Gamma Iota Sigma (GIS) is the only international fraternity the focuses on insurance and risk management. There are currently over 29,000 members, both alumni and students, with chapters located throughout the continental US and Canada. There truly is no better way to get your foot in the door and start your career in the risk management industry.
GIS Beta Phi Chapter at The University of Texas at Dallas was chartered in March, 2016 and have received Well-Rounded Chapter Award and Special Achievement Award within 6 months of chartered. Our alumni and current members are working and interns at: AIG, State Farm, Travelers, USI Insurance, Willis Towers Watson, BlueCross BlueShield, Cotiviti, Lewis and Ellis , G6 Hospitality, AT&T, etc.
Insurance industry mainly including: Life & Health and Property & Casualty with written premium over $1.2 trillion in 2015 according to S&P Global Market Intelligence (Insurance Information Institute)
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the insurance industry is on the verge of a major transition. A large number of insurance professionals will be retiring within the next 10 years, leaving more than 400,000 jobs opening to qualified applicants. It is our goal at Gamma Iota Sigma to prepare our members for those jobs, and for a life-long career in insurance.