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Ambitious talents with a global mindset

Kick off an international career

Carlsberg is not an ordinary company. Our founders' pioneering spirit, passion for brewing and proactive contribution to society is what makes us who we are today - one of the leading brewery groups in the world with a large portfolio of beer and other beverages. To meet our ambition to make Carlsberg a successful, professional and attractive brewer in our markets, we need highly qualified people - this includes recently graduated master students, who are ready for an international career.

Graduate Programmes

Do you want to fast track your personal development and grow your talent? And are you ready to kick off an ambitious career to become a future leader within one of the world's largest breweries with some of the best know brands in the category? If yes, check out our graduate programmes for recently graduated master students.

We offer three different programmes within commercial, finance and digital. Read more about each of them on this page. All our programmes have a duration of 24 moths and over the course of this period, you will gather international experience, be exposed to various projects and start building a strong network.


Four global programmes

A stepping stone for young talents who are looking for an ambitious career with international possibilities

Commercial Graduate Programme

Commercial Graduate Programme

With two exciting tracks available with rotations in different positions across functions and business units, the international/national commercial graduate programme is an excellent opportunity for an amazing learning adventure and exposure to new challenges.

When the graduate programme opens for applications, the link will be available on this page.

Digital Graduate Programme

Digital Graduate Programme

The digital graduate programme offers the chance to help pave the way for the Carlsberg Group's digital transformation and get hands-on experience learning what it takes to enable high performance in a multinational company with more than 40,000 employees.

When the graduate programme is open for applications, the link will be available on this page.

Finance Graduate Programme

Finance Graduate Programme

With three rotations within a multinational finance function, one of them being in one of our markets, the finance graduate programme will expose successful applicants to areas of accounting, financial planning and management reporting. In a rotation abroad they will get the chance to contribute to the running of a local market company.

When the graduate programme is open for applications, the link will be available on this page.

Integrated Supply Chain Graduate Programme

Integrated Supply Chain Graduate Programme

Our Integrated Supply Chain Graduate Programme aims to give you exposure to the full end-to-end supply chain spectrum. The programme begins every year in October and lasts 24 months. One year will be spent in Switzerland, Ziegelbrucke office and the second in locations where we have an operation. You’ll take on assignments, which could take you to any of the following departments: Manufacturing Processes & Business Development, Strategy Planning & Logistics, Procurement, Supply Chain Finance, Customer Supply Chain, Production, and Commercial.

When the graduate programme opens for applications, the link will be available on this page.

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Graduate blogging

How is it really to be a graduate at Carlsberg?

Hear what our graduates say

Who are we looking for?

As a person, one of your most remarkable characteristics is your continous strive for results and thirst for great. You are a strong communicator with excellent communication skills, with an ability to influence and engage internal and external stakeholders, and secure buy in to concepts. Even when things get tough, you stay positive, proactive and innovative. You are flexible, service minded, and can adjust to the situation and the requirements. All of this you combine with a team spirit and focus on succeeding together with others.

Your key to success

  • You are a high paced and proactive person with a 'Can do' attitude
  • Strong business accumen and pragmatic approach to resolving issues
  • Good team player and willing to go the extra mile for the team

Personal skills and qualifications

  • Education - Master's Degree or equivalent
  • English (fluent) is a prerequisite
  • International relevant experience or extracurricular activities strongly preferred

I'm intrigued - how do I become a Carlsberg Group graduate?

In order to get the best and most in-depth insight into your compatibility with Carlsberg Group, you will go through different assessment elements. You will learn more about each step in the process along the way as we get closer and closer to finding out next batch of Carlsberg Graduates.

1. Online application

Complete the online application form by submitting your CV and Cover Letter.

2. Graduate Assessment Day

This day is an opportunity for you to learn more about Carlsberg and for us to assess your skills within your respective functional competencies with cases and interviews.

3. Final interview

In the final stage of the recruitment process, successful applicants will be invited for a final interview with the respective function. This interview is to follow up on questions, learn about your working style preference and once more to assess the cultural match.