Bayer is a global chemical and pharmaceutical company mainly working in the fields of health care, agriculture and high-tech materials.
Because we’re a pioneer in the fields of human, animal, and plant health. Because we invent the solutions that will create a sustainable future for our planet. Because a career with Bayer means you can put your passion into practice and make an impact.
At Bayer, innovation is part of our DNA. But it’s not something that happens exclusively in laboratories. We see it as being open to new and unconventional approaches and perspectives. Our working culture is driven by our passion and our fascination to think ahead. That is why we encourage you to question the status quo and constantly think beyond the obvious. It takes imagination, ambition, and courage to find answers to society’s most pressing questions.
Learn how our research and development, employee initiatives, and focus on our people all support the groundbreaking scientific advancement that Bayer is known for. Plus, find out the opportunities you will have as a Bayer employee to impact the company and influence our culture of innovation.
The imagination and courage of our employees drives every successful product and discovery Bayer makes. Our “research” magazine takes you inside our pipeline, shares the stories behind our innovations, and introduces you to the people who make them possible.
Interested in graduate opportunities at Bayer? Our series of specialised international graduate programs allow you to build on your academic achievements and begin to make an impact in your chosen field.
The roles prepare you for a career in one of the world’s leading Life Science companies that turns your passion and ideas into powerful solutions to the world’s most crucial concerns.
Our 18 month graduate programme
The programme offers you the chance to gain exposure to senior leaders, develop excellent leadership and interpersonal skills and gives you the opportunity to gain real breadth and experience in a function. You will be expected to take on responsibility and contribute from day one and will be given all the training and support you need to succeed.
Learning and Development
Working at Bayer will provide you with opportunities to set the course for your personal and professional future.
Our Learning and Development programme includes:
As part of your learning and development you will be given a real project to work on from our Senior Executive.
You will be assigned a senior mentor from your function to provide guidance and support.
You will have a tailored onboarding experience where you will be given all the information you need to make your first weeks at Bayer a success.
Functional/Soft skill development
As part of your rotational program you will be given training to support you specifically in your roles. You will also come together over the 18 months for core Leadership training, soft-skill development and career planning workshops.
Bayer’s corporate university (the Bayer Academy) builds leadership and general management competence as well as functional expertise through high-impact and strategy and business-aligned learning opportunities.
Bayer Academy is an important part of Bayer’s Talent Management Strategy, the objective of which is to invest in the development of our own employees.
Bayer Academy supports on-the-job development with systematic training programs and also assists our employees as they take the next career development steps. Our seminars and learning opportunities are offered around the world in different languages and balance global and local needs.
Attending Bayer Academy learning programs is an invitation to shape Bayer’s future, exchanging ideas and experiences with colleagues and learning about the latest research-based knowledge that enables outside-the-box thinking. We actively involve our executives and strengthen cross-organizational collaboration, networking, exposure, and innovation.
Please note: our graduate scheme for 2017 is now closed and we are no longer accepting applications. If you would like to register your interest for the 2018 scheme please click here to register your interest!