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Graduate Programme

We’re proud to say we produce 100% green electricity and we’re equally as proud to be playing an active part in Scotland and the UK’s journey to Net Zero. A principal partner for COP26, we’re serious about reducing our impact on the planet, creating a sustainable and low carbon future, and securing a brighter future for generations to come. We’re working to turn the tide on climate change; and we’re encouraging our customers, communities and stakeholders to join us in taking action.

We’ve also partnered with WWF to highlight and address the climate crisis and we’re delighted to be recognised as a leader in achieving decarbonisation through embracing a cleaner, greener future. We’re demonstrating a commitment to investment in our future – and in yours! So, there’s never been a more exciting time to join us, and we need great people like you to help us succeed on our journey to Net Zero!

During your time on the graduate programme, you’ll face new challenges and experience a variety of opportunities. Whatever your chosen career path, you’ll be creating a network of colleagues and fellow graduates that’ll support your growth and development throughout your career. Your programme is tailored to you and your personal development and will include a combination of behavioural and technical modules and placements. Our programme is designed to bring out the best in you.

As a graduate trainee and part of ScottishPower, you’ll have a range of benefits as well as a varied and interesting career path, including:

  • Starting Salary of £28,400 with exception of roles in London where the starting salary will be £31,200 which includes London allowances;

  • A generous pension scheme where we’ll double match your contributions up to 10%;

  • A broad range of flexible benefits including share incentive plans, employee discounts, charity matched funding and many, many more.

ScottishPower offers a wide range of careers for people with diverse skills, expertise and ambitions. Click on the career paths below for more information on how our graduates will power our Net Zero journey.




We have opportunities for Business Graduates in a range of functions such as Commercial, Finance, IT and Procurement.

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Corporate IT

In this Digital era, it’s vital that we’re at the forefront of innovation. Whether it’s delivering improved services and innovative technical solutions, or keeping our network secure, we need skilled IT graduates to join us.

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Data and Technology

Our Data and Technology roles are key to creating a smarter and cleaner future. Energy Networks have a range of opportunities, all crucial to our Net Zero journey.

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Energy Networks Engineering

Our transmission and distribution business is going through an electricity revolution. Our work is crucial to achieving Net Zero; and through investment in innovation, we’re transforming our business to create the network of the future. We’re looking for engineering graduates who’re excited to generate change.

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Renewables Engineering

With an extensive portfolio of renewables generation, and ambitious growth plans, our renewables business is key to our Net Zero goal. From windfarms, to solar generation, we’re excited to lead the fight against climate change.

Renew your future now.



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
  • Carers Scotland
  • Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme
  • Working Families
  • Women’s Engineering Society (WES)
  • Disability Confident Employer
  • Young Persons Guarantee