Marsh Graduate Development Program
Embark on a career that allows you to make a difference to people and businesses across the world, and across industries. Join a global team of more than 35,000 colleagues across more than 130 countries, and help to safeguard the businesses of the biggest names in the world. When the majority of the Fortune Global 500 firms are our clients, by joining Marsh, you get the opportunity to work with the top players from almost every industry you can think of.
The Marsh Graduate Development Program (MGDP) is a 2-year rotational program open to a select group of highly-motivated university graduates. It is designed to support, develop, and challenge you in preparation for your career progression within Marsh.
In addition to the job rotations allowing for opportunities to learn on the job, you will also undergo a structured learning and development curriculum, have access to senior mentorship, networking opportunities, and formal performance management.
Upon successful completion of the program, associates are placed in roles that focus on continued career development and promote leadership potential. This program is targeted for client-facing job profiles.
Who We Are
Marsh is a global leader in insurance broking and innovative risk management solutions. In more than 130 countries, our experts help clients to anticipate, quantify, and more fully understand the range of risks they face. In today’s increasingly uncertain global business environment, Marsh helps clients to thrive and survive.
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.
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. Our more than 36,000 colleagues work on behalf of our clients, who are enterprises of all sizes in every industry, and include businesses, government entities, multinational organisations, and individuals around the world.
We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With 76,000 colleagues worldwide and annual revenue exceeding $17 billion, Marsh & McLennan Companies also include global leaders Guy Carpenter, Mercer, and Oliver Wyman.
Why Join The Marsh Graduate Development Program?
- Two year talent development program featuring mentorships, job rotations, professional certifications, career development, and much more.
- Marsh is a socially responsible firm which gives back to our communities.
- Marsh values diversity and inclusion.
- Global leader: World’s #1 Insurance Broker, Business Insurance, 1971 – 2010, 2012 – 2018; #1 Global Insurance Broker, AM Best, 2013 - 2018.
The Qualities We're Looking For
We know that you’ve worked hard to achieve your degree but we don’t want to define you by it. That’s why we accept Second Class (Upper Division)/Cum Laude 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. What can you bring?
Marsh Graduate Development Program Details
Marsh Graduate Development Program is a combination of virtual, classroom, and on-the-job training with an objective to enhance technical, client-advisory, and business skills of an individual. As part of the 24-month graduate program, colleagues will rotate through various development experiences to build your knowledge and skills, familiarize with resources, and develop the relationships needed to be effective in your roles, during and after the program.
Regular Performance Review and Feedback
At Marsh we believe performance management is not only a formal process but a regular conversation. Performance Review at Marsh will comprise of formal goal-setting, continuous feedback through regular check–ins, frequent coaching, and formal performance evaluation.
Graduate Associates will have access to senior mentors throughout the program. Mentoring will help you grow professionally and personally by learning from experienced colleagues, and will guide and support you through periods of intense learning and growth.
Graduates will get opportunities to network and collaborate with senior 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, Graduate Associates may be offered opportunities for overseas exposure