ENGIE, formerly GDF Suez, is a French energy group.

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As a global player in the energy sector, ENGIE is resolutely committed to energy transition and is an expert in three sectors: electricity, natural gas and energy services.

  • World's largest independent producer of electricity
  • World's top provider of energy efficiency and environmental services worldwide
  • Europe's biggest operator of natural gas transport and distribution networks

In search of inventive and bold professionals to embody the future of energy at the service of its customers, ENGIE recruits thousands of talented graduates around the world. "Join a fulfilling and innovative work environment that promotes agility and creativity to meet the energy challenges of today and tomorrow. "

Why the partnership with Centrale Nantes?

"Centrale Nantes provides quality training on subjects related to our key activities and the Group's strategic focus, particularly on renewable energies, energy efficiency, the city of tomorrow and the digitalization of energy.

Beyond this teaching, Centrale Nantes develops a spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation that are particularly sought after in our business and that will drive the growth of the Group.

  • Civil Engineering
  • Engineering Science for Housing and Urban Environment
  • Digital City
  • Energy Production and Management
  • Propulsion and Transport
  • Aeronautics
  • High Performance Computing in Engineering Science
  • Embedded Control and Power Grids
  • Mechanical Engineering for Materials and Manufacturing Processes
  • Product Engineering
  • Robotics
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Management of Digital Business and Information Technologies
  • Mathematics and Applications 
  • Virtual Reality
  • Modelling and Simulation in Mechanics
  • Computer Science



  • Manager, Leader, Communicator
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Finance
  • Research and development
  • International Business Development
  • Sustainable Cities

Examples of internships undertaken by Centrale Nantes students:

  • Trainee Operations Engineer
  • Trainee Design Engineer
  • Techno-economic assessment of the use of an electricity storage solution in the form of hydrogen
  • Study on the reliability of buried pipelines
  • Research engineer in the field of energy and environmental efficiency service
  • Trainee design engineer - gas networks - dynamic modelling of gas transport network behavior.

Career prospects at ENGIE:

  • Research engineer
  • Gas engineer 
  • Counterparty risk engineer
  • Network engineer
  • Project manager
  • Site manager
  • Branch manager
Published on December 5, 2017 Updated on December 5, 2017