Graduate Opportunities in ESB

Graduate Programme 2019

Over the last two years, we have recruited more than 140 of the best and brightest of Ireland's graduates to join our business as future leaders and technical experts. In 2018, we continue to supplement our experienced and highly capable workforce with another 70+ of Ireland's brightest minds.

We have opportunities for Graduates from the following disciplines - Engineering, IT, Business, Finance, HR & Marketing.

The ESB Graduate Development Programme is widely recognised as one of the best around offering structured rotations, excellent training and development opportunities and professional accreditation.

Applications for the 2019 Graduate Development Programme are now open until 24 October 2018. You can apply to our Graduate Programme here.

Engineering Graduate Development Programme 

As one of the largest employers of engineers in Ireland, ESB is dedicated to investing in engineering expertise and developing critical skills to support Ireland’s future growth and development. We are working to create a brighter energy future that enables progress, growth and possibility for the next generation.

As an Engineering Graduate in ESB you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of exciting projects, both in Ireland and overseas, while pursuing your professional accreditation.

IT Graduate Development Programme  

Launch your IT career with ESB. Join our team of almost 600 professionals operating one of the most technologically advanced IT and telecommunications systems in Ireland, supporting hundreds of 3rd party, custom and cloud applications, website and many large-scale enterprise systems. ESB has one of the largest IT spends in the country, we are Ireland’s largest SAP user organisation and we deliver a large number of multi-million euro projects each year.

Business Graduate Development Programme 

The Business Graduate Programme offers a wide range of challenging business roles such as, leading the development of significant new business opportunities, project managing strategic investment programmes, delivering relevant value propositions to our customers.

HR Graduate Development Programme 

Our People are the key to our success as an organisation and our HR function plays a fundamental part in ensuring we attract, retain and develop the best talent. ESB’s HR Graduate Development Programme allows you to build your HR expertise by working in a number of different specialist areas across our dynamic HR function, which provides a full range of HR services to our 7,600 employees.

Marketing Graduate Development Programme 

As a Marketing Graduate you will work in Electric Ireland, one of Ireland’s most recognised brands. Electric Ireland’s Marketing team is responsible for the development and implementation of marketing plans to support the achievement of brand and business goals. You will gain valuable experience in a fast-moving and dynamic environment working on an iconic brand.

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