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Traineeship Finance

Posted 23 May 2024
Work experience
0 to 2 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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Family owned business Damen Shipyards Group has been in operation for over ninety years and offers maritime solutions worldwide, through design, shipbuilding, ship repair and related services. Damen operates 36 shipyards in 18 countries. We offer direct employment to more than 12,000 colleagues, bringing together a total production value of 2,5 billion euros and delivering 143 ships in 2023.

At Damen, we strive to pioneer innovative solutions while maintaining a commitment to sustainability. In a world shaped by population growth, expanding global trade, the demand for renewable energy, and climate change, we challenge you to embark on your journey as a trainee and shape a brighter future together.

Do you want to join this expedition? Here is your chance! Become a Financial trainee at the Damen Shipyards Group and explore the oceans of opportunities within our dynamic company and in yourself!


Every year, there are limited spots available. Each Trainee is unique and thus every traineeship is tailored to the talents and challenges of each individual. During your traineeship you and your mentor will focus on developing various key competencies and skills.

The program consists of three parts:

  • Moving in: onboarding, get to know the company
  • Moving around: 3-4 rotations within the Damen divisions with the possibility to go abroad.
  • Moving on: continue your career in a challenging job within Damen supporting your ambitions, expertise and skills gained during the traineeship.


What are the criteria to be eligible to apply for a traineeship?

To be eligible to this program, you must hold a bachelor or master’s degree (not only limited to Finance), you must be willing to travel to different Damen locations, possess no more than two years of work experience and demonstrate curiosity, dedication and an open-minded attitude.

Take the next step in your career journey with us!


We offer you a challenging traineeship where your personal development will be supported and with a generous minimum of 40 days of annual leave, you will have plenty of time to recharge and explore. Furthermore, you will enjoy a competitive salary and outstanding secondary benefits that make working with us even more rewarding.

We’re a family company that has been building ships for almost 100 years. Our ambition is to become the most sustainable and connected maritime solutions provider there is. Working at Damen offers the best of several worlds. Active in more than 100 countries, with over 30 shipyards, we are internationally renowned for quality. We offer you an ocean of possibilities.

Marine & Offshore
Active in 101 countries
12,500 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 40 years