Schneider Electric Graduate Trainee Programme 2021 for young South African Undergraduates

Schneider Electric Graduate Trainee Programme

The application for the Schneider Electric Graduate Trainee Programme 2021 for young South African Undergraduates is now open. The application deadline is 31 November 2020.

About Schneider Electric and The Trainee Programme

Schneider Electric is leading the Digital Transformation of Energy Management and Automation in Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure and Industries. With global presence in over 100 countries, Schneider is the undisputable leader in Power Management – Medium Voltage, Low Voltage and Secure Power, and in Automation Systems. We provide integrated efficiency solutions, combining energy, automation and software.

If you are eager to learn about our field, gain insights into the world of big corporates, and contribute value to our business; Schneider Electric encourage you to apply and get to learn about the world of sustainable energy and the technology of energy management and automation.


  • Undergraduates who have graduated in 2018 to date
  • Excellent academic credentials in one of the following disciplines: Electrical Engineering,Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Sales or Marketing
  • Excellent Command of English
  • Strong ability to learn, strong communication skills and team player
  • Extracurricular activities and previous internships are desirable

Benefits To Applicants

  • Paid internship under the supervision of a mentor in an international environment-
  • Relaxed, fun and engaging environment – we’re not just about business: volunteering, extra projects, integration events
  • Buddy and mentor – who will help you to smoothly find yourself in our company
  • Real business experience and client interactions preparing you for the job market expectations
  • Special training tailored to your needs and career goals
  • Opportunity of future employment and professional development

How to Apply

Applicants should submit their resumes on or before 31st November highlighting their field of interest & why they would like to be part of Schneider Electric Graduate Trainee Program.

For more information about the Schneider Electric Graduate Trainee Programme, visit the web page of the programme.



A pro-active professional with several years' experience identifying and developing innovative business solutions across many sectors. Had experience starting up an online business from scratch and led the business to become number 1 in his category within 18 months. I have gained strong leadership skills through managing projects from strategy to implementation. I am passionate about innovations / Startups / developers eco-system and also connecting people at different levels of the socio-economic pyramid with services / solutions that improve their lives and livelihoods.