Gain the experience you need to kickstart your professional career and get a glimpse of the company’s day-to-day operations.

Suppose you are a university student or recent graduate looking to transfer your knowledge to a practical work environment. In that case, we invite you to apply to our Young Professionals Traineeship. The programme provides a valuable platform for current and recent graduates to gain hands-on experience and further develop their skills in a real work setting.

This 3–6-month programme is for ambitious young professionals searching for practical skills. You’ll be engaged in department projects and jump straight into the day-to-day tasks of the team you join.

Join us to explore a department of your interest that complements your academic pursuits and connect with our vast network of experts, including BSM’s senior leaders.

Search for openings in our following departments:

  • Loss Prevention, Safety and Quality (LPSQ)
  • Finance
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Human Resources Shore or Marine
  • Communications
  • Fleet Management
  • Fleet Personnel Management
  • Management
  • Group Departments

What's in it for you?

The maritime industry is a multidisciplinary field, where your unique skills and interests can be applied. You’ll gain first-hand knowledge on the biggest trends impacting our industry.

It will be a chance to experience life at BSM, receive coaching from department heads and actually see what drives decision-making at the highest level. You’ll get to meet various experts, develop life skills and have a variety of 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 starting salary. Some additional perks may be offered based on the location.

All applicants must:

  • Be a current university student or have recently graduated with a bachelor’s or master’s degree
  • Be fluent in English both verbally and in writing
  • Have strong research, planning and organisation skills
  • Have high academic performance
  • Desire to contribute to global projects that impact the quality of service, work and life of others
  • Application 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 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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