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Trainee Programs

Our offer for graduates: As a trainee, you will actively work with us from the very beginning on challenging projects and take on your own responsibilities. You can also build up your network in the company as you do so.

The ideal start

In our individually tailored seminars, we will prepare you for a qualified entry position. So there is nothing to stop you from enjoying a quick and uncomplicated start at Fresenius. Prove your skills and record your first professional success!

Currently, the following divisions offer trainee programs:

Want to get started straight away? Find your entry point as a trainee!

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The bKabi Trainee Programs

Projects in an interdisciplinary environment

With the company philosophy "caring for life", we have set ourselves the goal of improving the quality of life of critically and chronically ill patients.

Our global strategic units offer a wide range of opportunities to work in an international environment. As a trainee, you have the opportunity to take on creative projects with responsibility right from the start.

Variety guaranteed

Within the trainee program, you will change departments as part of the training objective. Each department placement lasts between three and six months. You spend three months of the trainee program abroad (as far as the global situation permits, for example this may be different during the Covid-19 pandemic) in one of our worldwide locations. The following applies to each field of activity: We take care to ensure that you can use your strengths in a targeted manner.

We will keep an eye on your development

Throughout the entire program, you will develop both professional expertise and specialist skills with the support of a personal mentor. You will also develop personally and we will support you with the appropriate seminars & training sessions.

In addition to your professional and personal development, we offer you the opportunity to actively exchange ideas and prepare for a qualified entry position in our vast network.

With your help, we want to develop ideas and put them into practice in order to support healthcare professionals in the best possible treatment of critically and chronically ill patients on a daily and worldwide basis and thus to make our contribution to healthcare.

Further information about our bKabi Trainee Programs

Corporate Accounting & Controlling

EBIT, cash flow, EVA, KPIs, sustainability, stakeholder value, cost of sales accounting format – you already know everything from your degree, but now you want to put what you have learned into practice! We are offering you a chance to start your career as a trainee within the Corporate Controlling department at the company headquarters in Bad Homburg.

    Objective

    In the 18-month trainee program, you will constantly be handling analysis, processes and projects. Your placements will be varied and interesting. As a trainee in Corporate Accounting & Controlling, you will get to know the entire Group. Since we adapt individual placements not only to your knowledge and skills, but also to the practical requirements, your deployment will be completely tailored. As you are to become acquainted with our company as a global player, you will also complete part of the trainee program abroad. In addition to the practical section, you will participate in internal and external seminars, network meetings and trade fairs and shadow experienced professionals, all of which will help prepare you for the next steps in your career.

      Possible positions
      • Junior Controller
      • Assistant to the management
      • Project Manager
      Your profile
      • A good degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in Business Administration, Economics or Business Information Technology and a great affinity with controlling
      • Placements alongside your studies and/or initial professional experience
      • An international orientation to your academic education and good English skills are a prerequisite due to our worldwide activities
      • In addition to being highly motivated and possessing excellent knowledge of MS Office, you will also need the ability to adapt quickly to completely new tasks and teams, as well as being open to other cultural groups
      • In addition, as this is an entry-level position, you will need to possess the necessary independence and perseverance
      • Excellent IT skills, especially in relation to CO and BW SAP modules as well as MS Office applications
      Locations
      • Bad Homburg and locations across Germany
      • Three-month international placement
      Start date and duration
      • Demand-based, flexible
      • 18 months, fixed-term
      Corporate Finance

      EBIT, cash flow, EVA, KPIs, sustainability, stakeholder value, cost of sales accounting format – you already know everything from your degree, but now you want to put what you have learned into practice! To that end, we are offering a chance to start your career as a trainee within the Corporate Finance department, Strategy & M&A at the company headquarters in Bad Homburg.

        Objective

        During the 18-month trainee program in Corporate Finance, Strategy, & M&A you will get to know the entire Group and gain an insight into different topics and questions, and in Germany you will work your way through the Strategic Financial Analysis, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Finance and the Project Management Office departments. Since we customize individual trainee program placements not only to your knowledge and skills and adapt them to the practical requirements, your placement will be entirely tailored to you. You will get to know our company as a global player and also complete part of the trainee program abroad. In addition, you will participate in internal and external seminars that prepare you for the next steps in your career.

