Aon – Diverse Future LeadersBy Aon
After the success of previous years' events, we've teamed up again with world-leading firm Aon to offer 40 of our brightest members from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) background a chance to join us for a prestigious virtual event series. It's your unique chance to explore the Insurance and Financial Services industry, whilst gaining the skills you need to get ahead and the chance to fast-track your application to Aon's internship and graduate programmes.
The world’s full of surprises; with economic upheaval, political crises, natural disasters and plenty more. Few things are certain in life. That’s why we’ve built a team of 50,000 experts: to help the biggest names in business plan for every eventuality.
We’re a leading global professional services firm, providing a range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our international network of clients count on us to create empowering results for their businesses, using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.
If you're a great communicator who likes statistics, research, analysis, problem-solving and fresh challenges, there's a role at Aon to suit you.
Get a head-start in the application process by gaining valuable industry insights and be fast-tracked to Aon's assessment centre for their internship or graduate programmes after the event
Gain hands-on experience in an exclusive case study brief and presentation, as well as workshops and skills sessions
Receive feedback from an Aon mentor and ask them your questions
Aon Diverse Future Leaders has been tailored for Bright Network BAME members who want to carve out a career in the Risk, Insurance & Reinsurance sector. We've kept attendee numbers low so you'll have an unparalleled opportunity to meet successful business leaders from across this global firm.
Wednesday 2nd February, 12:45pm - 16:30pm Half-day event: Welcome and outline of the programme
Friday 4th February, 14:00pm - 15:30pm Session 1
Wednesday 9th February, 10:00am - 11:30am Session 2
Tuesday 15th February, 14:00pm - 15:15pm Session 3
Thursday 24th February, 10:00am - 11:15am Session 4
All of Aon's insight sessions will be approximately 1.25 hours, with a different topic being covered each week.
Please note: by attending the event, you are committing to attending and participating in all of the sessions. You will need to engage in all of the sessions in order to be fast-tracked through the application process.
Who can attend?
Undergraduate Black, Asian and Ethnic minority (BAME) students studying at a UK university
2022 and 2023 graduates looking for a graduate scheme at Aon, or 2024 graduates looking for an internship at Aon
On track for a 2.1 or above and have demonstrated academic excellence throughout their education
Who hasn't already been unsuccessful in any application to Aon within the past year
We welcome applications from members from a broad range of academic backgrounds with a passion for and interest in the Risk, Insurance & Reinsurance sector.
Fun facts about Aon:
- They employ 50,000 people across 120 countries
- They're listed as a Stonewall Top 100 Employer and on the Top 25 D&I Champions List 2021
- They have 15 Business Resource Groups (BRGs) that are voluntarily organised by colleagues around shared interests and experiences. Their BRGs have a significant impact on improving the firm's culture and environment, ability to hire, ability to develop and retain diverse colleagues, and capacity to connect to the diverse communities in which our colleagues live and work. Examples of their BRGs include: Multicultural Diversity Group, Aon Pride Alliance, Mental Health Network and Women’s International Network
How to apply:
To secure your spot at the event, click the Apply Now button at the top of the page and complete the application form. Spaces are very limited, so we recommend you apply as early as possible.