Steve Jobs of the energy industry

I woke up at 4.15 on Thursday morning. Not because I already had to, my alarm was set to 4.45, but because I was excited. Four of us Statkraft trainees were bound for Steinkjer in the county of Nord-Trøndelag to meet other trainees in the energy sector to discuss the challenges and opportunities ahead. Such…

Expanding My Network

When starting as a Trainee in Statkraft, I had no idea that I had an opportunity to also meet with other trainees outside the company. This was before I was introduced to something called “Traineenettverket”, which translates directly to “The Trainee Network”. Traineenettverket is a network for trainees in Norway. The network regularly organises trainee…

Networking with Trainees in the Energy Sector

In addition to the Statkraft trainee program, there are a number of companies in the energy sector that hold similar programs. Before Christmas, it was brought to our attention (thanks, Øystein!) that for some time ago, trainees from such companies had come together once a year in order to share experiences and get to know…