• Skills
  • Responsibilities
  • Support & Guidance
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • Learned about the role of actuaries at insurance companies and how consulting services fit into the picture. Attended training on the above concepts and Willis Towers Watson software as well as networking sessions with a variety of team members. Conducted data analysis and modelling to support projects for the Insurance Consulting and Technology team.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Developed skills in Excel and learned Power BI. Also developed soft skills such as teamwork, communication, and networking through interactions with the wider team on projects, as well as presentation skills in the end-of-internship presentation.

  • 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


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Yes - I worked on real projects throughout the internship. I also had great opportunities to discuss how they impact clients with the team.

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

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • Excellent support. I had regular meetings with my buddy and line manager, both of whom were extremely proactive in offering support for the internship. I also received fantastic help from the project teams and felt very comfortable asking for guidance or feedback, which I always received in a friendly and helpful manner.

  • 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


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Very friendly and helpful atmosphere, and proactive culture. People were always happy to make time in their schedules to answer questions which was very much appreciated.

  • 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?
  • 5/5

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

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I very much enjoyed the internship - it was a great opportunity to learn about the insurance industry and how actuaries shape it.

  • 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
  • Prepare your application carefully. Practice online assessments before completing them. For maths-related questions in the interview, talk through your thought process whilst answering the question.

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Internship (1-4 Months)


Central London and City

November 2021

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