Illinois State University is pleased to welcome American Family Insurance as a Career Center Partner.

Through the Career Center Partner Program, companies generously provide support that specifically assists the Career Center with developing, enhancing, and implementing innovative career development programs and services, while also connecting with Illinois State talent through various opportunities.

Students should be excited about American Family Insurance joining the Redbird family. According to Career Center Assistant Director for Employer Relations, “American Family is a valuable partner for Illinois State. Not only do they have numerous career opportunities, but they also seek candidates from all majors who display the transferable skills needed in today’s competitive work environment.”

American Family’s Illinois State Director Chuck Manganelli agreed with Radliff. “Working with ISU is a win for both the University and American Family. We’re always looking to contribute in the community; and what a better way to do that than to help students in all programs at ISU. Our hope is that we can bring some knowledge to the students and faculty to assist with a more rounded graduate, not only in the insurance program, but across all majors.”

Founded in 1927, American Family Insurance is the nation’s 13th-largest property/casualty insurance group and ranks No. 315 on the Fortune 500 list. The company sells American Family-brand products, including auto, homeowners, life, business and farm/ranch insurance, primarily through its exclusive agents in 19 states. With 2,800 independent contractor agents, American Family employs approximately 8,100 people in a variety of professional areas, including: actuarial, brokerage, claims, communications, education, government affairs, human resources, information services, investments, legal, marketing, office administration, product design and underwriting.

American Family Insurance joins other Career Center Partners and industry leaders: ADM, Caterpillar Inc., C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc., Cintas, College Pro, Country Financial Services, GROWMARK, and Liberty Mutual. Companies interested in recruiting at Illinois State can learn more about becoming a Career Center Partner by contacting Radliff.

As a part of the Redbird Family, you too, can support the rising trajectory of career success by participating in Redbirds Rising: The Campaign for Illinois State.