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Orange Graduate Programme

Applications for the 2014 edition are closed now.
Applications for the 2015 edition will open on december 1st.

Why choose the Orange Graduate Programme?

The Orange Graduate Programme is an exciting adventure into the heart of the digital world, offering an experience that is both professional and human.

Orange Graduate Programme
It is a challenging programme aimed at Masters-level graduates from business or engineering disciplines who, upon starting their position, have less than 18 months' work experience gained in France or abroad. Experience of longer than 18 months gained through training and apprenticeships is also welcomed. You are bilingual in French and English and are interested in the digital world and how it changes the everyday lives of millions of people around the world.
Bruno Mettling
The Orange Graduate Programme explained by Bruno Mettling, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Group Human Resources.

our 3-year programme

You are prepared to dedicate your energy and talent to the service of our clients to make their digital lives easier, during your time in our 3-year programme:

A professional three-year training programme:
At Orange, everything starts with the customer; so does your career
  • you will start by taking on a position at the very heart of our business activity
  • and for the two years following, you may choose an international experience

A further two years support will enable you to boost your career
Orange is committed to helping you develop your potential through a programme focused on the expected competencies and behaviours of a future Group executive.

Individualised and structured development over three years.
Interviews for integration, career prospects and programme round-up

  • sponsoring and mentoring
  • development resources

Local managers and trainers are available to you to speed up your development.

A collective approach helping you to discover Orange and its management culture.

  • collective groups involving graduates from all levels of the programme
  • meetings with executives sponsoring the programme
  • development workshops (integration and prospects)
  • trainings with Orange Campus, our manager training center
  • Fresh Think Tank sponsored by a member of the Executive Committee

We help you take an active role in your career development.

  • career interviews
  • business forums
  • job swaps
  • internal social networks

Supporting your career development for two years after the programme.

  • reviews
  • involvement in the Orange Graduates activities and network


Would you like to join us?

Future Orange Graduates are recruited via a selection process in several stages:
  • apply online from 1st December, 2014 - 2nd February, 2015
  • send in your CV and cover letter
  • take an online reasoning test
  • telephone interview
  • invitations sent in early March to attend the assessment centre : 31st March, 2015 in Paris
  • at the end of the selection process, join the programme on 1 Oct 2015 with a one-year experience in customer relations in France (on a permanent contract) or abroad (expatriation contract).

What is the assessment day?

You will meet managers who will talk about their jobs, you will discover Orange innovations, and you will be assessed on your potential. The assessment day will conclude with a presentation from an Orange executive.

Possible positions on offer

1st experience
  • store manager
  • digital customer relationship manager
  • business developer
  • platform developer
  • platform operations engineer
  • fibre optics coordination and deployment manager
  • production engineer
2nd experience
  • account Manager (BtoB)
  • financial controller
  • digital and mobile product marketing manager
  • consultant (IT, marketing, networks)
  • Orange Money project manager
  • technical operations manager
Daniel, Orange Graduate 2008.
Vlad, Orange Graduate 2012.
Alban, social media marketing director, Orange Graduate 2004

Pierre, sales manager, Orange Graduate 2011