General program questions
No. Trainees are hired as full-time employees within AES, with entry-level salaries and benefits. Trainee applicants must have already graduated from their college or university with a bachelor’s degree by January 2022.
To qualify for the program, you must have completed your undergraduate degree between December 2019 and December 2021. No formal work experience is necessary to be considered. You must also have fluent/advanced English and be legally authorized to work in the location where you are applying.
The program is scheduled to begin the week of January 17, 2022. More details will be provided to selected candidates as we approach the start date.
No, there are not additional start dates. The 2022 cohort of Trainees will begin their program in January 2022.
Due to the overwhelming response, we’re unable to meet individually at this stage. Please visit our website and review our FAQs for more details.
Candidate preferences will be considered during the selection of rotation assignments. However, we cannot guarantee candidates will rotate in business areas of their choosing.
Final positions are determined through a combination of the background of the trainee, trainee performance throughout the program, their interests and, most importantly, where opportunities are available within the organization.
While relocation is not guaranteed, we offer a comprehensive experience for trainees that may involve short-term (6 months) relocation and/or remote working opportunities in various areas. Due to COVID-19 precautions, relocation assignments are mostly paused until further developments.
Click on the link that corresponds to the location where you would like to work. Please apply through only one link. No competitive advantage is gained by applying more than once.
You will need to have an updated resume to upload into our platform followed by a questionnaire through the online application link. The process will be completely virtual from start to finish, so be sure to have good internet connectivity and video capability to successfully complete each step of the process.
Our recruiting process for this program consists of several steps throughout the course of 3 to 4 months. You can find more information in the figure below.
You will receive email updates from our team throughout the process indicating if you were selected to move on to the next stage or not. If you move forward, you will be informed of requirements to complete the next steps. Please make sure to provide an email address that you frequently use and to check your spam folder to ensure our emails are arriving in your inbox.
Globally, we are looking to hire approximately 20 trainees for 2022. The number of positions available for the program varies by country.
Although we are primarily operating in a work-from-home environment due to the COVID-19 pandemic right now, the trainee positions are located as follows:
United States > Arlington, VA, Indianapolis, IN, Salt Lake City, UT and Boulder, CO.
Panama > Panama City
Brazil > Sao Paulo, Bauru
Chile > Santiago