Gain practical experience during your studies with a pre- and basic internship at MAHLE

So, after leaving school with your high school certificate (Abitur), you would like to start a degree course that focuses on engineering and you need some proof of your basic technical knowledge?

In just a few weeks, we will teach you the basic principles in our training workshop. These will give you a leg up when it comes to understanding the content of your course. The pre- and basic internship is unpaid.

What we offer you:

We will work with you to tailor the Preliminary and Basic Placements to the guidelines and requirements of your university or college, based on the following topics

  • Getting to know the manufacturing processes of machining and forming
  • Getting to know the practical procedures and organisational conditions
  • Understanding the various methods used to manufacture
  • Getting to know the production and machining of workpieces and how they work in practice.

Fast Facts:

  • Internship Duration: 6 weeks
  • Start dates for Stuttgart: At our Stuttgart site, you can begin your pre- and basic internship in either mid-February or August.
  • Start dates at other sites: You can see the respective location-dependent dates on the corresponding job advertisements.
Amy Fischer

"I am doing my basic internship in MAHLE’s training factory. Here I am getting to know conventional but also modern manufacturing techniques. Working in a pleasant atmosphere encourages me to ask questions and get help at any time. What makes MAHLE unique for me is that the company invests a lot in people's future and their qualifications. I am convinced that I will benefit from my new knowledge and skills in my studies. "

Amy Fischer

Your Online Application

Here you will find our pre- and basic internship job opportunities.

To apply, you will need the following documents:

  • A cover letter
  • Your Resume
  • Your high school certificate (Abitur) (if not yet available, your last two semester reports)
  • Guidelines of the college or university regarding the requirements for the pre- and basic internship

Please submit your application online via the MAHLE recruiting portal. Clicking on the "Apply" button, which is available as part of every job advertisement, will take you there automatically.

The Selection Process

We will review your application and then call you to discuss further steps with you.

Your Benefits:

As a MAHLE employee, you can enjoy a large number of benefits. Individual career prospects and work-life balance - we offer more to you.Find out about the benefits enjoyed by MAHLE employees.

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