          Possible positions
          • Junior Manager Strategic Financial Analysis
          • Assistant to the management
          • Project Manager
          Your profile
          • A good university education with a focus on Business Administration, Economics and/or Business Information Technology, preferably with a focus on Finance
          • First practical experience in the areas of Corporate Finance, Project Management and Business Analysis
          • In-depth knowledge of MS Office applications and CO and BW SAP modules and the treasury application TIPCO (TIP)
          • Prior knowledge of developing financing concepts, cash flow reporting, transfer pricing and the concepts and methods of project management would be advantageous
          • Very good English skills are a prerequisite due to our worldwide activities
          • High degree of initiative and motivation
          • The ability to adapt quickly to completely new tasks and teams, as well as openness to other cultures, are a matter of course for you
          Locations
          • Bad Homburg and locations across Germany
          • Three-month international placement
          Start date and duration
          • Demand-based, flexible
          • 18 months, fixed-term
          Quality Assurance

          Are you interested in quality assurance and would like to deal with challenges in the analysis and quality control of clinical food right after your scientific studies? Do you want to do that across national borders? In our plant for the production of clinical food, you will learn about various production areas as part of your Quality Assurance activities. As part of the whole, you will be involved in projects and work independently in your area.

            Objective

            During your 18-month trainee program, you will learn all aspects of quality and process Management. This includes, for example, the application of modern analysis methods, approval processes, and laboratory and contract manufacturing management. You will also contribute to quality assurance and gain an insight into approval processes. At the same time, we will give you the opportunity to build a global, cross-functional network that can benefit you in many ways, especially if you want to take on an international role in quality and process management after completing your trainee program!

              Possible positions
              • Quality Assurance Manager
              • Group Leader at one of our global locations
              Your profile
              • Very good degree results and a reasonable study duration in one of the following degree courses: Food Chemistry, Food Microbiology, Nutritional Science or a similar subject or completed doctorate
              • Initial professional experience (e.g. through internships) already in your area of specialism
              • Experience with MS Office
              • Very good knowledge of English as well as intercultural competence (if possible through an international component within your degree)
              • Very willing to work and grasp things quickly
              • Communication skills, team skills and analytical thinking
              • Work independently and are assertive
              Locations
              • Bad Homburg and locations across Germany
              • Three-month international placement
              Start date and duration
              • Demand-based, flexible
              • 18 months, fixed-term
              Quality Management

              Are you interested in Quality Management and would you like to prepare for a challenging entry-level position right after your science degree? Your future is our priority if you want to meet the challenge of ensuring efficient and effective Quality Management within Fresenius Kabi, as well as efficient and effective management of global projects in Quality Management.

                Objective

                During your 18-month trainee program, you will learn all aspects of quality and process Management. We will send you from Oberursel/Bad Homburg on a journey through our production world in order to identify and further expand your potential and strengths. In several plants, you will support teams with Quality Management and Quality Control. We will help you familiarize yourself with our processes there as well as with chemical, physical and microbiological control procedures. We will show you what is important for the approval of raw materials, intermediates and end products, and pass onto you our specialist knowledge of quality management for active pharmaceutical ingredients and enteral nutrition. At the same time, we will give you the opportunity to build a global, cross-functional network that can benefit you in many ways, especially if you want to take on an international role in quality and process management after completing your trainee program!

                  Possible positions
                  • (Junior) Manager Quality Management
                  • Group Leader at one of our global locations
                  Your profile
                  • A good degree, diploma or master's degree in Natural Sciences, e.g. Chemistry, Biology or Pharmacy or a doctorate
                  • Initial professional experience (e.g. through internships) in Quality Control or Pharmaceuticals
                  • We also assume insights into pharmaceutical law and basic commercial knowledge in support of your application
                  • Due to the international and mobile nature of the program, we continue to expect strong intercultural openness, a willingness to travel, and very good spoken and written English
                  • Other foreign language skills, especially Spanish, are welcome
                  Locations
                  • Oberursel and locations across Europe
                  • Three-month international placement
                  Start date and duration
                  • Demand-based, flexible
                  • 18 months, fixed-term

                  Your contact

                  Jennifer Wittko
                  Human Resources
                  Fresenius Kabi Deutschland GmbHElse-Kröner-Straße 1DE 61352 Bad Homburg v. d. H.Germany

                  Going international?

