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Many doors are open to you with us as a university graduate. Find the right one for you.

Have you completed your studies?

Then we have fantastic entry opportunities and jobs for you. How about one of our trainee programmes or the doctoral programme? Or perhaps you would prefer to hit the ground running in communications with our practical traineeship? It’s up to you. In any case, we are on hand to kick start your career. With coordinated programme modules, seminars as well as support on academic and interdisciplinary matters. And let’s not forget: with attractive remuneration and numerous company benefits.

Get your career into overdrive at Volkswagen

The StartUp Direct trainee programme is our entry-level programme for university graduates with no more than three years’ professional experience and takes 24 months in total.

Start your career directly at international level

Would you like opportunities to work abroad? Have you already spent at least four months abroad and have no more than one years’ professional experience overall? Then our StartUp Cross trainee programme is ideal for you. The 18-month programme consists of a number of modules and includes a three-month assignment at one of our locations abroad.

You have studied for long enough. It’s time to add the finishing touch.

Do you have what it takes and would like to do a doctorate? Then our doctoral programme offers you a fantastic opportunity to work on up-to-the-minute research topics. During the course of the three-year programme, you will work directly in the relevant department, receive support on academic and interdisciplinary matters and attend exciting seminars. And so that you can concentrate fully on your work, you will of course receive an attractive salary and paid holiday leave.

Communication can make the difference. Above all when it comes to your career.

Following successful completion of our practical traineeship, you will have earned the title "Kommunikationsreferent DAPR" (DAPR Communications Officer). The two-year programme includes exciting project assignments and targeted seminars. And naturally offers attractive remuneration and holiday leave.

Take the next step. Become a software developer in two years.

Is it your dream job to become an IT specialist? Then it’s time to stop dreaming. We are proposing to train you to become a software developer in just two years. And bring you on board in our team afterwards. Regardless of what your profession is presently. The main requirement is that you have an affinity for maths, logic and computers.

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To make sure you get it right, we can tell you first how it works.

Still have questions? We have listed and answered the most frequently asked questions here. 

Do you have a question? Feel free to contact us!

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