Every year, there are limited spots available for the Damen General Traineeship with potential start dates being 1st of March or September. A traineeship at Damen is an excellent way to start a challenging and exciting career within the Damen Shipyards Group. During the course of this two-year journey you will explore your own potential and further identify your talents.
We will support both your professional and personal development in order to prepare you for a future leadership position at Damen, while you discover Damen by performing in three interesting projects and roles at different Damen locations. Find out what you like best, challenges you the most and creates the biggest impact for Damen!
The Damen traineeship is not a 'one size fits all' program. Each trainee is unique and thus every traineeship is tailored to the talents and developmental needs of each individual. The two-year program consists of three phases:
During your traineeship we will focus on developing various key competencies and skills including decisiveness, initiating improvement, taking ownership and planning & organizing. These competencies and skills are derived from the Damen Leadership Profile.*depending on start date of DLD course.
To be eligible for the traineeship, you have to fit the following profile:
Do all these things apply to you? Then we are looking forward to meet you!
We will give you the full support needed in the course of your traineeship, and an interesting and fun experience to start you career with, by offering you:
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After successfully completing the traineeship, including a positive advice from your mentor, you will continue in a challenging job within the Damen Shipyards Group. The coach and mentor will assist you in finding the best suitable role, depending on your connections, ambitions, expertise and skills gained during the traineeship.
Feel free to contact Lisa Weggemans, Campus Recruiter at Damen Shipyards Group, at any time if you have any questions about the Damen Traineeship: +31 183 65 4935.