                  The Fresenius Kabi bGlobal Trainee Program

                  The Global Trainee Program at Fresenius Kabi provides a unique understanding of our group – a rotational program at its best. During the international rotation, the trainee will acquire a holistic view of Fresenius Kabi, not only at several locations around the globe, but also in challenging global, regional and local projects. The program offers the opportunity to discover major strengths and to build up a broad international network.

                  Regular feedback, targeted training and personal development  measures are just a few examples of a systematic approach.

                  Curious? Join Fresenius Kabi as a trainee now!

                  If there are currently no vacancies for trainees at Fresenius Kabi, you can create a job alert.

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                  The Helios Future Talent Trainee Program

                  Intense from the very first moment

                  Fresenius Helios has developed a range of special and promising trainee programs for ambitious young professionals. Are you focusing on Management, Finance & Controlling or Purchasing? Or would you like to get started in the area of IT, Care Management or Personnel (Management)? Then you have come to the right place.

                  Choose your start date and within 24 months, you will be familiar with the various areas in clinics of very different sizes and in different regions and will gain valuable practical experience. You will work as an intern in the wards and actively participate. In this way, you will experience the interesting structures and processes of the functional areas, such as Surgery, Physiotherapy and Sonography, as well as other areas, such as Human Resources, Quality Management or Marketing. You will gain an intensive insight into the workings of a hospital.

                  With a tailored development plan, we also promote the deepening of your knowledge and the development of your skills in your respective areas of specialization.

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                  „You will receive systematic preparation for future tasks in our programs and will be able to develop your professional and interdisciplinary skills. Take advantage of this opportunity.”
                  Christoph Wachsmann,Team Leader Talent Management

                  Further information on the Helios Future Talent Trainee Programs

                  Management

                  The trainee program is aimed at graduates with a degree in Economics or a legal studies degree.

                    The most important information at a glance

                    Your profile

                    • Initial practical experience in Hospital Management

                    Practical placements

                    • Training content is determined on the basis of a customized development plan
                    • Placements in different departments, clinics and regions
                    • Handling cross-site projects
                    • Taking responsibility for projects

                    Locations

                    • Placements across Germany, location changes every 6–9 months
                    Start date and duration
                    • Flexible
                    • 24 months
                    Objectives of the trainee program
                    • Getting to know the operational hospital business (organization and interfaces) and its strategic development
                    • Working with benchmarks
                    • Attending negotiations and budget discussions
                    • Gaining initial leadership experience
                    Possible positions
                    Human Resources Management

                    The trainee program is aimed at graduates of a degree program with a focus on Personnel or a law degree or commercial training with relevant professional experience in operational Human Resources.

                      The most important information at a glance

                      Your profile

                      • Initial practical experience in Human Resources

                      Practical placements

                      • Training content is determined on the basis of a customized development plan
                      • Placements in different departments, clinics and regions
                      • Handling cross-site projects
                      • Taking responsibility for projects

                      Locations

                      • Placements across Germany, location changes every 6–9 months
                      • Deployment at Helios headquarters in Berlin
                      Start date and duration
                      • Flexible
                      • 24 months
                      Objectives of the trainee program
                      • Getting to know the operational and strategic human resources system
                      • Getting to know the different departments/interfaces within the hospital organization
                      • Getting to know the legal framework
                      • Personnel recruitment, support, development and controlling
                      • Working with benchmarks
                      • Cooperation with the works council
                      • Gaining initial leadership experience
                      Possible positions
                      • Head of Human Resources
                      Purchasing

                      The trainee program is aimed at graduates with a degree in Economics or a technical degree.

