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How to Apply

Application Process

Online application: There is an initial set of screening questions which will determine your eligibility for the role, including your right to work in the UK and your academic background. It is very important that you have your academic grades to hand when completing this form and that you input this information carefully. We will then ask you to tell us about you and why you’d be a great fit for the role!

Online testing: We’re looking for graduates who can adapt their learning style, are flexible, and can think broadly. To help us assess this, we utilise an online general intelligence assessment. The assessment takes about 35 minutes to complete and has plenty of practice questions that aren’t timed. Make sure you use these to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for each different component.

Assessment centre: The assessment centre will involve a number of activities such as an interview, presentation and group task, assessing your team working, presentation, communication, and influencing skills. You will also have time to talk to current employees in order to learn as much about your future career as you want to know.

Offer: We’ll call you to confirm your offer and then email your contract to you. You’ll need to complete our background checking process prior to joining.

Start: You’ll complete a one-week induction in our London head office.

Key Dates

Applications Open

October 2018

Applications Close

18th January 2019


1st Stage Assessment Centre

 January 2019 - March 2019

2nd Stage Assessment Day

January 2019 - March 2019

Preparation Tips

Visit your university’s career centre and tap into their resources and services to help you prepare. Especially helpful are CV reviews and mock interviews. We will also be hosting a number of online events, networking events and sessions with a number of University Societies.

Research - Learn as much as you can about Marsh and how we work with our clients. We do not expect you to be an expert in risk and insurance but you should have a general understanding and interest in our industry.

  • Conduct a self-analysis. Why are you interested in Marsh? What skills do you bring to the table?
  • Download the discover risk app www.discoverrisk.co.uk
  • Dress appropriately – even for your video interview!
  • First impressions count. Don’t be afraid to show your personality and enthusiasm and be yourself.

We have a number of Graduate positions across the UK and Ireland in the following locations and business areas. If there is more than one role available in the location you are applying to, you will be given the opportunity to list your preference on the application form.

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There are four primary areas we recruit into: Broking, Client Executive, Projects and Client Advisory Services in five locations: London, Reading, Bristol, Manchester and Dublin.

  • Broking - Within Broking you could be working within a specialty team to understand all the risks associated with a particular industry and then working with a team to broker a deal.
  • Client Executive - As a Client Executive you’ll be liaising with your clients and understanding their business, the risks and what value looks like for them. You’ll then be in a position to advise on the best course of action for their risk management and work with the broking teams to make this happen.
  • Projects - Working on Projects means that you will gain exposure across multiple lines of insurance both internally and externally, allowing us to build an extensive network of talented professionals.
  • Client Advisory Services - Working for Client Advisory Services, you will work developing and delivering innovative solutions which may include enhancement of risk management approaches, handling of complex claims and use of data-driven analysis to inform a client’s insurance strategy. In order to be considered for this area an A-level in Maths or other numerate discipline is preferable.