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  • Job Type: Internship
  • Profession: Management Consultancy, Technology in Finance & Consultancy
  • Duration: Six Week Intern Programme
  • Start Date: August 2017
  • Number of Positions: 1
  • Location: This role will be based in either our Cambridge or Reigate office.
  • UCAS Points: 300
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Degree Required: 2:1

Willis Towers Watson is a preeminent developer of risk and financial modelling software, with over 400 clients worldwide. We combine the technical innovation and engineering expertise of our software professionals with the actuarial knowledge and thought leadership of our insurance consulting business to provide solutions that help clients’ measure value, manage risk and safeguard solvency.

The Role

The role of the Software Solutions team is to deliver new software to business clients and the many hundreds of internal consultant users in the Risk Consulting and Software Line of Business. As a Software Engineering graduate the role is intentionally varied and will involve you discussing functionality with consultants, proposing solutions and generating prototypes, understanding and coding algorithms ensuring that time and memory constraints are satisfied, iterating User Interfaces and researching new technologies and tools.

You will be involved in all aspects of professional software development using the latest tools and techniques to deliver complex software of the highest quality. This includes but is not limited to…

  • Understanding what our clients need and how to solve those needs
  • Developing high performance software using various technologies on multiple platforms
  • Creating an engaging user experience through clean and crisp user interfaces
  • Delivering quality through the use of the latest test and automation techniques Deployment to complex client IT infrastructures.
  • This is all done within small agile teams that collaboratively contribute to the effective delivery of quality software.
  • You will learn how software is produced and experience all aspects of today’s industry best practices

Our 6 week Intern Programme is designed for penultimate year students.

An Internship at Willis Towers Watson will give you valuable real-world experience while you are still a student. It will enable you to apply your education in an environment that is both intellectually challenging and rewarding. At the end of your time with us, you will have a greater understanding of what we do and how closely our career offerings match your career ambitions.

You will be treated in the same way as our new graduates receiving the same quality and quantity of work. It is the perfect opportunity to understand what you could expect if you joined our graduate programme the following year. 

The Requirements

As a minimum when applying you should meet our entry criteria:

  • 2:1 Degree expected and 300 UCAS points (across 3 ‘A’ levels or equivalent)
  • Degree in a Software Engineering, Computer Science or similar technical or analytic discipline with a reasonable understanding of Mathematics is required.

The Details

Salary: Competitive

Study support: Full and comprehensive study support package provided.

Location: This role will be based in either our Cambridge or Reigate office.

The Company

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 39,000 employees in more than 120 territories. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas — the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Unlock your potential at Willis Towers Watson.

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