Finding a job after graduation

Start with us after your studies and get to know the diverse world of energy. At Axpo, you’ll be challenged and supported right from the outset. Lay the foundations of your career here and help shape the future of energy.

Direct entrants

Axpo is active along the entire value chain – electricity production, distribution and trading – presenting you with a multitude of entry-level career opportunities. If you’ve already gained practical experience during your studies, then Axpo will be happy to take you and dedicated people on board. Help us to shape the future of energy.

What do you need?

  • Graduated or close to graduating
  • Work experience as an intern or student employee
  • Willingness to take on responsibility
  • Initiative and motivation
  • Initiative and motivation

Please always take note of the job-specific requirements in the job advertisement.

What do we offer you?

  • A job-specific induction programme
  • Numerous opportunities for further development
  • Attendance at our fascinating induction course and at the Axpo College (sector knowledge)
  • Graduate network (vernetzt@axpo) and related events

What are the advantages of direct entry?

  • Take on responsible tasks early on
  • Build up your knowledge of your specialist area
  • Establish an interesting network within the company
  • Find out about exciting entry-level jobs on our jobs portal and apply online


Each year we offer three graduates from different fields of study the opportunity to take part in our tailor-made trainee programme. Over 18 months you lay the foundations for your future career in a systematic and hands-on way.

Visit us at university events and meet our current trainees in person. Use the opportunity to ask questions and find out more about working at Axpo.

What do you need?

  • Master’s degree with above-average academic results
  • Curiosity and interest in a challenging environment and in a changing energy sector
  • Some work experience as an intern or student employee, ideally in the energy sector
  • Analytical thinking and ability to work independently
  • Outstanding communication skills as well as a self-assured and proactive approach
  • Motivation and willingness to take on responsibility
  • Initiative and flexibility


What do we offer you?

  • You get an insight into various departments
  • You take on important roles in small and large projects
  • You gain valuable work experience
  • You build up a company-wide network
  • You attend our fascinating induction course and the Axpo College (sector knowledge)
  • You are supported through a mentoring programme
  • Your personal and professional development is supported through appraisals and seminars
  • You are part of the trainee community and the graduate network “vernetzt@axpo” and can attend various events

Application process

Trainee jobs are advertised every February. Interviews are conducted in March and April. In a further step, suitable candidates are invited to a Selection Day.

Tip: Set up a job alert on our job portal so that you don’t miss advertisements.

Start of the trainee programme

The trainee programme starts each September You receive an individual and general induction programme.

The new trainee generation

Get to know our new trainees in this video (German only). 


Questions? Please contact us.