School leavers at MAHLE – a fast start.

Green light for your future: Use your high-school diploma and really put the pedal to the metal at MAHLE! At our company, you will have the opportunity to really crank up the ramps in many areas. It will be up to you to select the pole position from which you want to get started: Would you like to have a look around MAHLE? Then, an internship for secondary-school students is the way to go. Keep your goal in your sights and secure your own leading position in the race for these highly sought-after apprenticeships at one of the world´s leading manufacturers of air and liquid management systems.

Climb in, buckle up and take off. Win the race for a coveted apprenticeship position at one of the world’s leading producers of components for internal combustion engines and their peripherals!

Our mission statement

Giving young people a good education is our goal. We at MAHLE provide everything to integrate you from the first day with team spirit and support of each other. Structured introduction in the first few weeks forms a solid basis for your further progress. You will soon take responsibility for exciting tasks. Qualified instructors convey the latest, up to date job descriptions.


Our apprenticeship opportunities – the right model for each person.

When you buy a car, you have to make a tricky decision that you will have to live with for several years: a sedan, station wagon or convertible? – At the moment, you are preparing to make a decision about the right occupation that you may do for the rest of your life. And this decision is somewhat more difficult to make. The range of possibilities is also broad and multifaceted. But just like buying a car, you can be certain of one thing: the right one for you is definitely there.

Have a look at your desired job posting to see if the application period has started.

Find the right model for your future. Take the first step - with us.

Apprenticeships at plant St. Michael

  • Lehre Kunststoffverfahrenstechniker (m/w/d)
  • Lehre Prozesstechniker (m/w/d)
  • Lehre Elektrobetriebstechniker (m/w/d) mit Schwerpunkt Prozessleittechnik
  • Lehre Betriebslogistiker (m/w/d)
  • Lehre Maschinenbautechniker (m/w/d)

Apprenticeships at plant Vöcklabruck

  • Lehre Metalltechniker (m/w/d) im Hauptmodul Werkzeugbautechnik
  • Lehre Metalltechniker (m/w/d) im Hauptfach Zerspanungstechnik
  • Lehre Mechatroniker (m/w/d) im Hauptmodul Automatisierungstechnik
  • Lehre Elektrotechniker (m/w/d) im Hauptmodul Anlagen- und Betriebstechnik
  • Lehre Metalltechniker (m/w/d) im Hauptmodul Maschinenbautechnik

Go to our apprenticeships

Part of the vocational training

In addition: You can also see what else to look forward to at MAHLE:

  • A variety of benefits
  • Training compensation using the current tariff agreement
  • Best opportunities to be employed full-time after completing training
  • Introductory day
  • Information events for candidates and their parents
  • Training and qualification activities

Here are the other benefits

Learning & Development

Professional development at MAHLE – tune up your career.

Sometimes all you need is a slight change of direction to get closer to your destination. That’s why we at MAHLE like to reorient ourselves on a regular basis: During and after your apprenticeship at MAHLE, you will receive individual support tailored to your skills. We stand at your side later if your career as an expert in your field starts to take off or if you decide to continue your education at a university. At each location and for each career opportunity at MAHLE, we offer individualized training programs.

  • Training measures alongside vocational education
  • Specialist seminars (forklift, crane, English, etc.), IT-qualifications, learning techniques, communication
  • Feedback and development interviews
  • Social commitment, social competence
  • Other training measures: engine training course, Jugendschutzgesetz (Law for the Protection of Children and Youth), drug-, debt- and violence prevention course, ergonomics in the workplace, environmental protection and work safety seminar, first aid

Apprenticeship with A-level

Apprenticeship or A-level certificate?

At MAHLE, you have both options. Make with MAHLE the vocational diploma in the four sections: German, mathematics, foreign language and the respective special field. For you as well as for us as a company, the graduation education has a great benefit. Start the apprenticeship with graduation at MAHLE and use the following advantages:

  • Very good general education and practical vocational training
  • Interesting and challenging work right after the training
  • Very good opportunities for advancement within the company
  • Access to colleges or universities
  • Own income during the entire training period

Trial days - insights into apprenticeship at MAHLE

We offer the opportunity to get to know our apprenticeships on trial days. Students in the 9-school-level can try out different apprenticeships over three days in our apprentice academy in St. Michael and exchange ideas with our apprentices and trainers.

Are you interested in a trial day at MAHLE? Then get in touch with us and make an appointment.


Elisabeth Eder

+43 4235 50 50 - 24 44

Florian Starz,  Apprentice Trainer

"I am well prepared for the future, because of my apprenticeship, which I completed at MAHLE in 2011. The well-founded education supported me in fulfilling my life goals. In 2019, I took the opportunity to join MAHLE as an apprentice trainer. Now I pass on my knowledge and skills to the apprentices and support them while entering the world of work"

Florian Starz, Apprentice Trainer

Your Application

What qualifies you

You have already team spirit, commitment and enjoyment of working with new things. If you also have a positive diploma from the ninth year, you've already mastered the first step to applying.

To apply, you will need the following documents

  • A cover letter in which you tell us something about yourself and explain why you would like to begin an apprenticeship
  • A CV in a table format in which you can also tell us what interests you have outside of school
  • A copy of the last two report cards. If you don’t yet have your final certificate, you can send this in later
  • Any proof of internships and further trainings (such as language or computer courses)

Please submit your application online via the MAHLE Recruiting-Portal.

You can find further helpful tips Here

Our selection process

As soon as we have received your application, we will send you an acknowledgment of receipt. If we like your application, we will invite you to a selection event. Normally there will be a theoretical and practical recruitment exam as well as a personal interview with us. If both are completed positively, you’ll soon be signing your contract.

Show what you can!With the PLAYMIT-Certificate Basic you can prepare yourself for the recruitment exam. Attach the completed certificate to your application and show us your commitment and your competences.

Summer internship

You have decided to gain insights into the working world at MAHLE. Good choice. Now it’s time to start your summer internship. We offer summer internships from July to August. When you apply, please let us know the time period you would like to work for us.

What qualifies you:

  • You are at least 16 years old.
  • You have good German language skills.
  • You have a high level of quality awareness.
  • You are reliable and resilient.