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Deadline: Positions have varying deadlines between September 1 and October 1, 2015 | Apply here
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Eligibility: 1) Students who have recently completed their Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees. 2) Good grades in business or economics, engineering or natural sciences. 3) Fluent in English. 4) Flexibility, the desire to succeed, and excellent social skills are required.

Beiersdorf is today a global skin care company with more than 150 affiliates and over 17,000 employees worldwide with well-known brands such as NIVEA in the mass market, Eucerin in the pharmacy segment, and La Prairie in the luxury skin care segment. Today – 100 years after its creation – NIVEA is one of the largest skin care brands in the world and available in more than 200 countries worldwide.

The Program

The BEYOND BORDERS trainee program is an opportunity for young professionals to begin an international career within a dynamic corporation.  Beiersdorf is looking for employees who can move effortless between countries, cultures and languages. The BEYOND BORDERS trainee program turns talented recruits into cross-culturally adept young managers. The opportunity to gain experience beyond your own professional expertise is what makes BEYOND BORDERS unique!

The Package

The company offers its BEYOND BORDERS trainee program for university graduates in our headquarters in Hamburg and our affiliate in the UK responsible for the management unit for Northern Europe (Holland, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Iceland and Great Britain).

During the 18-24 month BEYOND BORDERS program, graduate trainees will gain insights into different departments. They will gather international experience during a five to six month foreign assignment at one of our affiliates. This way we can ensure that our future managers not only know and understand the Hamburg headquarters but also the view from, and the cultural features of, our affiliates.

To get a feeling of what the program is like, here’s a video impression of Malgorzata Mikulka, a graduate trainee in Marketing & Sales has to say about the BEYOND BORDERS trainee program:

Interested? Then find out more about the BEYOND BORDERS program in the following areas:

  • BEYOND BORDERS Marketing & Sales — If you are passionate about brands and products
  • BEYOND BORDERS Finance & Controlling — If you see the business behind the numbers
  • BEYOND BORDERS Supply Chain — if you are eager to deliver because you care
  • BEYOND BORDERS Human Resources — when you like working with people the most
  • BEYOND BORDERS Management Trainee in Rising Asia

The applications have different deadlines, varying from September 1 till October 1, 2015.

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