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There are a number of questions that we are often asked by candidates applying for jobs at METRO GROUP. Here are the most popular ones, but if you still can't find the answers you're looking for, please contact the relevant sales line directly.


What should my application contain?

What should my application contain? A personal cover letter explaining why you are interested in the advertised position A clear and concise CV summarising your education and professional experience as well as any additional qualifications Copies of all relevant certificates (school, vocational training, college/university, professional experience, internships, additional qualifications) A preliminary overview of marks if you are still studying.

How should I prepare my application?

First and foremost: show us who you are and why you want to work for us. After all, the documents you submit are the first impression you make on us.

Students and interns

Which METRO GROUP departments offer internships?

We offer internships in all departments. You simply apply via our speculative applications page.

Where can I find details of available internships?

Our job listings contain information about all current vacancies at our group companies. These include internships, jobs for students and interesting positions for recent graduates and professionals. You can apply directly online.

Where and how can I apply for an internship?

Applications can be submitted via the job listings on our website. We also accept applications via our speculative applications page.

How long do your internships last?

Our internships are between three and six months long.

Do I need to be at university to do an internship with METRO GROUP?

Yes, interns must be in their second semester or later of university.

I have to complete a compulsory internship as part of my university course. Can I do that at METRO GROUP?

Yes, we consider all internship applications. Please apply via our speculative applications page.

Can I submit an unsolicited application for an internship at METRO GROUP?

If you can't find a suitable vacancy in our current job listings, you are welcome to submit a speculative online application to METRO GROUP. Simply choose the company that interests you and the field you want to work in.

Part-time student jobs

Which METRO GROUP departments offer part-time student jobs?

We have openings for part-time student jobs in all the departments that offer internships. View internships

How many hours a week do I have to work once i've secured a part-time student job?

How many hours a week do I have to work once I've secured a part-time student job? This differs from department to department. However, students are only allowed to work a maximum of 20 hours a week during term time.


What entry-level opportunities does METRO GROUP offer college or university graduates and young professionals?

College and university graduates usually start off on a trainee programme. If you are a young professional, there are direct – entry pathways you can apply for.

What trainee programmes do you offer college and university graduates?

Trainee programmes are offered at all METRO GROUP companies, including its sales brands METRO Cash & Carry, Real, Media Markt and Saturn. As the programmes differ, we recommend you to find out more in the careers section of the relevant websites.

Do you offer international placements for entry-level positions?

If you are interested in an international entry-level position at METRO GROUP, please contact the respective group company abroad.


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