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Graduate careers with Bayer


Build your career and your future with us 

We offer an exciting range of career opportunities from apprenticeships to graduate positions. Be at the forefront of life sciences as you take that step forward in your career.



Our Graduate Programme allows you to build on your academic achievements whilst preparing for a career in one of the world’s leading Life Science companies that has a passion to turning ideas into powerful solutions to the world’s most crucial concerns.   

You will gain exposure to senior leaders, develop excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.  The programme will give you the opportunity to gain real breadth and experience within a function.  You will be expected to take on responsibility and contribute from day one and will be given all the training and support you need to succeed.

To anyone considering applying to Bayer UK&I graduate programme, I can safely say go for it! Since joining, I have had the pleasure of working with knowledgeable and supportive individuals within patient access team in the UK, who are highly motivated by improving healthcare worldwide. As a life science graduate, I feel truly valued by my team members and can leverage my knowledge and provide unique insights when faced with day-to-day challenges on the job.

The corporate culture within Bayer is fantastic – it fosters an open, collaborative environment where you can reach out to colleagues from all around the world to build meaningful relations and gain indirect exposure to various departments within Bayer. This is invaluable when starting out in the industry and allows you to narrow down your career options and decide on the career path you want to pursue. Additionally, the support from my bosses and seniors cannot be overstated – they have arranged for 1-on-1 tutoring, and I feel that they genuinely care about my professional development.
Dominika is a Pharma Policy and Partnership Graduate at Bayer UK

Graduates – Our Future Leaders – What does the programme look like?

  • 18 month programme  

  • Rotational program within function and in some cases cross functionally  

  • Underpinned by a Learning & Development program to advance leadership and soft skill development. 

  • All graduates to be assigned a mentor from within the function 

  • STEM Ambassador Project experience 

  • The function is responsible for ensuring the rotational program is robust and takes care of functional learning/training  

  • All graduates must have mobility 

  • Expectation for a permanent role at the end of the programme – where roles are available – although no commitment or guarantee for this.  

  • Excellent starting salary and benefits package 

  • Tailored onboarding, and induction experience where you will be given all the information you need to make your first weeks at Bayer a success

  • Interested in joining our graduate scheme? 

    Be matched to your ideal role by uploading your details to our CV Portal. If we don’t currently have a role available for you, our recruiters will find you when the next Bayer opportunity arises Upload your CV .