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Have you just finished your technology education, or are you completing it this year? We are recruiting Graduates starting in the autumn of 2022!

Graduate Hydro Karmøy

Maybe your career will start with us? Our Graduate Program is the perfect start to a career with us - and a gateway into an exciting world of aluminum and energy.

Why Hydro?

We work with aluminum, «the metal of the future». As a young person at Hydro, you will take part in a world of exciting opportunities for innovation and development. We are involved in activities in more than 40 countries on all continents, and can therefore offer you many exciting opportunities and possible career paths within various business areas and locations. As part of our valuable global network, you will have a continuous learning curve. We are proud to represent so many career opportunities for graduates.


Who are we looking for?

As a Graduate in Hydro, you should have:

  • A master's or doctoral degree with good academic results
  • Maximum two years work experience after completing education
  • Good collaboration and communication skills
  • Part-time jobs and / or volunteer work are an advantage

Health, safety and the environment (HSE) are integrated into Hydro's daily operations. It is our responsibility to protect the health and safety of our employees, and to contribute to sustainable development in the local communities in which we operate. We are therefore looking for employees who will contribute positively to this, through healthy and conscious HSE attitudes and actions.

What can you expect?

As a graduate of Hydro, you will enter a permanent position and take part in our Graduate Onboarding Program. The program is designed to equip you with the skills needed to succeed and thrive in the position, and is the first step towards a long-term career and future opportunities with us. 

We offer competitive terms in an international work environment with exciting challenges, collaboration and room to influence through a flexible and diverse working day.

As a young person at Hydro, you will also be part of the Hydro Young Professionals (HYP). Through the network, you get the opportunity to participate in several social and professional events, and give you the opportunity to build a valuable network across Hydro's business areas and departments.

How to apply?

Our graduate positions are published on and Facebook in September each year. When the application deadline has expired, we will review all applications carefully. After the evaluation process is completed, qualified candidates will be invited to complete the following steps in the recruitment process:

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Please note that we also have graduate positions that are not posted as part of our Graduate Program. We therefore encourage you to follow the announcements on If you do not find a suitable position, you can subscribe to vacancies to be notified as soon as a suitable opportunity arises.

About the graduate program

  • Permanent position
  • One year onboarding program
  • In-depth introduction and follow-up
  • National gatherings, as well as local training and conferences
  • Dedicated buddy/mentor throughout the program

Joint programme with all Hydro graduates

  • Two common sessions
  • Social events and actitivies
  • Networking across Hydro's locations

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