Job Description

Graduate Development Program (GDP) Internship - London

The Company
Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com.

The Business
Our structured Internship Program serves as the cornerstone of our full-time Graduate Development Program (GDP).  

The Role


Designed for students who are one year from graduation, the Internship Program is an 8 week learning experience that provides undergraduates with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience working in the insurance industry and contributing to our business.

The program is comprised of orientation, goal setting, training modules, team presentations, a business speaker series and a formal mid and end of internship performance review. High-performing interns will be considered for the following year’s full-time Graduate Development Program.

Job Requirements

The Requirements


Are you the right fit for the program?
  • Enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program
  • In penultimate year of study
  • 2:1 or above (or equivalent)
  • Self-starter
  • Analytical/problem solving skills
  • Agile learner
  • Ability to work in teams and cultivate relationships
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


The GDP Internship is a pipeline for the full time GDP which is expected to commence in 2018. Those successful on the GDP Internship may be considered for a position on the full time GDP. It is therefore a requirement that candidates who apply for the GDP Internship have a permanent right to work in the UK.