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Our company is characterized by variety

- so are our sales tasks


Customer orientation and corporate challenges - sales employees at BASF.

As the world’s leading chemical company we manufacture a variety of products for the most varied of client companies, for example in the automotive, plastic, construction or food industries, and beyond. As a result, there are a vast number of opportunities for sales experts who act as a link between BASF and the ever-changing customer demands. To be able to react to these changes quickly and efficiently, customer orientation and close interaction are two of the most important success factors.
In sales you are located directly in one of our regional and global business units and are responsible for a particular customer portfolio in a region or industry. You solidify the market leadership of BASF in cooperation with marketing and logistics.

As a student you have the opportunity to get to know us during an internship at BASF or through a practical thesis project. This will give you insight into the processes of a globally operating company and sets up your future career. You will create a network with experts in your specialist area and benefit from personal internship support from our competent specialists. Our experts are happy for you to have a glimpse into their world and have the right answer to any question.

You are studying business, ideally also with a specialization in sales management, business engineering or business chemistry and have not yet completed your studies. If you like working in a team, are open to new things, communicate fluently in English and approach new tasks in a goal-oriented and innovative manner, you are in the right place. Ideally you are ready to take three to six months to demonstrate your commitment and talent in an internship.

In principle, an internship is possible in the sales teams in all business units. For example, you may have the opportunity to work in key account management or in the classical role of direct sales.

The topics for internships, bachelor's or master's thesis projects are as varied as our customers and the industries in which they operate.

Training is on the job in a committed, competent team with the support of an experienced employee.

With us you can learn from experts in your area and have the opportunity to build a network in order to prepare for your future career. You will benefit from personal internship support from our competent specialists who are happy for you to have a glimpse into their world and have the right answer to every question.