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Early careers

Work hard, pursue excellence, and have fun along the way.

  • Markel offers opportunities to professionals starting or preparing for careers in the US and UK.
  • We offer the support, opportunities, and community that early and new career professionals need to accelerate their career development.
  • Self-starters committed to excellence will learn the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in their careers.
  • US early careers

    Markel offers an underwriting training program for entry-level associates and an internship program for students to develop experience and relationships in a challenging and rewarding industry.

  • UK early career programmes

    Markel offers a graduate programme and a school leaver programme to gain valuable experience to help achieve professional goals and prepare for successful careers.

  • International early career programs

    Markel offers graduate programs within our international locations to develop professional skills and gain valuable experience to set you up for success in your career.


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Explore Markel

  • Our people

    Markel’s people reflect the best of the Markel Style. Recent community efforts by our associates have aided medical research, hunger relief agencies, schools, inner city youth, hospice organizations, veterans, the arts, and victims of natural disasters.

  • The Markel Style

    214 words define who we are. Our people are united by our culture, and our culture is clearly defined by the Markel Style.

  • Our story

    Explore our history and find out how Sam Markel and his four sons shaped our company's legacy and business.