Trainee stories

Looking for inside stories from young professionals? Stories that tell you what it's really like working at Vattenfall? Follow our trainee stories. These stories from inside are meant to be shared.

One programme, 12 months, 22 young professionals, 5 countries, 22 departments, 6 nationalities, 13 women, 9 men, one 4 week assignment abroad, one 8 week assignment abroad and countless adventures. What this diverse mix of people has in common is an enormous amount of energy and the incentive to power climate smarter living.

"It's our future and we have to change it!"
Björn Franck, Trainee District Heating

Whether you are studying Mechanical Engineering, Data Performance Management or Information Systems, there is always a story for you to identify with. If you are curious about our young professionals, follow their journey in the first year of their career to learn how they are facilitating climate smarter living. Subscribe to our social media channels to never miss out on a story.


21 September 2018

Kristinka Wilmink

I am motivated and challenged by change

"I feel that with the experiences we gain in our trainee year, I am well-prepared to continue an exciting career at Vattenfall."

Read Kristinka's trainee story


29 June 2018

Oscar Andersson

Great conditions for fast personal development

"I'm driven by challenging the impossible and pushing in situations where there is only one way to go: forward!"

Read Oscar's trainee story


24 May 2018

Fanny Lindberg

I am not a cog in a machine

"Working in the e-mobility team is like working in a startup: Not what I thought working in a large company would be like."

Read Fanny's trainee story

16 April 2018

Juan Esteban Velez Tamayo

Safety is very important to me

"I want to protect people and make them aware of the risks of being part of a global network like the Internet."

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19 March 2018

Caroline Andersson

The program broadens my perspective

"I'll be also be working within offshore wind. Through this I look forward to gaining insight in power generation from another energy source."

Read Caroline's story

16 February 2018

Dimitrios Agriostathis

I am part of this exciting journey

"On a daily basis, my work allows me to delve into the various technical, regulatory and market aspects of the wind energy business."

Read Dimitrios' story

8 January 2018

Laura Pacha

I want to fight climate change

"Collaboration is key, as there is so much knowledge and information which needs to be gathered. As you can tell, I never work on my own."

Read Laura's trainee story

4 December 2017

Andreas Manea

Creating fossil free generation

"Creating sustainability in an increasing electrified world not only focuses on renewable production, but also includes sustainable transmission and delivery to customers."

Read Andreas' trainee story

6 November 2017

Merel Tombrock

The seminar week in Stockholm

"Even though we all had different backgrounds, coming from different countries and having a varied educational background, we all shared the same drive, willingness to learn and an open mindset."

Read Merel's trainee story


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Last updated: 2018-09-21 16:11