Stilling hos: Telenor


Trainee Programme

Frist: 1. desember 2020 00:00

Type: Traineeprogram

Arbeidssted: Fornebu

Fagfelt: Heltid

Kontakt: Kaja Bugge // Tlf: +47 99512111

Do you want to shape the future through working on innovative technologies, products and creating new and forward-looking solutions?
Telenor is proud of being an important contributor in Norway’s digitalization journey and a key stakeholder in forming and empowering societies. We do this by creating services and products that make an actual difference to people. Through our work with in IoT, AI, research, climate and more, we are showing that innovation and new ways of thinking can make a difference. 
We are now looking for 8 young professionals for our 2021-2022 trainee program. This is a unique opportunity to start your professional career in Norway’s largest technology company. Are you the one we are looking for?


About the Trainee Programme:
As a Trainee in Telenor, you are embarking on a 12-month program, consisting of three rotations: two six-month rotations in Norway and a one-month rotation spent abroad in one of our foreign operations. 
You will be assigned to roles with high-impact, and work on key technical and commercial projects where you – together with your team - will solve complex and entrepreneurial business tasks. You will be mentored closely by experienced team members and receive coaching from Telenor’s best experts and leaders within your domain. 
Examples of projects you can be assigned to are within virtualization of networks, advanced analytics, 5G, artificial intelligence, product innovation, and other high impact initiatives in Telenor. 
If you are curious to learn more about what some of our former trainees have been working on, click here:

Who are we looking for?

  • Young professionals in their final year of studies or recently graduated within technology, informatics, engineering, industrial economics and technology management, business, or entrepreneurship studies. 

  • It will be valued if you have experience from Internships, part-time positions or other experience from technology companies, start-ups or in other innovation projects.

  • You are passionate about innovative technology and thrive to develop new insight. It is an advantage if you can show that you have used this passion in an extracurricular or in creating something of value. 

  • You need to possess strong English skills. 

  • Candidates must be a resident or hold a valid work permit in Schengen-area.


Personal qualities:

  • You are curious and not afraid of trying and failing together with your team.

  • You are enthusiastic about your work and driven by the ability to continuously improve.

  • You are proactive and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.

  • You work independently and take clear ownership of your areas of responsibilities.

  • You build strong relationships and enjoys collaborating with others. 


Telenor continuously works to improve the diversity. It is important to us that our employees reflect the diversity among our customers; therefore, we want diversity among our employees in terms of gender, nationality and backgrounds. 

Why we hope you apply: 
We believe that becoming a trainee in Telenor provides you with a strong stepping-stone for your future career. You will be closely mentored by experts that will help you apply the knowledge you have acquired by now. In addition, you will be part of a trainee group that provides a basis for building networks with other graduates in Telenor. 


The project you will be assigned to constitute a key role in shaping the future Telenor. Our work is of great importance to the society in large, and the industry where we operate is undergoing exciting changes.


As such, this is a unique opportunity for you to develop your professional competence and business understanding. As part of the programme will you also be exposed to top management, customers, vendors and other actors that are delighted to share their experiences and wisdom with you. You will be expected to both seek and received extensive training, including participation in our Learning & Development programs. 


You will be offered competitive terms and benefits, including permanent employment from day 1. As part of this, you will have access to an extensive range of benefits including cabins, insurances, sports, welfare, gym, flexible working hours and more.

Telenor also have many exciting organizations and associations you can join, including various sports teams, choirs, bands, and gaming groups. Every month we have ‘AfterWork @ HUB’ with drinks, snacks and food where you can meet colleagues across Telenor. For our employees under the age of 35, we also have telenor @ young that organises many relevant seminars and other social events.


Practical information: 

  • The positions are located at Fornebu, Norway and the Trainee Programme will begin in August 2021.

  • Application deadline is December 1st.  

  • Applications sent via email will not be processed. 

  • Please upload all transcripts/diplomas when you apply – upload it in the field where you upload your CV. Applications without transcripts will not be considered. 

  • We conduct background checks of relevant candidates through Semac AS.

  • For questions regarding the Trainee Program please contact Alexander Bøe (, if you have technical issues please contact Kaja Bugge ( 


Expected timeline:

  • 1. November - 1. December: Application period.

  • 1. -11. December: First screening/selection; selected candidates will receive an e-mail where he/she will be asked to complete 3 ability tests (online).

  • 14. -21. December: Second screening; selected candidates will be asked to answer questions using a video solution

  • 4. -31. January: Third screening; interviews (including case). Telenor will conduct reference- and back ground checks on finalist candidates-

  • Early February: offers will be extended to finalist candidates.


Telenor’s culture is what binds us together as one company, across all the societies we serve. Our strategy spells out what we do; our four behaviors explain how we deliver; Always Explore, Create together, Keep promises and Be respectful. Our purpose in Telenor is Connecting you to what matters most. Empowering societies. Being a part of or a partner to Telenor means sharing our commitment and passion for these key elements that shape our culture. Click here: if you want to learn more about our culture.