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Study books away – laptops out to play!

An internship at DB Schenker will provide you with the chance to combine theory with practice in real life situations and to see it all from a different angle.

Time to fly - out of the lecture hall and into the world of work! Practical hands-on experience is indispensable for your future career. An internship at DB Schenker will provide you with the chance to combine theory with practice in real life situations and to see it all from a different angle. You will learn first-hand how innovative logistics services are developed, how new markets are conquered or how existing processes are optimized. As a global player DB Schenker provides an international working environment full of exciting challenges.


What you will discover

As an intern, dedicated students will have the opportunity to gain an insight into the challenging projects in an international environment. Will you be making coffee and running errands? Not here! Each intern is thoroughly integrated in the team and works both in a supporting role as well as autonomously on their own projects. You will learn all about the logistics industry in daily business and will encounter new challenges faced on a daily basis.

Whether the internship is mandatory or voluntary for you we appreciate your efforts and support and will, of course, remunerate you appropriately for your internship.

a)     Positions at  Schenker AG Head Office

Discover yourself anew and become a part of an international strategic team of experts. If you have ever been curious as to how life is in the Head Office of DB Schenker Logistics then an internship will provide you with the ideal opportunity to discover how life there really works. Our internships  are available in the following areas:

  • Land Transport
  • Air/Ocean
  • Key Account Management/Sales
  • Human Resources

      -          Compensation & Benefits / Social Matters
      -          HR Development
      -          Recruiting & HR Marketing
      -          Global Systems & HR Controlling
      -          Strategic HR Projects

  • Key Account Management and Sales
  • IT
  • Finance/Accounting

b)     Experience logistics first-hand at Schenker Deutschland AG

Approximately 15,800 staff are on hand in more than 100 branches of land transport, air/ocean freight, logistics and fairs/special transportations to ship goods and wares throughout the whole world. Experience the exciting operative projects on a daily basis in one of our different business areas and apply for an internship at Schenker Deutschland AG.

Jobs DB Schenker

The Application Process (DB Schenker Logistics)

Internship application process , Schenker AG

After we have approved your application we will invite you to take part in a telephone interview. If logistically possible then you will be invited to a face-to-face interview in our Head Office in Essen.

During the interview you will have the opportunity to clarify any issues or questions you may have.

Have we given you enough reasons to take part in our internship program? If yes, then take the first step and send us your application by email to internship@dbschenker.com. Your covering letter and CV should be in English. Certificates and references can be submitted in their original language.

When writing the application please make sure to refer specifically to the position you are applying for.

We understand that writing an application requires a lot of work and effort. We are happy to receive your application and endeavor to reply personally to every enquiry and application. We ask for your patience in this process however, on account of the high volume of applications and enquiries received.

c)     Experience rail logistics first-hand at DB Schenker Rail

Through the DB internship program Train for TRAIN we offer internships in the areas of production (operations), finance/ controlling, IT,  HR and sales.

If you are at least in your third semester you can absolve an internship between two and six months and gain experience in a pan-European rail freight company.

If we have we sparked your interest, please apply for one of our vacant internships in our job board.

Jobs DB Cargo (Rail)

What do you need?

We are looking for motivated and committed students for our internship. The pre-requisites are:

  • Good study grades, preferably with logistics, economics, personnel, IT or a comparable subject as a core subject
  • Available for a period of up to 6 months
  • Initial practical work experience preferred
  • Good- to very good level of German and English
  • A high level of intercultural competence (i.e. through a semester or traineeship abroad)
  • Confident in taking initiative
  • Good communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office

Have we given you enough reasons to take action? If yes, then please send us your application.

Last modified: 01.09.2014

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