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About to finish school or already graduated? Or still at school but already thinking about a career? thyssenkrupp has a great deal to offer school students. Find out here about our internships, apprenticeships and integrated degree programs.

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Apprenticeships: great prospects for school students and dropouts.

thyssenkrupp offers school students numerous apprenticeships.

An apprenticeship provides a solid foundation for your future career and exciting prospects in many different fields. Of course, the quality of the training is of paramount importance. With 30 training centers and 50 works schools we offer the best quality. We look after you with more than 1000 supervisors and trainers and give you the opportunity to work on projects and take part in further training. thyssenkrupp is repeatedly awarded as a TOP company for apprenticeships and development. But what pleases us even more is that most of our apprentices stay with us after completing their training and continue their development with the company.

Curious? Then find out more! Whether you want to become a mechatronics technician, machinist or machine operator, IT clerk, wholesale and foreign trade specialist or warehouse logistics specialist: Discover up to over 60 types of apprenticeships. Apply now and become part of our #teamtk with over 3,000 apprentices at thyssenkrupp. Go for it!

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Training directions: tasks, requirements, prospects

What you should bring to the table

Perhaps you are currently wondering whether you made the right choice in starting a degree and considering whether to do something different? Our apprenticeships offer you exciting perspectives. How about an apprenticeship as an industrial or process mechanic, design engineer or machine tool engineer, for example? We also offer appenticeships as an electronics technician or specialist warehouse clerk. Whatever you choose: your apprenticeship with us is the first step to success.

What you can expect

Depending on apprenticeship you will: work in production areas and learn about different production and manufacturing processes; set up production facilities, supervise manufacturing processes and carry out repair and maintenance work; produce precision components by turning, milling or grinding and become a specialist in operating advanced CNC machinery; organize the flow of goods, store our materials professionally and carry out inventory checks.

Your prospects after completing your apprenticeship

With an industrial apprenticeship at thyssenkrupp, you’ll start out on a career with wide-ranging options. Become part of the team in the production areas or seek adventure in the worldwide installation of our products. Drive forward the digital transformation and further your education with additional qualifications. 

  • Full onboarding support
  • Fair working conditions and pay 
  • Attractive benefits
  • Healthcare programs
  • Strong team culture and regular team events

What you should bring to the table

With a lower or upper secondary school diploma and good grades you fulfill the most important requirements for most of our technical apprenticeships. You should also be quick on the uptake and have a keen interest in technology and scientific topics. 

What you can expect

First you will learn how important tools and machines work and how to use them. Then it’s on to practically oriented technical training during which you will get to know the various departments of our company. In the practical training you will also benefit from a number of topic-specific training courses.

Your prospects after completing your apprenticeship

After completing your apprenticeship there are a variety of fields in which you can work in our company. You are at the beginning of a career path that offers great opportunities for advancement thanks to numerous further education programs.

Benefits

  • Full onboarding support
  • Fair working conditions and pay 
  • Attractive benefits
  • Healthcare programs
  • Strong team culture and regular team events

What you should bring to the table

A lower or upper secondary school diploma and an interest in commercial and business management issues paired with good teamwork skills and good grades in mathematics and foreign languages: These are your starting requirements for a commercial apprenticeship.

What you can expect

In a commercial apprenticeship too, in most cases you will also first get to know our training workshops. Here you will learn everything you need to know about the materials we use and how they are processed in our plants. Then it’s on to your specialist training, where you will acquire knowledge in materials management, human resources, administration, finance and accounting as well as in national and international sales. You will work with state-of-the-art office technology and get to know the processes of a global industrial group.

Your prospects after completing your apprenticeship

With a commercial apprenticeship at thyssenkrupp you are starting out on a career with wide-ranging possibilities. Thanks to numerous further education programs tailored to your needs, you will also have good opportunities to develop professionally.

Benefits

  • Full onboarding support
  • Fair working conditions and pay 
  • Attractive benefits
  • Healthcare programs
  • Strong team culture and regular team events 

Integrated degree program: Your start into the professional life

thyssenkrupp offers school students integrated degree programs.

Want to combine practical work in a company with lectures at university after leaving school? At thyssenkrupp you can - with integrated degree programs in the technical, industrial and commercial fields. We work closely with universities of applied sciences and cooperative education. thyssenkrupp offers two different models:

  • A combination of apprenticeship and studies ending with two qualifications (recognized occupational qualification and degree)
  • Studies at a university of cooperative education with practical phases at the company ending with one qualification (for example bachelor’s degree)

Your advantage: Between theory phases your course includes regular fixed practical blocks, allowing you to apply what you have learned directly to your work and be part of the team right from the start. You qualify having already gained practical experience of business processes - something that employers particularly appreciate.

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Internship: Gain first impressions

School students gain insights into thyssenkrupp through internships.

What does a machinist do? How does an office manager work? On a school student internship you can spend two to three weeks getting to know one of our many job categories. You’ll learn which skills and knowledge are important for the job, what it feels like to work in one of our companies and how you can contribute your interests and talents.

If you would like to do an internship with us and see why thyssenkrupp is an interesting employer, you have several options. It’s best to send your application to one of our companies five to six months before the desired start of your internship – or you are welcome to send a speculative application. Internships for school students are awarded independently by our Group companies. You can also search our job board for internship advertisements – just click on the blue button.

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