Entry Opportunities for Students
Studying alone is not enough for you? Would you like to gain insights into the work of an international company, get to know the life science industry and gain your first work experience already during your studies? Whether you join us as a working student, intern or for writing your thesis; whether you start in Product Development, Marketing or IT: At Sartorius, you will find the opportunity that suits you.
Are you studying engineering, natural sciences, business or information systems management and looking for an internship that gives you the chance to test your theoretical knowledge in practice?
At Sartorius, we will include you fully in our ongoing projects and our daily operations from day one.
Working Student Positions
Would you like to gain work experience, build an international network and pursue your studies at the same time? Then one our working student positions will be the perfect opportunity for you.
Typically you will work 10 to 20 hours a week, which gives you the chance to work with our teams while continuing your academic studies.
Bachelor’s or Master’s Thesis
Link your thesis to a current project or our daily business at Sartorius. While working and writing your thesis, you will be supported by our respective business area.
This allows you to set your theories to the test and gives you access to our experts' knowledge. Along the way, you will expand your network and put yourself forward for a job at Sartorius.
FAQ | Internships 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 but also business administration or computer science). However, you can also apply in other fields, such as human resources and marketing. Check our job search for the latest job vacancies.
At Sartorius in Germany, 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. In the case that an internship is covered by minimum wage legislation we will, of course, be remunerated in line with the legal requirements.
At our Göttingen, working students are paid according to pay grade E2-A of the collective wage agreement of German metalworkers’ union.
The length of your employment with Sartorius can last several semesters. As a rule, students must be enrolled in a university to fill a working student position.
Apply for a specific internship position or a working student job offered on our online job portal. You can upload all required documents to this site. Please be aware that we cannot accept applications sent in via mail.
After we have short-listed candidates based on their written applications, the first interview usually takes place with the respective department you have applied for. This will give the candidate the opportunity to gain first impressions about the prospective workplace and potential future colleagues.
FAQ | Bachelor’s or Master’s Thesis
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 in natural sciences, yet if you are studying in a different field, it will be worth it to take a look at our job search.
No, the deadline by which you will need to complete your thesis primarily depends on the requirements of the university or school you are attending.
You will be paid the same as our interns. In Germany, if you are working on your thesis for 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.