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AES Corporation Overview

Arlington, VA
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public (AES)
$10+ billion (USD) per year
AES is the Fortune 500 company engineering tomorrow’s energy solutions. From field technicians to business specialists, our people fuel quality of life for customers in 15 countries across four continents, while creating the power generation and delivery systems that ... Read more

Mission: Improving lives by accelerating a safer and greener energy future.

Company Updates

  • We’re proud to be named to Ethisphere’s 2018 list of World’s Most Ethical Companies® for the fifth year in a row. Thanks to our people for living our Values. Congratulations to all the honorees:

  • Are you ready to start something extraordinary? This is your chance!
    Sign up until 10/21 for the AES Trainee Program:
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AES Corporation – Why Work For Us?

Create an extraordinary future. 

Whether it’s bringing electricity to El Salvador for the first time, or engineering battery storage to make a clean energy future possible, AES people repower communities to raise quality of life in a fast-changing world.

Huge responsibility + intense commitment = higher reward.

Are you up for extraordinary?

Who we are

We’re a team committed to fueling quality of life around the world. The measure of our careers is the difference we make. To our communities, colleagues and families. We don’t just work at AES. We work for AES. We are AES. The only limit to our influence and impact is our own commitment. We care as much about how we act as what we do, at work and in life.

How we work

Energy isn’t 9 to 5, and it doesn’t stand still. A split-second event can unplug a city or upend a marketplace. So we are all in and full on. We work in small, hyper-connected teams from project to project – several at a time – bringing together people from different divisions, specialties and cultures, and embracing the differences to discover new ways forward. We don’t take short cuts and we seek to win on the right terms, not at all costs. We tap informal networks to get big things done every day, so we really know the people we work with.

What we reward

We recognize and reward contribution from anyone, anywhere. Pipe fitters recommended the way to improve all of our plants. Members of our IT team imagined our industry-leading Advancion® battery storage solution. With cross-disciplinary teams and direct access to leadership, everyone’s visible, expected to speak up and pitch in.

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    "AES has a very bright future"

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    AES is in the middle of a major transformation for becoming a greener Company, reaching investment grade, being more digitally centric and having access to low cost of capital. Our future is bright as we execute on our strategy and achieve our business targets. This couldn’t be a better time for working for AES.


    Our industry is changing rapidly and therefore, change is a constant in our Company as we are always looking for innovative ways for staying ahead of the game. This is an important aspect to consider from a cultural perspective, especially if you prefer a more stable environment.

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AES Corporation Interviews



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    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at AES Corporation (Arlington, VA).


    The process consisted of a phone screen with a company recruiter followed by a phone interview and finally an in-person interview with multiple business and legal representatives. Feedback was timely.

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    • The questions were generally background related and tended to focus on the specific role or department of the interviewer; i.e. the claims representative tended to ask questions related to my experience with claims and disputes.   Answer Question
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AES Corporation Awards & Accolades

  • 2017 World's Most Ethical Companies, Ethisphere Institute, 2017
  • International Edison Award, Edison Electric Institute, 2016
  • 2016 World's Most Ethical Companies, Ethisphere Institute, 2016
  • 2018 World's Most Ethical Companies, Ethisphere Institute, 2018
  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2016
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