Support a BSM project to earn work placement credits for your degree.

Are you an undergraduate or a postgraduate student looking for a work placement experienceas part of your course of study? Join our Work Placement programme and immerse yourself in a friendly, diverse and welcoming community.

During the programme, you’ll help us run a Corporate Social Responsibility activity in your location, get hands-on work experience in one of our core departments and begin to build your network in our industry. This is a great way to explore a career in maritime, before graduating.

You can choose to work in one of the following departments:

  • Loss Prevention, Safety and Quality (LPSQ)
  • Accounting
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Human Resources
  • Fleet Management
  • Fleet Personnel

What’s in it for you?

This experience will offer you a chance to join a global organisation and work with colleagues all over the world. You’ll get to take a closer look at BSM’s work life and apply your professional knowledge into practice. You’ll receive one-on-one career coaching and receive various learning opportunities.

This programme also gives you access to global benefits, such as mental health support, flexible working hours, hybrid work (home and office) and internship allowance. Some additional perks may be offered based on the location.

All applicants must:

All applicants must:

  • Be in the 2nd year of their studies (for a three-year course), 3rd year of their studies (for a four-year course) or their final year of study with a confirmed one-year postgraduate degree.
  • Be fluent in English both verbally and in writing.
  • Have excellent social skills and a desire to contribute.
  • Be an open-minded team player with a positive attitude.
  • Applications Open: Year-round

Why BSM?

Are you interested in exciting career opportunities, personal growth and great development options in an international fast-paced working environment? Join the BSM community.

When you work with Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) you partner with one of the world’s leading third-party ship managers. You join over 2,000 talented professionals at shore and 20,000 professionals at sea, in more than 30 countries and across the world’s oceans. Together, we move a fleet of more than 650 vessels and help hundreds of ship owners trade cargo all around the world safely and efficiently.

You help us deliver Ship Management, Crewing, Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources and Consulting services. With over 80 nationalities at sea and shore, and 46-54% (female to male) gender ratio at shore, we are proud of our multinational and inclusive workplace.

We’re looking forward to meeting you!

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