Today's grads, tomorrow's leaders

Your career at Bayer is up to you. Whatever your background, if you’re passionate about science and innovation, the Bayer Graduate Program provides extensive training, development and opportunities across a diverse range of fields and roles. You will be mentored by highly successful leaders and senior managers within multiple business groups and receive guidance and support to develop leadership skills and business acumen to excel in your career. 


You will be encouraged to foster positive change, drive innovation and become a leader of tomorrow. The possibilities for achievement are limitless – determined by your ambition, performance and dedication.

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The Bayer graduate program provides you with the opportunity to join one of the world’s leading Life Science companies.


Our 18 month program offers you the chance to gain exposure to senior leaders, develop excellent leadership and interpersonal skills and gives you the opportunity to gain valuable experience in 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.


Join a winning and inspiring company and take advantage of the opportunities available to you and set the course for your personal and professional future.




  • Sales and Marketing rotational scheme – Consumer Health (Sydney)
  • Technical Services – Pharmaceutical / Consumer Health (Sydney)
  • Agriculture – Crop Science (Melbourne)
  • Finance (Sydney)


For each of the positions you will rotate around the function and gain experience in a variety of roles. Additional specific criteria apply to each of the roles – please see individual role criteria.




Here’s a list of the specific criteria for applicants to our Graduate Recruitment Scheme.


All Roles

  • Recently completed or expected to finish tertiary qualification by January 2018
  • Must to able to start in January 2018
  • Have a can-do attitude and a willingness to challenge the status quo
  • Available for an assessment centre in late September in Sydney or Melbourne
  • Meet the specific criteria for each role
  • Full Australian working rights




Sales and Marketing (Consumer Health)

  • Excellent numeracy and communication skills
  • Driver’s license


Health Technical Services (Pharmaceutical / Consumer Health)

  • Preference will be given to life science-related degrees
  • Driver’s license

Sales and Marketing, Product Development (Crop Science / Agriculture)


  • Science degree, preferably with a focus on agriculture
  • Driver’s license


FACT role (Finance department)

  • Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business or Commerce.
  • Support available for CPA and CMA studies if desired





The process will consist of an application form, CV submission, interview, personality or aptitude test and an assessment centre in September.


Please apply here.


You will receive acknowledgment of your application and be advised of the next steps. The closing date for applications is 21 August 2017.




Q. Can I send my application direct through the careers website/Bayer email?

A. No, we ask that all applications are submitted online.


Q. I do not meet the specific criteria – should I still submit my application?

A. We’ll consider each candidate on an individual basis; preference will be given to those who meet the criteria.


Q. When and where will the interviews/assessment centres be held?

A. They will be held in the Sydney and Melbourne areas. Full details will be outlined if you are successful in your application but the assessment centre will be held in September 2017.


Q. Am I guaranteed a role at the end of the 18 month program?

A. We do not guarantee a role at the end of the program but we anticipate you would successfully apply for internal roles as available.


Q. What benefits do you offer?

A. We offer a competitive starting salary and a wide range of benefits.

Full details will be provided if you are invited to the assessment centre.


Please email us or call us on 1300 806 566 with any questions not answered here.


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