Retirement Intern

by Willis Towers Watson

Rating

4.8/5
  • Skills
    5.0
  • Responsibilities
    4.0
  • Support & Guidance
    5.0
  • Culture
    4.5
  • Your Impressions
    5.0

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • I was a retirement intern, a normal day would consist of doing reasonableness check spreadsheets, reviewing documents, shadowing colleagues and preparing for my intern research project.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I developed my confidence a lot both in communicating with colleges and having confidence in my work. I also developed my presentational skills through the intern research project, time management skills through prioritising specific tasks and IT skills specifically in excel.


  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 5/5

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • I was given access to specific client folders when doing work related to that client and given responsibility in completing reasonableness spreadsheets, which were checked afterwards. I talked directly with some clients and had responsibility here for the impression I made.


  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 4/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • I received a lot of support and guidance specifically through my Intern manager who regularly checked up on me. I also received feedback twice during my internship on how well I was doing


  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 5/5

    Culture

  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • It was a friendly and very inclusive atmosphere and I felt part of the team


  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 4/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I really enjoyed my internship. I learnt so much about being an actuary and learnt about what a career in this field may look like. There was lots of social opportunities and the office had a really nice atmosphere


  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 5/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at Willis Towers Watson
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Willis Towers Watson to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Willis Towers Watson
  • Don’t be afraid to be yourself


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Actuarial

North East

October 2021


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