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Willis Towers Watson

About Willis Towers Watson

Company HQ location: London, Greater London

Other locations: Aberdeen, City of Aberdeen

Industry: Financial services

No of employees: 43000

Our company in a nutshell

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 over 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.

Life at Willis Towers Watson for graduates

A graduate career at Willis Towers Watson can be whatever you want to make of it. With offices all over the world, a breadth of business functions and client relationships with 78% of the Global Fortune 500, we can give you everything you need to create your own success story.

We have opportunities for you to join our two-year program in any one of four business segments: Exchange Solutions; Human Capital and Benefits; Corporate Risk and Broking; or Investment Risk and Reinsurance. Alternatively, you could experience life at the heart of our business by exploring opportunities in Corporate teams such as HR, finance, marketing and IT.

Our programs are designed to help you determine the best course for your career dreams and aspirations—and we would like to be part of your journey.

Company Values

Client focus

We are driven to help our clients succeed. In every interaction and with every solution, we act in our clients’ best interests – striving to understand their needs, respecting their perspectives and exceeding their expectations.


When you get one of us, you get all of us. We bring innovative solutions and world-class advice to our clients by working across boundaries of business, geography and function. We help each other succeed and create more value together.


Our clients invest more than their time and money with us; they also invest their trust. We seek to earn that trust every day through professionalism, doing what is right and being honest. We are accountable to the organizations and people with which we interact – including clients, shareholders, regulators and each other – for all our actions and results.


We listen to and learn from each other. We support and celebrate differences, foster an inclusive culture and operate with openness, honesty and benefit of the doubt. We manage our relationships, inside the company and out, with fairness, decency and good citizenship.


We strive to lead and sustain excellence. Most importantly, this means an unwavering commitment to professional development and personal growth for our people. Our colleagues take responsibility to develop their expertise, competencies and professional stature, while the company invests in the tools and opportunities that allow for continual development. In our business, we place an unrelenting focus on innovation, quality and risk management.



Programs serving as the core elements of our overall Total Rewards programme

Performance based

Programmes and opportunities driven by company, team and/or colleague success

Career and environmental

Programmes and opportunities supporting colleague growth, performance, community and work-life integration

Case studies


Head of Broking (Corporate Risk and Broking, London)

"Although a large company with high profile roles, executives are approachable, and always make time to meet with graduates both formally and informally."


Account Executive (Energy Liability, London)

"The people I met throughout the interview process were enthusiastic and passionate about the firm’s Values and strategy."


Property and Casualty Center of Excellence Office, London

"My colleagues were there to support me every step of the way."


Technical Broking Assistant (Healthcare, Corporate Risk and Broking office, Bermuda)

"I have been fortunate in that I have had the opportunity to work in various areas of the business and develop my skills and knowledge across the organisation."

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