The formative years of any career are very important, and that’s why we offer the support, opportunities, and community that early and new career professionals need to accelerate their career development.

  • We are interested in people who are self-starters and committed to excellence.
  • Candidates from all disciplines are encouraged to apply.
  • Graduate, apprenticeship and industrial placement opportunities are available.

JUMPSTART YOUR CAREER

Graduate programmes

Our graduate programmes are designed to equip you with the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to be successful in your role and beyond. Not only will you be gaining valuable experience through on-the-job, technical and professional skills training but you will also receive support towards achieving your professional qualification via an apprenticeship. Throughout your programme you’ll develop both expertise in your field and breadth of knowledge across the business through rotations or secondments, projects and mentoring. We are committed to you and your career, and so our graduate roles are permanent roles from day one.

Our programmes

This year, we’re offering two graduate programmes: National Markets Insurance and Wholesale Insurance. 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

September 2023


Locations

Leeds and London


Applications for 2023 roles are now closed

 

What we look for


University graduate
Minimum 2:2 degree in any discipline
3 A Levels Grade C or above

The Markel Style
Pursuit of excellence, customer focus, business results, collaboration, strong foundations

Proven eligibility to work in the UK

GAIN REAL-WORLD EXPERIENCE

Apprenticeship programme

Our apprenticeship programmes are a great opportunity for those that don’t wish to go to university. Not only will you be gaining valuable experience through on-the-job, technical and professional skills training but we will also support you through an apprenticeship relevant to your chosen field. 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 school leaver roles are permanent roles from day one.

Our programmes

This year, we’re offering a number of apprenticeship opportunities across our business.


Start date

September 2023


Locations

Leeds, London, and Birmingham


Applications are now open

What we look for

Apprenticeship​
3 A Levels Grade C or above (or equivalent)
GCSE Maths and English Grade 4 or above (or equivalent)​

The Markel Style​
Pursuit of excellence, customer focus, business results, collaboration, strong foundations​

Proven eligibility to work in the UK

Gain insight into our industry

Industrial Placement Programme

Our industrial placement programmes give you the opportunity to develop practical and technical skills to prepare you for your future career. You’ll gain valuable industry experience as you build you knowledge, network and confidence during your yearlong paid placement with us.

Our programmes

This year, we’re offering two industrial placement opportunities; Actuarial and Human Resources.


Start date

July 2023


Locations

London


Applications for 2023 roles are now closed

 

What we look for


University students
Please see specific role for entry requirements

Proven eligibility to work in the UK

The assessment process

Apply online
Recorded video interview
Telephone interview
Assessment centre
Final interview and decision