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 program start.

To qualify for the program, you must have completed your undergraduate degree between May 2021 and December 2023. 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 usually begins in January. More details will be provided to selected candidates as we approach the start date. 

No, there are not additional start dates.

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 (3-6 months) relocation and/or remote working opportunities in various areas. This is managed on a case-by-case basis depending on the requirements of the projects, and any safety precautions in place due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Application process

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 mostly virtual, with possible in-person activities, 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. 

2024 Cohort

Globally, we hired approximately 25 trainees for 2024. The number of positions available for the program varies by country.

The trainee positions are located as follows: 

  • Brazil: Sao Paulo, Natal 
  • Argentina: Salta
  • United States: Arlington, VA, Indianapolis, IN, Dayton, OH, Houston, TX, Louisville, CO, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Panamá: Ciudad de Panamá​​, Colón, David
  • El Salvador: San Salvador
  • Colombia: Bogotá

We offer a very competitive compensation package commensurate with candidates possessing a bachelor’s degree and 0-2 years of experience.  

AES is a global company with employees from all over the world. For students possessing current work authorization, we are able to support sponsorship.