Deadline: 3-6 months before your desired date to start the internship | Apply here
Duration: between 8 weeks and 6 months
Salary: the full statutory minimum wage without exception, whether you are a voluntary intern, a compulsory intern or writing a dissertation.
Location: Volkswagen’s home country is Germany, although the company offers internships in different countries and cities.
Volkswagen internships: from university straight into business
Are you on the lookout for an exciting internship? Volkswagen gives you an opportunity to gain practical work experience. And if you are particularly talented, you’ll have the chance to be included in the students talent bank.
The Student Talent Pool of Volkswagen
If you make a positive impression as an intern and have achieved good or excellent grades in your studies, your supervisor can propose you for Volkswagen Student Talent Pool.
Whether you will be accepted for the development programme that accompanies your studies is decided in a one-day selection process. Once you have overcome this challenge, there are many possibilities open to you:
- you will get to know the Volkswagen locations through excursions,
- gather further experience as an intern in Germany or abroad
- or you can carry out research on topics that you have developed in conjunction with Volkswagen for your dissertation.
- In addition, the team at the Student Talent Pool regularly holds seminars, organises visits to exhibitions and other important events in the automotive world.
The continuous contact to the company offers you the opportunity to become even more acquainted with the diverse Volkswagen World and the chance to build up your personal network already during your studies.
How to apply for Volkswagen internships?
1. Find a suitable vacancy.
You can find all of the advertised jobs in the online job market. You can filter the search by location, job description and/or level. In addition, you can also look for key terms. A partial word search can be conducted using the * character.
2. Applicant profile and the application process.
To be able to apply, create an online application account. For this, they require your name and your email address. Fill out the fields shown with your details and upload your attachments.
3. You receive a notification of receipt.
Shortly after sending your application, you will receive an automatic confirmation of receipt from Volkswagen. If you do not receive this, please check your spam folder first. If the confirmation does not arrive, please contact the contact partner for the corresponding job advertisement.
4. Job interview.
The first step is for your application to be checked by Human Resources and the department to which you are applying. If they have been impressed by your application, you will be invited to an interview at the site or they will conduct a telephone interview with you.
5. Contract and appointment.
If the job interview was successful for both parties, then there is nothing to stop your internship. You will receive the contract documents by post or on your first day with Volkswagen.