KWS Graduate Programme

We sponsor work permits / visas for successful applicants

Programme Facts

  • Programme Duration: 24 Months
  • Industry: Agribusiness
  • Area's: Marketing, Sales, Project Management, Product Management, R&D, Data Science & Analytics
  • Rotations: 4
  • International Rotations: Yes
  • Website: Link

Key Requirements

Fluent in English
Masters Degree
We sponsor work permits / visas for successful applicants
We sponsor work permits / visas for successful applicants

About the Graduate Programme

We offer three type of exciting entry opportunities for ambitious graduates and outstanding talents. Our vision is to grow a high potential talent pool for exciting career opportunities at KWS through three programs; Growing into the Future and Growing with Science, Growing with Innovation. After an initial 4 week onboarding session where graduates get to meet KWS leaders, do field-trips and receive soft-skill training, they join dynamic teams to tackle 4 exciting and diverse projects throughout the 2 years.

During projects, graduates hone their strategic thinking and influencing skills and have the sole responsibility of planning, overseeing and executing a challenging project chosen by themselves from a project pool. Third rotation is an all-expense paid international assignment and graduates get to pick their country they visit.

Graduates are part of an international graduate community and they have a chance to do trainings and socialize with the former and current graduates on a periodic basis. The graduates are supported with a strong relational network; Project Coach, Project Sponsor, Buddy and a Mentor. The finalized candidate group is offered a relocation package and receive a 3000 EUR worth training budget in addition to many other perks and packages.

Graduate Programme
Open: December 18 Close: February 29 Start: October 1


  • Paid Housing
  • Flexibility to Work from home
  • Paid phone and laptop
  • Employees discounts
  • Skills development (courses etc.)
  • Pension Plan
  • Social Gatherings
  • Equity Program
  • Company Car
  • Relocation package
  • Yearly training budget

Stories from the inside

Application Process

1. CV Screen 2. Telephone Interview 3. Video Recording Assessment 4. Assessment Center

After the Program ends

Almost all graduates have found their permanent KWS job before the end of the program. We have an extremely high retention rate.