Questions about joining the company as a student? You will find the answers here.So that there are no unanswered questions about your first practical experiences at MAHLE and your application. In addition, our contact partners gladly stand ready to assist you as well.
Does MAHLE offer Pre-Internships?
Yes, MAHLE offers a limitied amount of Pre-Internships at the training center. Applications will be accepted by October of each year.
Who can apply for an internship at MAHLE?
College students have the opportunity to complete an internship before and while attending university. You can also intern while completing your bachelor’s, master’s or German diplom degree.
How long does an internship last?
You can support us an intern for four to six months.
Does MAHLE offer paid internships?
Yes, interns enlisted in their major studies (starting 5th semester) receive a monthly compensation of 850 Euro. Interns in their general studies (1st -4th semester) receive a monthly compensation of 350 Euro. Pre-Internships will not be paid.
How many hours a week will I work as an intern?
As an intern, your workweek is set at 35 hours under the collective bargaining agreement.
Do I receive vacation time during the internship?
Yes, you are generally entitled to vacation. The number of days to which you are entitled depends on the length of your internship.
When can I apply for an internship?
Ideally, you should apply for an internship six months or a semester before you would like to begin.
Can I write my final thesis at MAHLE?
Yes. We post possible topics as job vacancies. But you can also suggest a topic of your own as long as it has something to do with MAHLE operations. Ernisa Koljenovic (final theses on technical topics) and Sabrina Jasarevic (final theses on commercial topics) will answer your questions.
When should I apply if I want to write my final thesis at MAHLE?
Ideally, you should apply about three to four months before you would like to start. But we also post final-thesis position announcements on short notice. That’s why you should regularly visit our career Web site.
How long will I be employed at MAHLE to work on my final thesis?
A final thesis normally takes three to six months to complete. Generally, you should follow your university’s examination regulations and the individual requirements of the department for which you are writing your final thesis.
Will I be able to have flexible working hours while writing my final thesis?
In coordination with your adviser, your working hours can be flexible up to a certain degree. This way, you can also work on your thesis at home, in the library or at the university or meet with your professor.
How will I be supported in writing my final thesis at MAHLE?
You will have an adviser in the department, who will discuss your topic with you beforehand and is your point of contact for all issues. Together with your advisor, you will define the main objective, length and concept of your thesis. In addition, your adviser will read your thesis upon completion and give you helpful tips during the entire process.
Will I receive compensation while writing my final thesis at MAHLE?
Yes, you will receive €850 per month.
Can I obtain a student job at MAHLE?
Yes, MAHLE gives students the opportunity to gain work experience while studying. You can find additional information under "Students -> Student job."
What is PerforM!?
PerforM! is the name of our talent relationship program that helps us stay in contact with talented students and support their professional development.
What can PerforM! offer me?
Select seminars, MAHLE events and preferred consideration for internships inside and outside Germany as well as final-thesis positions are all part of PerforM!.
How long does support from PerforM! last?
We will support you until you obtain your degree.
How can I receive support from PerforM!?
At the end of your commitment at MAHLE, an adviser from your functional area will recommend you for the PerforM! program. The requirements for acceptance are outstanding achievements during your internships or an outstanding final thesis written at MAHLE.
What type of opportunities will I have at MAHLE after PerforM!?
If you have shown us what you’re worth and we like what we see, we will offer you the opportunity to receive a full-time position after college.