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About ABB 

ABB is a leading global engineering company that energizes the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. By connecting software to its electrification, robotics, automation and motion portfolio, ABB pushes the boundaries of technology to drive performance to new levels. With a history of excellence stretching back more than 130 years, ABB’s success is driven by 110,000 talented employees in over 100 countries.  


Program information 

Are you graduating in December 2021 or May 2022 and interested in Commercial/B2B Sales Rotation Program? If so, we have role is for you!

The ABB Discovery Early Talent Program is a two-year rotational program that is designed to develop your skills and grow you as a future leader of ABB. Participants can expect to gain an array of challenging and meaningful work experiences in their rotations across ABB in the US.  

ABB Discovery participants start their careers with their peers, as a cohort. Each cohort starts annually in July and joins with a comprehensive orientation that helps assimilate you into the ABB culture smoothly.  

After orientation, you will join your first rotation in one of our four business areas – Electrification, Motion, Process Automation or Robotics. Every rotation is composed of impactful work to help build your skills and gain business knowledge, while contributing to your team.  

Our program also supports your professional growth outside of your rotation, through global and US professional development, networking, and social activities. These events will be facilitated by your dedicated program manager that will coach you throughout your journey. 

At the end of your third rotation, you will be given a capstone project that provides solutions to real business problems. The capstone presentation will be a culmination of your rotations before you roll off into a permanent position that complements your skills and experiences. 


ABB Discovery Commercial Sales within our Electrification, Motion, or R&D business is designed to develop sales and marketing skills through rotations that are customer and product centered. This program includes three rotations with one rotation focused on a product, one rotation focused on sales, and one elective rotation suited to your interests and skills.  


Discovery Participants will rotate through multiple US ABB businesses in roles that will prepare them to be technical, project, program, and people leaders. 

Your responsibilities  


Specific job responsibilities will vary among program and rotation placement, but all participants should expect to: 


  • Learn about themselves and ABB’s global business 
  • Engage with ABB leaders including rotation managers and mentors who will help them develop their technical and leadership skills 
  • Aspire to achieve their career goals at ABB by participating in professional development opportunities including webinars and immersions 
  • Deliver on business results by completing challenging and meaningful assignments in a supportive environment  
  • Live ABB’s core values of courage, care, curiosity, and collaboration. 


Your background  


  • Currently enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program and graduating between December 2021 and June 2022.   
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA  
  • Preferred relevant past internships or co-ops 
  • Excited to explore living/working in different parts of the US, relocating for each rotation is possible. Relocation assistance is provided. 
  • Desire to learn and grow from a diverse set of experiences and people. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Must have valid US work authorization and must not require sponsorship for an employment visa by ABB at any time in the future. 



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.