Ørsted graduate programme

Ready for a rapid career progression and to shape the renewable technologies of the future?

We’re ready to back your talent in our vision to create a world that runs entirely on green energy.

Open Graduate positions

All Graduate positions starting September 2018 will be posted on 1 December 2017. The application deadline is 14 January 2018.

Two-year rotational programme

You’ll join an intense two-year programme with three main parts that allow you to immerse in the green energy industry, master high-speed innovation and accelerate your career.

Explore each part of the programme below:
  • Industry immersion
    You’ll gain deep energy sector knowledge in two years, doing two to three job rotations within business units from strategy to engineering. You’ll experience international project work, build a cross-functional network and enjoy real responsibility, while being exposed to senior management and learning how we create value today.
  • Innovation lab
    How can we create value in the future? You’ll explore exponential thinking through accelerated learning modules and an immersive field trip meeting top global energy experts. A business case rounds off the experience.
  • Career accelerator
    Throughout the programme and supporting your on-the-job learning, a career development approach focusing on virtual action learning, networking and mentoring will help you process your experiences and boost your transition from graduate to a high-performing, successful career at Ørsted.    
Graduate programme

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.”

What’s in it for you?

Ørsted Graduates achieve the following credentials upon completion of the programme:

  • Immersive industry experience
  • International, cross-functional network
  • Accelerated career development
  • Transferrable leadership skills
  • A progressive career opportunity in renewables

Who can apply?

You are eligible to apply for a position in the graduate programme if you meet the following requirements:

  • Recent graduate with a master's degree and top credentials
  • Max. 12 months’ full-time work experience
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Strong analytical approach and enjoy taking responsibility
  • Strong personal drive and a high learning capacity
  • Passion for energy
  • Desire for innovation
  • International, collaborative mindset

Senior-level career mentor

You’ll be assigned a senior level career mentor responsible for guiding, encouraging and challenging you to make the most of your talent and opportunities. In addition, you’ll get a second-year graduate as a buddy to help with day to day challenges.

Morten Normann Nielsen, 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”

Hiring process

Below you’ll find information regarding the graduate hiring process and Graduate Assessment Day.
All Graduate positions starting September 2018 will be posted on 1 December 2017. The application deadline is 14 January 2018. 
  • Graduate Hiring Process

    As we receive many applications and review them thoroughly, it may take some time before we get back to you. You will however hear from us no later than 2 February 2018.

    We recommend that you familiarise yourself with our company on orsted.com before you apply. You upload your application online and will receive a confirmation in your mailbox. Remember to make a copy of the job posting, as it will be removed from the website after the application deadline.

    If your application is successful, you’ll be invited to our Ørsted Graduate Assessment Day at our office in Gentofte, Denmark, on 27 February 2018.

  • Graduate Assessment Day
    On Graduate Assessment Day, you’ll learn about our company and our strategy, participate in a group exercise, meet current graduates and have your job interview with the relevant hiring manager. 
    The interview will be based on the graduate position that you have applied for, and this is where we would like to get to know you better. Make sure that you can make a good case as to why you should be our new graduate and prepare specific examples to support your arguments. 
    After the Graduate Assessment Day, we will evaluate the candidates again and select the participants in the programme. If you are not offered employment, you will receive a reasoned rejection. 
    The Graduate Assessment Day is an all-day event. If you travel from abroad, we will support travel expenses.

Overseas applicants

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