                        The most important information at a glance

                        Your profile

                        • Initial practical experience

                        Practical placements

                        • Training content is determined on the basis of a customized development plan
                        • Placements in different departments, clinics and regions
                        • Handling cross-site projects
                        • Taking responsibility for projects

                        Locations

                        • Placements across Germany, location changes every 6–9 months
                        Start date and duration
                        • Flexible
                        • 24 months
                        Objectives of the trainee program
                        • Getting to know the operational hospital business (organization and interfaces) and its strategic development
                        • Working with benchmarks
                        • Handling and helping with supplier negotiations
                        • Getting to know the ordering requirements and order processing in the hospital
                        • Getting to know logistic processes
                        • Attending meetings of medical committees
                        • Gaining initial leadership experience
                        Possible positions
                        • Head of Department of Purchasing or Logistics
                        • Regional Management
                        IT

                        The trainee program is aimed at graduates with a degree in Medical Information Technology, Business Information Technology or IT.

                          The most important information at a glance

                          Your profile

                          • Initial vocational training or initial professional experience

                          Practical placements

                          • Training content is determined on the basis of a customized development plan
                          • Placements in different departments, clinics and regions
                          • Handling cross-site projects
                          • Taking responsibility for projects

                          Locations

                          • Placements across Germany, location changes every 6–9 months
                          Start date and duration
                          • Flexible
                          • 24 months
                          Objectives of the trainee program
                          • Getting to know the operational hospital business (organization and interfaces) and its strategic development
                          • Getting to know the Helios IT system: IT strategy, planning, procedures and standards
                          • Working with benchmarks
                          • Interdisciplinary cooperation
                          • Gaining initial leadership experience
                          Possible positions
                          • Head of IT
                          • Regional Management
                          Care management

                          The trainee program is aimed at graduates with training in Healthcare and (Pediatric) Nursing and a scientific or commercial degree in the area of Nursing and Healthcare.

                            The most important information at a glance

                            Your profile

                            • Initial practical experience at a hospital

                            Practical placements

                            • Training content is determined on the basis of a customized development plan
                            • Placements in different departments, clinics and regions
                            • Handling cross-site projects
                            • Taking responsibility for projects

                            Locations

                            • Placements across Germany, location changes every 6–9 months
                            Start date and duration
                            • Flexible
                            • 24 months
                            Objectives of the trainee program
                            • Getting to know the operational hospital routine and strategic development of care
                            • Working with care benchmarks
                            • Getting to know the legal framework, quality assurance and process design
                            • Gaining initial leadership experience
                            Possible positions
                            • Care Manager
                            Controlling & Finance

                            The trainee program is aimed at graduates with an Economics degree with a focus on Controlling/Finance.

                              The most important information at a glance

                              Your profile

                              • Initial practical experience in Controlling or Finance

                              Practical placements

                              • Training content is determined on the basis of a customized development plan
                              • Placements in different departments, clinics and regions
                              • Handling cross-site projects
                              • Taking responsibility for projects

                              Locations

                              • Placements across Germany, location changes every 6–9 months
                              • Deployment at Helios headquarters in Berlin and the Fresenius Group headquarters in Bad Homburg
                              Start date and duration
                              • Flexible
                              • 24 months
                              Objectives of the trainee program
                              • Getting to know the operational hospital business (organization and interfaces) and its strategic development
                              • Working with benchmarks
                              • Getting to know the financial reporting system, for example quarterly and annual reports, business planning
                              • Gaining initial leadership experience
                              Possible positions
                              • Head of Controlling or Finance
                              • Regional Management
                              Medical technology

                              The trainee program is aimed at applicants with vocational training as a Medical Technician (M/F/X), a technical degree or a comparable qualification. The training takes place at Helios, but the contract runs through Fresenius Vamed.

