Vocational Training

Looking for an exciting start in Publishing / Media?

At Springer, Germany, we pride ourselves in this high status, long-standing tradition. Every year we look for energetic, independent and communicative school graduates from across the country who are ready to take on responsibility and to develop their skills in daily contact with customers and colleagues.

What we are looking for


  • Your drive and passion
  • Independent Thinking
  • School Graduate (Abitur / Mittlere Reife) with final mark of “very good” or “good”
  • Available from 1st of September. The selection process always takes place in the first quarter.
  • Interest in training in the following ...

Medienkaufmann/frau Digital und Print (Commercial Media)


They work in a project-oriented and customer-oriented manner. Training focus areas include Sales, Marketing, Advertising, Copyediting / Editorial, Graphic Design / Production, Finance and Electronic Media. In all areas you will actively contribute to daily business, allowing you to gain well-founded expertise in the development of our products without neglecting sales-related aspects.

You can find more information on this type of career at: www.ausbildung-verlag.de

Media Designer Digital and Print


Those working in Media Design Digital and Print are responsible for the design and layout of interactive and printed informational materials such as websites, brochures, advertising flyers and newspapers.

Media designers’ careers are characterized by a synthesis of technology and creativity, while a mastery of the programs and production processes used forms the foundation.

Kaufmann/frau im Groß- und Außenhandel (Wholesale and International Trade)


These young professionals are trained at the Springer Customer Service Center and serve as competent contact partners for our customers in Germany and abroad. They ensure a smooth flow of goods, monitor logistics processes, coordinate deliveries and assume logistical duties entailed by book fairs and exhibitions. Accounting / Controlling, Marketing / Sales and Personnel comprise further training areas.

Warehouse Logistics Specialist


You will learn how to plan and organize all logistical processes concerning the storage, distribution and delivery of our publishing products. These include not only monitoring and recording all ingoing and outgoing goods, but also optimal storage, packaging and shipping so as to minimize times and costs. Within the scope of your training schedule, you will spend time working in the fields of Ingoing Goods, Commissioning, Packing / Outgoing Goods, Remaindered Books, Advertising, the Shipping Office, Controlling and Accounting, and Customer Service.

Kaufmann/frau für Bürokommunikation (Office Communications)


This training program conveys multi-facetted qualifications in the areas of organization and administration. Through a focused familiarization with modern communication and computer systems, combined with the acquisition of commercial expertise, the basis for independent work is created, allowing candidates to later work in a number of different departments.

For more detailed information on the respective training careers and their requirements, please refer to the current listings on our job listings page.