Traineeships at APG: developing yourself and contributing to the lives of 5 million people

A traineeship at APG means continuously developing in an organization at the heart of society. We see a bright future for young talents at APG.


Are you approaching the end of your studies and looking for a traineeship? APG offers talented university graduates a promising start to their careers: a traineeship with the pension provider and asset manager that works daily on the income of today, tomorrow and beyond of almost five million Dutch people.


A traineeship at APG starts October 1st, takes two years and consists of three assignments of eight months. The assignments are aligned as closely as possible to your qualities, studies and development wishes, and APG's goals. The aim is for you to be completely ready for a permanent position within two years.


To shape your development and career, we enable you to participate in various education and training courses, you are assigned a specific coach for each assignment and coach for the whole of your traineeship. We expect a lot of you, but you're never alone. We build your long-term future together.



How colleagues view our traineeships

If you make it, the pay-off is very big.

Christos Saltapidas

Quant trainee

Experiencing so many departments helps you discover what suits you best.

Odette Mutsaers

Trainee Investment & portfolio management

Real estate, infrastructure, private equity... it's one big candy store.

Zakaria Driouech

Finance & Risk trainee

I see Asset Management at APG as a knowledge library with many highly educated colleagues.

Julian Steenman

Quant trainee

The traineeships of 2021


In 2021, APG offered four traineeships at our business unit Asset Management.

  • Quant: The traineeship for university/Master graduates who want to immerse themselves in the world of long-term investing. For those who are going to run faster for responsible investments with one of the largest pension investors in the world. 
  • IT, Data, Digital: The traineeship for the creative person who knows how to convert data into a cool product. For the digitally savvy university/Master graduate who is interested in asset management and financial markets and wants to see how the back, mid and front office process runs through our large wealth of data. 
  • Finance & Risk: The traineeship for university/Master graduates who want to get acquainted with the broad field of finance and risk, from enterprise risk to asset or investment risk. For those who do not avoid risks and want to get started with big data, models, risk analyzes and digital transformation. 
  • Investment & Portfolio management: The traineeship for university/Master graduates who dare to take risks and who want to contribute to a digital transformation. For those who can handle responsibility, want to delve into asset classes and contribute to the objectives of APG, the frontrunner in the field of responsible investment.


Application 2021 closed

The selection process is finished and the trainees have already started. So you can't apply anymore.


New chances for traineeships in 2022

In the first quarter of 2022, APG will again offer new traineeships. Keep an eye on our career website or subscribe to our job alert below to receive notifications.

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A flying start to your career

  • Challenging assignments that acknowledge your talent
  • Contribution to APG's goals
  • Various types of education, training and coaching
  • You learn from us and we from you. Continuous learning comes naturally to us.
  • Young APG: your network with other young APG personnel
  • An excellent salary to start your career
  • Terms of employment aimed at flexibility

The selection process

Why does this traineeship suits you best?

Apply online

Our team studies your application


We really get to know you

A (skills) test and video

Are we a great fit?

Match day April

Final results

Are you selected?

Welcome, new colleague!

Let's get to work on 1 October

A traineeship at APG is an investment in yourself that will bear fruit the rest of your life.