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Internship international

INTERNational@DB Schenker

Get a taste of working life – experience a new culture!

Would you like to expand the theoretical knowledge gained in your studies through an exciting international internship? Are you passionate about immersing yourself in other cultures and keen to work in an international team? If yes, then Schenker AG is the right place for you! Your placement abroad will broaden your horizons and will hone your intercultural skills. What better preparation for the globalized world of work!

What you will discover

Our international internship program INTERNational@DB Schenker offers dedicated students 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.

Of course you will be remunerated for your work at DB Schenker. The exact amount will be calculated according to the standard salary rates of the respective countries.

Our international internships provide you with the opportunity to gain initial work experience abroad for six months. We regularly offer challenging internship positions in:

  • Australia (regular vacancies)
  • USA (start dates in March and September)
  • Indonesia

New internship positions are published approximately three months before the start date in our Career Market (sometimes within a shorter time frame). All available positions will be published there.

Career market DB Schenker - Head Office Essen 

What do you need?

We are looking for motivated and committed students for our internship program INTERNational@DB Schenker. Your qualifications, previous work experience and personality are the key factors. The pre-requisites are:

  • You are enrolled as a student for the entire duration of the internship
  • You have good study grades and have logistics, economics or a comparable subject as your core subject 
  • You are fully available for six months
  • Initial practical work experience preferred
  • Very good English- and basic German skills. Other language skills are country-dependent
  • You have a very high level of intercultural competence
  • You are confident in taking initiative
  • You have good communication skills
  • You are proficient in MS Office
The Application Process

Internship application process , Schenker AG

After reviewing your application, if selected, you will be invited to take part in a telephone interview which will be conducted by our colleagues in the country you have applied for.

During the telephone interview you will have the opportunity to clarify any issues or questions you may have. If the telephone interview is successful you will be officially offered the internship.

Would you like to take part in our international internship program? If yes, then check out our Career Market, find the position most suitable for you, and send all appropriate documents to the specified email address you find in the referring job ad. Your cover 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 are happy to receive your application and will respond personally to every applicant. We kindly ask for your patience in the process as the various countries have different application procedures.

Available internship positions are published approximately three months before the start date in our Career Market (sometimes within a shorter time frame).

Career market DB Schenker - Head Office Essen

Last modified: 18.07.2016

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