FAQs

All you need to know about our programmes, and something more
When is the closing date for the applications to the Aon Early Careers Programmes?

Please see our Individual Programmes for specific application deadlines, although the good news is that we are continually looking to add new opportunities; therefore if you do miss the deadline, we encourage you to keep an eye on our Early Careers website for any new roles that may be of interest. Our roles are highly competitive and there are several stages of the recruitment process to be completed prior to assessment days, therefore we do encourage candidates to complete applications as soon as possible before the deadlines in order to avoid disappointed of specific roles/locations being filled.

What is the salary of the Aon Early Careers Programmes?

The salaries for our Graduates, Interns and Apprentices are competitive and in line with the market rates. The Graduates and Apprentices will also receive a comprehensive pension and flexible benefits package as a permanent Aon employee, including discretionary bonus and 25 days paid holiday per annum.

When do the Assessment days take place?
  • Graduate Assessment Days take place from November to February 2018
  • Intern Assessment Days take place from December to March 2018
  • Apprentice Assessment Days take place from February to April 2018
What do and what do the Assessment days involve?

The content and structure of the day will vary dependant on the position and stream that you are applying for. On the day we'll put you to the test through a range of group and individual exercises, as well as asking you to complete an interview and a written exercise. Some streams will also require a presentation stage.

When will the roles be starting?
  • Interns will be starting in late June 2018
  • Graduates will be starting at the end of August 2018
  • Apprentices will be starting at the end of September 2018
Are there other Graduate/Apprentice level roles outside of the formal programme?

Yes there are! Aon recruit for entry level roles across the UK regularly and these can be great opportunities to start working in the industry.

As these roles are not part of our formal launch programme the training and development opportunities will vary to those on our Graduate and Apprenticeship programmes, however Aon prides itself on being a company that supports the growth and development of employees at all levels and in all different sectors.

Further details about these roles can be found on our careers page www.aon.co.uk/careers

Are there opportunities to apply for roles at Aon in other countries?

Of course! Aon is a global company with 72,000 professionals working in more than 500 offices in more than 120 countries, which means the opportunities are endless. While this Early Careers website is focused around the recruitment of Graduates, Interns and Apprentices based in the UK, details regarding entry level roles in our offices around the world can be found on our global careers page
http://jobs.aon.com

When will the applications be open for the Apprentice Programme?

Applications will be open in October/November 2017 for our 2018 intake.

When will the applications be open for the Graduate Programme - Stream 6 Global Risk Consulting – Captive Solutions?

Applications will be open in November 2017 for our 2018 intake.

How can I get in contact with the Aon Early Careers Recruitment Team?

If you have any questions/queries regarding our Early Careers Programmes or recruitment process, please feel free to contact us on either of the emails below and we will respond as soon as possible:
graduates@aon.co.uk
apprentices@aon.co.uk

Is there are word limit for application questions?

The long application questions that require you to demonstrate knowledge or experience in a text answer, will have a word limit of approximately 250 words/1500 characters.

Can I apply for more than one stream?

We wouldn't recommend applying for more than 2 different streams, as we have such a wide variety of optios with very different career paths, therefore it's important to be clear about your long term motivation. If you do apply for more than one, please ensure you tailor your application answers to each specfic stream.