Closed: Marsh McLennan Summer Work Experience

Marsh McLennan

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Are you currently in Year 11 or 12? Or have you just finished your A-Levels (or equivalent)? If you are curious about Apprenticeships, interested in finding out about the various roles and careers opportunities to work in insurance broking, risk management and reinsurance, then we would like to invite you to attend our Virtual Work Experience event we are hosting from Monday 2nd August to Friday 5th August. This will be an opportunity to meet the teams, find out more and network with industry professionals.

Who we are?

Marsh & McLennan is the world`s leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. The Company`s 76,000 colleagues advise clients in over 130 countries. Marsh advises individual and commercial clients of all sizes on insurance broking and innovative risk management solutions. Guy Carpenter develops advanced risk, reinsurance and capital strategies that help clients grow profitably and pursue emerging opportunities. Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations meet the health, wealth and career needs of a changing workforce. Oliver Wyman serves as a critical strategic, economic and brand advisor to private sector and governmental clients. For more information, visit, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @mmc_global or subscribe to BRINK.

What to expect?

  • An overview of what it means to work for Marsh, Mercer and Guy Carpenter
  • Understand our Insurance Practitioner apprenticeship programme
  • Hear from current apprentices and business leaders
  • Case Study to delve into the world of insurance broking
  • Take part in an interactive risk game to understand risk management


  • Date: Monday 2nd August – Thursday 5th August2021
  • Time: 10.30am – 3pm (each day)
  • Location: Online via Google Classrooms


In line with our Apprenticeship Programme entry requirements candidates must have, or be on course for:

  • Five GCSEs at Grades A*-C or 9 – 4 (including English & Maths)
  • 104 UCAS points at A-level or equivalent (B-TEC, T-LEVEL etc)
  • Have authorisation to work in the UK

To apply:

Please note all applications must be submitted by Friday 23rd July 2021

You will be informed as to whether you have gained a place on Monday 26th July 2021

Placement Notes

We would like to encourage female students as well as girls from an ethnic minority background to apply as they will be given a priority for this placement, especially those who meet the above apprenticeship academic requirements.

Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:

Understanding how the organisation operates
Career Development Workshop
Understanding how a business operates
Corporate relations
Communication Skills
Problem solving
Interview skills
Professional Etiquette
Meeting senior executives
Team work
CV Writing
Project work

Great For Students Who Are:

Team Player
Hard Working
Interested in learning industry basics
Willing to learn
Interested in analysing information
Interested in problem solving

Candidate Questions

Below are a number of questions which you will need to answer to apply for this opportunity.
Tell me about a time you achieved something you didn’t think you could.

Which of your skills would you like to improve?

Personality: How would your family and friends describe you?