Energy Transformation Traineeprogramm | RWE
Energy Transformation Traineeprogramm | RWE

RWE Generation & RWE Technology International GmbH

Graduate Programme Energy Transformation

Our 18-month Energy Transformation Graduate Programme is characterised by great development opportunities and a steep learning curve. This is the kick-off for your career within #teamRWE.

In the age of ever-growing awareness of climate protection and sustainability, both RWE Generation SE and RWE Technology International GmbH are acting true to the corporate objective of the RWE Group - Our energy for a sustainable life. In doing so, RWE Generation SE is building a bridge into the age of renewable energies with a wide range of power plants and the promotion of hydrogen as the energy carrier of the future, while RWE Technology International GmbH supports a broad-spectrum of companies and organisations worldwide in the energy transition by delivering customised, client-specific solutions for projects in the fields of renewable energies and innovative technologies.

Developing talented engineers with technical know-how and an entrepreneurial mindset is key to our success. As part of our graduate programme, you will experience an exciting introduction to the various technologies throughout the entire RWE Group. As a junior engineer, you will be involved in a wide range of projects and take on responsibility at an early stage. We promote your professional development by giving you deep insights into various company divisions. You will then be able to take on challenging and exciting tasks for internal and external customers with creativity and independence. Through the accompanying programme we support you in your personal development, including training, workshops, individual development offers and networking opportunities. With our graduate programme, we want to promote RWE's future specialists and managers and tackle the challenges of the future.

At a glance

Durations 18 months

Very good university degree (MA) in the fields of Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Process Engineering

  • Relevant internships or initial work experience
  • Enjoy working in an international team in the energy sector
  • Have a strong analytical and conceptual mindset
  • A high degree of initiative, responsibility and commitment
  • A strong customer orientation and the willingness to travel nationally and throughout Europe as well as the UK
  • Have a very good command of the English language and, possibly, further language skills (e.g. Dutch or German) 
Number of rotations 3-5 in various engineering fields
Start of programme October
Company RWE Generation & RWE Technology International
Locations DE/UK/NL; depending on the project, you may also be assigned to other (inter)national locations. At least one rotation should take place abroad
Application process
  1. Online application
  2. Video interview
  3. Assessment Centre

Personal development

Our development opportunities are just one aspect that sets us apart from other companies. As a trainee, you will receive a personal development plan and a buddy to facilitate your onboarding. In addition, we provide you with an experienced mentor as part of our mentoring programme. The programme also includes various workshops, trainings and online modules as well as regular networking events.

Why join us?

What we have to offer:

  • Guaranteed employment upon completion of the 18-month graduate programme

  • Exciting entry into the project business of a world-leading group in the energy industry with an early assumption responsibility in projects

  • Individual onboarding through our "Buddy Programme" and personal mentor with regular feedback

  • Constant development and support programmes for your professional and personal development

  • Various networking opportunities and employee events

  • Hybrid working model (office and remote from home)

  • An attractive salary and country-specific additional benefits

Meet Felix, sharing some insights into the programme.

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