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WTW Communications Assistant, Destiny Onu discusses internship

 May 17, 2023

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WTW offers students real-world business experience that is hard to find anywhere else. With offices all over the world, a breadth of business functions and supportive experts at every turn, there’s so much for students to discover about WTW and themselves.

WTW interns have many opportunities to go into an exciting role. Take for example, Business Support & Communications Assistant, Destiny Onu, who shares her journey and explains the ways the ways she has developed, and why this was the best career choice for her.

Choosing WTW for an internship

Destiny joined WTW as a graduate and since then has worked in the investment side of the business. She currently works as a Communications Administrator.

"I decided to intern at WTW to gain more exposure in the investment industry and to see if this was potentially somewhere where I wanted to grow and learn and start my career," says Destiny.

Development opportunities at WTW

Destiny explains that her time with WTW has provided great challenges at all stages.

"Whether it be learning how to utilise new software, engaging with various groups of people, or simply learning my work style - all of these various things have been very crucial to my development" comments Destiny.

"I would definitely say I've been able to improve my skills, and improve my character professionally and individually," adds Destiny.

WTW has an inspiring work culture

For Destiny, WTW's work culture is definitely what makes WTW an outstanding company.

"Coming here, I realized that genuinely there are companies with fantastic individuals, intelligent people who are willing to assist you in your learning and your development," explains Destiny.

Destiny's advice for future interns

"My one piece of advice to you would be not to shy away from a challenge. In coming into an internship, the aim is not to be perfect. The aim, in my opinion, is to show your potential and show your willingness to learn," concludes Destiny.

Recruiting interns into a wide range of teams

WTW internships are designed to provide students with maximum insight into WTW's business and the best possible preparation for their career. Interns apply what they've learned at university to real-life intellectual challenges, gaining immediate exposure to client assignments. They do work that takes them out of your comfort zone and offers something new and unexpected every day.

WTW provides opportunities for interns in each of its four business segments:

  • Benefits Delivery & Administration
  • Human Capital & Benefits
  • Corporate Risk & Broking
  • Investment, Risk & Reinsurance

Alternatively, students can experience life at the heart of WTW's business by exploring opportunities in Corporate teams such as Human Resources, Finance, Marketing and IT.

Developing key skills with WTW

Many of WTW's interns go on to join the company in graduate roles. WTW invests a lot of time and energy into ensuring its internships provide as much insight as possible into a WTW career. This means providing opportunities to contribute to client projects and experience first-hand what WTW does and how the company does it, as well as developing key skills, such as presenting and project management.

WTW offers students exciting real-world business experience

WTW is committed to providing internship roles with unmatched support across the world.

Inspired by the many different career paths available at WTW?

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