a strong foundation toward becoming a successful Financial Professional within the organization.
The AIG Retirement Services Apprenticeship Program focuses on five key areas within the organization including Operations, Marketing, Practice Management, Financial Planning and Asset Management. Each Apprentice will report directly to the District Vice President and will be connected to a network of industry leaders who will provide training and coaching in each of the key areas to get real-life applicable experience and career building lessons. Additionally, the Apprenticeship Program will supplement university curriculum with the development of interpersonal skills, relationship building, and industry content.
Throughout the program, each Apprentice will receive specific training towards starting a career in the financial services industry. The Apprentice will receive on the job training and will be mentored by industry veterans on various aspects of the Financial Professional role which will include: New client acquisition, Financial Planning, Asset Allocation, Marketing practices, Practice Management, Territory Management.
Individualized Learning – Apprentices are expected to complete both self-study and instructor guided curriculum, which includes: Product Training, Business Planning, Sales Techniques, Technical and Systems Training.
Mentoring/Peer Network – With the assistance of the management team, Apprentices are able to develop a strong network of relationships throughout all levels of the organization.
Upon completion of the program, Each Apprentice should have a solid understanding of the retirement services industry, the products and investment solutions offered and the organization’s core competencies. Each Apprentice will also be sponsored & provided study materials throughout the program and take FINRA related exams. After successfully completing the program & necessary licensing requirements, Apprentice should be prepared to move into a Financial Professional position at AIG Retirement Services.
• 3 years of college level education with an expected graduation date within 12 months
• Proven leadership skills to pursue each rotation with enthusiasm and focus
• Demonstrated organization skills, ability to multi task and set priorities, as demonstrated through activities or work experience
• Excellent communication skills –oral and written presentation
• Excellent interpersonal skills – builds relationships easily, works well in teams
• Proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
AIG seeks candidates who demonstrate strong academic and extracurricular achievement, possess solid analytical, quantitative and interpersonal skills, and are enthusiastic about and committed to the financial industry.
The ideal candidates will be bold thinkers with an entrepreneurial bent, and will possess a blend of IQ (technical skills, consistent learning, statistical & financial acumen) and EQ (adaptive communication, empathy, listening skills, challenging with humility).
We also look for a diverse background of experience, culture, and thought. Successful candidates typically have a global perspective and a record of successful teamwork.
It has been and will continue to be the policy of American International Group, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.
At AIG, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our future and our mission – creating a foundation for a creative workplace that leads to innovation, growth, and profitability. Through a wide variety of programs and initiatives, we invest in each employee, seeking to ensure that our people are not only respected as individuals, but also truly valued for their unique perspectives.
To learn more please visit: https://www.aig.com/about-us/diversity-equity-and-inclusion
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