What is the application window for Go with Maersk?
The Go with Maersk application is open from mid-January to the end of February. The application deadline may be extended in some locations. Please check back for specific dates and deadlines.
Do I qualify to Go with Maersk?
To qualify you must have the following:
You will hold a MSc in a relevant discipline, including but not limited to business, trade, commerce, supply chain, digital innovation, marketing, economics, finance, or similar, with graduation date no later than the 1st of September of the year you are applying in.
You have 2 to 3 years of relevant work experience, including but not limited to a full time job before your Bachelor’s Degree, between your degrees, or after your Master’s degree. It can also be part time study-relevant positions, or internships while studying. International experience is an advantage.
You are passionate about and dedicated to investing in your personal development and to growing your global career in trade. Your working style is collaborative and inclusive. You are driven by creating innovative solutions for global challenges. This is demonstrated through your extracurricular activities, awards and recognitions, pursuit of additional qualifications, volunteering, entrepreneurial projects, and more.
Location and language
While your eligibility is not based on your citizenship or country of residence, the job offer will be subject to you having a valid work permit for the job location. International mobility is key. Excellent English language skills are a must, additional languages are a plus.
Where in the world can I Go with Maersk?
During the programme you will travel to 4 different continents for your modules while based in your country. Upon graduation you will embark upon the 2-year expatriation experience in a different part of the world than your own. After that you will be expected to return to your base country and take up a new role. You are in the driver’s seat of your career, and with Maersk the world is your workplace.
View the Go with Maersk Journey for more information.
How can I apply to the programme?
1. Click "Go apply!" in the navigation.
2. Choose only one position.
3. Follow the steps on the screen to apply.
What positions are available in my country?
On the “Go apply!” page you are able to see all of the available positions by country
How do I decide which position to apply for?
Please take time to read about the different Maersk brands, the functions that we hire for, as well as the specific job descriptions. Feel free to reach out to the contact person listed on the job ad to find out details about the essence of the position, the team goals and atmosphere. Taking all these things into consideration, make the final call and please apply for one position only.
What will the application experience be like?
We have a section on the site dedicated to answering this question called “Application Experience". Check it out.
What are some tips for how to succeed in the various stages of the application?
We have collected tips for creating a successful application. Get them by clicking here.
When will I hear back from you?
We try to get back to applicants within two weeks at any given stage of the application experience. For example, if you have recorded a video interview, please allow two weeks before you hear from us about the personal interview. It is important to us that each application is reviewed carefully, so please bear with us if it takes a little longer to respond.
When will I receive the job offer?
We expect to offer the positions to selected candidates between April and May of the application year.
When does the programme start?
Go with Maersk will typically commence in the beginning of September, however in some instances there will be a possibility to start your job earlier.
Am I guaranteed an expatriation, and am I guaranteed a job after the expatriation?
The offer of expatriation is contingent on successful performance in Go with Maersk. You will be able to apply for several expatriation opportunities and asked to prioritize your choices. While there is no absolute guarantee, upon the successful completion of the 2-year expatriation we expect that you return to your base country and take up a role that will fit your career goals, skills and experience.
Will I be compensated for my participation in the programme?
Yes, we look beyond our direct business competitors to make sure our employees are rewarded in-line with similar roles in other high-performing multi-national companies like Maersk. We constantly monitor the compensation market in countries we operate in order to benchmark our pay competitiveness. Benefit packages are set by employment location based on country market practice – which is constantly monitored too – and national legislation.
Will my salary remain the same during the programme?
All our employees are rewarded for the work they perform, receiving increased rewards for high levels of short-term performance as well as consistent superior performance over time.
Am I entitled to holiday during the programme?
Yes, according to country policy and employment law.
Am I entitled to maternity/paternity leave during the programme?
Yes, according to country policy, considering Maersk Parental Leave policy as minimum standards if more beneficial than country law.
How many graduates are you looking for?
We will hire 75 graduates for positions in over 40 countries on all continents.
Can I expect to work with other graduates during the graduate programme?
Yes, graduates will build a network that will stretch beyond their time in the programme. As part of the programme’s education modules there will be business relevant project work in which the graduates will work together to solve real business challenges.