Exchange theory for practice in commercial trading

Our graduate programme offers you the perfect springboard into the energy industry to kick-start your career.

This programme enables you to familiarise yourself with both financial and physical energy trading and to get a taste of power-plant optimisation, gas procurement or risk management. 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


Placements: Four six-month placements. You can choose between departments such as:

  • Proprietary trading in energy raw materials (electricity, coal, gas, oil, LNG)
  • Commercial Asset Optimisation
  • Sales & Organisation
  • Structuring & Valuation
  • Risk Management
  • Principal Investments
  • Commodity Solutions
  • Trade-related functions
  • … new placements to choose from are added every year

Start date: September


Locations: Essen and Swindon, Singapore with the option of rotations in London

WHAT YOU CAN OFFER

  Successfully completed degree studies (e.g. mathematics, physics, mechanical engineering, economics or business administration)

  Some work experience, for example through internships in the energy or financial sector

  Fluent English

  Passion & strong competency for figures and analytics

  Passion for the energy industry

  Passion & strong competency for figures and analytics

  The willingness to assume responsibility

  Team spirit and a keenness to learn new things

REAL BENEFITS

TAILORED TO YOUR NEEDS!.

EXCELLENT WORK-LIFE BALANCE

A MULTICULTURAL AND DIVERSE WORKING CULTURE

TRAVEL OPPORTUNITIES

COMPLIMENTARY DRINKS

CANTEEN

INDIVIDUAL TRAINING COURSES

ATTRACTIVE SALARY & BONUSES

MORE ABOUT US

YOUR APPLICATION PROCESS

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ASSESSMENT CENTRE

Applications for this programme for 2020 are now closed. Information for 2021 applications will appear here later in the year.

We would like to reassure students that, amidst the current Covid-19 Pandemic, we are still hiring for all our graduate programmes. Recruitment processes will be completed online during this unprecedented time and once you have applied, we will ensure you receive all relevant information regarding your application.

For those who have been offered a role with us, or will soon be offered a role, we are committed to guaranteeing your employment and will keep in touch with you so you are still able to meet your colleagues before you join us. If you have any queries at all, please do not hesitate to contact our graduate recruitment team here.