                                The most important information at a glance

                                Your profile

                                • Initial practical experience in Medical Technology

                                Practical placements

                                • Training content is determined on the basis of a customized development plan
                                • Placements in different departments, clinics and regions
                                • Handling cross-site projects
                                • Taking responsibility for projects

                                Locations

                                • Placements across Germany, location changes every 6–9 months
                                Start date and duration
                                • Flexible
                                • 24 months
                                Objectives of the trainee program
                                • Getting to know the operational hospital business (organization and interfaces) and its strategic development in the field of Medical Technology
                                • Implementation and management of projects
                                • Attending negotiations and budget discussions
                                • Gaining initial leadership experience
                                Possible positions
                                • Team management, department management, regional management at Fresenius Vamed
                                Technical management

                                The trainee program is aimed at applicants with a degree in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Hospital Operations Technology, Architecture or a comparable qualification. The training takes place at Helios, but the contract runs through Fresenius Vamed.

                                  The most important information at a glance

                                  Your profile

                                  • Initial practical experience in Industrial Engineering

                                  Practical placements

                                  • Training content is determined on the basis of a customized development plan
                                  • Placements in different departments, clinics and regions
                                  • Handling cross-site projects
                                  • Taking responsibility for projects

                                  Locations

                                  • Placements across Germany, location changes every 6–9 months
                                  Start date and duration
                                  • Flexible
                                  • 24 months
                                  Objectives of the trainee program
                                  • Getting to know the operational hospital business (organization and interfaces) and its strategic development in the field of Industrial Engineering
                                  • Implementation and management of projects
                                  • Attending negotiations and budget discussions
                                  • Gaining initial leadership experience
                                  Possible positions
                                  • Team management, department management, regional management at Fresenius Vamed

                                  For more information on the Future Talent Trainee Programs, including application dates and answers to frequently asked questions, please visit the Helios career website (german only).

                                  Your contact

                                  Maria Seidel
                                  Maria Seidel
                                  Talentmanagement
                                  Helios Kliniken GmbHLeipziger Platz 10DE 10117 BerlinGermany

                                  Curious? Join Helios as a trainee now!

                                  If there are currently no vacancies for trainees at Helios, you can create a job alert.

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                                  The VAMED Trainee Program

                                  Start young

                                  VAMED offers talented young people with outstanding commitment and motivation the opportunity to participate in an 18-month trainee program. The trainee programs in different areas of the company and specialist departments start at regular intervals. You can expect an extensive education combined with a wide range of practical "on the job” experience. Our trainees are trained step by step in the various business units under the guidance and mentoring of experienced specialists and managers. After successfully completing our trainee program, we offer you the opportunity to take on a specific task within the VAMED Group according to individual preferences and abilities.

                                  Further information about the VAMED Trainee Programs

                                  Organization Planning at hospitals/healthcare facilities

                                  The trainee program is aimed at graduates with

                                  • a degree in Industrial Engineering, Architecture, Building Construction, Medical Technology, Economics, Law or Medicine
                                  • a post-graduate degree with a focus on Hospital Management or Nursing Studies
                                  • a degree in Health Management with technical training
                                  The most important information at a glance

                                  Your profile

                                  • Interest in healthcare
                                  • Knowledge of the process landscape in healthcare facilities

                                  Practical placements

                                  • Relevant departments in the VAMED Group
                                  • Placements in healthcare facilities across Austria
                                  • Active participation in national and international projects

                                  Locations

                                  • Vienna with placements across Austria
                                  • After the trainee program, placements abroad lasting several years are possible
                                  Start date and duration
                                  • Demand-based, flexible
                                  • 18 months
                                  Objectives of the trainee program
                                  • Preparation for future tasks with high levels of responsibility in the specialist planning and management of a hospital
                                  • Getting to know the operational business areas
                                  Possible positions
                                  • Head of Department
                                  • Total Operational Management
                                  • Management
                                  Management of operations in healthcare facilities

                                  The trainee program is aimed at graduates with

                                  • a degree in Industrial Engineering, Architecture, Building Construction, Medical Technology, Economics, Law or Medicine
                                  • a post-graduate degree with a focus on Hospital Management or Nursing Studies
                                  • a degree in Health Management with technical training
                                  The most important information at a glance

