Graduate Program

We inspire excellence in an environment where the most talented people can come together with entrepreneurial flair and a belief in always delivering for our clients.

Applications are now open for new and soon to be graduates, class of 2023 with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in the United States and Bermuda. Applications for the United Kingdom are not yet open.

Putting our people at the center of our business.

We are looking for enthusiastic, ambitious, team playing Graduates to join us and help shape our future, as we will help shape yours.

Every year we welcome a new cohort of Graduates who join us for a 2-year rotational program based in our following office locations: New Jersey and Connecticut in the US, Bermuda, and in London, UK. Our Graduates rotate every few months within the business area they have selected. In 2023 we are looking for Graduates to join the following business teams: Underwriting, Finance, Group Operations (IT Analyst and Data Science Graduates), Risk & Compliance, Marketing & Distribution, and in our Actuarial Teams.
Please note, rotation plans are different for each business and are subject to change in duration based on business needs

Our next Graduate Program will begin in September 2023. Our Graduates will be fully supported through mentorship, career advising, gaining professional qualifications while receiving a competitive starting salary and flexible benefits.

If you have any questions about our Graduate Program, please email [email protected] or [email protected]

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Intelligence embodies the essence of what we do at Aspen, making us one of our industry’s leading experts in specialty insurance and reinsurance. 

Since being founded in 2002, we have become a leading, diversified specialty insurance and reinsurance company. Each of our insurance business lines are run by highly respected and experienced experts with in-depth knowledge of the industries we serve, who will welcome you to Aspen, and fully support your professional development throughout your time in the Program. 

Aspen is renowned for its exceptional expertise in assessing and managing risk. We focus on building long-term relationships with clients who have track records for sound underwriting and exposures that make risk transfer a vital aspect of their business needs. 

Our informed opinions and insights add value to the strong relationships we have with our partners across a range of geographies and specialist business lines. Life at Aspen is fast-paced and challenging but above all we treasure and actively foster an environment of integrity, mutual respect, and trust. 

We are ‘One Aspen Team, Creating Value’ which embodies our Values and Behaviors of being:

  • Open minded – “We keep an open mind and maximise potential”
  • We do the right thing – “We do good by doing well”
  • In it together – “Together there is no challenge we can’t overcome”
  • Own it – “We all have a part to play in the success of Aspen”
  • Innovate – “We have the courage to try new things and never stand still”

Visit our Corporate Social Responsibility page to find out more about how we are responsible.

Your new career path with Aspen will begin in September.  

We will provide you with a mix of training from both internal subject matter experts and external thought leaders, workshops to help you gain a broader knowledge at Aspen, access to online learning, rotations with different teams across the business, and support to undertake professional qualifications. 

Additionally, we will provide you with financial support to study towards professional, post graduate qualifications in your chosen field. 

Please click on the links below to review the different roles and requirements and apply accordingly.

As an Underwriting Graduate you will have the opportunity to gain experience in some of the most specialist lines of business in Insurance or Reinsurance. Includes gaining understanding of different lines of business, build key relationships, and build your knowledge around the type of risks we write.

Eligibility:

  • Must be eligible to work in the country you apply to. Minimum of a bachelor’s degree.
  • GPA of 3.0 or above if in U.S. and Bermuda or on track to receive 2:1 if in U.K. Will consider 2:2 for a right fit.

Apply here. 

 

As a Risk and Compliance Graduate, you will have the opportunity to work in different teams within our Risk & Compliance function. This gives you the opportunity to gain an understanding of different lines of business, build key relationships and build your knowledge around the type of risks we write.

Eligibility:

  • Must be eligible to work in the country you apply to. Minimum of a bachelor’s degree.
  • GPA of 3.0 or above if in U.S. or on track to receive 2:1 if in U.K. Will consider 2:2 for a right fit.

Apply here. 

 

The Finance Graduate Program is an excellent opportunity to gain a valuable insight in the finance department of a global insurance and reinsurance company. Includes experience in management accounts preparation, technical insurance accounting, tax preparation and internal audit.

