Early Careers

Learn more about opportunities for students and graduates at Arch Insurance International.

Arch at a Glance

We protect multinational companies against the financial impact of a cyber attack. We insure some of the world’s most expensive artwork. These are just a couple of the solutions we provide at Arch Insurance International.

Arch is global company with nearly 6,000 employees operating from more than 60 offices worldwide. Arch is a leader in providing insurance, reinsurance and mortgage solutions for today’s challenges and tomorrow’s opportunities. At Arch Insurance International, we have offices across the UK, Australia, Bermuda and the EU.

People are at the centre of everything we do at Arch, and we are passionate about investing in the future talent of the insurance industry and providing early career paths where everyone can thrive. Our range of UK early careers programmes include summer internships, commercial insurance apprenticeships and graduate programmes.

Summer Internship Programme

Aimed at students in their penultimate year of university, our Summer Internship Programme offers an exciting opportunity to gain an insight into our business, culture and the insurance industry across an eight-week paid programme.

2024 Internship Opportunities

The application window for our 2024 Internship Opportunities has now closed. Applications will open for 2025 Internship Opportunities in October.

Recruitment Process

  • Applications open: Early October 2024.
  • Applications close: End of January 2025.
  • Summer Internship Programme starts: June 2025.

Graduate Programme

Our Graduate Programme is aimed at individuals looking to launch careers within the insurance industry, providing opportunity to make an impact from Day 1. 

Throughout the two-year programme, the graduates will explore different areas of the business by rotating around various teams, allowing them the opportunity to discover where they would like to build their future careers. Alongside the day-to-day role, we also encourage and provide dedicated study time for our graduates to gain their Chartered Institute of Insurance (CII) qualifications, with the support of mentors across the business.

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary.
  • Competitive benefits package.
  • Learning and development opportunities.

Recruitment Process

The application window for our 2024 Graduate Programme has now closed. Applications will open for the 2025 programme in October of this year.

  • Applications open: Early October 2024.
  • Applications close: End of February 2025.
  • Assessment Centre for successful candidates: April 2025.
  • Graduate Programme starts: September 2025.

Arch Academy Commercial Insurance Apprenticeship Scheme

The Arch Academy is our two-year Commercial Insurance Apprenticeship Scheme aimed at school leavers looking to gain qualifications and start their professional journeys within the insurance industry.

An enriched training programme within our Regional Commercial Insurance and Underwriting teams, where individuals will gain their CII qualification through an apprenticeship programme.  Alongside the day-to-day role, apprentices will develop commercial, technical and corporate skills with the support of team members and mentors across the business. 

Recruitment Process

  • Applications open: Wednesday, 20 Dec. 2023.
  • Applications close: Wednesday28 Feb. 2024.
  • Successful candidates contacted throughout March 2024.
  • First Stage interviews for successful candidates: W/C 2 April 2024.
  • Arch Academy Programme starts: Monday12 Aug. 2024.

Diversity and Inclusion

We are committed to building teams as diverse as the customers we serve, fostering an inclusive and collaborative culture where everyone can thrive, and providing employees with the tools and opportunities to grow as individuals and as professionals.

Our employee networks play an important role in providing the opportunity for staff to connect and learn from each other, foster our inclusive culture, and celebrate the diversity we have within our business.

Our current Employee Networks and Resource Groups are:

Fairs and Events

We would love to speak to you! We will be attending a variety of upcoming career fairs and events in the near future. Watch this space for updates on the different events that we will be attending.