Talent Meets Bertelsmann – Create Your Own Career

Submit your application by March 14, 2021

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About TMB

Learn more about our networking event –
this year as an exceptional virtual experience!

Are you ready to shape the future? Do you have entrepreneurial spirit and passion for the media landscape and data-driven business models? If so, we would like to see you at the virtual edition of our event, Talent Meets Bertelsmann!

This year, we invite students all over Europe to take part in a digital career event that will offer an exceptional experience. We are looking for talents with entrepreneurial, innovative mindsets who are eager to tackle the challenges and opportunities of digitalization and participate in challenging virtual workshops.

Work on an exciting case study within an interdisciplinary team, and cooperate with experienced entrepreneurs on key business challenges. Join this year’s virtual format of Talent Meets Bertelsmann and gain an in-depth insight into one of the biggest media, education and services company in the world.

When and Where?

April 12–30, 2021

Three inspiring weeks lie ahead, and every session counts!

Participants should commit to actively participating in all nine sessions from 5PM to 8PM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

This year, TMB takes place in a digital format open to students currently residing in Europe. Applicants must have access to a computer with a camera and microphone for online conferences and a stable internet connection.

Why TMB?

At Talent Meets Bertelsmann, you will:

  • Experience a great sense of community from the comfort of your home,
     
  • Get involved in a varied program with workshops, challenges and community events,
     
  • Expand your network and receive individual career consulting,
     
  • Become a lifelong member of the international TMB alumni network.

How to Apply

Please apply online by March 14, 2021. Tell us about yourself, why you want to participate and what makes you a true innovator in either data, business or creativity. Please also provide proof of your proficiency in English.

The Application Process

Once we have reviewed your application you may be invited to the second round of the selection process, which is an asynchronous video interview. Alternatively, you can opt for a phone interview. If you convince us, you will receive the invitation for the event soon after the interview. 

Talent Meets Bertelsmann Program

Who are we looking for?

Business innovators who

  • Are Bachelor, Master or MBA students, or Ph.D. candidates in the field of business adminstration, economics, management or finance with above-average academic performance,
     
  • Have gained experience in projects (e.g. research work, internships, start-ups, case study competitions etc.),
     
  • Have an entrepreneurial mindset, a passion for business and strong communication skills.

Creative innovators who

  • Are Bachelor, Master or MBA students, or Ph.D. candidates in the field of the humanities, social sciences, media, journalism or communication with above-average academic performance,
     
  • Have gained experience in projects (e.g. research work, internships, start-ups, creative writing etc.),
     
  • Have a creative mindset, media expertise and strong communication skills.

Data innovators who

  • Are Bachelor, Master or MBA students, or Ph.D. candidates in the field of informatics, applied mathematics, business analytics, statistics or data science with above-average academic performance,
     
  • Have gained experience in projects (e.g. research work, internships, hackathons, online coding courses etc.),
     
  • Have a problem-solving mindset, tech expertise and communication skills.

Application Process

Take a look at the chronological overview below

Highlights from Previous Years

Would you like to find out more about the experiences and contacts former participants have made? Are you still wondering what TMB is all about? 

Creative assignments, challenging workshops, inspiring presentations and unforgettable parties - we have collected some impressions from previous TMB events for you.

Discover the highlights of our international networking event and let them inspire you to become part of the next TMB event!

Learn more

TMB Community

After the event, TMB participants become part of the exclusive Talent Meets Bertelsmann community, which includes almost 700 outstanding members and grows every year. It allows our talents to stay in touch with Bertelsmann and other TMB alumni via regular communication, a yearly alumni reunion in Berlin as well as regional meet-ups throughout the year.

Learn more

Contact

Do you have further questions? Get in touch with our TMB team: Gabi Schnurr, Niklas Bourdonneau, Angelika Jagusch or Pamela Taylor.

talentmeetsbertelsmann@bertelsmann.de

Please note that we do not consider applications submitted by mail, fax, or e-mail.

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