The program

Maritime Trainee is one of the leading management trainee programs in Norway. It is organized for the industry by the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association. If you are about to finish your master’s degree in technology, business, IT or law you should consider applying to this renowned program. 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 program has four core elements

1. You will work in the company in which you are employed, where you will rotate among various departments and roles.
2. You will be assigned a mentor that will follow you throughout the trainee period.
3. Five academic modules in Norway, Singapore and London.
4. Maritime Trainee Alumni: Join the network that now counts more than 200 past and present trainees from groups 1-11.

 

11 companies participate in the newest group 11

Maritime Trainee seeks to kick-start your career and develop fundamental skills so that you can master your role in one of the world leading participating companies. In 2017 we are recruiting trainees for Group 11. This group will conduct their trainee period in 2017-2019.
The 11 companies that are part of the program Group 11 are: Höegh LNG, Höegh Autoliners, Skuld, Klaveness, Wikborg Rein, Color Line, BW, DNB, Nordea, DNV GL and Kongsberg Maritime. DNB, Nordea and DNV GL will recruit participants directly through their own webppages, while you can find profiles for the other positions on this page.  
 

5 academic modules in 2018-2019

In addition to your job in one of the leading participating companies. You will participate in 5 modules in Norway (Bergen, Ålesund and Oslo), Singapore and London.

  • KICK-OFF with all trainees and mentors in Oslo, spring 2018.
  • MODULE 1: The Oslofjord – introduction to the maritime industry and team-building.
  • MODULE 2: Bergen / Ålesund - Ocean industry focus: from offshore oil and gas to offshore renewables.
  • MODULE 3: Singapore as an offshore-maritime hub.
  • MODULE 4: Oslo: The maritime industry and digitalization.
  • MODULE 5: London: Insurance, finance and international regulations.
  • Diploma ceremony and MT Alumni dinner, end of year 2019.

 

Group 11 will start in August 2018, with an initial kick-off in Oslo in spiring 2018​

The first Maritim Trainee program started in August 2005 and finished in June 2007. Including Group 10, which started in August 2015, some 225 young graduates have been or are maritime trainees.

You can see photos and videos on our Facebook page: facebook.com/pages/Maritim-Trainee

 

The Crew

Dr.oecon. Erik W. Jakobsen is Academic Director for the programme, while Mr Christian Svane Mellbye (MSc) is program coordinator. Ms Karin Gjerløw Høidahl, Competence Director at the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association, is also part of the team on behalf of the companies in the Norwegian Cluster.

You can contact us on facebook.com/maritimtrainee/ or by sending an e-mail to maritimtrainee@menon.no

Dr.oecon. Erik W. Jakobsen is Academic Director for the programme, while Mr Christian Svane Mellbye (MSc) is program coordinator. Ms Karin Gjerløw Høidahl, Competence Director at the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association, is also part of the team on behalf of the companies in the Norwegian Cluster.

You can contact us on facebook.com/maritimtrainee or by sending an e-mail to maritimtrainee@menon.no