Aon - Aon Careers

Aon's graduate program for graduates in Sydney and Melbourne

Aon’s graduate program - Launch - is a 2 year development initiative for graduates in Sydney and Melbourne. It targets future leaders and technical specialists able to contribute to the success of our business.

Through our 'Launch' graduate program at Aon you will:

  • be exposed to different parts of the business through job rotations

  • learn through a structured development as well as on-the-job

  • have opportunities to tackle real business challenges, work collaboratively and build relationships across our organisation

Launch your career with Aon - a global leader in risk solutions, reinsurance and human capital consulting.

Who we look for

Our Launch graduate program participants will have a relevant degree with evidence of strong academic performance (a credit average or above) and permanent working rights in Australia. Those successful in securing places on the program also demonstrate leadership qualities, experience in work and extra-curricular activities.

Face to Face

Your experience in sport, clubs, community groups, student organisations and other areas of life will show us you’re not afraid to take the initiative and take a leading role.

Face to Face
Work experience

We’re looking for those transferable skills like interpersonal skills, customer service and working as part of a team which you have learnt from working, even if it was in a supermarket or fast food chain.

Face to Face

We’re looking for real people, who a well-rounded individuals and who understand the world our clients live in. Share your experience of the world with us and how you get involved e.g. volunteering, sports, clubs, etc.


You must be a permanent resident or an Australian citizen who has completed their degree by the end of 2018.

Aon means 'one' in Gaelic,
but it also denotes 'oneness' and unity.

Recruitment process & tips


Online Application

Complete an online application. Allow about 5 minutes to complete.



These are likely to be a combination of over the phone and face to face.


Online Assessment

These help us understand how you like to work and how you use reasoning to problem solve.

Interview Tips
TIP 1:
Be Yourself
TIP 2:
Be clear about what you are looking for and how Aon may be a good fit for you
TIP 3:
Be prepared. We will ask you some questions about background and conduct a behavioural style interview where we will want to know about the situation/event, what you did and what happened as a result
TIP 4:
Ask us questions, interview us to make sure it's the right sole for you

Our graduate opportunities

Launch your career in one of our three development streams
Learn why and how we empower clients to make the best decisions by providing cutting-edge analysis and insight. Apply critical thinking to enable and support effective decision making within the business.
Rotations may include some of these areas:
Analytics,Treaty,Facultative,Broker Back-up,a rotation in another Aon business
Learn why and how we help clients anticipate and manage risks to their business through effective insurance, reinsurance and risk management solutions.
Rotations may include some of these areas:
Risk Consulting,One or more of our business segments – Global & Corporate, Commercial or Affinity,Broking,Client Services,a rotation in another Aon business
Learn why and how we help: organisations save money by mitigating workforce risk and make money by realising the untapped potential of their employees, and individuals maximise their wealth to enable them to live the life they want.
Rotations may include some of these areas:
Talent,Reward,Smart Monday,Wealth Solutions,Retirement and Financial Management,a rotation in another Aon business
We are now taking expressions of interest for our 2020 Launch graduate program.
For more information, please visit our GradConnection page here.
Full applications for Launch will open in September 2019.

Our program structure

The Aon graduate program – Launch, is a 2 year development initiative for graduates in Australia. It targets future leaders and technical specialists able to contribute to the success of our business. What can you expect on Launch:

4 rotations
4 rotations

Participants in the Aon Launch graduate program undertake four six-month rotations. Rotations are driven by business need and the desire to ensure our graduates are exposed to the learning opportunities required to be successful in their career at Aon.
The rotations span across multiple areas within Reinsurance Solutions, Retirement Solutions, and Commercial Risk.

Permanent Landing Role
Permanent Landing Role

On successful completion of the program, you will commence a permanent landing role in your relevant development stream – actuarial & analytics, risk or human capital consulting.

Development Activities
Development Activities

There are a number of structured, on-the-job and professional development activities relevant to the development stream. This starts with a tailored Induction program. During rotation one regular development sessions are held to help you build foundational knowledge about our business. The second rotation includes working as a project team to tackle a real life business challenge. To prepare you for this you’ll learn about innovation and project management. Throughout your final rotations, you’ll participate in alumni activities and self-directed learning.

Professional Development & Technical Training
Professional Development & Technical Training

Where relevant to your development stream, we provide on the job learning to support you to gain industry recognised professional qualifications. We also provide technical training such as survey design, product knowledge, systems usage and any other technical components required to complete the rotation successfully.

It's the skills, knowledge and attitude of our people
that helps us do what we do best

About Aon’s Intern Experience

Aon’s Intern Experience forms part of the Aon Launch Graduate Program, by providing prospective applicants a launch pad to apply for the 2020 Graduate intake. The aim is to provide a unique opportunity for final year university students to gain real world work experience with Aon and broaden their chances for landing a job and jump-starting their careers.

We are now recruiting intern opportunities in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Parramatta, apply below:

Frequently Asked Questions

The salaries for our Launch graduates are competitive and in line with the market rates. The graduates will also be eligible to Aon’s benefit offerings as a permanent Aon employee.
The successful candidates for the Launch Graduate Program will start in February 2019. The program starts with 4 rotations of 6 months each over 2 years. Those who successfully complete the program move into permanent roles.
Aon recruits for entry level roles across Australia and New Zealand regularly, and these can be great opportunities to start working in the industry. As these roles are not part of our formal graduate program, the training and development opportunities will vary to those on our Graduate program. 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.
If you have any questions about the Aon Launch Graduate Program or the recruitment process, please feel free to contact us at and we will respond as soon as possible.
Applications will open for applications for our 2020 Launch graduate program in September 2019. For other career opportunities at Aon, visit