Take advantages of the many options available. Develop new prospects.

We support your growth, your happiness and your success. Whether you are a student, a graduate or a young professional – everyone can find their career path at METRO. Together we can drive our company forward – and offer you lots of career prospects and opportunities for advancement.


Have you just graduated? Are you ready to start work? Welcome to METRO. We will support you as you take your first career steps – and beyond. We welcome economics graduates as well as applicants with other academic backgrounds. The most important thing is to be excited about commerce. You should be able to combine theory and practice. And you will always be aware of the customer’s needs.

Graduate training programme

Have you just graduated? Do you want to get off to a flying start at METRO? Apply for one of our graduate training programmes. Discover which direction you want to take your career in. As a graduate trainee you will be prepared for challenging tasks, enabling you to make progress and take advantage of new opportunities. And the best thing is that your development doesn’t end with the training programme – there will be numerous further training options available afterwards as well.

Are you still in the early stages of your career? Are you passionate about commerce? Do you want to help shape the future of METRO? We are looking for talented young professionals. Especially in operational sales, IT, logistics and real estate. We are looking for people with character and personality. Because we are a company with character and personality. For us that means being open-minded, passionate about teamwork and having the courage to be innovative.

In the ranking of the top employers in the retail sector, METRO ranks 8th among the most popular employers of young professionals in Germany. This is the result of the trendence Young Professional Barometer 2017, a representative study of 18,000 young professionals in Germany conducted annually by the independent consulting and market research company trendence. METRO is particularly popular as an employer for high potentials. 

Excellent conditions for employees as well as role-model HR processes and methods were the reasons why METRO was again recognized several times with the renowned certificate 'Top Employer' in 2018 by Top Employers Institute. METRO was in addition also named 'Top Employer Europe' for the fifth consecutive time.

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