Work experience placements for lawyers at Bayer

Our products and services are designed to develop solutions that benefit people and improve their quality of life. At the same time, we want to create value through innovation, growth and high earning power. To help you prepare for your career as a lawyer, we offer opportunities for you to spend your obligatory or elective work experience period in one of Bayer’s legal departments. You will be given interesting insights into the work of a legal team at a publicly listed global company.

What we offer

During your placement, you will find out about the typical tasks and responsibilities of Bayer’s lawyers. You can expect to be given assignments like these:


  • Working on interesting legal issues from the broad spectrum of topics covered by our legal departments
  • Drafting and checking contracts in German and English
  • Drafting letters to internal clients and business partners in Germany and abroad
  • Attending meetings with clients and accompanying us to external appointments, e.g. with authorities or the courts

Key information on joining Bayer and a career with us as a lawyer is summarized in our brief career profile. For more information on Bayer as an employer for lawyers, go to or the profile of our functions on our career site.

What you offer

You have completed the first stage of your law degree with above-average grades and already gained some experience of business law, e.g. contract, trade, pharmaceutical or antitrust law, or of commercial and intellectual property rights. You are a strong team player with good communication skills, a clear interest in working on legal issues and very a good command of English, preferably learned by time spent abroad.

Current vacancies

We frequently offer work experience placements at our sites in Berlin, Leverkusen and Monheim.

 You can find our current vacancy notices at:

Current vacancies

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Further career opportunities

Bayer is also an employer of choice for qualified lawyers. We frequently offer openings for newly qualified lawyers at the start of their career. And for those with professional experience, Bayer is a fascinating partner for the next step in their career.

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