About the program

    An international program running over several business areas and locations

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    Set up of the program

    Our international trainee program extends over 12 months at your base NKT site in Karlskrona, Sweden or Cologne, Germany and you will be permanent employed from day one with all benefits our employees normally has.
    The program consists of a combination between theory and job rotations, both domestic and one international. The setup of the trainee program will give you a unique possibility to learn the industry, customer needs and key competitors as well as the company from ground and up with our functions and business lines and their value proposition. The global program will allow you to work in an international environment, across functions and to establish a strong company network. The various parts include both theoretical as well as practical aspects and through a global curriculum you and the other trainees will create a valuable network. Also, tailor designed trainings will be integrated to your program to fit your specific needs. 
    The NKT Trainee program will give you a broad foundation to stand on as well as the opportunity to individually focus on specific areas according to your ambitions, wishes and business needs. Upon completion of the trainee program, you will have a permanent position within your location. Sounds interesting?
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    Who are we looking for

    We are looking for newly or soon-to-be graduated Master degree or PhD students from a university within the hosting country. Your degree is within the technical field such as electrical engineering, physics or material science. Our local trainee openings have different requirements. Review the specific job ad you are interested in to find out the requirements for that specific position.
    At NKT we appreciate people who are willing and able to grow further in the company. As an NKT Trainee we believe you have a strong interest for the cable industry and a passion for our role in the green transition. In addition to this you possess an owner’s mindset, you are a strong team player who appreciate a knowledge sharing culture and solving problems and delivering results with an analytical mindset.
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    Goals & Expectations

    After the trainee year there will be a direct transfer to your permanent position which will be decided to match your own skills and aspirations as well as NKT business needs. In parallel with starting your permanent role you will take part in real-life business project together with the other trainee colleagues to apply your learnings and further accelerate your growth!
    We expect you to take on the role as an Engineer within the company contributing with technical knowledge and skills as well as contributing to our great team spirit sharing knowledge, best practice and collaboration. We are driven by our shared beliefs: “We Advance”, “We Connect, We Deliver”, “We Care” and we expect our trainees to play a key role embracing these together with the team.
    As a trainee at NKT we will give you best possible conditions to develop not only technically but also personally during the program. We will dedicate effort and resources to give you a proper onboarding, preparing you for a long-term and successful career in the company.

    Some impressions of our daily work life

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