Towers Watson is a global professional services company that operates in 37 countries around the world. With 14,000 associates in 169 offices, it helps large multinational corporations address people, benefits, and risk issues.
It has a history that spans 130 years, and has a reputation for excellence in its field. In 2012, Fortune magazine named the business number 1 in its industry, and ranked it at the top of its Most Admired Companies list.
The graduate programme at Towers Watson brings in successful applicants at Associate level, and gives them the opportunity to work on real projects from the very first day. This on-the-job training is underpinned by a tailored programme of learning and development that recognises the differing needs of recruits and their varying levels of knowledge and experience. Here, graduates could be specialising in: Actuarial Consulting, Investment Consulting, Talent & Rewards Consulting, or Software Engineering.
Recruiters look for university leavers who are creative and imaginative, with the ability to solve problems, analyse data, and draw meaningful conclusions.
The starting salary is around £27,000, and there’s a pay-on-performance scheme that recognises individuals’ contribution to overall business success. There is of course also a comprehensive package of benefits.
Some positions are available to students with a 2.2!