Frequently asked questions

All you need to know about our programmes, and something more
When are the closing dates for applications to the Aon Ireland Early Careers programmes?

Please see our individual programmes for specific application deadlines, although the good news is that we are continually looking to add new opportunities; therefore if you do miss the deadline, we encourage you to keep an eye on our Early Careers website and careers page for any new roles that may be of interest.

Our roles are highly competitive and there are several stages of the recruitment process to be completed prior to assessment days, therefore we do encourage candidates to submit applications as soon as possible and before given deadlines in order to avoid disappointment of specific roles being filled.

What is a typical salary for Early Career candidates at Aon Ireland?

The salaries for our Graduates, Interns, University Placements and Apprentices are competitive and in line with the market rates. Further detail will be advised upon application.

What benefits can I expect?

We look after our talented people. We provide comprehensive support for your professional development, as well as generous rewards for your contribution towards our ongoing success. Further benefits you can expect from a career with Aon include:

  • City Centre location.
  • Career development opportunities both in Ireland and globally.
  • Opportunity to work with a diverse range of talented, motivated colleagues who will support you to own your potential.
  • Key focus on employee wellbeing with all Aon Ireland colleagues enjoying access to our Company’s employee assistance programme as well as discounts on health insurance and gym options.
  • We continually invest in our people, developing colleagues through a range of Learning and Development opportunities including access to our tech-enabled Learning platform ‘Aon University’.

When do the Assessment days take place?

Please see our individual programmes for specific details around assessment days or contact

What do Assessment days involve?

The content and structure of the day will vary dependent on the position and stream that you are applying for. On the day, we'll put you to the test through a range of group and individual exercises, as well as asking you to complete an interview and in some occasions a written exercise. Some streams will also require a presentation stage.
More specific details will be shared to those successful candidates relative to which stream and programme they have applied for.

When will the roles be starting?

  • Interns will be starting in June 2018
  • Graduates will be starting at the end of August 2018
  • University placement start dates will vary throughout the calendar year
  • Starting dates for our Apprenticeship Programmes are yet to be confirmed

Are there other Graduate level roles outside of the formal programme?

Yes there are! We recruit for entry level roles across our Aon Ireland businesses regularly and these can be great opportunities to start working in the industry.
As these roles are not part of our formal Launch Development Programme the learning and development opportunities will vary to those on our Graduate and Apprenticeship programmes, however Aon prides itself on being a company that supports the growth and development of employees at all levels and in all different sectors.
Further details about these roles can be found on our careers page

Are there opportunities to apply for roles at Aon in other countries?

Of course! Aon is a global company with 50,000 professionals working in more than 500 offices in more than 120 countries, which means the opportunities are endless. While this Early Careers website is focused around the recruitment of Graduates, Interns and Apprentices based in Ireland, details regarding entry level roles in our offices around the world can be found on our global careers page

Can I apply for more than one stream?

As we have such a wide variety of options with very different career paths it's important to be clear about your long term motivation. If you do apply for more than one, please ensure you tailor your application answers to each specific stream.

What if I need to chat to someone about a question I have?

If you have a question which has not been covered on the site or in these FAQs, and you’d prefer to chat to us regarding our Early Careers programmes or recruitment process, please email and we will respond as soon as possible.

How do I apply for an Early Careers Programme with Aon Ireland?

Once you have found your stream of choice and programme that best suits you, please apply by completing the application form here. You can attach your CV to the application form and then email them on to Please also attach any relevant supporting documents where necessary.