M&G plc listed as an independent company on the London Stock Exchange in October 2019 and has £341 billion of assets under management (as of 30 June 2019). M&G plc has over 5 million customers in the UK, Europe and Asia, including individual savers and investors, life insurance policy holders and pension scheme members.
As an independent company, M&G plc has a single corporate identity and two customer-facing brands; Prudential for savings and insurance customers in the UK and Europe and for asset management in South Africa and M&G Investments for asset management clients globally.
Prudential UK is one of the UK’s leading Life and Pensions companies. In the UK, Prudential manages £51 billion of savings on behalf of individual customers. Many invest in our PruFund range of funds, which smooths some of the extreme short term ups and downs of the stock market – providing our customers with a smoothed investment experience. PruFund is invested in our £131 billion With-Profits fund, the larget in the UK.
M&G Investments has been helping its customers to prosper for nearly nine decades by putting investments to work. Its investment solutions span equities, fixed income, multi asset, cash, private debt, infrastructure and real estate. Its £33.5 billion property arm (as of 30 June 2019 including cash), M&G Real Estate, is a leading financial solutions provider for global real estate investors, has a sector leading approach to responsible property management and is committed to continuously improving the sustainability performance of its funds.
Why join us? What do our apprenticeships offer you?
We appreciate that deciding on your career path is an important and challenging decision, but it’s also an exciting one. Our apprenticeship programmes offer the chance to gain practical work experience andbuild core business skills alongside your professional development.You’ll be supported to achieve professional or vocational qualifications and accreditations, such as diplomas (and degrees in some instances), and earn a competitive salary – all at the same time.
In joining M&G plc, you’ll be part of our inclusive and collaborative team. You’ll work alongside and learn from exceptional colleagues from a range of backgrounds.
Our diverse employee networks and communities will help you to develop new connections and build friendships for your career ahead. It doesn’t matter what you’ve studied before – we’re looking for people who demonstrate energy and determination and who are excited to work in a fast-moving workplace.
We offer a range of apprenticeship programmes available in our London, Striling and Edinburgh offices so visit our career site for more information: view our apprenticeship programmes here.
Applications for 2020 apprenticeship programmes are due to open from late February.
What do our internships offer you?
Our Summer Internship Programme runs for eight weeks from June to August, throughout which you will have the opportunity to dive into the work of our day-to-day activities across many departments. The programme acts as a pipeline for our graduate schemes. At the end of the eight-week internships, those who are successful are offered a place to start with us the following year once they have finished their studies.
On the internship scheme, you will experience a wide-ranging training programme, including workshops on investment management and all our business areas. These workshops are designed to be suitable for those with and without industry knowledge and will take place in the first couple of weeks of the scheme.
We will also allocate you a recent graduate to act as a buddy before you join, who will be able to support you throughout the internship. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to attend a number of networking and social events during your time with us.
We open for applications for our 2021 internship schemes in September 2020. These roles will be advertised on our website here: view our internships here.
What do our graduate schemes offer you?
Our Graduate Schemes offer you the chance to start working with us in a variety of areas, such as Investment, Distribution or Technology. Our programmes are rotational, which gives you the chance to develop your skills and experience whilst moving around different teams and learning about the different areas. You will receive a five-week introductory training programme to help you learn about asset management and M&G plc. You will be paired with a buddy from the previous Graduate cohort to help guide and support you, as well as the opportunity to work with a mentor from within the business. We will also support you with your IMC (Investment Management Certificate) qualification as part of the Graduate programme. Other training will also be available to you during the scheme.
The rotational scheme runs for 12-18 months starting in September and we will support you to find your permanent home in the business at the end of the scheme. You will receive regular reviews to accelerate your performance and enhance personal development.
We open for applications for our 2021 graduate schemes in September 2020. These roles will be advertised on our website here: view our graduate schemes here.