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Rotational Development Program

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The rotational analyst and associate program at Calpine provides recent top graduates with the challenges and opportunities they need to excel in the demanding power industry.


  • Calpine’s rotation development program consists of three rotations of approximately eight months each (for a total of two years).
  • Rotation assignments span a variety of commercial and financial departments, including commercial analytics, risk management, trading, corporate finance, and customer origination and development.
  • Rotation analysts gain access to a variety of training, mentoring and network-building opportunities.


  • Undergraduate and/or advanced degree (with high GPA) in a quantitative field such as business, mathematics, computational science, engineering, physics, economics, finance or accounting
  • Strong analytical aptitude
  • Strong model-building skills (including Excel skills)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills (including familiarity with PowerPoint)
  • Able to work autonomously, accept responsibility and excel under the pressure of multiple deadlines
  • Team player who enjoys diving into issues, brainstorming solutions, and learning new methods and tools
  • Knowledge of the energy industry, specifically the wholesale power or utility sector