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Pupil internships

Cast a glance into your future. With our internships for pupils.

Pupil internships

Cast a glance into your future. With our internships for pupils.

Only you can say what you will really do after school. However, we would love to show you all the exciting possibilities on offer with Volkswagen. Delve beyond the surface with a pupil internship with us.

Important information about the current COVID-19 situation 

Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will probably not be able to offer interships for pupils until September 2022.

We regret this very much and wish you good health

Your Volkswagen careers team 

Information about your application

Whether you would like to do a voluntary internship during the holidays or a mandatory internship. Seize this opportunity to look behind the scenes at Volkswagen. There are numerous technical and commercial areas for you to choose from. Internships are usually between 2 and 4 weeks in duration. We also offer a year-long specialised upper secondary school internship (FOS) at some of our sites. And you will of course be assigned a mentor from the department to support you during your internship with us.

Would you like to apply to us for a pupil internship? That’s great.

We need the following documents from you for your application:

A cover letter 
Your main area of interest for an internship
Confirmation from the school stating the internship period
A CV in tabular form
Your last two school reports (these do not need to be certified)
Declaration of consent (for minors)
If you would like to do a mandatory internship with us, we will additionally need confirmation of this from your school

Application

At which site would you like to do your pupil internship?

Our pupil internships are matched to the respective Volkswagen sites. You will find all the information, contacts and addresses for applications you need here.

  • Pupil internship in Wolfsburg

    Which internships are on offer
    Mandatory internship

    Internship duration

    • We offer two/three-week in-company internships for pupils from years 9 to 12.
    • Internships for vocational school pupils last 4 weeks.

    You can do your internship in the following areas
    Pupil internships are possible in all technical and commercial areas. Simply tell us in your application which career you are most interested in (max. 3).

    Time periods
    The time periods for mandatory pupil internships are dictated by the relevant schools.

    Application

    • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will probably not be able to offer interships for pupils until September 2022.
  • Pupil internship in Hannover 

    Which internships are on offer

    • Mandatory internship
    • Voluntary internship

    Internship duration
    We generally offer two-week in-company internships for pupils from years 8 to 12. Internships from 3 to 4 weeks are also available in certain cases.

    You can do your internship in the following areas
    You can choose from practically all technical and commercial areas at the Hannover site. Simply tell us in your application which career you are most interested in.

    Time periods
    The time periods for mandatory pupil internships are dictated by the relevant schools. Voluntary internships are possible year-round.

    Application

    • Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will probably not be able to offer interships for pupils until September 2022.
  • Pupil internship in Braunschweig 

    Which internships are on offer
    Mandatory internship

    Internship duration

    • We offer two/three-week in-company internships for pupils from years 8 to 12.
    • The internship for specialised upper secondary school pupils lasts one year or 960 hours.

    You can do your internship in the following areas
    You can choose from practically all technical and commercial areas at the Braunschweig site. Simply tell us in your application which career you are most interested in.

    Time periods
    The time periods for mandatory pupil internships are dictated by the relevant schools. Unfortunately voluntary internships, for instance during holidays, are not possible at the moment at the Braunschweig site.

    Application

    • Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will probably not be able to offer interships for pupils until September 2022.
  • Pupil internship in Kassel

    Which internships are on offer

    • Mandatory internship
    • Voluntary internship
    • Specialised upper secondary school internship

    Internship duration

    • We offer two/three-week in-company internships for pupils from years 8 to 12.
    • Internships for vocational school pupils last 4 weeks.

    You can do your internship in the following areas

    • Electrical engineering*
    • Metal/mechanical engineering*
    • Warehouse/logistics
    • Office
    • Business and administration*
    • IT/business informatics*
    • Fire department
    • Laboratory

    We will also do our best to accommodate you if you want to do an internship in a career for which vocational training is available at the Kassel site.

    * If you would like to do a specialised upper secondary school internship, you can choose from these four disciplines.

    Time periods 
    Pupil internships are possible year-round at the Kassel site.
    The specialised upper secondary school internships are planned for 2023.

    Application

    • Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will probably not be able to offer interships for pupils until September 2022.
  • Pupil internship in Emden

    Which internships are on offer

    • Mandatory internship
    • Voluntary internship

    Internship duration
    We offer in-company internships from 1 to 4 weeks depending on requirements for pupils from years 8 to 12.

    You can do your internship in the following areas
    You can choose from practically all technical and commercial areas at the Emden site. Simply tell us in your application which career you are most interested in.

    Time periods
    Pupil internships are possible year-round at the Emden site.

    Application

    • Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will probably not be able to offer interships for pupils until September 2022.
  • Pupil internship in Salzgitter

    Which internships are on offer

    • Mandatory internship
    • Voluntary internship

    Internship duration

    • We offer two/three-week in-company internships for pupils from years 8 to 12.
    • The internship for specialised upper secondary school pupils lasts one year or 960 hours.

    You can do your internship in the following areas
    You can learn about the following careers at the Salzgitter site:

    • Electronics engineer in automation technology
    • Warehouse logistics specialist
    • Industrial mechanic
    • Mechatronics engineer
    • Materials tester specialising in metal technology
    • Tool mechanic
    • Cutting machine operator

    Time periods
    The time periods for mandatory pupil internships are dictated by the relevant schools. Unfortunately voluntary internships, for instance during holidays, are not possible at the moment at the Salzgitter site.

    Application

    • Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will probably not be able to offer interships for pupils until September 2022.

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