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Product Traineeship

Work on what truly matters.

Product Traineeship

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.

Scheitern im Produktmanagement

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. 



Product Traineeship Program

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. 


Overview of the training modules

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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. 

Programmmieren im Software Engineering

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. 

Hohe Qualität im UX Design

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. 


A typical working day as a trainee


Our benefits


Health consulting services, accident and health insurance, company doctor and flu shots, height-adjustable desks, company pension, sports classes 


Mobile devices also availabe for private use, summer and Christmas parties, drinks, food & goodies, social and diversity day, mentor month, bus and train ticket, bike leasing 

Family & Leisure

Sabbatical and part-time options, remote work option, trust-based working hours, restaurant vouchers and employee discount, magazines of the Burda publisher, kids christmas party 

Development & Culture

Communication on equal terms, lived culture of failure, mood-o-Meter Feedback / questions for the board, personal development thanks to internal and external workshops, transparent, competitive salary, hackweeks



Birgit Hornung

Senior Manager HR Recruiting