Trainee programmes

Different trainee programmes require different competencies

DNV GL trainees at Veritas Centre
DNV GL trainees at the Veritas centre (Høvik, near Oslo)

DNV GL wants to attract, develop and retain the best employees in order to maintain its strong technical and commercial position. One way to do this is through the company’s various trainee programmes.

The philosophy behind the trainee programmes is to recruit and train the best candidates in their fields of expertise. These highly qualified young employees strengthen DNV GL’s network of global expertise.

Please note that the trainee programmes don’t start every year. However, in DNV GL you will have the same opportunity for development, career move and network building as being a trainee.

DNV GL recruits trainees in a broad range of areas

The trainee opportunities on offer vary from year to year, based on market considerations. Our trainee programmes have included:

  • Global finance
  • Global Digital
  • Technical trainee – Maritime Class
  • Maritime trainee programme (Norway – coordinated by the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association Rederiforbundet)

The global trainee programmes last for two years. You will work at DNV GL's head office in Høvik near Oslo and at least one regional office during your global trainee rotations.

Ready to apply?

We look for individuals with a strong desire for an international career within DNV GL. You should be proactive, curious and eager to learn, have an open mind and keen interest in problem solving. In addition having an open, positive attitude and working as a team player is vital.

The programmes on offer each year vary based on market conditions. Our trainee programmes start in late August/beginning of September, with application deadlines usually in February each year. Follow DNV GL on LinkedIn or set up an alert in our job application portal to stay up-to-date with the trainee programmes on offer.