ID: 251736


Praktikum, Vollzeit, befristeter Vertrag, Finanzen, Finanzen, Strategie, Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Gütersloh

Our team supports the Bertelsmann board as well as top management across all divisions in all aspects of M&A transactions world-wide, including valuation, buy- and sell-side process management, and sourcing of opportunities. We also maintain a continuous dialogue with all stakeholders regarding sector trends, competitive dynamics and the attractiveness of M&A opportunities with respect to our investment priorities and strategic agenda. 

Your challenges

As an intern (m/f) in the M&A team located in Bertelsmann’s headquarter in Gütersloh you will support our team in all aspects of live executions (sell-sides and buy-sides) as well as the screening and sourcing of M&A opportunities. You will find one of our experienced managers acting as your sparring partner. Your tasks will include:

  • Market and company research
  • Financial analysis and valuation of companies
  • Conceptual tasks
  • As possible output of your work: presentation to the board or top management, focusing on the company within its competitive environment, its operational and financial performance and outlook, its valuation and finally a strategic recommendation for Bertelsmann

Your profile 

You earned a Bachelor or adequate undergraduate degree with top academic results from leading universities, ideally with finance focus. Additionally, you should have the following attributes:

  • Internship experience in investment banking / private equity / M&A with knowledge of financial modeling, investment analysis and company profiling preferred
  • Excellent quantitative and problem-solving skills
  • Expert knowledge of business and analytical software (e.g. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong team player with excellent time management skills, strong communication skills, effective decision making, planning and organization skills
  • Very good English (ideally acquired abroad) and conversational German language skills

To ensure a good learning experience, you should be available for a minimum of three, preferably six months. The position is to be filled regularly starting in summer 2018.

Join us in shaping the world of media, services and education. We offer business challenges and exciting projects in attractive work environments, as well as individual career and development opportunities. Bertelsmann operates in some 50 countries around the world. It includes the broadcaster RTL Group, the trade book publisher Penguin Random House, the magazine publisher Gruner + Jahr, the music company BMG, the service provider Arvato, the Bertelsmann Printing Group, the Bertelsmann Education Group, and Bertelsmann Investments, an international network of funds.

Are you interested? Apply for the job! We welcome applications from people who will contribute to the diversity of our company. Please use our online-application form or send your complete application documents via e-mail to


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