Working Student: Research (m/f/x)

Working Student: Research | Intern (m/f/x) 

Location: Berlin 

Modus: Part-time

Start: April 2023 



Beam is a Berlin-based startup company builder with a bias for (intra-)logistics and technical challenges. We are supported by BEUMER Group – a family business and one of the world’s leading intralogistics companies. We offer pre-seed funding; access to potential customers; solid launch support; and, above all, validated business opportunities that want to become a startup.


European logistics companies turn over more than €1,300B annually, making logistics the fourth largest industry in Europe. Startups are only beginning to scratch the surface of the transformation made possible by applying software to business problems, and Beam is a part of this change.



  • You are a (late-stage) Bachelor's or Master's student with a focus in (intra-)logistics, supply chain, business, entrepreneurship, or data science 
  • You are generally interested in the logistics industry
  • You are experienced in using Google and/or MS Office applications (esp. Excel/Google Sheets) 
  • You are an open-minded, communicative team player with the urge to learn and grow together within flat hierarchies 
  • You understand structured data and can analyze, model, and visualize data from interviews and research you collect. This won't be in the form of large data sets but consolidation from interactions and learnings

  • You are fluent in English and German 



  • Deepen your research and analytics skills by gathering logistics-relevant insights on Statista and Pitchbook to help research industry problems
  • Use Linkedin as an outreach tool to connect with potential subject matter experts, supporting our Senior Researcher in the industry problem research process
  • Maintain a structured database of our interview transcripts and build out a CRM of experts relevant to current and future problem validations at Beam
  • You’ll become an expert in the startup ecosystem, market trends, and the funding environment of the logistics industry in Germany by researching, updating, and improving our extensive list of logistics startups
  • Option to dive into our industry problem validation journey to see first-hand how we move from research to venture-building 



  • You’ll work with highly motivated people who want to improve the world. Besides a passion for the cause, this means small teams with no politics, a high degree of independence, making a difference, a high learning curve, and a personal learning budget at your disposal
  • A stimulating, flexible work environment (partially remote if desired) where you can learn & grow professionally
  • Independent, merit, and results-based working culture. Join a team of diverse and experienced professionals aligned with the mission of launching up to three award-winning logistics startups each year and the values that craft the culture it takes to do so