Gradute Trainee Program - About the Program

The Graduate Trainee Program is a two-year program, which enables graduates to start their successful career at Barry Callebaut.  The program starts each year in September and is launched in countries of strategic importance to Barry Callebaut. Bright, young talents, like you are given a global perspective and the opportunity to gain deep expertise in a chosen area of specialization. With strong ambition and high performance, you will be able to grow, develop and progress with Barry Callebaut into a challenging position where your expertise is valued and entrepreneurship is fostered.

The program is designed to help you gain functional expertise which transcends across geographies. You get hired in a functional area of your preference and demonstrated expertise. The program is divided into 3 assignments of which at least one is planned outside your home country. Each assignment will take place at a location of strategic importance to Barry Callebaut.

Our Graduate Trainee Program offers excellent development opportunities in an international environment. In addition to regular skills trainings, you will receive continuous feedback on your performance. To help you develop your strengths and start building your furture at Barry Callebaut, you will be assigned a coach and a mentor throughout the program. Moreover, networking activities within the international pool of Barry Callebaut trainees from different areas will be an essential key to your success.

You will be challenged to deliver your best and to broaden your expertise by learning how the different activities interact at Barry Callebaut. Depending on your projects, you will also co-operate with other functional areas.