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Gaining practical experience at DB

Final thesis, internship program or elective placement: There are several opportunities for students to join DB during their studies and numerous opportunities for career advancement.

Our internship program presents a great career entry opportunity as you will have the chance to demonstrate your expertise by solving complex tasks and implementing your own ideas. If you are successful we will consider the option of a joint final thesis. The most frequent and indeed the best-case-scenario is the opportunity to draft your thesis following a preceding internship during the course of which the topic is set based on a combination of your specialist area and your preferences. If you don’t want to work on a pre-defined final thesis topic and you already have an interesting topic of your own DB Schenker is the right place for you - We will be glad to hear details of your topic.

Gain experience of the legal world at DB! An Internship will provide you with an interesting insight into the daily legal business of a multi-facetted global corporation whilst facilitating your first-hand legal experience at DB. Our legal departments offer hands-on experience at various locations for dedicated legal interns within the framework of your internship. The practice areas are civil law, commercial law and public procurement law. The scope of tasks ranges from leading negotiations and drafting contracts to the overseeing of court cases. Our interns are actively involved in the daily legal business. You will have the opportunity to take part in negotiations and to advise clients under the supervision of experienced colleagues. Further information on our career entry opportunities at one of the most multi-facetted employers in Germany can be found in the career section of the Deutsche Bahn.