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At EirGrid Group, we operate, develop and enhance the electricity grid and market, bringing power to everyone throughout the island of Ireland. Now, in support of government policy, we have made a commitment to significantly increase the amount of electricity we get from renewable sources. This is a key part of the new EirGrid Group strategy 2020–2025. Work with us to reduce Ireland’s reliance on fossil fuels and make decarbonisation a reality. The world is ready for change. If you are too, apply to our Graduate opportunities.

Working at EirGrid Group

There’s never been a more exciting time to join EirGrid Group. As a graduate, you’ll work alongside leading authorities in the energy sector as they develop cutting edge solutions to ensure we meet future electricity needs across the island of Ireland. You’ll also be making a difference to the future of the planet: As we lead the way in the transition to managing renewable energy on the grid, graduates will have an exciting role to play in driving and supporting our new strategy for 2020–25.

Our Graduate Programme

Our Graduate Development Programme is open to all new and recently qualified graduates specifically in engineering, IT, business, finance and economics. Lasting two years, our programme is structured to give graduates rotations in three core elements across the Group. Applicants must have a minimum of 2.1 degree.

What’s in it for our Graduates?

Throughout the programme, you will be involved in all aspects of our business. You’ll grow your knowledge and skills including getting involved in all aspects of our transmission system operation, understanding how the integrated electricity market operates across the Island of Ireland and in Europe, understanding what we need to do to continue to develop the necessary infrastructure through planning, consent, design and build stages. You will be offered a competitive salary and benefits in addition to an accredited induction programme which runs over five weeks. Throughout the programme we will continue to develop your knowledge and provide you with a suite of learning and development modules to assist you in making the leap from being successful as a student to being effective in a dynamic corporate environment. You will be provided with a mentor to ensure you have the necessary support and guidance throughout the graduate programme.

Areas of work

We have opportunities for all graduates to join our team in September 2023 specifically in the following areas:

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


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Student Voted Sector Awards 2023 Shortlist - Utilities, Energy, Renewables

Student Voted Sector Awards 2023 Shortlist - Utilities, Energy, Renewables

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