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Tips for your application for a trainee position

To help you make the best impression, we have gathered a few tips and hints for preparing your application. Above all else, you must always proofread your applications to pick up and correct any typing errors, punctuation errors and misspellings.

When you apply for a job with us, you need to prepare both a CV and an application. For an overview of what we find important, please read Your profile.

Your CV

Your CV should reveal your competences and vocational experience at a glance. Please include:

  • Photo
  • Contact information
  • Prior vocational experience, stating date and year plus a short description of your areas of responsibility
  • Education, stating date and year
  • Language skills
  • IT skills
  • Leisure activities

Your application

A good application centers around what you feel you can contribute to our company, why you think we are a good match and why we should employ you.

Answering these questions may get you started:

  • Why do you want to train as a freight forwarder?
  • Why do you want to work at DB Schenker?
  • What can you contribute to DB Schenker?
  • What competences or skills do you possess, which are pertinent to becoming a successful freight forwarder?

Please also tell us a little about your skills, education and vocational experience, using the benefits to us as your point of departure.

If you have any questions or would like to know more about us, you are welcome to give us a call or send us an email.