Frequently asked questions
If you’re thinking about applying for our Global Graduate Leadership Programme, you’ve probably got lots of questions. 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.
Applications for our 2018 intake have now closed, but we’ll be opening again in September 2018 to recruit for our 2019 scheme.
- Worldwide: September 2018
- Closing dates vary by region, watch this space for the latest information
In order to qualify for the programme, you’ll need:
- To be on track to graduate with a degree in any discipline
- Be able to commit to full-time employment in September 2018
- The ambition to lead at the highest levels
- The propensity to work with different cultures
- The flexibility to move globally
- Multilingual skills are advantageous and you must be fluent in the language of the country of application
Please check our global careers websites, listed here, for details.
You’ll have to wait until the following academic year before re-applying.
You need to be eligible to work in the country that you are applying for without the need for sponsorship.
We’re currently developing our internship and placement opportunities, so please keep checking our global careers websites here for details.
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.
Whilst we will process your application as efficiently as possible, lead times can vary dependent on country, their close date and the volume of applications. We will keep you fully up-to-date with your progress at regular intervals throughout the application process.
Our first stage interview is a video interview so you can take this from your home location, wherever it is in the world. Each country will have its own policy for this so please ask your local recruiter for further details.
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.
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.
Requests such as these are dealt with on a case-by-case basis, and can depend on where you rotate to. Partners have accompanied graduates on their rotations in the past.
Because this is a global graduate 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.