Investment Consulting

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Introduction to the Stream

As the world leader in Investment Consulting, Aon has been advising employers and governments on their pension schemes and other assets for over 60 years. Today, we provide a wide range of clients with expertise that extends from setting their investment strategies and the day-to-day management of their investment portfolios, through to corporate transactions and transfers of assets from one Investment Manager to another.

Aon advises clients on a number of strategies that have taken advantage of recent financial market conditions, enabling their employees to enjoy retirement.

Summer Internship Locations

Bristol, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Farnborough, Leeds, London, St Albans

Industrial Placement Locations

Birmingham

The role

As a summer intern or industrial placement student, you will gain a deep understanding of investment consulting and the potential career path ahead of you. You start the internship or placement with an induction and technical training programme and continue throughout your internship with on the job training enabling you to take on real responsibility. You will be a key member of our dedicated team, playing a vital role in meeting the expectations of our global clients through the delivery of high-quality servicing and advice. This will entail providing investment advice covering markets and strategic considerations, such as the management of assets and liabilities.

You will gain early experience of dealing with a wide range of investments and adapting investments around economic conditions and outlooks. You will also learn how and why pension scheme liabilities change as a result of economic assumptions, such as inflation and interest rates and the effect that market movements have on invested assets.

Requirements

Our summer internships are open to students in any year of their undergraduate degree or graduates, our Industrial Placements are open to students who have this opportunity as part of their undergraduate degree. To apply you will need to be educated to degree level with a minimum predicted grade of at least a 2:1 or equivalent qualification and a 'B' or above in Maths A-level, or equivalent. We are looking for numerate graduates with a high level of commercial awareness, ambition, enthusiasm and strong written and verbal communication skills. You should be able to work well within a team and develop your own views and creative ideas on economic and investment markets.

Please see the below table for clarification on which streams our Internship and Industrial Placement positions are available in. Please note that Graduate roles are available in all business areas listed below.

Internships Industrial Placements
Actuarial Consulting – General Insurance X
Actuarial Consulting – Pensions X X
Investment Consulting X X
Insurance Strategy Consultants X
Insurance, Reinsurance and Risk Management X
Global Risk Consulting – Captive Solutions
Employee Benefits Broking and Consulting X
Talent, Reward and Performance Consulting

* Please see the individual stream pages for latest details regarding available locations.

Application timetable

Applications open: 1st October 2018. We will open applications for our 2020 Summer Internship and Industrial Placement programmes in September 2019.
Application deadline: Applications for our 2019 Internship and Industrial Placement programmes are now closed.
Assessment centres: Assessment Centres have now finished for our 2019 Graduate Programme. We will begin Assessment Centres for our 2020 programme in November/December 2019.

Events

Aon will be attending careers fairs, skills sessions and presentations throughout the autumn.
Please check back later for the list of 2019 Autumn events we will be attending.