Definition of management trainee in English:

management trainee


  • A person who is being trained to be a manager in a company or organization.

    ‘he joined the company as a management trainee in 1961’
    • ‘Nearly 100% of our senior management started out as management trainees.’
    • ‘During a 20-year career, she rose from management trainee to become the only female director.’
    • ‘They aim to grow from the level of management trainee, to Brand Executives and then to Brand Managers.’
    • ‘At the end of the training period, management trainees become an assistant manager in their chosen discipline and can rapidly progress.’
    • ‘Most large retail companies operate management trainee programs for college graduates to orient them to the industry.’
    • ‘Under this scheme, management trainees are expected to learn and acquire considerable expertise in a number of areas of the firm.’
    • ‘I was a graduate management trainee for a foam manufacturer in Manchester after graduating in business studies at university.’
    • ‘She spent 18 months in South Africa before becoming a management trainee with a chain of supermarkets.’
    • ‘I actually looked at going into a maths role with them, but I also considered a management trainee scheme.’
    • ‘Nowadays the firm expects its entry-level management trainees to have good upper second-class degrees.’