Eligibility:

  • Must be eligible to work in the country you apply to. Minimum of a bachelor’s degree.
  • GPA of 3.0 or above if in U.S. or on track to receive 2:1 if in U.K. Will consider 2:2 for a right fit.
  • Preferred degree in or similar to if in U.S.: Math, Finance, Science, Technology, or Engineering.
  • U.K. Graduates must have a good GCSE and A/AS Level grades, ideally having studied a numerical subject such as Mathematics to A or AS Level and achieved a B grade or above.

 

One of Aspen’s key strategic initiatives is to be externally focused on delivering value for our clients, brokers, and distribution partners. The Business Development team encompasses distribution, marketing, and events.  It helps to ensure that Aspen’s capabilities and business appetite is effectively communicated to our clients and producers of business.

Eligibility:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Higher in Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations, Management, Business Administration, Liberal Arts, or similar field of study
  • U.K. Graduates on track to receive a 2:1. Consideration for 2:2 degree with right fit candidate
  • U.S. Graduates with a GPA of 3.0 or above.

Apply here. 

As a Graduate Actuary at Aspen, you’ll be using your strong mathematics aptitude and analytical skills to fully understand the numbers behind our business. By using the tools to assess our past and present business and management data, you’ll help us to quantify the risks and probabilities of future events, providing us with actionable information and a competitive advantage.

Eligibility:

  • We are looking for graduates who are highly numerate and are on track to achieve a 2:1 (U.K.) or a GPA of 3.0 or above (U.S.)
  • You will be studying towards or have completed an Actuarial Science or a mathematically related degree at bachelor’s level or higher.
  • In the U.K. you will have good GCSE and A/AS Level grades, ideally having studied a numerical subject such mathematics to A or AS Level and achieved a B grade or above.
  • In the U.S. you have passed at least one actuarial exam.

Apply here. 

A Graduate Data Scientist will help us analyse large amounts of raw information to find patterns and use them to optimize our performance. You will build data products to extract valuable business insights, analyse trends and help us make better decisions. Our Aspen Values are expected to be reflected in the delivery and performance of every role.

Eligibility:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Higher in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, MSISS, Actuarial & Financial, Business Studies, or other related disciplines
  • U.S. Graduates with a GPA of 3.0 or above

Apply here. 

The IT Analyst Graduate will support end users in respect of issues or queries related to computer hardware or software – by responding to user enquiries, assessing problems/ issues, and helping to resolve these where possible or escalating where necessary. Our Aspen Values are expected to be reflected in the delivery and performance of every role.

Eligibility:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Higher in computer science, information technology, telecommunications, or a related field.
  • U.K. Graduates on track to receive a 2:1. Consideration for 2:2 degree with right fit candidate

If you think a career in insurance is for you and you’re ready for the challenge, then you can start the process with just one click. The link below will take you to our application portal where you’ll be asked to complete our application form. You’ll also be asked a few questions to get you started. 

You must have an unrestricted right to work in the country in which the role is based without the support of a work visa. You will be numerate, demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and be able to write fluently in business English. 

Once we’ve received your application, we’ll review it and, if your application meets our Graduate Program criteria, you will be invited to complete an online psychometric test. If successful you will be invited to a video interview. 

Throughout each stage of the recruitment process, you will be assessed according to set criteria and scoring based on our Graduate Behavioural Competency Framework. These competencies have been designed and aligned with Aspen’s culture, values and allow us to assess your suitability to our Program and to see if you have what it takes to be successful at Aspen. 

If you’re successful at the video interview stage, we’ll invite you to an in person or a virtual Assessment. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to get to know us better and the day’s agenda will be divided into 3 components: 

  • Individual Presentation 
  • Group Discussion 
  • Business Interview 

We will be assessing you against our core competencies of: 

  • Social Awareness and Emotional Intelligence 
  • Team Orientation 
  • Adaptability 
  • Entrepreneurial and Commercial Thinking 
  • Presenting and Communicating Information
  • Planning and Organizing