Career start after your studies

The first job after graduation is something very special. Start with us and get to know the diverse world of energy. You will be challenged and supported right from the start. Lay your professional foundation stone with us and help shape the future of energy.

We are hiring

We’ll recruit the next Traineegeneration starting in autumn 2021. The recruitment process starts in April 2021.

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Each year, six university graduates from different fields of study are given the opportunity to participate in our tailored trainee programme. The traineeship gives you interesting insights into the energy industry. Gain valuable work experience through challenging project tasks and active participation in daily business. During 18 months you will prepare yourself for your professional future in a practice-oriented way.

What awaits you?

  • Gain insight into different departments and business areas
  • Take responsibility in small and large projects
  • Gain valuable work experience
  • Build a company-wide network
  • Attend our exciting introductory courses and the Axpo College (industry knowledge)
  • Take advantage of the opportunity to be mentored by a top management executive as part of a mentoring programme
  • Receive support for your professional and personal development in development discussions and seminars
  • Be part of the Trainee Community

What you have to offer?

  • Degree at Master's level FH/Uni/ETH with above-average academic achievements (in particular in the following fields of study: Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Economics)
  • Curiosity and interest in a challenging environment and the changing energy industry
  • Initial professional experience as an intern or working student, ideally in the energy sector
  • Analytical and networked thinking
  • Strong communication skills as well as a confident and proactive manner
  • Strong performance motivation and innovative strength, high willingness to take responsibility and initiative
Application process

The trainee programmes are advertised in March and October. Interviews are conducted in April/May and November/December. In a further step, suitable candidates are invited to a Selection Day (date will be announced during the recruitment process).

Start of the Trainee Programme

The trainee programme begins in October or April. At the beginning of the programme you will receive an individual and a general introductory programme tailored to the trainees.

Direct entry

Axpo operates along the entire value chain, from electricity production to sales and trading. This opens up a wide range of career opportunities for you. Have you completed your studies and already gained some practical experience during your studies? Axpo offers a wide range of career opportunities with responsible tasks in a challenging and innovative working environment. Join us in shaping the energy future.

What you have to offer?

  • Completed studies or close to completion
  • Practical experience as an intern or working student
  • High willingness to take responsibility and motivation
  • Personal initiative and a high level of commitment
  • Innovative strength and creativity

Please refer to the job-specific requirements in the job advertisements.

Advantages of a direct-entry position

  • Quickly take on responsible tasks
  • Develop your professional skills in your field and acquire specific professional knowledge and skills
  • Build an interesting internal network within the company

What do we have in store for you?

  • Job-specific introductory programme
  • A wide range of opportunities for further development
  • Attend our exciting introductory course and Axpo College (industry knowledge)

Check out our job portal for exciting entry positions and apply online. If you haven't found anything suitable, then set up a job subscription on our job portal so that you are informed immediately about any new job openings.

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