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Working Student Human Ressources (f/m/x)

  • Munich, Bayern, Germany

Job description

Location: Germany or Austria preferred Munich, Vienna or Dornbirn

Position: part-time employment


CrateDB is a global multi-model database, that enables companies to access data insights at scale. The flexible, distributed database solution combines the performance of NoSQL with the power and simplicity of standard SQL. Optimized for large data volumes with high compute and data versatility requirements, CrateDB runs in the cloud, on the edge and on-premise.  

We are a VC and corporate funded global technology company, recognized as cutting edge by both Forbes and Gartner. We are gearing up for hyper-growth, with offices in the US, Germany, Switzerland and Austria. 


As a Working Student / Trainee in Human Resources, you will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in various HR functions while balancing your academic pursuits. You will work closely with our Head of HR to support talent acquisition, employee engagement, and various administrative tasks. This role offers valuable exposure to the inner workings of an HR department and is ideal for students eager to kickstart their career in HR. This role requires to come to one of our offices once a week or 2 days every second week. 


  • Join a leading VC funded tech company from the pre-B stage through to exit
  • Contribute demonstrable business impact to CrateDB’s growth
  • Be part of an open, collaborative culture with “Craties” from diverse backgrounds
  • Close interaction with CrateDB’s key customers, partners, and database users 

Job requirements


  • Provide general support to the Head of HR as needed.
  • Assist with the recruitment process by posting job ads, screening incoming applications, communicating with external recruiters, and scheduling interviews.
  • Support the on- and offboarding process for employees.
  • Help administer employee benefits, including health insurance, and other employee perks.
  • Support the monthly payroll process for our entities in Austria, Germany and Switzerland.
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as Finance, Office and IT, on cross-functional projects with HR implications.
  • Assist with HR administrative tasks, like preparing reference letters, maintaining employee records and updating our HRIS system (Personio).
  • Assist in the preparation of HR-related presentations, reports, and other materials.


  • You are currently enrolled in a bachelor's or master's degree program in Human Resources, Business Administration, Psychology, or a related field.
  • You want to work in a dynamic, fast-growing company and have the required hands-on mentality.
  • You are highly motivated to work in practice and quickly find your way around new processes and tools.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion.
  • Prior experience in HR or related fields is a big plus.
  • Working proficiency in German and in English


  • Competitive compensation 
  • Flexible working hours 
  • Possibility to grow within the company
  • A variety of perks (e.g., financial allowances for public transportation, fitness, and education) 
  • The opportunity to become part of one of the most exciting startups in the IT scene (Winner of the  IoT Evolution: Industrial IoT Product of the Year Award) 

At CrateDB, we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it and support it. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.