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Talent Meets Bertelsmann 2024




June 24–26 | Berlin


International Networking Event for Management, Data and Media Innovators (f/m/d)


Are you a student ready to shape the future of digital business with your innovative ideas, team spirit and the help of AI? Are you eager to delve into a real-world case study and develop strategies for utilizing data and generative AI in the media, services and education sectors? If so, we’d like to invite you to take part in our premier networking event for business, data and creative innovators in Berlin*.


Talent Meets Bertelsmann (TMB) is your opportunity to establish valuable connections with media and management experts from a multinational corporation, as well as students from all over Europe. Throughout the event, you’ll be meeting outstanding individuals and gain unique insights into one of the largest media companies in the world.


This unique international networking event for AI enthusiasts will take place in Berlin from June 24 to 26, 2024.


Over these three days, you will:


• Join a team of fellow students from diverse backgrounds and generate novel ideas around Bertelsmann’s growth priorities like national media champions, online education, global content and services,

• Collaborate in workshops on trending topics – last year, these included generative AI, Web3 and circular economy,

• Tackle the challenges of digitalization and explore the possibilities of AI

• Work closely with experienced Bertelsmann intrapreneurs,

• Develop innovative ideas within an interdisciplinary team,

• Present your ideas to a jury of Board members,

• Compete for the chance to win exciting prizes.


A virtual kick-off will take place on June 13 from 5:30 PM to 7 PM CEST. Participation is not mandatory; however, we highly recommend that you join the event to get to know the people with whom you will be spending three days in Berlin. You will also find out more about Talent Meets Bertelsmann and what to expect from our networking event!


As a participant of Talent Meets Bertelsmann, you will benefit from:


• Expanding your network to new friends and valuable professional contacts,

Looking behind the scenes of a global player in the media world,

• Becoming a lifelong member of the international Talent Meets Bertelsmann alumni network, a vibrant community of over 850 unique members! This network provides you with continuous support and sparring opportunities, diverse knowledge of and steady exchange with international entrepreneurs, plus the chance to attend various events within Bertelsmann and the alumni community itself.


We will be happy to invite you to come to this exceptional networking event if you:


• Are a currently enrolled Bachelor, Master or MBA student or a Ph.D. candidate in the field of data science (e.g. statistics, computer science or business analytics), business (e.g. economics or management) or creativity (e.g. humanities, media management or journalism),

• Have gained experience in projects outside your course of studies (e.g. through internships, research work, hackathons, volunteer work, etc.),

• Have displayed above-average academic performance and have strong analytical and communication skills,

• Currently reside in Europe,

• Provide proof of your proficiency in English,

• Let us know what makes you a true innovator in either business, data or creativity.


If you are looking to experience what happens at the intersection of innovation, business, technology and creativity, please apply online only by May 5, 2024, at


Once we have reviewed your application, you may be invited to the second round of the selection process, which is an asynchronous video interview. Alternatively, you can opt for a phone interview. If you’re a match, you will receive an invitation for the event by the beginning of June.


Do you have any questions? We are more than happy to help. Just drop us an e-mail at:


We welcome applications from people who will contribute to the diversity of our company.


Disclosure requirements pertaining to the collection of your personal data:

Responsible for processing the information provided in your application: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, Carl-Bertelsmann Str.270, 33311 Gütersloh (“Bertelsmann”), who may also assign this task to third-party service providers. Bertelsmann will process your details on the basis of Article 6 (1) b of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and Article 6 (1) f GDPR, for the purpose of executing the application and selection process for Talent Meets Bertelsmann (TMB) based on reviewing your curriculum vitae and conducting an asynchronous video interview or telephone interview. Where service providers process your data outside of the European Union, this may result in your data being transmitted to a country which does not ensure the same standard of data protection as the European Union. In this event, we will ensure that the service providers guarantee an equivalent level of data protection by way of contractually binding them or by other means. At the above address you can revoke your authorization for the use of your data at any time with immediate effect, contact Bertelsmann’s data protection officer, or request a copy of these undertakings. For further information on the data protection program for TMB, see


*We’ll organize your accommodation and cover your hotel costs as well as your travel expenses: up to €350 for students traveling within Germany and up to €500 for students traveling from other European countries.


Application Start: March 11, 2024

Application Deadline: May 5, 2024

Location: Berlin

Company: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA - Corporate Center 

Country: Germany 

State/Region: Berlin 

City: Berlin 

Postal Code: 10019 

Job ID: 268375

Date:  Mar 29, 2024

Berlin, BE, DE, 10019

Job Segment: Computer Science, Journalism, HR, MBA, Technology, Publishing, Research, Human Resources, Management

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