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Trainee Focus Human Resources (m/f/d)


As a young talent with an entrepreneurial mindset and the courage to shape the future, the "Start up! Trainee Program" offers you 18 months to learn and develop. After all, we not only want to give you a broad, diverse insight into our company, but also the opportunity to leave your comfort zone and learn about new topics in order to develop your full potential. In addition, the following opportunities await you:

  • Take off and be the driver of your own career! You will have 5 assignments, each lasting 3 months, to discover and develop your personal career path: Your first assignment will be in HR and it is up to you in which area you want to start your journey. You can choose directly between different assignments.
  • Step out of your comfort zone! After your first assignment, you decide which topics you would like to deepen or explore anew. Throughout the program, we want you to step out of your comfort zone and explore different areas of Deutsche Telekom. This can be within your main area within HR as well as outside HR to broaden your knowledge portfolio. We will continuously support you with a broad network.
  • Expand your network and experience the trainee community! On Fridays, the Start up! Community on "Magenta Friday". All trainees come together to work on strategic innovation and growth projects outside of their usual tasks. This further expands your network and skills. Trainees get involved in their various groups where they organize networking events, promote learning and development or contribute to social initiatives.
  • Become international! A leading digital telecommunications company without international experience? Impossible! At least one of your assignments will take place abroad. Which city and country you choose is up to you - you can benefit from Deutsche Telekom's global presence.
  • Understand our business! Take the opportunity to get to know Deutsche Telekom's operational business. During your service days, you will gain direct insights into how Deutsche Telekom works with its customers. Choose your service days by, for example, spending a day in the field, visiting our T-Shops or dropping by our Service Centers. You will get a direct insight into how we turn customers into fans every day.
  • Never stop learning! Deutsche Telekom offers a wide range of learning opportunities. You benefit from a learning budget that you can use for your personal development and continue to build your skillset alongside our numerous free learning opportunities.
  • Choose your individual start date! You can start the program every quarter. Simply discuss with your advisor which date suits you both best.


You have successfully completed a degree in economics, business administration, psychology, social sciences, IT or a comparable field of study - all degrees (Bachelor's, Master's, PhD) are welcome. You are enthusiastic about HR topics and want to help us become the best team in the industry with an analytical mindset, innovative strength, curiosity and the courage to question facts. The following also applies to you:

  • You are all about people and have a passion for creating the best experience for our employees by contributing to topics in: IT, HR Tech, Learning & Development, Wellbeing, New Work, Leadership and much more.
  • Relevant internships or work experience - not only in Human Resources, but also in other areas, such as strategy, marketing or in technical or data-related environments. Because as a company striving to become the leading digital telecommunications company, we need diverse and technical talent more than ever!
  • The Start up! community thrives on its internationality. Therefore, a strong intercultural competence should be in your DNA. For this reason, international experience - from studying abroad to work & travel - is a must.
  • As a Start up! Trainee you are passionate about driving change! Therefore, experience with social engagement and / or entrepreneurial project work is desirable.
  • You are fluent in English (C1); you speak fluent German or you have basic knowledge and the drive to expand your skills - Perfect for the application!

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from 08/18/2023

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