Graduates – Create Your Own Career


Have you successfully completed your studies? Are you looking for an employer who recognizes your abilities, promotes your talents and offers you excellent career prospects?

With us you can put theory into practice. As an international media, services and education company, Bertelsmann offers you a wide range of exciting and attractive tasks worldwide. You can start your career at our corporate headquarters or in one of our divisions. 

From day one, you will take on project responsibility, contribute your own ideas, develop innovative concepts and implement them. We offer you perspectives, support you with further training and advance your career. Benefit from the various entry and promotion opportunities at Bertelsmann and apply to us!


Direct Entry

Get to know the diverse Career Opportunities at Bertelsmann

You have already gained your first professional experience as a student at home and abroad and know exactly where you want to go? Then we are looking forward to your application! We are always looking for young professionals who think strategically and analytically, have a passion for (digital) media and want to take on responsibility. We offer you a wide range of exciting and attractive tasks worldwide. No matter whether you would like to join us at the corporate headquarters or are interested in a challenge in one of our business areas - for example with a focus on business development, controlling, strategy, marketing, HR, finance, sales, SCM, IT, eCommerce or publishing. 

Would you rather join us as a trainee? Then find out more about the Creative Management Program or MEDIA– the Bertelsmann Data Science Program.


Creative Management Program

Humanities and Social Science Graduates cannot run a Business?

At Bertelsmann, we have a different view on this. That is why we are offering a trainee program that is exclusively designed to prepare humanists and social scientist for executive roles. Within 18 months you will get to know different divisions of our company, both in Germany and in other European countries. 

Do you have a master's degree in humanities, for example in social, political or media studies, linguistics and communication science, sociology or a journalism course of study? Are you among the best graduates? Do you dream of becoming a manager in an international and creative business environment? If so, the Creative Management Program is the perfect fit for you!

We are looking for graduates in the humanities and social sciences who want to shape tomorrow's media landscape with us.

Please find out more about the program in general on the program page.

Creative Management Program

MEDIAN – Bertelsmann Data Science Program

12 months. 3 rotations. Big Data Possibilities.

Tackle the challenges digitization and Big Data present to our diverse businesses and help us develop innovative solutions. As a trainee, you will build on your expertise by working side-by-side with top data scientists in the different Bertelsmann divisions. 

Over the course of 12 months, you will take a deep dive into at least three major data projects, each lasting 5 months. You will wrestle with diverse data sets, crack the most complex data challenges and sharpen your proficiency in different tools and programming languages – all in an international setting.

Contribute your curiosity, knowledge and problem-solving skills to our data-driven businesses!

Please find out more about the program in general on the program page.

Bertelsmann Data Science Program
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