Graduate Programme


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
  • The willingness to assume responsibility
  • Team spirit and a keenness to learn new things

Your application process


Application phase


Recruitment test


Video interview


Assessment centre
Apply now for the home location Singapore

For the home locations Swindon and Essen applications are not possible at present – please check back later for updates