Seafood Trainee

Seafood Trainee is a trainee program for recent graduates. The programme is a combination of a job in a seafood company, and an academic programme of 12 days spread over four modules in Bergen, Trondheim, Brussel/Paris and Tromsø.

The Seafood Trainee program is relevant for recent graduates with a master’s degree in economics, technology, marketing, science or law, or candidates with an equivalent master’s degree from Norway or any other country. Seafood Trainee is a one-year programme.

Throughout the trainee period the candidates are employed with one company. As a trainee they will be part of daily operations of this company, and will gain knowledge about its total operations worldwide. It also includes a working place in the main office, subsidiary or in the office of a cooperating partner abroad. Every company appoints a mentor for their trainee. This will be an experienced senior person who knows the company and the industry well. Among the responsibilities of the mentor is to overlook the trainee’s professional development in the company.

The program is a combination of a job in one of the companies participating in the program, an academic program of 12 days spread over four modules in Norway and a study trip abroad. The academic modules serve several purposes. The most important one is building relevant competence through lectures, group work and company presentations. In addition they serve as a meeting place for exchange of experience as well as a social arena for networking. Altogether this will give a broad overview of the various entities in the seafood industry.


Module 1: Seafood sector - The Value Chain, Bergen
Module 2: Research and Technology, Trondheim
Module 3: Marketing and Sales, Brussel/Paris
Module 4: Innovation, Tromsø


The program is held in Norwegian.


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Application deadline: ended 25. February 2018

Job offering: 1. May 2018