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National Grid

About us

National Grid is one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the world. We own and manage the grids that connect people to the energy they need, from whatever the source. In Britain and the north-eastern states of the US we run systems that deliver gas and electricity to millions of people, businesses and communities.

In Britain, we run the gas and electricity systems that our society is built on, delivering gas and electricity across the country. In the North Eastern US, we connect more than seven million gas and electric customers to vital energy sources, essential for our modern lifestyles.

Graduate opportunities

At National Grid we’re passionate about our “grow our own strategy” and our range of GCSE to degree level career path development programmes. It’s little wonder that they are recognised for excellence and innovation – after all, we’ve been running some for well over 20 years - so they are some of the best you’ll find anywhere.

We have six great programmes to offer you:-

  • Technical Engineer
  • Analysts
  • Commercial
  • Finance Analyst
  • Information Services
  • Procurement Buyer

Our Graduate Development Programme offers a fantastic insight into a number of career paths within National Grid that are crucial to its future success. The 18 month programme (3 years for Finance) has been designed to accelerate your development by offering you key experiences and knowledge in your relevant career path, ensuring you are ready and prepared for this demanding role at the end of the Development Programme.

The training is a great blend of technical specialism combined with business and commercial insight and fast enhancement of your behavioural, personal and managerial capabilities. Typically the sort of training you would only experience after a few years with an organisation. We believe that by investing in you now it will provide greater returns in the future.

How to apply

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