Traineeship - What will be your impact?



The Philips Traineeship Benelux focuses on 4 functional areas:

  • Engineering
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Supply Chain Management
Within 2,5 years you carry out 2 or 3 different assignments created especially for this trainee job. Personal development is a key focus of the Philips Traineeship Benelux. But everything is based on ‘learning on the job’. Benefit from ample opportunities to learn and share with other Philips trainees, while expanding your business network. After two years of accelerated learning and gaining valuable experience you’re at the driver seat of your career. You’re responsible to find a regular position in Philips where you can develop yourself much further.


The Traineeship teaches you a great deal about Philips. Wherever your trainee job is in the organization, we expect you to constantly look for better ways to help us realize our brand promise and values. For our customers and your colleagues.

Traineeship - For whom?
You can apply for the traineeship if you:
  • will soon finish or recently graduated with a Master’s diploma or have no more than 1 year of work experience;
  • are a self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit and you have a drive and passion for being successful;
  • have excellent inter-personal and communication skills, so you can persuade colleagues at all ranks in the organization;
  • have international experience or an international mindset;
  • you speak and write fluent English besides of you mother tongue.



Traineeship - Benefits

As a trainee within Philips you receive a suitable and attractive benefit package:

  • a three year contract;
  • competitive base salary;
  • 25 days of vacation a year, and up to 20 days a year extra can be purchased;
  • a variable bonus based on business and personal performance;
  • career development tools include personal budget, free professional training, coaching, etc;
  • sound company retirement plan;
  • discount on Philips stock shares and products.


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Traineeship - Apply for the traineeship


The application process for a Philips trainee job is a rich learning experience in itself. It works as follow:


  • Apply for one of the trainee jobs by uploading your CV, motivation and transcript of your grades;




Supply Chain Management


  • If you pass this pre-selection round, you can then fill out an online competency test;
  • A combination of the test result, your resume, motivation and grade list will determine whether you will be invited for the Selection Days in the Netherlands.
  • The most suitable candidates will be invited to the Business Challenge. This is the final step in the traineeship selection process.



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