Energetic start
to your career

Our General Business Graduate Programme offers you the perfect springboard into the energy industry to kick-start your career.

In this programme you will get to know the corporate structure of a global player from A to Z and will get a taste of a wide range of roles. With on-the-job training and a balanced mix of online learning, face-to-face workshops and technical training, we prepare you for the challenges of the future. You decide for yourself where your focus lies and to which locations your path should lead you.

Key facts and figures

Duration: Two years

Start date: September 2024 (Singapore intake will start in July 2024)

Locations: Essen & Swindon

Rotations: Four six-month placements

The rotations you choose will give you the opportunity to gain multifaceted exposure to all key general business management areas including:

  • Risk
  • Project Management
  • Back Office
  • Lean Transformation
  • Corporate Communications
  • Sustainability
  • Compliance

What you can offer

  • Passion for energy trading and markets
  • A degree (BSc, MSc or PhD) in Finance, Law, Economics, Business Administration or Mathematics
  • Excellent communication skills with fluent English
  • IT proficiency
  • Strong team-working skills and a confident and sociable manner
  • Commercial aptitude and entrepreneurial skills
  • Analytical mind and the ability to learn quickly
  • Desire to take accountability
  • Willingness to relocate plus flexibility and mobility to travel to multiple locations
  • Relevant work experience (desirable but not essential)
Graduate Programmes Flyer (PDF)

Any questions? Take a look at our FAQ!

Real benefits

Tailored to your needs!

work-life balance

International & diverse
working culture

Travel opportunities &
location change

drinks & fruit basket


training courses

salary & bonuses

More about us


Your application process

The timeline for each location differs due to differences in academic timetables.
Please apply to the location where you wish to be primarily based.

Select region:
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  1. Application period
  2. Pre-selection period
  3. Assessment centre
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Application phase

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Online recruitment test

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Assessment centre

Applications for our 2024 RWE General Business Graudate Programme in Swindon and Essen are now closed.

You can register your interest for our 2025 RWE General Business Graduate Programme in Swindon and Essen.

Register your interest

Paul Roberts
RWEST General Business
Graduate Programme

T +44 1793 475172
M +44 7867 370986

… or send us an e-mail to our RWEST Careers Inbox!