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Graduate Programmes

Our Graduate programmes are designed to bring out the best in you, setting you on an exciting career path. And whatever your path, you’ll have a career with purpose, directly contributing to our journey towards Net Zero.

Tailored to you and your personal development, programmes will include a combination of behavioural and technical modules and placements, ensuring new challenges and experiencing a diverse range of opportunities.

You might be working in different areas of the business or focusing on your chosen specialism. Either way, you’ll be creating a network of colleagues and fellow graduates that’ll support your growth and development throughout your career.

  • Honours Degree (or equivalent) at a minimum if 2:2 in a related subject

  • Locations throughout UK & Globally

  • 2-year programme

  • Salary from £29,100, pension & range of flexible benefits


 What can you do at ScottishPower?

ScottishPower offers a wide range of careers for people with diverse skills, expertise and ambitions, both in the UK and globally.


Business & Corporate

Programme Opportunities

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Engineering, Project & Environmental

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Technology, Data & Digital

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Global Graduate Opportunities

As part of Iberdrola, one of the world’s largest integrated utility companies and world leading in wind energy, we can offer a select number of graduates the unique opportunity of a global graduate programme comprising of a global placement in one of our Iberdrola locations!

You could spend several months in Iberdrola in Spain, Avangrid in US, or one of our other Iberdrola group locations. What better way to kick start your career in clean energy than gaining experiences and networks of colleagues from around the world?

We have global opportunities across many areas, browse our opportunities  to apply!

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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.

If you require assistance with your application, please call 0845 601 3170 or email to arrange to have your form completed.

If you require adjustments to take part in our selection process, please let us know in advance so we can accommodate your needs. 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

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