We nurture new talent to grow and develop as our business does. That’s why we offer a diverse range of internships, apprenticeships and graduate programmes to students all over the world. Starting a career with METRO Cash & Carry is full of exciting prospects. Ours is a fast-paced, innovative environment and you’ll take on responsibility early. What’s more, your development is our top priority, so wherever you join us, you’ll always be learning and progressing. 

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Student & Graduate Opportunities

Food purchaser

I’ll never forget my final exam – I received so much support from my colleagues.

Nathalie Salaga, Edible Grocery Food Purchaser and former METRO apprentice, Germany

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20,61 hours
of individual training
on average per year


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439,384 eLearning modules conducted in 2015

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Join a METRO Cash & Carry internship and see how you can build an impressive career within a leading international wholesaler. Over several months, you’ll gain insights into our multifaceted business, contribute your ideas to influence our operations, and learn how you can grow with us.

If you're in your second semester at university or later, have excellent written and spoken English skills, and are driven to succeed, apply for an internship in your country.

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Early career roles

If you have substantial experience in operational sales, field operations, human resources and more, we want to hear from you. Do you have experience in wholesale but are just starting out in your career? We’re always interested in employing people with a diverse range of skills and a can-do attitude. Not only will you bring an entrepreneurial approach to building relationships, you’ll also play an integral role in the success of our business.

If you have substantial experience in operational sales, field operations, human resources and more, we want to hear from you.

Learning and Development and Graduate Opportunities

Chef specialist

Learning and Development

Our success depends on the knowledge and skills of our people. We all play a part in developing a dynamic, sustainable wholesale business and that’s why, whatever stage of your career you join us at, we’re interested in nurturing your talents.

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Graduate opportunities

METRO POTENTIALS is a programme especially designed to help ambitious college and university graduates launch their career.

Tailored to graduates in each country, we offer you challenging roles with big development opportunities – and that doesn’t end after the programme does. Find out more about your place in the exciting world of wholesale trade.

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Discover which internships, apprenticeships and early career opportunities are available in your country.

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