How the US Apprenticeship Program Works

As a Department of Labor-certified Apprenticeship Program, Aon works closely with local community colleges to build a curriculum that allows Apprentices to complete their studies and apply their knowledge through real-world experience. Aon pays for tuition, books and fees for the Apprentice’s two-year Associate Degree in full. At the same time as they are earning their degree, Apprentices develop vital workplace skills and earn a competitive salary as a full-time Aon employee.

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The Apprenticeship Program Consists of:

Salary + Benefits

At Aon, we provide each of our Apprentices with:

  • A competitive salary
  • Full employee benefits
  • Comprehensive on-the-job training
  • Paid tuition at our partner schools to pursue a degree
  • Corporate and non-profit organization networking
  • Mentorship
  • Professional exposure to Aon leadership

40-Hour Work Week

The 40 hours includes both time in the office and in the classroom (see sample schedule below). Apprentices are paid for the full 40 hours, and work with their Aon managers each semester to build a schedule that balances their classes with their working hours.

Mentorship + Support

In addition to their manager, Early Careers contacts, and the community network of fellow apprentices, Each Apprentice is paired with a designated “Career Navigator.” Career Navigators support Apprentices in balancing work, school and life, and provide personal and professional development.

Sample Schedule


Salaried Position, Paid-For Tuition

Apprentices spend 40 hours per week, split between work and attending classes to complete their Associate Degree with a concentration in business. Aon covers salary, benefits, tuition, fees and books.

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