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CAREERS TAKE OFF
QUICKER IN ORANGE.

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OUR RUNWAY GRADUATE PROGRAMMES

Looking for variety, experience, responsibility and impact? Our Runway Graduate Programmes will accelerate your career into leadership. It kicks off with a four-week induction at the heart of our business – providing instant insight into the culture and values that create our Orange Spirit. Then, you’ll spend two years (three in finance) working through a series of placements in different departments.

Getting stuck into day-to-day duties is the best way to learn the ropes and start shaping your long-term career. You’ll also receive mentoring, coaching and training workshops, alongside the chance to work across teams with senior stakeholders. Prepare for a unique insight into our dynamic business and industry – and start making your mark straight away.

GOT WHAT IT TAKES?

Let’s see how well you tick all our boxes. Got a can-do attitude and a strong customer focus? How about business awareness, commercial insight and a head for numbers and analysis? Alongside those you’ll also need a genuine desire to learn and grow. If you’re innovative by nature and a good communicator, you’ll be right at home in our fast-paced world. 

For our Finance or Management Graduate Runway, you don’t require a directly relevant degree, as long as you’re passionate about pursuing a career in your chosen field. The exception is Engineering, where you do need to be an Aerospace Engineering graduate.

easyJet grad programmes aoife
easyJet grad programmes aoife

Let’s see how well you tick all our boxes. Got a can-do attitude and a strong customer focus? How about business awareness, commercial insight and a head for numbers and analysis? Alongside those you’ll also need a genuine desire to learn and grow. If you’re innovative by nature and a good communicator, you’ll be right at home in our fast-paced world. 

For our Finance or Management Graduate Runway, you don’t require a directly relevant degree, as long as you’re passionate about pursuing a career in your chosen field. The exception is Engineering, where you do need to be an Aerospace Engineering graduate.

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"It's been a fantastic experience"

With access to the most senior people within our business, along with support from peers and mentors, Megan has been able to make a real impact on our business since joining our Graduate Programme.

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"I think there's a lot of opportunity for progression"

After her graduate programme ended, Aoife has continued to receive the support and backing of her colleagues as her career at easyJet has progressed.

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YOUR NEW WHERE AND WHEN

Our Runway programmes are mostly based in Hangar 89, our corporate HQ at Luton Airport. You’ll be working full-time, 40 hours per week. There are hybrid/home working options, but the expectation is that a minimum of three days will be on-site (we’ll explain all the ins and outs when you apply). There will also be some international travel involved, so you can add jetsetter to your achievements.

OUR RUNWAY GRADUATE PROGRAMMES

Engineering Graduate Runway

Want to bring your passion for planes and engineering to life? You’ll spend two years getting stuck into placements in our core engineering functions: Supply Chain Management, Fleet Technical Management, Maintenance Operations Control, Logistics, Base and Line Maintenance, Powerplant. Our team of industry-leading experts are here to teach you all they know – and we’ll push your development by assigning you to business-critical projects.

It’ll be a challenging experience, and an international one too. You’ll be collaborating with colleagues from around the world – with the potential to grow your skills beyond Luton in other locations such as France, Italy, Germany, Portugal or Switzerland.

easyJet Runway Engineering logo
easyJet Runway Engineering logo

Engineering Graduate Runway

Want to bring your passion for planes and engineering to life? You’ll spend two years getting stuck into placements in our core engineering functions: Supply Chain Management, Fleet Technical Management, Maintenance Operations Control, Logistics, Base and Line Maintenance, Powerplant. Our team of industry-leading experts are here to teach you all they know – and we’ll push your development by assigning you to business-critical projects.

It’ll be a challenging experience, and an international one too. You’ll be collaborating with colleagues from around the world – with the potential to grow your skills beyond Luton in other locations such as France, Italy, Germany, Portugal or Switzerland.

Finance Graduate Runway

The path to becoming a finance guru begins with three 12-month placements. They provide direct on-the-job learning across Financial Control, FP&A, Tax, Treasury and Investor Relations. We’ll tailor your placement to suit your skills and interests – to make sure you have the right foundation in place for your future career. Cross-functional working with senior stakeholders will add to your skills and your profile in the business.

Let’s not forget those all-important certifications. We’ll support you through your studies towards the professional qualification of your choice, ACCA or CIMA.

easyJet Runway Finance logo
easyJet Runway Finance logo

Finance Graduate Runway

The path to becoming a finance guru begins with three 12-month placements. They provide direct on-the-job learning across Financial Control, FP&A, Tax, Treasury and Investor Relations. We’ll tailor your placement to suit your skills and interests – to make sure you have the right foundation in place for your future career. Cross-functional working with senior stakeholders will add to your skills and your profile in the business.

Let’s not forget those all-important certifications. We’ll support you through your studies towards the professional qualification of your choice, ACCA or CIMA.

Management Graduate Runway

How much learning can you handle? There’s lots to experience on this programme – with your development packed into four 6-month placements in the sectors below. You’ll be partnered with an internal mentor, receive external coaching, take part in a behavioural assessment and attend a range of workshops on topics including presentation skills, financial literacy and strategy. You’ll even work on a live business challenge. You’ll be able to submit your preferences for functions within the sectors, however, your first choice is not always guaranteed as we allocate graduates across the business as fairly and evenly as possible.

  • Business Support Sector – People; IT, Data and Change; or General Counsel Office

  • Commercial Sector – Commercial; Customer & Marketing; or Group Markets

  • Operations Sector – Working across all areas to be fully immersed in our business

  • Flexi Sector – Your choice of function as you look to transition to a full-time role once the programme ends

easyJet Runway Management logo
easyJet Runway Management logo

Management Graduate Runway

How much learning can you handle? There’s lots to experience on this programme – with your development packed into four 6-month placements in the sectors below. You’ll be partnered with an internal mentor, receive external coaching, take part in a behavioural assessment and attend a range of workshops on topics including presentation skills, financial literacy and strategy. You’ll even work on a live business challenge. You’ll be able to submit your preferences for functions within the sectors, however, your first choice is not always guaranteed as we allocate graduates across the business as fairly and evenly as possible.

  • Business Support Sector – People; IT, Data and Change; or General Counsel Office

  • Commercial Sector – Commercial; Customer & Marketing; or Group Markets

  • Operations Sector – Working across all areas to be fully immersed in our business

  • Flexi Sector – Your choice of function as you look to transition to a full-time role once the programme ends

HOW TO APPLY

Our application process aims to be as straightforward as we are. We want you to get to know us, and we want to get to know you.

We’re happy to make any reasonable adjustments you need during the application process and through into employment – we are committed to building a diverse, inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all and encourages our people to be their authentic selves.

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