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

A traineeship at the asset management department of 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? Also in 2023, 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.


The traineeship at APG starts October 1st, takes two years and consists of four assignments of six 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.



Which of the 4 traineeships suits you best?

Traineeships in 2023


    • 15th of January: Start of recruitment process
    • 19th of March: Deadline to submit your application
    • 5th of April: Case days and Student chats (online)
    • 20th of April: Match day (Amsterdam)
    • 1st of October: start of the traineeship

The selection process

Submit your CV, motivation letter and grade lists

Apply online

A combination of a business case and an inhouse day. After the Student Chat you know even better which traineeship suits you best. It's still possible to switch

Case Day and Student Chat at the APG office

You can make the tests from home

An online personality and capacity test

The final step: a role play and interviews to really get to know each other

Match Day at our office

Final results.

Are you selected?

Welcome, new colleague!

Let's get to work on 1 October

7 frequently asked questions about the APG traineeships

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Didn't you find the answer to your question?

Campus recruiter Tel: +31 (0)6 57 455 612

Event calendar


We are looking forward to meeting you at one of the following events. During a business case we will discover whether APG matches with you, and you with APG. Did you make impact and have you become enthusiastic about the APG Traineeship as well? Then you skip one of the steps (the 'case day') of the hiring process.

Aren't you able to attend one of the events? No worries, it's also possible to apply online.




    • 6th of February: Landelijke Econometristendag
    • 27th of February: Dutch Banking Tour



    • 6-10th of March: Amsterdams Career Days
    • 7th of March: FSG Conference Groningen
    • 8-9th of March: Maastricht Business Days



How colleagues view our traineeships

The sheer volume of data APG manages boggles the mind.

Stefan Belleflame

Trainee Digital & Data Analytics

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

The traineeship showed me the infrastructure team is my perfect fit.

Lea Sporken

Portfoliomanager Infrastructure

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

Christos Saltapidas

Quant trainee

I want to be a trusted ally and a sounding board for my trainees.

Nóra Czirják

Team manager for asset risk management and a trainee mentor

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 and a permanent contract straight away
    • Terms of employment aimed at flexibility

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