Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

Bertelsmann is a media, services and education company.

Company type

Large company


Media / Publishing



Discover Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

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Bertelsmann is a media, services and education company with 85,000 employees, 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 Group, Bertelsmann Marketing Services, the Bertelsmann Education Group and Bertelsmann Investments, an international network of funds. The company generated revenues of €20.2 billion in the 2022 financial year. 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.

How is it working with them? 

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  • What makes your company a great place to work for young talents?

    Bertelsmann offers numerous entry opportunities and assignments worldwide. Whether as an intern, a graduate or an experienced professional, we give you the chance to continue developing. Individual training and education programs and a collaborative corporate culture are what sets us apart.

  • Is it possible to progress to a full-time position after an internship or apprenticeship?

    Yes, it is possible. We value the contributions of our interns and trainees and often consider them for long-term employment based on their performance and fit within the company.

  • Can students and recent graduates work remotely?

    In general, yes, if the specific division provides the option for remote work.

  • Do you have any particularly busy recruitment periods throughout the year?

    We have fixed application periods and start dates for the Bertelsmann Future Leaders Graduate Program. Data Science and Creative Management: Application period February 6 to April 2, 2024, start in September 2024. Business: Application period fall 2024, start in fall 2025

Deep dive into their world

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Talent Meets Bertelsmann 2023

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Talent Meets Bertelsmann 2022

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  • International presence

    50 countries

  • Values

    Creativity (as our foundation) • Entrepreneurship (as our requirement) • Diversity (as basis for success) • Freedom (of employees to engage)

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Their CSR commitments

Already 3 actions completed 💚

  • Bertelsmann employees dedicated work hours to reading to children as part of "Reading Connects".

  • With its "Eco-Innovation Award" Bertelsmann recognizes environmental initiatives of its IT suppliers

  • Our publishing group signed "Healthy Printing Charter" for circular use of ingredients and materials