Traineeship in Communications

About to graduate from university and embark on your chosen career path? You are passioned to question the status quo and constantly thinking beyond the obvious. All you need now is the right opportunity to kick off your career as a communications pro. What about a trainee program in communications at Bayer? That would be a really interesting start to your career, giving you an insight into the wide-ranging communications activities at a successful international corporation. And it would be an excellent springboard for your future career. Sounds like you? Then we look forward to hearing from you.

Key information at a glance:

Qualifications required

  • University degree or equivalent in media studies, communications or the arts or comparible degrees 
  • Initial experience of working for printed media, radio, TV, online media or in a PR department
  • A flair for communication, organizational talent and the capacity to grasp complex new issues quickly
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Excellent German, good command of English written and spoken

Length of trainee program / starting date

  • Fixed-term contract (24 months)
  • No fixed starting date


  • You will work in various areas of communications: press and PR, internal communications, digital communications, strategic communications, branding, and event management
  • training courses (e.g. writing skills and communication strategy)
  • external internship for a few weeks, e.g. with a newspaper, agency or TV station

You will find the key information about our traineeship in communications in the program brochure.

Online Application

We are looking forward to receiving your application via the current job posting for the communications traineeship.

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