START IN Trainee Regulatory, Sustainablity & Public Affairs

Sustainable Agricultural Innovations

Your perfect career start into the field regulatory, sustainability & public affairs

Agriculture is all about balance. The balance that is crucial to everyone's existence - also applies to our Agricultural Solutions division. We connect innovative thinking with practical action to find the right balance for success - for farmers, agriculture and future generations. With seeds and traits, crop protection and digital solutions, we help farmers produce food more efficiently, protect the land and meet the needs of society.

With our START IN traineeprograms, we prepare you from day one for your future assignment at BASF SE with challenging tasks, exciting projects and responsibility. Each START IN program is tailored to your personal needs. Bring your creativity, passion and pioneering spirit to BASF SE and start your professional future with us!

PhD degree in natural or political sciences or a related discipline:

  • strong teamwork skills
  • proactive attitude as well as confident and authentic appearance with effective communication
  • good communication skills in English and in German
  • willingness to travel

For a duration of 18 up to 24 months you will get to know various units of the Regulatory, Sustainability & Public Affairs department:

  • You will familiarize yourself with different fields of work and will get a comprehensive understanding of unit-specific as well as overarching tasks.
  • You will receive challenging tasks with a high degree of personal responsibility and successfully contribute your results to the team
  • Together with your mentor you will develop your personal career, plan matching your personal skills and interests.
  • A temporary placement for 6 to 9 months in a foreign country is an essential part of the program.

In each of the program modules, you will be supported by a specialist mentor. In addition, a permanent mentor will accompany and support your professional and organizational integration.

Through accompanying seminars and the regular exchange of experience between other trainees, you will deepen your personal and professional knowledge and can build your own network.