Our belief

We believe in a world of work where people can be themselves and achieve their true potential. XING plays a key role within the NEW WORK cosmos.

At XING, it is our daily goal to create value for our users’ everyday lives. XING has been a leader in the development of user-centric digital products for years, thanks to an organisation that applies cutting-edge, agile product development approaches.

This is why product management plays a vital role at XING. With us, you can experience an innovative working culture and become part of our product team. 

As a XING product management trainee (m/f/x), you’ll join an 18-month rotational trainee programme for aspiring product managers looking to craft outstanding digital solutions.

WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR When you’re right for us

Ready for change?

We know that the potential for being an excellent product manager comes in many different forms. 


That’s why we’re looking for people who are curious. People with the courage to think outside the box and to try new things, no matter their background. 


Do you want to develop excellent products that our users and customers love? Are you an analytical thinker, fascinated by data-based decision-making and have a Bachelor’s degree? If you answered yes to all three questions, you’re in the right place. 



THE TRAINEE PROGRAMME Why you’re right with us

Exciting times await you

You’ll join an interesting and exciting 18-month programme where you’ll train as a product manager. 


You’ll experience 4 different areas within our B2C and B2B products along with insights into our product community.


As well as getting hands-on, you’ll attend various professional and soft skill training courses to develop and hone your skills.


You’ll be mentored by one of our product directors throughout the programme. 


THEORY AND PRACTICE Tailored programm

We believe that a combination of hands-on experience and in-house training works best in giving you the skills and tools you’ll need to succeed. 

It’s your choice! Get to know 4 different B2C and B2B product areas. Alongside your mentor, you’ll decide which areas you’d like to experience exactly. 
Learn from the best! Within the different areas, you’ll work with a senior product manager from the respective team. 
Think outside the box! Our training programme is designed to help you build up a clear picture about product development, enabling you to understand the links between tech, research and analytics at XING. 
Work on things that matter! The trainee programme gives you the opportunity to work on different business models and products.
It’s up to you! The overarching goal of the programme is for you to take on responsibility for a product as a senior manager.



VARIED TRAINING Overview of the training modules

Development Process

Gain insights into product development, be it agile methods, roadmap planning or prioritising and defining OKRs – you’ll learn everything within this module. 

Data & Analytics

Have you ever wondered how we use data to shape future product development? If so, this training module is for you. 

Engineering basics

Let’s get technical! Programming languages, design systems and testing – you’ll learn everything there is to know on the technical setup at XING. 


User insights, UX & market research

Do you want to know how we find out what our users want? If so, you can look forward to this training week covering topics such as user research, design thinking and prototyping. 

Soft skills

Your extensive training programme also includes training to enhance your soft skills!

A GLIMPSE INTO YOUR WORKPLACE A typical working day as a trainee ;-)


Overview of benefits

Salary – Market value and transparent.

Personal development – We offer you individual support to boost your career and know-how thanks to a wide range of training.

Flexibility – Our lives aren’t guided by appointments. We’re trusted to work our contracted hours and can work from home.

Company events – Be it our summer event, kick-off meetings or brown bag sessions: we thrive on exchanges within our community.

Much more – Restaurant vouchers, subsidised public transport ticket, smartphone or iPad. Find out for yourself!