Perfect match
to your passion

Our RWE HR Graduate Programme is the perfect match to gain a holistic view of the professional world of Human Resources at RWE.

People are your passion, and you love to work with them? In our new RWE HR Graduate Programme, you will get the chance to explore all HR-related areas and become an HR expert in the energy sector! With on-the-job training and a balanced mix of online learning and face-to-face workshops, we prepare you for the challenges of the future. You decide for yourself where your focus lies and to which locations and rotations your path should lead you.

A career full of energy sounds just right for you? Your ideas for the world of tomorrow – be part of our future and join #TeamRWE.

Key facts and figures

Duration: Two years

Start date: September 2024

Locations: Essen & Swindon, with option of rotations into London, the Netherlands, the USA and many more RWE locations

Rotations: Four six-month placements

The rotations you choose will give you the opportunity to gain multifaceted exposure to all HR-related areas such as:

  • HR Operations
  • HR Controlling
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • HR Marketing & Employer Branding
  • Recruiting
  • People & Organisational Development

What you can offer

  • Passion for the energy industry as well as working together with people within an intercultural environment
  • A degree (BSc, MSc or PhD) in Business Administration, Psychology, Business Education or similar, ideally with a focus on HR
  • Excellent communication skills with fluent English
  • Very good social and team-working skills combined with a confident and outgoing demeanour
  • Organisational talent with analytical problem-solving skills as well as a creative drive
  • Strong sense of responsibility as well as solution-oriented and proactive action
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Willingness to relocate
  • Initial work experience in the field of HR, for example through internships (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 HR Graduate Programme in Swindon and Essen are now closed.

You can register your interest for our 2025 HR Graduate Programme in Swindon and Essen now.

Register your interest

Julia Seelhöfer
RWE HR Graduate Programme

T +49 201 5179 2423
M +49 152 54806399

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