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International early career programmes

At Markel, you’re guaranteed to join a community whose foundation is built on mutual support and shared values, where your work makes a meaningful difference, and you can reach your full potential.


Our programmes are tailored to maximise your early career journey by providing exciting opportunities to take us further and shape your future. We can’t wait to see what you’ll achieve.

Work with purpose and jumpstart your career​

Graduate programmes​

Our graduate programmes are designed with you in mind. It's our priority to equip you with the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to be successful in your role at Markel and beyond.


We support the professional growth of every graduate with on-the-job experience, technical and professional skills training, and the opportunity to receive professional qualifications. Throughout your programme, you’ll not only develop expertise in your field, but acquire valuable knowledge from across the business through rotations or secondments, projects and mentoring. Also, did we mention our graduate roles are permanent roles from day one?


Come see what you can achieve through one of our graduate programmes today.​

Our programmes

We believe in doing what’s best for everybody, every day, and leaving a positive and lasting legacy for generations to come.


We’re currently offering several graduate programmes across our insurance business, both in the UK and Singapore.


Each programme has been designed with your long-term career in mind and has been tailored to give you everything that you need to become a technical specialist in your chosen area.


Start date

UK - September 2024
Singapore - August 2024


Locations

UK (Leeds and London)
Asia (Singapore)


Applications are now open

UK programmes now closed

Singapore programme

 

What we look for


University graduate
UK – Minimum 2:2 degree in any discipline
Singapore – Minimum 3.0 GPA over a 4.0 scale grading system or 4.0 above GPA for over a 5.0 scale grading system

Individuals that are aligned to our culture and values

Proven eligibility to work in the country in which the role is located

Learn new skills and gain real-world experience

Apprenticeship programme​

We believe that true talent doesn’t always get its start in a classroom. That’s why our apprenticeship programmes are designed for those that don’t wish to go to university, but instead want to learn on-the-job.


Our apprenticeship programme will not only give you the opportunity to learn valuable technical and professional skills training, but will also support you through an apprenticeship relevant to your chosen field. We also believe in the power of learn from others, which is why you’ll remain with your core team for the duration of your programme, allowing you to become an expert in your field. We are committed to you and your career, and so our apprenticeship roles are permanent roles from day one.​

Our programmes

We’re currently offering several apprenticeship opportunities across our business.


Start date

September 2024


Locations

UK (London and Manchester)


Applications are now closed

 

What we look for


Apprenticeship
3 A-levels grade C or above/BTEC grades equivalent to 96 UCAS points
GCSE Maths and English at Grade 4 or C or above (or equivalent qualification)

Individuals that are aligned to our culture and values

Proven eligibility to work in the UK

Realise your potential and gain insight into our industry​

Industrial placement programme

Want to learn new things and meet new people? Then our industrial placement programmes are just for you. This programme gives you the opportunity to develop practical and technical skills that prepare you for your future career. You’ll gain valuable industry experience and build your knowledge, network and confidence during your yearlong paid placement with us.​

Our programmes

This year we're offering two industrial placement programmes in Actuarial and Finance.


Start date

July 2024


Location

UK (London)


Applications are now closed

 

What we look for


Penultimate University students
Please see individual job roles for eligibility criteria

Individuals that are aligned to our culture and values

Proven eligibility to work in the UK

Come play your part in something special.​