TALENT MEETS BERTELSMANN 2018 Date of event: 02.07. - 04.07.2018

Join the data edition of our international networking extravaganza:

Talent Meets Bertelsmann 2018 – apply now!

It’s all about data. And all about your ideas: Are you ready to shape the digital future? Are you creative and passionate about the media landscape and data-driven business models? We are looking for talents with an entrepreneurial, innovative mindset to participate in “Talent Meets Bertelsmann 2018” from July 2 to July 4, 2018. Big Data offers big challenges and opportunities – you’ll participate in demanding workshops, working hand in hand with experienced Bertelsmann entrepreneurs on key business ideas, and present your results in front of a jury of Bertelsmann executives. Get to know Bertelsmann from an inside perspective!

What we’re offering: 

  • An invitation to Berlin from July 2 to July 4, 2018
  • Workshops on future trends in Bertelsmann’s business areas
  • Attractive prizes for the best ideas and designs
  • An unforgettable party with a concert from a BMG talent
  • Individual career consulting and outstanding networking opportunities
  • Membership in the extraordinary “Talent Meets Bertelsmann“ network, which gives you the chance to build a long-term relationship with us and other talented member

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor, Master or MBA students or doctoral candidates, ideally in the field of economics, humanities, media management or business informatics with a keen interest in data science
  • Experience in developing creative, data-driven business models and a fascination with cutting-edge digital trends
  • Proven affinity for media and data in projects conducted outside of a school or university context
  • Above-average academic performance, as well as strong analytical and conceptual abilities and communication skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English

Organizational details: We’ll cover the costs of each participant’s hotel room for two nights (July 2 to July 4, 2018), as well as travel expenses up to 300 EUR for students coming from European schools and up to 500 EUR for students from non-European schools. All participants are invited to join a closed Facebook group so that you can get to know one another in advance of the event.

How to apply: Send us an application (in English) telling us about yourself and your goals. Let us know why you want to participate in the data edition of “Talent Meets Bertelsmann.” Your resume should clearly indicate that you are fascinated by media as well as data, and your motivation letter should explain why you are eager to pursue entrepreneurial challenges. Please attach any certificates attesting to your proficiency in English if available.

After we have reviewed your application, we will decide if you will be invited to the second round of the selection process: an asynchronous video interview. Alternatively, there is the possibility to have a phone interview instead of the asynchronous video interview. After the interviews, we will soon send out invitations for the event. 

Application deadline: May 13, 2018

Please send your application to Nico Rose:

For more information or to apply online, please visit our website:

Disclosure requirements pertaining to the collection of your personal data:
Responsible for processing the information provided in your application: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, Carl-Bertelsmann Str. 270, 33311 Gütersloh (“Bertelsmann”), who may also assign this task to third-party service providers. Bertelsmann will process your details on the basis of Article 6 (1) b of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and Article 6 (1) f GDPR, for the purpose of executing the application and selection process for Talent Meets Bertelsmann (TMB) based on reviewing your curriculum vitae and conducting an asynchronous video interview or telephone interview. Where service providers process your data outside of the European Union, this may result in your data being transmitted to a country which does not ensure the same standard of data protection as the European Union. In this event, we will ensure that the service providers guarantee an equivalent level of data protection by way of contractually binding them or by other means. At the above address you can revoke your authorization for the use of your data at any time with immediate effect, contact Bertelsmann’s data protection officer, or request a copy of these undertakings. For further information on the data protection program for TMB, see 


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