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Our mission is to 'Empower Economic and Human Possibility'. Delivering this relies heavily on our people. This is why our People Strategy focuses on building 'unmatched talent' through strategic talent management.

Aon is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Through our more than 50,000 colleagues worldwide, we unite to empower results for clients in over 120 countries

In an Industry that develops future Talent, Aon drives and creates opportunities for people to be individually excellent and collectively great. The graduate program will enable you to work closely with our Aon colleagues who are working closely with our clients to develop solutions to some of their most complex challenges around Risk, Retirement and Health.

  • Have the desire to learn and grow within a global organisation
  • Are you able to work in teams and cultivate relationships?
  • Have a positive attitude
  • Demonstrate strong problem-solving, analytical and communication skills
  • Illustrate the ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment

Does this sound like you?

Aon offers Graduates programs, Internships and Learnerships in the various regions in South Africa. Learn more about what Aon has to offer:

Graduate Program:

Being part of Aon United means, new graduates will receive training and coaching, ensuring they acquire business skills and knowledge, as well as experience in the demanding insurance sector. This two-year contract provides you with a focused and rewarding learning environment where you will grow and develop the much-needed skills for our industry. Your development will include both personal and professional growth, preparing you for the world of work. If you are committed to making your mark in the Insurance sector, then Aon is the company to provide you with the tools you need to succeed in our dynamic industry.

Here's what some of our recent graduates have to say about their experiences at Aon.

Every two years, Aon provides 10 graduates with an opportunity to join the company.

Requirements:

  • Successful completion of a relevant Degree
  • The following degrees are an advantage, however other degrees will be considered:
    • BCom Risk and Insurance
    • BCom Economics
    • BCom Commerce
  • Be between the ages of 19 and 26
  • No working experience, no previous graduate programs
  • Mature and professional demeanour
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to cultivate relationships
  • Critical thinking, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • The ability to work independently
  • Adaptability and learning agility
  • Positive attitude
  • Results-orientation
  • Strong PC skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

Online applications for the 2021 Graduate Program open on the 9 November 2020 and closes on 10 January 2021.

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Bursary applications:

Aon offers 5 bursaries per year to students from their 2nd year of study.

Online applications for 2021 Bursary Program opens on 9 November 2020 and closes on 10 January 2021.

Requirements for Bursaries:

  • Matric
  • Excellent results from 1st year
  • Studying a relevant degree
  • South African Citizen

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Learnerships:

Aon offers 20 young unemployed students an opportunity to join our Learnership program. This program is a one-year Learnership which offers a full Short-Term Insurance Qualification and work experience.

Requirements:

  • Successful completion of a Matric
  • English with at least a pass of 50%
  • 2nd Language with at least a pass of 50%
  • Math with at least a 50% pass
  • Unemployed
  • South African Citizen
  • Between the ages of 18 and 25

Online applications for the 2021 Learnership Program opens 9 November 2020 and close on 1st December 2020.

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Internships:

Our internships require applicates to have a related qualification. The Internship program is for 12 months and provides an opportunity to obtain work place experience.

Requirements:

  • Successful completion of a Matric and another relevant qualification
  • English with at least a pass of 50%
  • 2nd Language with at least a pass of 50%
  • Math with at least a 50% pass
  • Unemployed
  • South African Citizen
  • Between the ages of 18 and 25

Online applications for the 2020 Internship Program opens on the 9 November 2020 and close on 10 December 2020.

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