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Graduate Programme 2019

ESB operates across the full spectrum of the electricity market in the whole of Ireland, with an unparalleled depth and diversity of engagement. Our global reach, through our energy consulting business, extends to 120 countries.

Have a look at some of the different business units that make up ESB below.

The application process for our 2019 Graduate Development Programme has now closed. Applications for our 2020 programme will open in September 2019.

ESB Networks

We are responsible for building, operating, maintaining and developing a safe, secure and efficient electricity network. In the last 10 years we have invested over €11bn on the development of sustainable and highly innovative smart power networks.

Electric Ireland

​We are the retail arm of ESB, supplying electricity, gas and energy services to the business and residential markets in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Innovation at ESB

By investing in new technologies, forging partnerships across the globe and developing new solutions in our Innovation hub we are helping to build a brighter future. Explore our innovation site and join us on our journey to reinvent how we consume and manage our energy.

ESB International

As part of ESB Innovation, we are a leading global engineering consultant specialising in the utility sector. Our mission is to unlock value for energy utilities, developers and State energy departments. We work with our clients in delivering modern, efficient and dependable energy systems which transform the economies and societies that we serve in 120 countries. 


ESB Generation and Wholesale Markets develop, operate and trade our electricity generation assets. We compete on the global wholesale energy trading market in electricity, gas and coal. Our current focus is to expand our renewable fleet through the development and construction of wind, solar and biomass projects.


The ​Business Service Centre is at the heart of ESB delivering essential IT, HR, Payroll, Finance, Property, Legal and Insurance services to ESB group. ​Our professional and engaged team support a wide range of complex and fast changing businesses and services across the ESB group.

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