Graduate scheme

We are the people behind Ireland’s national electricity grid. We make sure that every home, business, school, hospital, factory and farm has power - when and where they need it.

And that’s just the beginning of our story. We are now transforming the power system for future generations. Be part of the change.

Our focus is on safety, security and reliability. Our work environment is challenging, fast-moving, collaborative and team-orientated. Our culture is driven by performance, knowledge and continual development. Our people are committed to reducing Ireland’s reliance on fossil fuels and making decarbonisation a reality – while providing a safe and reliable electricity supply in a way that secures the future for those who follow us.

Our future has never looked more exciting. And this is an incredible opportunity to be part of it. The world is ready for change. If you are too, join us.

We will continue to welcome applications from new and recently qualified graduates in all disciplines who would like to express an interest in joining our Graduate Development Programme in 2023.

As a successful graduate, you will have the opportunity join the two year EirGrid Group Graduate Development Programme. The Programme offers structured rotations (typically 3 rotations), challenging assignments and exposure to different aspects of our business. Throughout the Programme, you will be provided with real responsibilities and a range of activities to ensure their knowledge of our business and their technical skills and experience are developed.

You will be involved in all aspects of our business to grow your knowledge and skills in all aspects of this dynamic sector including technical planning and operational, commercial, project management, regulatory, analytical, financial, research and electricity market activities.

You will demonstrate a 2:1 capability in any primary degree. You will demonstrate your motivation and interest in working in the energy sector . You will have strong analysis, judgement and problem solving skills.

Most importantly, you need strong interpersonal and team working skills; you need to work collaboratively with colleagues. You also need strong communication skills and have an awareness of customer and stakeholder needs and expectations.

We have opportunities for all graduates to join our team, specifically in the following areas:

  • Engineering
  • IT
  • Cyber Security
  • Economics
  • Business and Finance
  • Data Analytics
  • General

Applications (CV with cover letter) should include the following information:

• A full breakdown of results per subject/per year of study

• Details of projects undertaken during studies to date

• An outline of how you anticipate using your skills in a commercially run regulated business

• An outline of why you would like to join EirGrid Group


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