Our trainee programme for university graduates – your chance for more.

Nothing beats reality.

With us, you will gather valuable experience while shaping a new energy sector.

The future of our industrial companies will be decided by how they handle energy. At Thyssengas GmbH, at the interface between security of supply, competitiveness and climate protection, you will find interesting tasks and opportunities. Get to know an extremely exciting field of work with a great future. Our gas infrastructure, a pipeline network of 4,400 kilometres with several compressor stations, will play an important role in this transformation.

The trainee programme – an investment in your future, and ours.

Because of demographic forces alone, we are looking to offer plenty of development opportunities to young employees in the next few years. That is why we will support your entry into a career with us with targeted development measures during an 18-month trainee programme.

The spectrum encompasses jobs in the technical and commercial fields.

So that we can support trainees in a targeted way, we determine needs in each of the fields each year. From this we derive the number of trainee positions that we will advertise for the following year. At thyssengas.com, you can find more information and the latest postings.

Essentially, we are looking for graduates from various disciplines, such as mechanical engineering, electrical technology, process technology, energy technology, measurement technology and business administration. You should have completed your studies with at least a 2:2. You will go through various positions within our company to an individual plan. This will determine which areas you get to know more closely, how long you stay there and which projects you work on – all of it tailored to you personally.

Entering a career with a tailwind.

We support you through an exciting programme.

Engaged specialists accompany you and ensure, among other things, that your social entry into the new environment goes to plan easily and quickly. Here it is certainly advantageous that our company of around 400 employees is easy to get to grips with. It's great when you can work on the level with professionals from various specialist departments and deepen the knowledge gained during study. A personal mentor will support you during the 18-month programme. You will learn the gas business in all its technical and commercial aspects, in an individual and tailor-made trainee programme. You will go through the programme together with other trainees. It is accompanied by side events

These include:

  • Seminar curriculum of five logically connected modules
  • Mini-placements where you learn the other departments for two weeks at a time
  • Information days on subjects like: human resources, law, regulations, communications, works council, company development
  • Excursions to: other locations, the compressor stations, a gas storage facility
  • Networking events such as: the first day at Thyssengas, the trainee “Stammtisch”, works meetings, after-work events, and of course our summer and Christmas parties

In addition, together with other trainees in your year, you will take part in a social project as part of our Corporate Social Responsibility.


You can find current openings for trainees on our careers portal.

Careers portal

To apply, you need the following documents: cover letter, CV, transcripts and performance record.
Please note: Applications can only be made online.

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This is what you will benefit from

The trainee programme at Thyssengas lets you achieve a career entry tailored to you, with a particular focus on the energy sector. You will gain specialist experience and profit in person from the extension of your professional network.

This is what you should bring:

  • A university qualification of at least 2:2 (“gut” in the German system)
  • Initial job experience from internships, apprenticeships or working student placements
  • Interest in the energy sector and current topics such as “power to gas”

Additional desirable characteristics:

  • Enjoyment of independent work
  • Flexibility and mobility (class B driving licence)
  • Commitment to work and learning
  • Structured working methods and openness to new ideas
  • Enjoyment of networking

This is what we also offer you:

You will receive an above-average yearly income. You will work in bright, friendly open-plan offices. Team- and goal-oriented work, as well as open communication and flexible working hours, are fixed components of our company culture.

During your work with us, you will enjoy all employee advantages, such as: a lunch allowance, free fruit, water, tea and coffee, and extensive social benefits.Your participation in occupational health management programmes is assured, as is your invitation to parties and events.

If desired, you can rent (for 20 euro/month at present) a parking space in the underground garage beneath our Dortmund headquarters. The main railway station and an U-Bahn stop are in the direct vicinity of our main office.

At most other locations, free parking is available.