A career is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.
Grow. Develop. Experience.
Maximize your potential for development and performance and take the chance of growing within our organization. During this 2-year Functional Graduate Program, you will follow an individual rotation plan within our Life Science Applied Solutions business, gain international experience and be exposed to the business as well as our senior management team. On top, you will benefit from competent support by excellent business mentors, valuable training sessions tailored to foster your professional and personal development and will gain plenty of opportunity for networking.
During the program, you can help to enable researchers to make scientific breakthroughs with providing state-of-the-art tools, services and expertise in order to perform experiments and engineer new products. Do you want to solve the toughest problems in life science from drug discovery and development to manufacturing and diagnostics?
Throughout this program, you get to know the multiple facts of the Commercial world (e.g. Sales Analytics and Enablement, Product Management, Tactical Marketing and/or Account Management). After a first assignment at your home base in Shanghai, China, you will have two more assignments in a different part of our Life Science Applied Solutions business, one of them abroad in one of our global subsidiaries. You will get a broad perspective of the specialty chemistry world, be exposed to various industries and markets, but also experience cultural differences and learn to effectively collaborate in a diverse, global organization. During all assignments, you will actively contribute to various projects and our core business, objectives being set and you making a contribution to the overall success of Life Science.
Start of the Program: Autumn 2018
Who you are:
- Master’s degree in natural science (e.g. (Bio-)Chemistry, Biology) or related fields paired with business administration skills
- Outstanding academic performance (top scores)
- International experience
- First practical experience via internships, preferably within Sales or related fields in the life science industry
- High motivation and passion to discover solutions to all kinds of exciting challenges
- Fluency in English (German or other language skills a plus)
What we offer: We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!