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Join our world of opportunities

Apply to Sonae's
Trainee Programme


What can you expect?

A pioneer initiative in Portugal, Contacto Programme has a well-established legacy of empowering young talent. Get ready for 9 exciting months!

Gear up for a thrilling selection process over the month of April. Conquer your place and, after your onboarding in September, you’ll be working alongside the best business leaders, exploring SONAE’s World of Opportunities. New challenges, continuous feedback and plenty of learning await you. Contacto is your chance to join a diverse and vibrant World of people, brands and businesses.

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Do you have what it takes?

Profile & Skills

Curious, eager to learn, multifaceted, agile, flexible, collaborative, analytical, creative, innovative and ambitious.

Work Experience

Up to 2 years of professional work experience, after concluding your academic studies (does not include internships developed in academic/curricular context).

Academic Degree

Minimum Bachelor’s degree completed until September of 2021.


English Proficiency, other languages will be valued.


Available to start the traineeship in September 2021.


Be Inspired by the Best Leaders

You will be accompanied throughout your journey by a Business Leader, responsible for your functional integration and development. Business Leaders serve the role of tutor, mentor and friend.

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Develop New Skills Hands-On

Whether you’re working in your functional role or developing a strategic project, the Contacto traineeship will enable you to develop technical and soft-skills at an unmatched speed.

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Build Your Network

Sonae is a world of networking opportunities, be it amongst your fellow Contacto trainees or through the Programme’s extensive alumni network, with your Business Leader and team or via internal and external exposure.


Still not sure if Contacto Programme is right for you?

Join the Contacto Team in our Open Sessions, that will be dedicated to introducing you to the Programme’s value proposition, the trainee journey and the recruitment process. Sign up for the Open Sessions here!

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