                                  Your profile

                                  • Interest in healthcare
                                  • Knowledge of the process landscape in healthcare facilities

                                  Practical placements

                                  • Relevant departments in the VAMED Group
                                  • Placements in healthcare facilities across Austria
                                  • Active participation in national and international projects

                                  Locations

                                  • Vienna with placements across Austria
                                  • After the trainee program, placements abroad lasting several years are possible
                                  Start date and duration
                                  • Demand-based, flexible
                                  • 18 months
                                  Objectives of the trainee program
                                  • Preparation for future tasks with high levels of responsibility in the specialist planning and management of a hospital
                                  • Getting to know the operational business areas
                                  Possible positions
                                  • Head of Department
                                  • Total Operational Management
                                  • management
                                  Hospital Controlling

                                  The trainee program is aimed at graduates with

                                  • business management training with a focus on Controlling/Accounting as well as an additional training in Healthcare
                                  • relevant training in Healthcare and additional business training
                                  • technical training with additional business training
                                  The most important information at a glance

                                  Your profile

                                  • Professional experience in Controlling
                                  • Interest in Healthcare
                                  • Readiness for multi-year placements abroad

                                  Practical placements

                                  • Placements in various healthcare facilities across Austria
                                  • Controlling department in a management company belonging to the VAMED Group
                                  • Participation in national Controlling projects

                                  Locations

                                  • Vienna with placements across Austria
                                  • After the trainee program, placements abroad lasting several years are possible
                                  Start date and duration
                                  • Demand-based, flexible
                                  • 18 months
                                  Objectives of the trainee program
                                  • Preparation for the future, responsible Controlling tasks in healthcare facilities
                                  • Getting to know the operational business areas
                                  Possible positions
                                  • Head of Department Group
                                  • Total Operational Management
                                  • management
                                  Technical service

                                  The trainee program is aimed at graduates with

                                  • a technical degree with a focus on Facility Management
                                  • a technical degree with additional business education
                                  • a degree in business administration with technical training
                                  The most important information at a glance

                                  Your profile

                                  • Interest in healthcare
                                  • Technical affinity
                                  • Willingness to undertake placements abroad and to travel

                                  Practical placements

                                  • Relevant departments in the VAMED Group
                                  • Interesting international placements in healthcare facilities
                                  • Active participation in national and international projects

                                  Locations

                                  • Vienna with international placements
                                  • After the trainee program, placements abroad lasting several years are possible
                                  Start date and duration
                                  • Demand-based, flexible
                                  • 18 months
                                  Objectives of the trainee program
                                  • Preparation for future tasks with high levels of responsibility in the technical management of healthcare facilities
                                  • Getting to know the operational business areas
                                  Possible positions
                                  • Head of Department
                                  • Technical operations management
                                  • Management
                                  Building Information Modeling (BIM)

                                  The trainee program is aimed at graduates with a degree in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Technical Building Equipment, Medical Technology, Business Information Technology or Business Administration.

                                  The most important information at a glance

                                  Your profile

                                  • Interest in healthcare
                                  • Technical and IT affinity
                                  • Readiness for business trips in Germany and abroad

                                  Practical placements

                                  • Relevant departments in the VAMED Group
                                  • Interesting placements in technical and commercial areas
                                  • Active participation in national and international projects

                                  Locations

                                  • Vienna and/or Austria
                                  • After the trainee program, placements abroad are also possible
                                  Start date and duration
                                  • Demand-based, flexible
                                  • 18 months
                                  Objectives of the trainee program
                                  • Preparation for future tasks with high levels of responsibility in Building Information Modeling (BIM)
                                  • Getting to know the operational business areas
                                  Possible positions
                                  • Head of Department
                                  • Management

                                  Your contact

                                  Mag. Nina Mittlböck
                                  Mag. Nina Mittlböck
                                  HR Development
                                  VAMED AGSterngasse 5Wien 1230AUSTRIA

                                  Curious? Join VAMED as a trainee now!

                                  If there are currently no vacancies for trainees at VAMED, you can create a job alert.

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