19 Sep 2019

113 Growwwers joined MOL Group this year

  • Real professional experience and international career opportunities await fresh graduates at MOL Group.
  • In addition to the professional challenge, the Mol’s Growww program also provides excellent networking opportunities.
  • Participants of the Growww program represent 18 nationalities and they have started their work in 10 countries.

Budapest, 19 September 2019 – More than hundred young professionals started their international careers in September 2019 at MOL Group’s Growww program for fresh graduates. Throughout the program, mentors help young colleagues to integrate faster into the corporate environment and work more efficiently. Since its launch, the program, with above 80% retention rate, has enabled more than 2,300 talented young people to work for the company worldwide.

In 2019, 113 applicants could start their careers in Upstream (17), Downstream (53), Innovative Businesses and Services (30) and Functional Areas (13), as part of MOL Group's Growww program. Applicants for the various positions could apply with a maximum of one year long work experience to the headquarters in Budapest and to local subsidiaries. This year, besides fresh graduates from Austria, the Czech Republic, Croatia, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia, talents from Colombia, Egypt, Iran will also participate. Growwwers represent 18 nationalities, half of them are women and they have started their work in 10 countries.

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During the intensive 12-month long program, newly recruited students will learn about and experience the operation of the oil and gas industry while facing serious business challenges. In addition to gaining professional knowledge, they also have the opportunity to explore their personal development and potential. At the beginning of the program, each participant receives their own mentor who helps them through initial difficulties and later on, they provide feedback and guide them in their professional development.

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Next to dealing with professional challenges and building a career, Growww program also provides opportunities for young talents to create their own network with experts and executives of the company and establish a true professional cooperation.

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„Over the last decade, the Growww program has gained wide regional recognition and we are proud that it has became a real industry trademark for MOL, with an exceptional retention rate of more than 80%. At the same time, half of the participants are female graduates this year, well above the oil & gas industry average” - said Zdravka Demeter Bubalo, HR Vice President at MOL Group at the Growww Onboarding Day where top executives welcomed Growwwers from 10 countries.

About MOL Group

MOL Group is an integrated, international oil and gas company, headquartered in Budapest, Hungary. It is active in over 30 countries with a dynamic international workforce of 26,000 people and a track record of more than 100 years in the industry. MOL’s exploration and production activities are supported by more than 80 years’ experience in the hydrocarbon field. At the moment, there are production activities in 8 countries and exploration assets in 13 countries. MOL Group operates four refineries and two petrochemicals plants, under integrated supply chain management, in Hungary, Slovakia and Croatia, and owns a network of nearly 2,000 service stations across 10 countries in Central & South Eastern Europe.

Press contact:

MOL Communication Hungary

@: pressoffice@mol.hu