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

Learn more about each opportunity by viewing the following PDFs:

Recruitment Process

  • Applications open: Early October 2023.
  • Applications close: Friday, 26 January 2024.
  • Summer Internship Programme starts: Monday, 24 June 2024.

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

  • Applications open: Early October 2023.
  • Applications close: Wednesday 28th February 2024.
  • Assessment Centre for successful candidates: Monday, or Tuesday 9 April 2024.
  • Graduate Programme starts: Monday 9th September 2024.

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. 

Applications will be open later this year.

Diversity and Inclusion

Arch Employee Networks: Black Professionals and Allies, Abled not Labeled and Allies, LGBTQ+ and Allies, Women and Allies; Veterans and Allies; Young Professionals and Allies

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. If you are attending, stop by our booth, say hello and learn more about our opportunities.

  • 17 October 2023: Loughborough University Careers Fair.
  • 18 October 2023: Birmingham University Careers Fair.
  • 26 October 2023: University of Essex Careers Fair.
  • 13 November 2023: STEM Women Careers Event, London.