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Working Along Trends

A backpack, donuts, bubble wrap and cables?
You might wonder what these items have to do with Lufthansa Group’s business. You might even say that cables stand for outdated technologies or ask how plastic wrap complies with conducting business in an economically friendly way. This is where you come in.

We would like you to be part of transforming our businesses in the light of long-term corporate and societal challenges for mobility, connectivity, sustainability and individualization.

We offer you the unique chance to discover where your true potential lies. We’ll give you the skills and experience you need for a great career, both during and after your traineeship.

We are more than you think


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Who are we looking for?

You have a master’s degree and, possibly, some professional experience. You’re fluent in English and have international experience. You can solve complex problems and come up with brilliant solutions. You’re interested in challenges and willing to play a part in overcoming them. You can see a project through to conclusion. You can deal with the complexity of digitization.

Then you’re the right fit for us. Apply for StartTraineeships.

Program Setup

  • Program length of 18 to 24 months
  • Onboarding phase of several weeks including a deep dive into the world of Lufthansa Group, visits of operations and subsidiaries, team building, and skill trainings
  • 4 to 5 practical assignments based on your choice and interest – including one abroad
  • Professional and personal coaching sessions and seminars
  • Chance to network with fellow trainees from other programs

The Programs

We offer different StartTraineeships for people with a different passion:

Application and Program Start

Most of the StartTraineeships start two times per year:

  • Spring (01 April)
  • Fall (01 October)

The application process will start approximately half a year before each intake. You will find more information about the recruiting process and times on the pages of the single programs.

Simply create a JobSubscription with your desired entry level "trainee" and receive active information about when the application phase starts.

Special Features

  • Choose your project assignments
  • Take part in a corporate responsibility project and a cutting-edge innovation project
  • Achieve personal development through mentoring or a one-week offsite in a remote location
  • Gain hands-on knowledge of mega trends affecting our business

Instant Community

One of the best things about a traineeship is the chance to build a lifelong network. You will meet and work with other trainees on occasions like:

  • Trainings during the onboarding phase
  • A social project
  • Annual trainee days
  • Activities through the Lufthansa Young Network

The extensive networking opportunities will help you kick-start your career.