Marsh Graduate Development Program
Joining Marsh means more than a job. We will give you the skills and opportunities to enable you to build a successful career in the risk management and insurance broking industry.
The Marsh Graduate Development Program (MGDP) is an intensive 2-year rotational program open to highly driven university graduates from all academic disciplines. From day one, the program will support, develop and challenge you in preparation for your career progression within Marsh. You will undergo a structured learning curriculum with Singapore College of Insurance (SCI) in conjunction with Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to attain the prestigious ACII qualification.
This program offers a solid foundation for career development as you will gain valuable work experience through on-the-job trainings linked to cross-functional job rotations, access to senior mentorship, networking opportunities as well as formal performance management.
Upon successful completion of the program, you will be placed in roles that focus on continued career development and promote leadership potential.
A career at Marsh is limitless, with the potential for movement, continued investment and growth. Embark on a career that allows you to make a difference to people as well as businesses across the world and industries today.
Who We Are
Marsh is the world’s leading insurance broker and risk adviser. Since 1871, clients have relied on Marsh for trusted advice, to represent their interests in the marketplace, make sense of an increasingly complex world, and help turn risks into new opportunities for growth. Marsh serves commercial and individual clients with data-driven risk solutions and advisory services in more than 130 countries.
A career with Marsh presents an opportunity to work with clients in any industry sector all around the world. We work with clients of all sizes to define, design, and deliver innovative solutions to better quantify and manage risk. To every client interaction, we bring a powerful combination of deep intellectual capital, industry-specific expertise, global experience, and collaboration. We offer risk management, risk consulting, insurance broking, alternative risk financing, and insurance program management services.
Marsh is a business of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy, and people. With an annual revenue approaching US $17 billion and 76,000 colleagues worldwide, MMC helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading businesses: Marsh, Guy Carpenter, Mercer, and Oliver Wyman.
Why Join The Marsh Graduate Development Program?
As a Marsh graduate, you will be part of a great working culture and an award-winning Best Graduate Development Program (2020 HRD Awards). We believe in camaraderie and collaboration, no matter what your role, level, experience or background. We work to create a sense of community where everyone's ideas, contributions and individual strengths and differences are valued and supported.
We are committed to diversity and inclusion. Our people feel confident to succeed here because they can truly be themselves. We embrace, encourage and advance diversity—including diversity of background, experience, thought and opportunity. You can participate in Colleague Resource Groups to help build a sense of connection and community throughout your career. We also prioritize your wellness, learning and development, and value workplace flexibility.
We care about our communities and support our colleagues’ efforts to give back in the ways that are most meaningful to them. We are committed to conducting business in a responsible way at all times and actively support the communities in which we live and work.
Make the most of your future by choosing a company that lives its values, cares about its communities, and is deeply committed to helping colleagues and employees achieve more from life every day.
The Qualities We're Looking For
We know you’ve worked hard to achieve your degree but we don’t want to define you by it. That’s why we accept students in any degree discipline and focus on getting to know you.
We look for candidates with the following skills and attributes:
- Strong business acumen and problem-solving skills.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to work in teams and cultivate relationships.
- Adaptability and learning agility.
At Marsh, our competitive advantage is our people. Ideas, innovative thinking, relationships, and solutions are imperative for success in our industry. We value people who are collaborative, innovative, demonstrate adaptability and learning agility, and who want to make a difference in their workplace and community. What can you bring?
Marsh Graduate Development Program Details
Marsh Graduate Development Program is a combination of virtual classes and on-the-job training with an objective to enhance your technical, client-advisory, and business skills. As part of the 24-month graduate program, you will go through cross-functional rotations to build your knowledge and skills, familiarize with resources, and develop the relationships needed to be effective in your roles. You will have the opportunity to take on real responsibility within the team as you grow your knowledge and skills and apply them in actual projects involving clients.
Regular Performance Review and Feedback
At Marsh we believe performance management is not only a formal process but a regular conversation. Performance Reviews at Marsh will comprise of formal goal-setting, continuous feedback through regular check-ins, frequent coaching, and formal performance evaluation.
At Marsh, we understand the importance of a strong support network across the business that is committed to helping you succeed and fulfil your potential. In addition to your manager, you will be assigned to a mentor and a buddy during the program. Mentoring will help you grow professionally and personally as you learn from experienced colleagues who will guide and support you through periods of intense learning and growth.
Graduates will get opportunities to network and collaborate with experienced colleagues, clients, insurers, partners, and other industry peers.
Overseas Work and Learning Opportunities
Depending on the work projects involved and your performance during the program, graduates may be offered opportunities for overseas exposure.