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

If you have graduated from university and are looking for an opportunity to transfer your knowledge into work practice, join our Young Professionals Traineeship.

This 3–6-month programme is for ambitious young professionals searching for challenging project-based work. By joining this programme, you’ll work with a group-level department on the design and execution of strategic objectives. You’ll be engaged in market research, global communication, policy revision, project implementation and more. This programme will connect you with our vast network of experts and expose you to BSM’s senior leaders.

Kickstart your career, develop your skills and make an impact on the quality of service BSM offers its clients, the employee experience and social responsibility.

Search for openings in our following departments:

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

What's in it for you?

The maritime industry is a multidisciplinary field, where your unique skills and interests can be applied. At the group-level, you will be working directly with the strategists of the company. 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:

  • 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 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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