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

As an international media, services and education group, Bertelsmann offers 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 responsibility, contribute your own ideas, develop innovative concepts and implement them. We offer perspectives, support you with further training and advance your career.

Discover the various entry and promotion opportunities at Bertelsmann and create your own career!


Direct Entry

Get to know the diverse career opportunities at Bertelsmann

Have you already gained some professional experience as a student at home and abroad and you know exactly where you want to go? If so, 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 demanding tasks worldwide – no matter whether you would like to join us at the group’s corporate headquarters or are interested in a position in one of our business areas, for example with a focus on business development, strategy, marketing, HR, finance, IT or publishing.

Would you rather join us as a trainee? Find out more about the Bertelsmann Future Leaders Graduate Program – with the tracks Data Science, Creative Management and Business.


Future Leaders – Data Science

Shape the future with data, AI and Machine Learning

Join us in breaking new ground in the media, services and education industries! Tackle digitalization and Big Data and help us develop innovative solutions for our diverse businesses. As a trainee, you will build on your expertise by working side-by-side with experienced data scientists and in interdisciplinary teams in the different Bertelsmann divisions.

Over the course of 18 months, you will take a deep dive into a number of major data projects. You will work with diverse data sets from different industries, solve complex problems and sharpen your proficiency in different tools and programming languages – all in an international setting. Make you move: bring your curiosity, expertise and problem-solving skills to the data-driven businesses of the Bertelsmann group!

Find out more about the graduate program.

Future Leaders Data Science

Future Leaders – Creative Management

Humanities and social science graduates cannot run a business?

At Bertelsmann, we see this differently. That is why we are offering a track within our Future Leaders Graduate Program that is specifically designed to prepare humanities and social science graduates for executive roles. Over the course of 12 months, you will share your ideas with different divisions of our company, both in Germany and other European countries.

Do you have a master’s degree and are among the best graduates of your field? Do you dream of being a manager in an international and creative business environment? If so, you are the perfect fit for our track Creative Management. Make your move.

Find out more about the graduate program.

Future Leaders Creative Management

Future Leaders – Business

Unfold your entrepreneurial spirit and your passion for business

The Business track of our Future Leaders Graduate Program is tailor-made for those who show self-direction in their work and enjoy taking on responsibility while working in cross-functional teams. Over the course of 18 months, you will be working in international settings, identifying business opportunities and leveraging creativity and entrepreneurial freedom.

Do you hold an MBA or equivalent graduate degree and three to five years of relevant work experience? Would you like to make use of your entrepreneurial talent as well as your affinity for media and data-driven business models? If you want to develop strategic concepts in an international company working with cross-functional teams, the business track of our Bertelsmann Future Leaders Program is the perfect fit for you.

Find out more about the graduate program.

Future Leaders Business
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