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International Trainee / Graduate Program – Energy and Markets (m/w/d)

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TenneT is growing fast to realize its strategic ambitions. We play a leading role in driving the energy transition. We are looking for a passionate International Trainee Energy and Markets (m/w/d) at our location/s Bayreuth or Lehrte (near Hannover) who will contribute to this and that might be you?

Your contribution to TenneT

Our Trainee Program is all about the best start for your career, which future we see within TenneT. Our recipe for learning about TenneT, the world of Energy and yourself better is as following:

Active involvement – We offer you an 18-month, individually designed entry and development program. Together with you we plan three assignments in different departments across locations, countries and set individual priorities together with you.

Impact – During your time as a trainee, you will take on responsible tasks within the framework of your respective station, e.g. on planning the energy system of the future, integrating european electricity markets further or developing new TSO products and instruments. This way you will get to know TenneT and the energy-world from different perspectives.

Exciting rotation – Due to the different stations you will get a comprehensive insight into our operational business and can build up a large personal transnational network. An international assignment of several months is an integral part of the program. The unit «Customers & Markets» will serve as your home base during the program.

Growing together – We not only look at which learning opportunities can be used in the individual tasks, but also offer comprehensive training for personal development. You can rely on your development partner from the people unit, on your project partners in the business and especially on the trainee group itself.

Your profile and background

You have successfully completed a university degree with an electrical focus and you are very interested in the world of energy

You preferably have already gained initial experience with vocational training, relevant internships or working student activities

You are open to new experiences and curious to get to know the diverse aspects of TenneT in working on matters of technics, society, economy and environment

You speak fluent German or Dutch and English and you are looking forward to working in our international team

You have no problem spending each station at a different TenneT location in Germany or the Netherlands and you are willing to travel

Our recruiting process

Our offer

We are family friendly and flexible

Health – your basis

Modern working environment

Attractive remuneration and social benefits

Personal development

This will be our challenge

The department Customers & Markets is there to position TenneT as a thought leader in the European electricity markets. This way we support the operation of an efficient and resilient electricity system at the lowest costs.

Additional information

As of 1th of October 2023
The weekly working time is 37 hours
The position is limited to 18 months
Job interviews for this position will be (partly) in English. Please send us your application document in English as well

TenneT is a leading European grid operator committed to a secure and reliable electricity supply – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We are shaping the energy transition for a sustainable energy future. As the first cross-border transmission system operator, we plan, build and operate an almost 25,000 kilometres long high and extra-high voltage grid in the Netherlands and Germany and are one of the largest investors in national and international electricity grids, on land and at sea. Every day, our 7,400 employees give their best and ensure with responsibility, courage and networking that more than 43 million end consumers can rely on a stable electricity supply.
TenneT is an equal opportunity employer for ALL and is fully committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity to ensure that all applicants and employees are considered for recruitment, promotion and employment regardless of their ethnic origin, skin colour, religion or belief, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual identity, marital/family status.
Lighting the way ahead together

Felicia Wuermeling

(+49) (921) 50740 2229

Richard Mays

Hiring Manager

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