International Trainee Program for Innovation

What to expect

  • Scope: Product innovation-related functions
  • Duration: 24 months
  • Three to four placements in various regions, business areas and functions
  • Potential areas of focus: Sustainability, alternative raw materials, composite materials, fire protection materials, CAE (computer-aided engineering), application process technology

What you need

  • (International) PhD from a recognized university with good/excellent results in chemical, polymer, or materials science or engineering
  • At least six months abroad (studies or internship)
  • Practical experience (internships; no more than two years on the job)
  • Proven openness to new experiences and challenges

  • Interest in technical and general management and strategic thinking, with leadership ambition and potential
  • Broad, open personality; team player
  • Courage and a proven drive for change

  • Excellent command of English; ideally, also German (not a prerequisite for employment); further language skills are advantageous

What we offer

We’ll offer you an open-ended employment contract, providing the scope to build your knowledge of how different areas of our company work together and develop a strong network of internal contacts. With a personal mentor and extensive tailored development opportunities, we’ll prepare you for all the challenges that a career with Covestro offers.

The application phase for our International Trainee Program for Innovation is currently closed and will most likely be reopened in 2021.