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

12 Month 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 penultimate year undergraduates 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 at least a 2:1 or equivalent qualification. 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.

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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
Inpoint Solutions Group X
Insurance, Reinsurance and Risk Management X
Global Risk Consulting – Captive Solutions
Health & 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: 14 September 2016
Application deadline: Applications for the 2017 intake of this programme are now closed.
Assessment centres: November 2016 to March/April 2017

Events

Aon will be attending careers fairs, skills sessions and presentations throughout the autumn.
Our events provide an excellent chance for you to get to know more about the opportunities Aon has to offer and to meet people who can answer your questions.

Date University
Monday 12th September Bright Network Festival
Monday 19th September CASS - MSC Fair
Wednesday 28th September City - Banking & Finance and Consultancy Fair
Tuesday 4th October Edinburgh
Wednesday 5th October Leicester - Careers in management, finance and the public sector
Monday 10th October Nottingham - Careers in Management
Monday 10th October Leeds - Autumn Fair
Tuesday 11th October UCL - Banking, Finance and Economics Fair
Wednesday 12th October University of Surrey
Wednesday 12th October Bristol - Autumn fair
Tuesday 18th October Exeter - Careers and Placements fair
Tuesday 18th October Manchester - Business, Finance and Management
Wednesday 19th October Cambridge - Graduate scheme and internship event
Thursday 20th October Warwick Business, Finance & Consultancy Fair 2016
Thursday 20th October Southampton - Business, Finance and Management
Friday 21st October Bath University
Tuesday 25th October Durham
Wednesday 26th October Edinburgh Heriot Watt - Actuarial fair
Wednesday 2nd November Oxford - Internship Fair
Wednesday 2nd November Birmingham - Business finance and consulting