Trainee Program in HR

Want to start your HR career with one of the world's leading companies? The HR Trainee Program could be the right way to start your career in HR.

The HR Trainee Program offers a highly differentiated and holistic learning journey through the HR world of a leading global specialty chemicals company. 

You have just completed your studies or are about to graduate and would like to contribute your knowledge and creative ideas to our company without being tied to a specific job? Over a period of 18 months, with 6 3-month rotations, you will gain a comprehensive insight into the HR function of an international company and learn about operational and strategic HR management at various locations in Germany and abroad. 

We offer you 

  • Flexibility 
  • Further Training opportunities 
  • Mentoring opportunities 
  • International experience 

During your time as a trainee, you will be supported by experienced HR colleagues. In addition, you will develop your professional and methodological skills both on and off the job in seminars and training sessions, such as project management and presentation training. You will also have the opportunity to work on a project related to social and sustainability issues. These activities will be carried out together with other Evonik trainees, giving you the opportunity to exchange ideas. From your first day on the job, you will have the opportunity to expand your network and lay the foundation for your career start in HR! 

During an international assignment, you will also have the chance to deepen your international skills.

You can start our trainee program in November

The application phase runs until April 5. Please apply with your complete application documents online. For a complete application, please submit a cover letter and resume, as well as employer and degree certificates and, if applicable, current grade overviews from your studies. 

  • You have completed your Master's degree (e.g. in business administration, psychology, social sciences or similar) with an HR-specific focus and above-average results   
  • You have gained initial practical HR experience, e.g. through an internship and working student activities
  • You can already demonstrate your mobility through initial experience abroad 
  • You are business fluent in written and spoken German and English  
  • You have a strong operational and procedural understanding of end-to-end responsibility  
  • You look at issues holistically and from different perspectives and develop creative solutions independently   
  • Your strengths include a high level of interpersonal skills and empathy, as well as a strong sense of responsibility 
  • You have very good communication skills, are a team player and work in a customer-oriented manner   

After successfully completing the program, a permanent position is guaranteed.

With us, it's not just performance related pay, support for your personal development and professional qualifications that matter. Discover more benefits with us:  

Smart work Flexible working hours in the home office and office (up to 60% remote  depending on the area of application) - find the right model with us 

Working hours Standard 37.5-hours week and flexitime

Vacation 30 days vacation and additional vacation

Remuneration Above-average remuneration, profit-sharing and employee tariffs and discount campaigns 

Further development Promotion and further development through mentoring programs as well as the assumption of responsible tasks that prepare you for your future specialist or management position

Future Company pension scheme and long-term account

Health Health management with a wide range of offers. Promotion of the use of our in-house fitness studios as well as a wide range of sports and exercise programs

Food Healthy and balanced meals in our staff restaurants 

Corporate culture We promote an open culture with equal career opportunities for all employees in over 100 countries and focus on diversity as a success factor for greater creativity, innovative strength and sustainability

Family and career Support with childcare facilities, childcare allowance, children's holiday program and support services for caring for relatives (e.g. time off work)

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