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Graduate Programmes

WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR OUR 2024 PROGRAMME. HOWEVER, WE’LL BE BACK SOON WITH MORE OPPORTUNTIES FOR 2025. YOU CAN REGISTER YOUR INTEREST HERE TO RECEIVE UPDATES ABOUT FUTURE RECRUITMENT.


What IF there was a programme for you?

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We're helping to shape the future of energy and we’re looking for people who want to make a real difference.


At ScottishPower, accelerating net zero is at the heart of everything we do. What IF you could be part of that? Whether you see yourself as a future engineer, technical expert or business leader, the diversity within our graduate programmes means that there could be a role for you. With a focus on your personal development, our programmes are designed to provide you with broad, real-world experiences that will set you up well to achieve your career aspirations.

We’re invested in you and your development, so you’ll receive on-the-job learning supported by technical and behavioural training, as well as cohort events.  You’ll always be learning and expanding your knowledge, so you’ll enjoy the challenge that each day brings. And with a great support network around you at every step of your journey, you’ll continue to grow and develop throughout your career.

Some of our roles will give you the unique opportunity to undertake a placement in one of our international locations. As part of Iberdrola, we’re one of the world’s largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy. With offices and projects throughout Europe, who knows where your career could take you! What better way to kick start your career in clean energy than gaining experiences and building networks of colleagues from around the world? 

For all our programmes, we’d like you to have an honours degree at 2:2 (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline.

Our Recruitment Process

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If you would like to discuss any adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact earlycareers@scottishpower.com. If you would prefer a call to discuss adjustments let us know by email and we can arrange a call at a time that suits you.

Graduate FAQs

The start date is typically early September.

We'll certainly endeavour to match your preferences, but your skills, ambitions and our business needs may dictate where and what part of our business you'll be located in.

Yes. We accept applications from all candidates who meet our minimum educational requirements. In line with ScottishPower's recruitment policy, please advise your line manager of your intentions.

Yes. We accept applications from all candidates who meet our minimum educational requirements.

Yes, you can apply for the programme. Please note if you hold a Student Visa or Tier 4 (General) Student Visa, you will need to obtain a Graduate Visaprior to commencing the programme. Please note, ScottishPower is unable to sponsor ‘Graduate Visas’, it will need to be obtained and paid for by the applicant. Any graduates hired on the ‘Graduate Visa’ will need to switch to a ‘Skilled Worker’ visa upon their ‘Graduate Visa’ expiring. If/when required, the Company will support the employee with the necessary Immigration requirements.

If you require assistance with your application, please call +44 (0) 1635 888367 or email scottishpowergraduates@ambertrack.co.uk to arrange to have your form completed.

If you would like to discuss any adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact scottishpowergraduates@ambertrack.co.uk. If you would prefer a call to discuss adjustments let us know by email and we can arrange a call at a time that suits you.

If you're successful in the selection process, we'll then discuss with you what adjustments, if any, would need to be made.

When you apply you'll receive an automated response to confirm that your application has been submitted. It may then take us a little time to review your application. However, if you don't hear anything from us within three weeks, please email us at scottishpowergraduates@ambertrack.co.uk.

We will reimburse you for reasonable travel expenses. Please seek approval before making any arrangements regarding travel and/or overnight accommodation.

Yes. All offers of employment are made subject to satisfactory completion of a medical assessment and receipt of satisfactory references following testing under our Policy on Alcohol & Drugs.

In exceptional circumstances, you may be required to work outside of your normal contractual hours.

Yes. All of our employees are subject to a probationary period of 6 months.

We are unable to confirm exact placements at this early stage. Placements are determined nearer your start date and in line with the current business requirements. Your placements will be designed to ensure you learn and are involved in different projects within your department/business.

 

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

To succeed as a leading diverse energy company, it’s important that we attract and retain a diverse pool of talent at all levels in the organisation. To do this we partner with a number of organisations including:

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  • Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion
  • Working Families
  • Women’s Engineering Society (WES)
  • Disability Confident Employer
  • Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme
  • Carers Scotland

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