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Rotation Program at Direct Energy

If you’ve got the talent and ambition, we’ve got the right position to help you fulfill your potential.

A rotational placement with Direct Energy is a unique opportunity to fast-track your personal development, fulfill your potential and move your career forward.

Program Information

The program consist of 3 rotations within the department you apply or intern with during your hiring process. Opportunities are available in:

  • Houston, TX
  • Woodbridge, NJ

What does it involve?

During your rotation placement you’ll work on real projects with real responsibility, while benefiting from a wide support network of colleagues, a line manager and the Central Graduates team. Our aim is to help you build your strengths and gain skills. Our program s will appeal to self-motivated students with a proactive, can-do attitude and a genuine desire to learn about our business and industry.

Who We’re Looking For

The aim of our graduate program is to find people with the energy and creativity to become future leaders and help us deliver our strategy. We are looking for self-driven, high-caliber individuals who can grasp complex commercial issues and deliver solutions. In return, we’ll provide the support, guidance and opportunities to help you become whatever you want to be.

The assessment process is designed to identify candidates who demonstrate strengths against our leadership behaviors. As an employee of Direct Energy, we need you to be able to help to improve our business, inspire our people and deliver exceptional customer service and therefore you need to be able to demonstrate the following behaviors:

  • Being one team – Build and maintain effective working relationships
  • Creating a positive environment – Have a positive impact through self-awareness and social skills
  • Putting our customers first – Deliver excellent customer service
  • Seizing responsibility – Take initiative and set high standards for self
  • Seeing beyond our own goals – Look at the bigger picture and recognize the impact of your actions
  • Learning agility – Learn from experience to perform in new or changing situations
  • Drive – Focus energy on what will make a difference and deliver exceptional results
  • Manages relationships – Communicate/collaborate effectively to get the best from people

At each stage of the application process it is important that you keep these leadership behaviors in mind. Academic qualifications are important but we look for you to demonstrate skills gained beyond your academic qualifications. You need to be able to provide full, detailed examples that refer to the behaviors above and how you have the potential to be a candidate for the rotation program.

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Opportunities Available

We offer opportunities in the following areas listed below.

Digital and Innovation Digital and Innovation is a extremely dynamic department and this an exciting time within the team. During your placement, you will undertake a project(s) with real responsibility that will help to shape our business strategy. Degree Plans in Marketing, Business, Engineering, Information Technology or related field.

All positions are currently filled. We will be accepting applications starting in the Fall of 2016.


Finance The Finance stream of our Summer Internship is a chance to see if a career in finance might be for you. You’ll work with finance professionals who’ll show you the key role finance plays in the energy industry and how finance supports our whole organization. Degree plans in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business, Engineering and Math.

All positions are currently filled. We will be accepting applications starting in the Fall of 2016.


Procurement and Supply Chain Our Procurement and Supply Chain Graduate internships enables inquisitive, commercially astute graduates to access all aspects of our organization and understand the energy supply chain – through the retailing of energy to businesses and customers. Our approach to procurement is not solely focused on cost; we ensure that our supply chains are ethically sourced and that our suppliers hold the same high standards that we do and can bring new value to our business. Degree Plans in Supply Chain Management or related field.

All positions are currently filled. We will be accepting applications starting in the Fall of 2016.


Direct Energy Business This internship will offer an opportunity to experience our business and how it operates. You will be assigned to a key operational area of the business, performing meaningful work in a variety of capacities. Leaders and mentors will guide and coach you throughout the summer as you learn through on the job development, structured learning and project based work. Degree plans in Finance / Energy Finance, Mathematics, Business, Sales, Marketing, Statistics or Economics.

All positions are currently filled. We will be accepting applications starting in the Fall of 2016.


Information Technologist We are the technologists of DE, collaborating with the larger business to provide company-wide IT solutions. We aim to help DE employees work more effectively and efficiently through innovative technology solutions, which will make working at DE a lot simpler. If you ever need to reach us, start by contacting the DE Service Desk

All positions are currently filled. We will be accepting applications starting in the Fall of 2016.


What You Can Expect From Us

In return for your hard work and initiative, we will give you the support to make the most of the experience. You’ll be:

  • Paired with a ‘mentor’ to help you settle in and answer any questions
  • Assigned a line manager with experience of the area of business in which you are placed
  • Further supported by the Central Graduate team, who are always on hand to help you get the best from the placement

Program Requirements

Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 or greater. You should be in your Senior year in a 4 year accredited University. Candidate must be a US citizen or permanent resident, authorized to work in the US on a permanent, full time basis without sponsorship.