Our graduate programme

The best first step you'll ever take

Accelerate your career as a graduate in Europe's fastest-growing energy company and help create a world that runs entirely on green energy. You'll learn from leading experts within your field and face a steep learning curve from day one.

Positions will be posted in December

Apply for our graduate programme starting in September 2019

Two-year rotational programme

We offer you an intense two-year development journey with a mentor who'll guide, encourage and challenge you to make the most of your talent. You'll get international project experience, tools to drive innovation, insight into the renewables industry and a strong cross-functional network.

The graduate programme is divided into three main parts, which will provide you with insight into the energy industry, help you to master innovation and accelerate your career.

Explore each part of the programme below:
  • Industry insight
    You'll deep-dive into the energy sector and apply your knowledge in different areas of the business alongside the best minds in the industry. You'll experience international project work, build a cross-functional network and take real responsibility.
  • Innovation lab
    We rely on you to help us discover new ways of working and to develop new knowledge to stay disruptive in the energy sector. You'll get to explore exponential thinking and learn how to create value in the business. After participating in learning modules and an immersive field trip, you'll solve a real-life business case by applying your new skills.
  • Career accelerator
    Throughout the programme, and supporting your on-the-job learning, you'll participate in virtual action learning within groups. A mentor will furthermore help you process your experiences and boost your transition from graduate to a high-performing professional.

Jesper Haarh, Head of Corporate Strategy

“The Ørsted Graduate Programme is designed to supply us with the leaders and specialists we’ll need tomorrow. So as a graduate you’re expected to take responsibility and make an impact from the get-go of your first job rotation.”

Choose your career: Ørsted Graduate Programme is tailored to suit your specific background and interests within Business & Finance, Engineering and Digital.
  • Business & Finance

    Accelerate your career at Europe's fastest growing energy company

    Become part of Europe's fastest-growing energy company. You'll apply your knowledge to create a greener future in a position, where growth and constant development are the pillars of your everyday environment. We drive significant investment programmes in offshore wind and are the energy company in Europe that creates the most value for its shareholders. You'll be valued for the unique contribution you make and the fresh ideas you bring.

  • Engineering

    Engineer the renewable technologies of the future

    You'll join a world leader in offshore wind and biomass-fired power stations within an industry that is continuously developing. You'll become part of a culture where growth and constant development are the pillars of your daily environment. And you'll work on cutting-edge technologies to push the boundaries of what is possible within renewable energy on the largest projects in the world – anywhere in the world.

  • Digital / IT

    Shape tomorrow's digital solutions with a global leader in green energy

    Become part of a company that sees the future as green, digital and intelligent. You'll apply your knowledge in a position, where growth and constant development are the pillars of your everyday environment. We run the world's largest offshore windfarms and develop the flexible and intelligent energy grid of tomorrow. And we design customer journeys and digital experiences to keep Ørsted ahead in a digital world.

What's in it for you?

We're driven by a vision to create a world that runs entirely on green energy. And we're no less ambitious when it comes to developing our graduates. 

You’ll get:

  • international project experience
  • tools and experience to drive innovation 
  • an opportunity to learn from industry-leading experts 
  • a strong cross-functional network in Europe's fastest-growing energy company
  • a tailored development journey with a mentor to guide you.

You can apply if you:

  • graduate before 1 September 2019 with top credentials
  • have max. 12 months' full-time work experience
  • are fluent in written and spoken English
  • have strong analytical skills
  • have personal drive and a high learning capacity
  • have passion for energy and desire for innovation
  • have an international, collaborative mindset.

In short: If you have strong analytical skills and a collaborative mindset with an eagerness to explore and pursue new possibilities in an international environment, please apply.

Morten Normann, Finance Graduate

”The Ørsted Graduate Programme has been permeated by a focus on development by means of tasks, mentoring as well as focus on feedback. It's been the perfect start to my career.”

Dreamers. Leaders. Problem solvers. Please apply.

Apply through our online application platform where you can submit your CV, university papers and motivation for becoming an Ørsted graduate.

We'll screen all applicants carefully based on proven results, motivation and mindset. The best applicants will be invited for individual interviews with the hiring manager in early February. If successful, you'll be invited to attend our Ørsted Graduate Assessment Day at our office in Gentofte, Denmark. 

After the Graduate Assessment Day, we'll evaluate all candidates. If you're a match, you'll be offered the position. If you're not offered employment, you'll receive a reasoned rejection. The Graduate Assessment Day is an all-day event. If you travel from abroad, we'll cover the travel expenses.

Overseas applicants

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