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MEEMIC Risk Management Insurance Program

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MEEMIC / Avondale Insurance Institute

Insurance careers offer great earning potential and stability in a growing industry, as well as, a challenging and rewarding career path. This program allows you to explore the industry through a partnership with nationally recognized MEEMIC Insurance Company. Students enrolled in this program will spend three days per week in the classroom and two days per week (transportation provided) at MEEMIC gaining hands-on experience and hearing directly from industry professionals.

As part of this program, you will earn three industry certifications in areas such as Property and Liability, Personal insurance, and Commercial Insurance. In addition, upon successful completion of this program, you can earn up to nine direct college credits with Olivet College.

Program Summary
  • Students in 11th and 12th grades will work with industry professionals to gain insight into the details of personal and commercial insurance and finance
  • Students will have opportunity to visit local insurance companies, participate in a student organization and travel to compete at state and national competitions
  • Students will have a head start on college by earning direct college credit through Olivet College
  • Students earn a national insurance certification from the Insurance Institute of America
  • Students receive elective credit, fourth year math related credit and world language exchange credit

Get the Advantage

By completing the Risk Management Insurance Certification Program, students will receive 9 FREE college credits from Olivet College, transferable to any college.

Two-Year Program
Year 1
1st semester - Investments
2nd semester - Insurance Principles
Year 2
1st semester - Personal Insurance
2nd semester - Commercial Insurance

Class Time Job Shadows
Learn from industry professionals from MEEMIC, 1 -2 days per week

Paid Summer Internships
the Program instructor will assist students with possible summer internships.

A completed application form
Entering 11th or 12th grade
Minimum GPA of 2.75
Pre-requisite of Business Administration or equivalent
Relevant and authentic learning
Avondale School District engages with local businesses and organizations as well as institutions of higher learning in order to provide unique programming for our students. 

We know that our students have individual strengths and interests and dreams that require us to think beyond the traditional classroom. We align with partners who support us in our efforts to provide our students with relevant and authentic learning experiences.

Download Application
Download the Risk Management Insurance Program Application here.

Please contact Avondale High School Counselor, Kim Olszak, at kimberly.olszak@avondale.k12.mi.us if you have questions about the Pathways Program.