Number of employees: 150.000

Locations: Worldwide

Sector: Wholesale

Company language: English

Career opportunities: Apprenticeship, internship, working student, thesis (BA/MA), direct entry, traineeship, legal clerkship, Young Professionals, Senior Professionals, Executives

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About us

METRO is a leading international specialist in wholesale and food retail. The company operates in 36 countries and provides custom solutions to meet the local and international needs of its customers. With its sales brands METRO/MAKRO Cash & Carry and Real METRO sets the standards for tomorrow: customer focus, digitalisation and sustainable business models.

Why we are a partner of STICKS & STONES

As a global player METRO’s success was always founded on the deep understanding and solid relationship with our different kinds of customers, our 110,000 employees and our suppliers.

Hence, for METRO, Inclusion is our approach actively taking into account, consciously acknowledging and truly appreciating the needs and preferences of our customers, employees and suppliers so that we are equally relevant and attractive to all of them. As part of our everyday culture, this mind set shall enable us to naturally discover and reach out to our stakeholders in all their Diversity.

Our LGBT activities besides STICKS & STONES

METRO PRIDE is the network for LGBT+ colleagues and all who are interested.

Sexual orientation or gender identity should not be limiting factors in either our professional or private lives. All of us should be able to be ourselves at work, without fear of discrimination or judgment. METRO PRIDE gives us the chance to be open, visible and proud of who we are. We can build networks, friendships, and provide support where needed.

Women in Trade (WIT)

WIT (Women in Trade) is the employee network of METRO GROUP that works to systematically support and promote the professional growth of females at METRO GROUP. WIT is an international effort and is open to all dedicated and ambitious female colleagues in the company.


Since 2016, METRO has been a member of the LEAD Network. This European network seeks to promote female management personnel in the retail and consumer goods industry. The acronym LEAD stands for Leading Executives Advancing Diversity. The aim is to win over women for the sector and actively support them in their career paths – for example, through qualification and management personnel development.


Since summer 2017, METRO is a member of PROUT AT WORK. The PROUT AT WORK Foundation is committed to a non-discriminatory and open work environment in which diversity is valued and promoted. The commitment is to the mutual understanding and equal opportunities of people of any sexual orientation, gender identity and any sexual expression in the workplace.

We are looking for

So, you are unique. Open. Friendly. Self-assured. Progressive. Inspiring. Then you are just like METRO…

We value people with passion and enthusiasm for their work, and who are committed to making a difference. If that sounds like you and you’re ready to join an international business that will support your career development, join us.

We offer the following LGBT+ related measurements and benefits

No gender-specific dress code