FAQs

If you’re thinking about applying for our Global Graduate Leadership Programme, you’ve probably got lots of questions. So we’ve done our best to provide you with answers that will help guide you through the application process and tell you a bit more about what the programme has to offer. 

Key deadlines

Applications for our 2017 intake have now closed, but we’ll be opening again in mid-September 2017 to recruit for our 2018 scheme!

Applications open: 

  • Worldwide: 12th September 2016

Applications close: 

  • Closing dates vary by region, watch this space for the latest information

FAQs

What work experience opportunities do you offer for students and graduates?

Please check our careers website for details.  

If my previous application wasn't successful, how long do I have to wait before I can re-apply?

You’ll have to wait until the following academic year before re-applying.

Do you accept applications from graduates who require work permits?

You need to be eligible to work in the market that you are applying for without the need for sponsorship.

As part of my course I want to do a business placement, does Aviva offer these?

We’re currently developing our internship and placement opportunities, so please keep checking our careers website for details.

I graduated a few years ago; can I still apply for a graduate position?

Yes of course, we welcome all students from all backgrounds. What’s important to us is that you have a good academic record, a flexible approach to where you will be working and commitment to our Global Graduate Leadership Programme.

What type of lead times should I expect?

Whilst we will process your application as efficiently as possible, lead times can vary dependent on market and the volume of applications. We will keep you fully up-to-date with your progress at regular intervals throughout the application process.

Will my travel expenses be reimbursed?

Our first stage interview is a video interview so you can take this from your home location, wherever it is in the world.  Each market will have its own policy for this so please ask your local recruiter for further details.

What is the salary for the Global Graduate Leadership Programme?

Given the global nature of the programme, we will provide a salary aligned to the market you are recruited to and benchmarked to similar companies in that country. The programme will offer competitive benefits throughout the scheme and full support throughout any international placement too.

Will I be able to choose where I rotate?

Each rotation is dependent on business needs and it is important that you are open and willing to rotate into any role or market within the programme.

Will I be able to meet other people I am joining with before I start?

Because this is a Global Graduate Leadership Programme getting together face-to-face prior to joining can be challenging. However, we will ensure that you’re able to chat to other people joining the programme via social media. You will also be allocated a buddy prior to joining and receive further information about Aviva before you start.