Get to Know Us – Options for Joining Sartorius

Whether you join us as a working student, intern or are writing your thesis related to one of our company’s topics, you will discover the perfect starting point for your career that suits your needs. You will find job offers in many of our business areas – for example, Product Development, Marketing and IT. The opportunities vary from country to country. Discover more on our job portal.

Internships for University Students

Are you studying engineering, natural sciences, business or information systems management and looking for a rewarding internship? From day one, we will include you fully in our ongoing projects and our daily operations.

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Working Students

As a working student, you will benefit twice over: You will gain important experience while earning alongside your studies. Typically you will work 10 to 20 hours a week to balance your work schedule with your academic studies.

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Bachelor’s or Master’s Thesis

Refer to a practical situation in your thesis and link your topic to a current project or daily business at Sartorius. While working and writing your thesis, you will be supported by the appropriate business area. In this way, you can be mentored by those with the relevant expertise to provide feedback on your work. In addition, this will enable you to build your professional network.

You can write your bachelor’s or master’s thesis in any fields that Sartorius specializes in. Through effective collaboration, you can maximize the impact your thesis will have. Check out our job portal for more information.


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School Student Work Experience

You will obtain insights into the area of work that interests you while gaining an understanding of how an international business operates. This way, you can find out what fits your needs: A vocational degree or a university degree, work in an office or in the lab or in a technical area.

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Internships for University Students and Working Student Jobs

We particularly look for interns and student trainees in the engineering field and in the natural sciences (e.g., mechanical engineering, process engineering, biotechnology, chemistry, physics, business administration or computer science. However, you can also apply in other fields, such as human resources and marketing as we offer interesting intern jobs.

At Sartorius, we currently pay interns who are completing a mandatory internship (cooperative education or work-study), an internship alongside their studies or an intern job for orientation lasting longer than 2 months 550 euros per month.  In justified individual cases, we will help you find accommodations and, based on need, provide you with a monthly rent allowance. Internships that are covered by minimum wage legislation will, of course, be remunerated in line with the legal requirements.

Working students will be paid according to pay grade E2-A of the collective wage agreement of German metalworkers’ union. For example, if you were to work 15 hours a week, you would be paid a gross salary of 876 euros.

The length of your employment with Sartorius can last several semesters. As a rule, only students enrolled in a university can work as student trainees.

Apply for a specific student trainee job offered on our online job portal. Please do not mail in applications. You can upload all required documents to this site.

After we have short-listed candidates based on their written applications, the first interview usually takes place with the respective department and a recruiter. This will usually give the applicant the opportunity to gain first impressions about the prospective workplace and potential future colleagues.

Bachelor’s or Master’s Thesis at Sartorius

An internship is not a prerequisite, but is advisable as it will give you a head start in becoming familiar with our workflows and getting to know your co-workers. 

We particularly look for students in the engineering field and the natural sciences, yet if you are studying in a different field, it will be worth it to take a look at our job portal. 

No, the deadline by which you will need to complete it primarily depends on the requirements of the university you are attending.

You will be paid the same as our interns. If you are working on your thesis that will take two months or more at Sartorius, you will currently receive 550 euros a month. 

Apply for a specific student job offered on our online job portal. You can upload all required documents to this site.

After we have short-listed candidates based on their written applications, the first interview usually takes place with the respective department and a recruiter. During this interview, we will discuss the further line of proceeding. This will usually give the applicant the opportunity to gain first impressions about the prospective workplace and potential future colleagues.

School Student Work Experience

We offer internships in the following fields and departments: Natural sciences/labs (microbiology and membrane development), business administration (sales and distribution, purchasing), mechanical fields (systems manufacture, company‘s own tooling and equipment manufacture), electronics and mechatronics (assembly departments and own tooling and equipment manufacture).

You can work as a school student intern starting in the 8th grade.

You can complete your internship in a choice of two to three weeks during your school year or during breaks.

School student work experiences are generally voluntary work and not paid.

Apply for a specific school student position offered on our online job portal. You can upload all required documents there.

As school student internships generally serve to provide career guidance, Sartorius does not primarily focus on grades as a selection criterion. We select candidates who convince us that they are motivated about learning a lot during their intern job and who show genuine interest in daily work activities and in our company.

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