AES’ Energy4Talent program prepares today’s trainees to be tomorrow’s leaders

Energy4Talent program overview

Together with AES, you can accelerate the future of energy!


AES’ Global Energy4Talent program first launched in 2018 with the aim of developing and training future generations of industry leaders within AES’ fast-paced, sustainably innovative corporate environment. As a trainee, you have the opportunity to work as a full-time AES employee, while taking advantage of training and mentorship structures specifically designed to enhance your career development. Energy4Talent is a two-year program – with six-month rotations in different functional areas – dedicated to advancing your professional development by becoming acquainted with all aspects of AES and the green energy market.

Program framework
  • Participants are high-performing, recent college graduates who demonstrate leadership potential and adaptability, and personify our company values
  • Two-year program with four rotations of six-month duration
  • Rotations are selected and assigned by our Talent team with the focus of advancing each trainee’s personal career development
  • Integrated training and development structures with entire cohort, including: self-awareness, leadership, renewable energy, finance, AES processes, managing conflict, influencing, presentation skills, innovation, managing professional and personal growth, emotional intelligence, technology
  • High impact projects, led by individual or team
  • Approximately 15-25 new hires each January
  • 2023 Locations: Brasil, Chile, Dominican Republic and United States
  • At the end of the two years, trainees are promoted into full-time AES positions meant to align with individual’s career goals and company needs
Program requirements
  • New/recent college graduates: bachelor’s completed between December 2020 and December 2022
  • Advanced/fluent English
  • Proof of eligibility to work in desired market

Energy4Talent program benefits

What happens after Energy4Talent

Program outcomes
  • Four rotational assignments in a diverse array of functional areas
  • Networking and exposure to a variety of executives, mentors, area leaders and work groups
  • Personal and professional growth through training and development courses
  • Teamwork and collaboration with top tier talent: future leaders and innovators
  • Exposure to various business units across AES, developing organizational- and self-awareness
  • Identification of short-term and long-term career goals
  • Development of future industry leaders

Meet some of our former Energy4Talent trainees

Our mission

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Accelerating the future of energy, together.

Founded in 1981, AES is a global Fortune 500 energy company accelerating the future of energy in every market that we serve. We are motivated by our passion to meet the current and future energy demands of a world that is constantly evolving.

Our vision to accelerate a net-zero future requires innovative thinking and a culture grounded in living out our values each day. Driven by the energy of our people and bringing together capabilities in renewable energy technologies such as solar, wind, hydropower and energy storage, we partner together with our many stakeholders to deliver customized greener energy solutions to safely and reliable transition our customers and communities to cleaner energy.

Together, we are improving lives by delivering the greener, smarter energy solutions the world needs.

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