Bertelsmann: Create Your Own Career

We are searching for people with strong analytical, strategic thinking and communication skills who are willing to take responsibility in a creative and entrepreneurial environment. Play a part in shaping the (digital) media world of tomorrow!


Are you are still studying or graduated recently and want to learn more about how Bertelsmann works, even contribute with what you´ve already learned? Do you want to show what you are capable of by tackling new challenges in a diverse and international environment? An internship at Bertelsmann or one of our divisions offers great insights into how we work as a company and help kick-start your career.

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Management Associate – Work on equal footing with top executives 
Learn first-hand how our managers work each day and put your project management skills to the test. As a Management Associate to one of our Executive Board members or to a Managing Director (e.g. at Arvato), you will become familiar with strategic and operational tasks and gain in-depth knowledge of the respective business unit and its overall context. Our internal development program “Perspectives” for Management Associates fosters Bertelsmann-wide networking, provides a variety of learning offers and gives orientation in career development. 

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Rotational and Trainee Programs – MEDIAn, Creative Management Program, Bertelsmann Entrepreneurs Program, G+J Trainee Program
At Bertelsmann, we provide rotational and trainee programs for graduates from various backgrounds. Take a deep dive into the Bertelsmann world and get to know different divisions through your own projects. Collaboration with high-profile professionals will help you develop a deeper understanding of the respective business area and help you grow your own professional network within Bertelsmann.
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Direct entry 
If you are interested in direct entry, we offer a variety of opportunities.
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General information regarding proactive applications:
If you are considering submitting a proactive application, please provide us with the period or entry date which you are looking, the type of role in which you are interested, as well as how flexible you are geographically. Also, if you’ve already had some exposure to certain divisions or businesses and have developed a preference, please feel free to indicate this in your application.



Introducing ourselves  
Bertelsmann is a media, services and education company that operates in about 50 countries around the world. It includes the broadcaster RTL Group, the trade book publisher Penguin Random House, the magazine publisher Gruner + Jahr, the music company BMG, the service provider Arvato, the Bertelsmann Printing Group, the Bertelsmann Education Group and Bertelsmann Investments, an international network of funds. The company has 117,220 employees and generated revenues of €17.7 billion in the 2018 financial year. Bertelsmann stands for entrepreneurship and creativity. This combination promotes first-class media content and innovative service solutions that inspire customers around the world.

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 data as provided for by Section 26(1) sentence 1 of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG-new) for the purpose of conducting the application and selection process for an internship or direct entry – based on reviewing your curriculum vitae and possible rounds of interviews. Following from your declaration of consent pursuant to Section 26(2) of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG-new), selected representatives of other group alliance members will take part in the staffing decision and interviews. Based on Article 49(1) a of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), your personal data might be transmitted to recipients in third countries (non-EU member states). In the absence of an adequacy decision or suitable guarantees for ensuring an appropriate level of data protection for the processing of your data by these countries and their service providers the respective companies will treat your data confidentially. 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 concerning applications at Bertelsmann see


Unternehmen: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA - Corporate Center 

Land: Deutschland

Region: Nordrhein-Westfalen

Stadt: Gütersloh

Postleitzahl: 33311

Job ID: 36628

Jobsegment: Developer, Intern, Web Design, Book Publishing, Project Manager, Technology, Entry Level, Creative, Publishing