A career in a global industry

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Are you about to finish your master's degree in business, finance, economics, IT, engineering, naval architect, industrial economics, or maritime law? Or have you graduated within the last 1-2 years? Would you like to work in the world's most global industry? Where Norway has been one of the key players for more than a century?  Then welcome to Maritime Trainee! We are currently looking to recruit trainees for Group 11.


On behalf of the Norwegian maritime industry, the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association (Norges Rederiforbund) launched this management trainee program in August 2005. Since then, Maritime Trainee has involved close to 50 companies in the Norwegian maritime industry as a whole; shipowners, shipyards and maritime equipment companies, rig companies, classification companies, law firms, banks and shipbrokers, all of whom do business globally. Since its start in 2005, more than 200 trainees have taken part in the program and are now port of the Alumni network.


The program lasts for 18 months and combines working in a world leading maritime company with an academic program with five modules in Norway, Singapore and London. This is an outstanding way to start a career in our most global industry, where Norway is one of the leading nations.


The following companies will participate in Group 11 (2018-2019):  Höegh LNG, Höegh Autoliners, Kongsberg Maritime, Skuld, Klaveness, Color Line, BW Gas, DNB, Nordea, DNV GL & Wikborg Rein