10-15 trainees are recruited from all over the world every year. As a
trainee, you are in for an exciting time that you can shape according to your
interests. Initially, you will start in one of the teams in our German
division. Here, you will get to know the business in one of our most
After three to four months, you will begin your second step where you will
take on a strategic perspective and work, for example, on concepts for the
subsidiaries in international marketing.
These first two assignments will ideally prepare you for the next and most
popular step of the program: the six-month assignment abroad! You
will work with a team of international colleagues in one of our 170 subsidiaries
and get to know the local market through exciting projects. This
international step will sharpen your awareness of cultural differences - an
indispensable skill for success in a global company.
The program is rounded off by a cross-functional step, which you choose
individually. This is where you will get to know a functional area outside
your focus - for example, as a Brand Management & Digital Marketing
Trainee, you can get a taste of Supply Chain or Corporate Development. This
will broaden your horizons and your network within the company.