Actuarial Consulting - General Insurance Intern at Aon

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£18,000 - £19,999
Roles
Actuarial

7.0/10

The Role
9.3
Organisation
5.8

Socialising

5.0

The Role

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

This role is challenging with much responsibility. The team provide support to help you with the work.

10/10

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

I was given work that graduates would be given. A lot of my work would be checked and then submitted to the client. So you are actually given real work to help the team.

9/10

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

You have a buddy and line manager. Your buddy is someone you can ask questions about your work and general questions about the job. Line manager more checks up on how you're getting on.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Very busy internship. If you say yes to work you won't have a day without work to do. However, you can still work the normal ours. There is no need for the interns to stay late.

8/10

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

Worked on real projects, put my name on worksheets that will be used for the client.

9/10

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

I learnt a lot about what my division does, so reserving, capital modelling, solvency II and pricing. Also did some VBA and python.

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Very friendly team, everyone got on well.

5/10

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

Was always busy compared to some of the interns. Had work prepared for me as soon as I arrived.

5/10

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

Many members within the team dedicated time to explaining concepts.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Company Parties/Events
5/10

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

I would love to work for Aon. You are given a very good idea of how long it would take you to progress within the company.

5/10

Social

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

There were many social events. Interns don't pay for any drinks in our team.

5/10

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

£200 a week spending Monday. £150 a week rent.

5/10

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

Good, many places to go out anywhere in London though.

5/10

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

Yes. I played 5aside football every week.

5/10