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At Bayer we’re visionaries, driven to solve the world’s toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none’ is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We’re doing it with energy, curiosity and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities and redefining ‘impossible’. There are so many reasons to join us. If you’re hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there’s only one choice.


Intern in Process Design & Optimization (m/f/d) 


Where do you want to go? What would you like to do? What do you want to achieve?
An internship at Bayer is your chance to give your career a kick-start in a global organization that wants to achieve the unattainable.


Process Design & Optimization is part of the Engineering & Technology of Bayer AG. We work on overall process engineering development and optimization of processes for chemical or biotechnological active ingredient production as well as for ​​formulation and packaging operations. We offer committed students (m/f/d) the opportunity to gain practical experience and implement the specialist knowledge they have acquired during their studies.



  • Data preparation and analysis
  • Support in the creation of mass and energy balances as well as in model creation and evaluation
  • Participation in the development of software tools (e.g. device models, occupancy planning, analysis and visualization methods)
  • Assistance with process and product flow simulation
  • Evaluation of process alternatives and process optimization
  • Get to know Quality by Design methods in a GMP-regulated environment



  • Study of pharmaceutical engineering, life science engineering, biological or chemical engineering, process engineering or a comparable field of study
  • In-depth specialist knowledge in the respective field of study
  • Previous knowledge of process simulation or programming is an advantage
  • Belief that you learn throughout your life and that the lessons you learn from failure lead to success
  • Enjoy working in a team as well as commitment and motivation
  • High willingness to learn and quick comprehension
  • Fluent written and spoken German and English skills


Our service package is flexible, appreciative and tailored to your lifestyle, because: What is important to you is important to us!

  • Depending on the type of work and in consultation with your supervisor, there are different options of flexible working time models possible
  • We promote your development through access to learning opportunities such as LinkedIn Learning and our language learning platform Education First
  • We affirm sustainable mobility through climate-friendly mobility options such as job tickets and bike sharing
  • Get exciting advantages and access to discounts from more than 150 brands with our corporate benefits program
  • We celebrate diversity with an inclusive work environment, where you are welcomed, supported and encouraged to bring your whole personality


Be curious. Be Bayer.

We offer you a voluntary internship or the option of a compulsory internship for 4 months. Please apply online with your complete documents (cover letter, CV, certificates, certificate of matriculation, examination/study regulations). #LI-DE


Local regulations and legal requirements vary per country of hire and will be discussed with considered candidates individually based on their potential of hire.

Bayer welcomes applications from all individuals, regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, physical characteristics, social origin, disability, union membership, religion, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or any unlawful criterion under applicable law. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.
Bayer is committed to providing barrier-free access and support-facilities for individuals with disabilities - during the application process and beyond. Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to request any support / equipment they may need via the contact information below.
Location: Germany : North Rhine Westfalia : Leverkusen     
Division: Enabling Functions    
Reference Code: 806953     

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