EDF Trading

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About EDF Trading

EDF Trading is a leader in the international wholesale energy markets. The company manages a portfolio of assets which give it the ability to source, supply, transport, store, blend and convert physical commodities around the world. These capabilities enable EDF Trading to deliver essential asset optimisation services, risk management and wholesale market access to the EDF Group and its third party customers, helping them to realise the value inherent in their asset portfolios.

EDF Trading is active in the electricity, natural gas, LNG, LPG, coal and freight and environmental products markets. It is one of the largest wholesale market traders in Europe for power and gas and one of the leading marketers of gas and power in the US. Its affiliate, EDF Energy Services is one of the main providers of generation services for power generation companies in the US and a leading US energy retailer for large commercial and industrial customers. In 2017, EDF Trading broadened the scope of its coal and freight activities in the form of a minority (33%) stake in JERA Trading, one of the leading utility backed global coal traders.

EDF Trading is a 100% owned subsidiary of EDF, one of the world’s biggest electricity generators. EDF Trading has around 800 employees with key offices in London, Paris, Singapore, Houston and Calgary.

We are looking for the smartest, most entrepreneurial people for our Graduate Summer Internship Programme at EDF Trading. Whether in a specialist or front office role, you could be enjoying one to one development, internal and external training, learning from your colleagues, owning a live project and presenting to some of the most senior people in our organisation. On this 10-week structured programme starting in June 2019, you’ll even enjoy social events and have the chance to meet other interns and colleagues.

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EDF Trading Latest Reviews

  • Indirect Tax Intern

    Whilst working at EDF Trading there were numerous opportunities to develop as an employee and towards future studies. The combination of opportunities to develop made me feel that I was an important asset to the company, one that could be optimised through training, whilst valuing the importance of individual personal development and self-fulfilment....


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  • Nuclear Technology Summer Placement

    My work was highly enjoyable. This focused around simulating reactor conditions from first principles in many cases and help solve complex problems within the control systems of the plants. The fact m...


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  • Intern

    I really enjoyed my summer internship. I consider that I have learned a lot about all aspects of trading and I was trusted to develop new tools that would help the team. During my internship I was abl...


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