Talent Meets Bertelsmann Program 2018 in Berlin, Germany


Deadline:  13 May 2018
Open to: bachelor, master or MBA students or doctoral candidates,in the field of economics, humanities, media management or business informatics with a keen interest in data science
Venue: 2 – 4 July, 2018 in Berlin, Germany

Description

It’s all about data. And all of your ideas: Are you ready to shape the digital future? Are you creative and passionate about the media landscape and data-driven business models? Bertelsmann is looking for talents with an entrepreneurial, innovative mindset to participate in “Talent Meets Bertelsmann 2018” from July 2 to July 4, 2018. Big Data offers big challenges and opportunities – you’ll participate in demanding workshops, working hand in hand with experienced Bertelsmann entrepreneurs on key business ideas, and present your results in front of a jury of Bertelsmann executives. Get to know Bertelsmann from an inside perspective!

What is it offered?

  • An invitation to Berlin from July 2 to July 4, 2018;
  • Workshops on future trends in Bertelsmann’s business areas;
  • Attractive prizes for the best ideas and designs;
  • An unforgettable party with a concert from a BMG talent;
  • Individual career consulting and outstanding networking opportunities;
  • Membership in the extraordinary “Talent Meets Bertelsmann“ network, which gives you the chance to build a long-term relationship with us and other talented members.

Eligibility

  • Bachelor, Master or MBA students or doctoral candidates, ideally in the field of economics, humanities, media management or business informatics with a keen interest in data science;
  • Experience in developing creative, data-driven business models and a fascination with cutting-edge digital trends;
  • Proven affinity for media and data in projects conducted outside of a school or university context;
  • Above-average academic performance, as well as strong analytical and conceptual abilities and communication skills;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

Costs

The organizers will cover the costs of each participant’s hotel room for two nights (July 2 to July 4, 2018), as well as travel expenses up to 300 EUR for students coming from European schools and up to 500 EUR for students from non-European schools. All participants are invited to join a closed Facebook group so that you can get to know one another in advance of the event.

Application

  • Send an application (in English) telling about yourself and your goals;
  • Your resume should clearly indicate that you are fascinated by media as well as data, and your motivation letter should explain why you are eager to pursue entrepreneurial challenges.
  • Please attach any certificates attesting to your proficiency in English if available.

The official web-page.