Dredging & Offshore Energy Traineeship

Depending on your educational background you will start at Boskalis on either the Dredging Traineeship or the Offshore Energy Traineeship.

Dredging Traineeship

For the Dredging Traineeship we are looking for trainees with a technical background who are willing to travel. You will spend most of your time during the Traineeship at a project location overseas and as a superintendent you will literally have your feet in the clay – or some other type of soil, obviously. Because it is important to us that you get to know the office organization as well, you will also be involved in preparing a project out of our head office in Papendrecht. This will allow you to build up a good impression of the Boskalis organization over the 18-month program.

Interested? Check out the vacancy: Dredging Traineeship 2017 (only available in Dutch)

Offshore Energy Traineeship

Do you want to become an offshore expert? Then the Offshore Energy Traineeship is the ideal start to your career. An offshore energy project involves a tender stage, an engineering stage and an execution stage. In the course of the Offshore Energy Traineeship we aim to introduce you to all these stages, allowing you to build up a good impression of the Boskalis organization over the 18-month program. While a large part of your Traineeship will be spent working out of our head office in Papendrecht, you may also be required to spend frequent short spells abroad or perhaps a longer consecutive period. So you must be willing to travel!

Interested? Check out the vacancy: Offshore Energy Traineeship 2017 (only available in Dutch)

The high potential of the future

Your development will be the focus of the Traineeship. That means that both your professional and personal development will be a key point of attention during your 18-month Traineeship. You will, for instance, receive training in time management, presentation skills and teamwork. But also safety training and professional and competency-oriented training. Every six months you and the other trainees will get together for training and of course to share experiences. During the traineeship you can also always count on the support of your personal mentor. In a nutshell, as a trainee you are not alone at Boskalis and we invest in your development just as much as you do!

Start Traineeship

Our Traineeship starts in September 2017.


  • Step 1: Evaluation of CV
  • Step 2: Short motivational video
  • Step 3: Selection day
  • Step 4: Welcome to Boskalis

Evaluation of CV

Based on your CV we look for a possible match between you and Boskalis.

Short motivational video

If we are excited about your CV we will ask you to record a short video in which you state why you think you and Boskalis are a good match.

Selection day

If your motivational video has convinced us, then we definitely want to meet you in person during a selection day.

Welcome to Boskalis

After the selection day we will choose which candidates may enroll in the Dredging Traineeship and the Offshore Energy Traineeship. Both Traineeship will start in September 2017.

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