Marine and energy broker at Aon

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£20,000 - £21,999
Roles
Insurance

8.0/10

The Role
7.8
Organisation
8.4

Socialising

7.8

The Role

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

Really enjoyed it and have a great insight to insurance and AON

10/10

2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

Colleagues are very friendly and inclusive but understand they don’t have loads of work for us

7/10

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

Manager was very good and could always go to him with any questions

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Purely because the insurance market is pretty inactive over the summer due to 1/7

5/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

Less responsibility but because i worked with a new team each week which have a great overview but less in-depth work

5/10

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

Think I’ve learnt a lot about working with other people and in teams during this project which is benefic for my degree

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Really good, active and busy which made it a nice environment to work in

10/10

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

Well set up - just the lack of work due to the summer months in the market which is a hard to avoid issue

8/10

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

Lunch and learn, internship days and the CSR all helped develop us as people loads

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
6/10

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

I’d really like to work within AON in the future - a great company

8/10

Social

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

The social aspect to the job was one of the best parts! All the interns came together really well which was great

10/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

It was really expansive but for what we were doing and the location. That was understandable

4/10

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

Very good - London night life so a really enjoyable night out! The only issue is trying to get home etc or you don’t live in London

10/10

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

Loads of activities offered within the company eg yoga on the 42 floor, big tv screen to watch sport together after work etc

7/10