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What is the Maritime Trainee programme?

Maritime Trainee is one of the leading management trainee programmes in Norway

The programme lasts for 18 months and combines working in a world leading maritime company with an academic program, including five modules in Oslo, Bergen, Ålesund, Singapore and London. 

Successful candidates enrolled in our programme will have the opportunity to work in one of our partner companies. Throughout the trainee-period, you will be assigned a mentor with valuable experience from the industry.  

At the end of the programme, trainees will be invited to a diploma ceremony follow by an annual dinner with the Maritime Trainee Alumni Network. This event marks entry to our alumni community, which is approaching 250 members.

The program’s main elements are: 

  1. Day-to-day work in one of the partner companies.
  2. Assigned a mentor with valuable experience from the industry.  
  3. Participation in an academic program consisting of five modules hosted in five distinctive locations; Oslo, Bergen, Ålesund, Singapore and London.  
  4. Membership in the Maritime Trainee Alumni Network. 

See full academic programme and calendar

Our ideal candidate

The programme’s ideal candidate has completed a master’s degree in, for example, technology, economics, marine engineering, IT or law. Candidates with up to five years’ work experience after completing master’s studies are also eligible for the program and are encouraged to apply.

Apply here