How to apply


Please click here for more information about the programmes that are available.

If you are ready to begin your application for one of our programmes, please see below some additional step-by-step guidance on completing your application and the selection process.

Guidance on completing your application

Your initial application is a crucial part of the process. Here are some tips on making a great first impression.

  • Do your research about Markel – know who we are, what we do and what makes us successful
  • Take the time to learn about the insurance industry to understand whether it really is the right place for you
  • Have a look at the Discover Risk website to support your research and learn more about risk through its interactive resources
  • Take time to complete your application - attention to detail is a key part of any role at Markel, so proof read and check everything before submitting it

The application and selection process

The application process has two stages. Here is some more information about each stage so you know what to expect. 

Stage one: Send us your application

  • Select the Markel University UK programme that you wish to apply for. All available positions can be found here
  • Follow the instructions to set up your online profile
  • You will need to attach a copy of your CV to your application 
  • Follow the instructions to complete your application. You will receive and email confirmation when your application is submitted.

If you require any additional support with your application please email the Markel University team.

Stage two: Assessment Centre

If your initial application is successful, we want to take the time to get to know you better and you will be invited to an in-house assessment centre. This will be based in one of our UK offices and will involve different activities to give you the chance to demonstrate your skills and meet the Markel team.