*Applications for 2023 are now closed. Applications for 2024 will open in August 2023.

IT and Data Graduate Applications

If you would like to find out more about working in a trading environment and develop your IT and Data career, why not apply for our Graduate Programme. This an excellent opportunity for someone who enjoys learning new programming languages, goes out of their way to understand new technologies but is still undecided about career direction. 

Programme overview

Our two-year Data and IT Graduate Programme enhances your knowledge and skills to gain real world experience working alongside industry-leading traders and analysts. This is a unique opportunity to join a bespoke programme; rotating across Data and IT teams including Data Management, Data Development, IT Delivery – Operations, IT Delivery- Front office. Each rotation will provide you with an opportunity to gain a deep understanding of how EDF Trading operates, enabling you to build a solid foundation in the energy commodity markets.


Our culture

We are proud of our work ethic and cultural diversity. We are high performing people working together to achieve common goals. We are innovative and flexible in our thinking, enabling us to adapt and change, which is critical to the success of EDF Trading. We employ the brightest minds and the best skills in every position. We have people from all over the world working together and such diversity is our strength and a critical factor in our ability to deliver.


Learning & Development

Alongside practical on-the-job training, we will supply a comprehensive learning and development plan to support your progress over the two-year programme. Our structured curriculum will look to improve your personal and technical skills. Additionally, you will be assigned a buddy/mentor to offer support and guidance throughout your stay with us.


Your next step on the ladder

Upon successful completion of the programme, we look forward to welcoming you as a member of the team in one of the departments you worked for. You will have the opportunity to put into practice the skills you have learned and developed during your two-year rotation.


What we look for

We are looking for people who are motivated to succeed in a fast-paced trading environment. You will have strong analytical skills and a keen interest in developing an IT or Data career within commodities and the financial services markets.



  • Final year students (Degree/Masters)
  • Minimum 2:1 in Computer Science/IT/Data
  • At least 6 months' work experience in a relevant industry
  • Knowledge of programming languages
  • The right to work in the UK


Applications for our 2023 Graduate Programme are now closed.