Few things are certain in life. Economic upheaval, political crises, natural disasters – and plenty more besides – all mean the world can be full of surprises.
At Aon, we draw on the expertise of 65,000 people to help the biggest names in business plan for every eventuality – be it in pensions; general insurance; insurance, reinsurance and risk management; investment consulting; captives or health & benefits broking and consulting. We are the world’s #1 insurance broker, #1 provider of reinsurance and #1 in human resource consulting. Our size, global network and emphasis on innovation mean where we lead, the industry follows.
We’ve recently moved our global headquarters to the UK. Here we rely on 6,500 employees across 30 offices to uphold our hard-won reputation for excellence, insight and outstanding service delivery. It’s the skills, knowledge and attitude of these people that help us do what we do best. So, if you’re looking for a sure-fire way to start your career and have a 2:1 degree or higher, we’d like you to join them.
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Internships & Placements
Summer internships last for eight to ten weeks over July and August across various Aon offices in the UK. Internships are in the same streams as the graduate programme.
Each intern is paired with a dedicated mentor who provides assistance and guidance through the practical work experience and formal training components of the scheme.
The programme ensures that participating interns get a full perspective of Aon’s business, areas of expertise and the necessary business and technical skills used in the insurance, reinsurance, risk management and pensions and benefits consulting industries.
Aon do not currently offer an apprenticeship scheme.
School Leavers Programmes
Aon does not currently run a school leaver programme.
Salary & Benefits
Graduate trainees receive an attractive starting salary package which is reviewed on a regular basis, financial and study support for completing professional qualifications, bonus payments for exam success at first attempt and a flexible benefits package, inclusive of pension, life assurance, dental, health and travel insurance, subsidised gym membership and the facility to buy or sell holidays.
Summer interns also receive a salary during the course of their internship and interns who show great potential may be offered a place in the graduate programme on completion of their degree, though this is not guaranteed.
The summer vacation internship is open to students in their penultimate year of degree studies with an expected 2:1 or higher result.
Students should also demonstrate a high level of commercial awareness, excellent communication skills and analytical reasoning ability.
The graduate programme is offered in five variants and the overall requirement is for graduates with a 2:1 degree in any discipline, a high level of commercial awareness, excellent communication skills and analytical reasoning ability.
Candidates interested in the Actuarial Consulting and Investment Consulting programmes should have a degree in any numerate, business or management related discipline such as statistics, economics or business studies.