Working at Bayer


Interested in graduate opportunities at Bayer? Our series of specialized international graduate programs allow you to build on your academic achievements and begin to make an impact in your chosen field. The roles prepare you for a career in one of the world’s leading Life Science companies that turns your passion and ideas into powerful solutions to the world’s most crucial concerns.

UK - General Information about our 18 month programme:

The programme offers you the chance to gain exposure to senior leaders, develop excellent leadership and interpersonal skills and gives you the opportunity to gain real breadth and experience in a function. You will be expected to take on responsibility and contribute from day one and will be given all the training and support you need to succeed.


Join a winning and inspiring company and take advantage of the opportunities available to you and set the course for your personal and professional future.


Underpinning the Learning and Development program are a number of elements:


Executive Project

As part of your learning and development you will be given a real project to work on from our Senior Executive. It will be introduced on your onboarding week and you will work with the other new graduates on the project for your first 3 to 4 months. You will then present back to the Senior Leadership team on the outcomes. This is an excellent opportunity to develop cross-functional working skills and to gain exposure to our senior leaders. The project will offer an opportunity to make a valuable early contribution to the business.



You will be assigned a senior mentor from your function to provide guidance and support.



You will have a tailored onboarding experience where you will be given all the information you need to make your first weeks at Bayer a success.


Functional/Soft skill development

As part of your rotational program you will be given training to support you specifically in your roles. You will also come together over the 18 months for core Leadership training, soft-skill development and career planning workshops.


Thanks so much for your interest in our Graduate programme and taking the time to visit our pages to view our scheme


Unfortunately our 2018 programme is now closed, but keep watching this space and we will update it when the next scheme is open




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Recruitment Agencies 

At Bayer UK we have a well established list of preferred suppliers and there are no plans to review these arrangements at present.

Please Note: Speculative enquires from non preferred suppliers directly to the business are not welcome and will be taken into account when reviewing the preferred supplier arrangements. CV's will only be accepted by following our process - this will be with prior arrangement with the Talent Acquisition Team who will grant access to our recruitment portal. In the event of speculative CV's being sent directly to the business,  or the Talent Acquisition Team, agency ownership of the candidate will not be accepted.

Please respect how we choose to work. Thank you for your co-operation.

Last update: Feb 21, 2018   Copyright © Bayer AG