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Class of 2024: Bertelsmann Data Science Rotational Program

Class of 2024: Bertelsmann Data Science Rotational Program 
Apply by March 10, 2024


Are you passionate about the latest technology, Generative AI developments and innovative AI solutions? Do you have the curiosity and courage to think differently and make things happen? Join the Data Science Track of the Bertelsmann Future Leaders Graduate Program for your chance to transform the media world with the help of big data. Sounds like a real challenge? We will support you on your journey: Learn from and build a network of data experts and enthusiasts. After 18 months and rotations in different divisions, you will be ready to take on an expert role within the company.


What you’ll need to bring
•    M.Sc. in data science, computer science, artificial intelligence, statistics, engineering, applied mathematics, physics or a related field

•    Fluency in English (additional languages are a plus)
•    Problem-solving mindset with strong collaboration and communication skills
•    Advanced knowledge of machine learning methods, database concepts, prompting and generative AI
•    Solid coding skills in Python and SQL (R, Scala, Spark, and other programming languages are a plus), as well as good experience using GitHub
•    Experience working with data science through internships or research projects
•    Willingness to move to a new location several times


How you will grow as a Future Leader
•    Rotate through Bertelsmann divisions in New York City such as Penguin Random House, BMG, Bertelsmann Education Group etc. (in certain cases, rotations in other cities may also be possible)
•    Network with Bertelsmann tech & data experts at cross-divisional trainings and conferences, including events that take place at Bertelsmann’s offices in Germany and/or internationally
•    Design new data products and solve complex data challenges 
•    Be mentored by renowned data scientists
•    Work in interdisciplinary teams
•    Identify new use cases for Machine Learning and AI
•    Leverage new data sources and integrate traditional structured data with raw data

•    Salary range: 80.000$ - 90.000$


Selection process
•    US-based recruiting begins at the start of the spring semester
•    1st round, virtual interviews will be conducted in March
•    Candidates who make it to the final round will be invited to in-person interviews at our offices in New York City during the second week of April
•    Offers will be extended after final interviews
•    The program will start in September 2024


Create work that carries your mark.
If you have any questions about the graduate program or the application process, please contact us. Steffi Heldberg ( will be happy to help.
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Your future employer

Bertelsmann is a media, services and education company that operates in about 50 countries around the world. It includes the entertainment group RTL Group, the trade book publisher Penguin Random House, the music company BMG, the service provider Arvato, the Bertelsmann Printing Group, the Bertelsmann Education Group and Bertelsmann Investments, an international network of funds. Bertelsmann stands for creativity and entrepreneurship. This combination promotes first-class media content and innovative service solutions that inspire customers around the world. Bertelsmann aspires to achieve climate neutrality by 2030.


We strive to be an equitable and inclusive workplace for everyone, and we value the spectrum of perspectives a diverse workforce brings with it. Therefore, we are actively seeking candidates who bring their unique identities, backgrounds, and lived experiences - with or without disabilities - to our organization.


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 the Bertelsmann Future Leaders Program – based on reviewing your curriculum vitae, a position-based selection test and interviews during an assessment center. 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 will be transmitted to recipients in third countries (non-EU member states). In the a sence 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 data protection for the Bertelsmann Future Leaders Program, see



Company: Bertelsmann, Inc. 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: New York 

City: New York City 

Postal Code: 10019 

Job ID: 268067

Date:  Feb 12, 2024

New York City, NY, US, 10019

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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