Future in Your Hands
There are positions at TÜV SÜD for every experience level, including graduates and students. We have a number of opportunities designed to find, develop and strengthen strategic and/or practical minds of those who are currently studying or who have just finished university.
With every person who starts their career at TÜV SÜD, we gain a piece of the future.
TÜV SÜD offers you a variety of possible fields of application and areas of responsibility. The specialist knowledge of our staff must be correspondingly comprehensive and well-founded. That is why we are looking for graduates who have clear priorities in their areas of study and ideally have already gained initial practical experience in their field, for example during a longer internship or a master thesis within a company.
As time goes by, our fledgling professionals will take on more responsibility. You will acquire the necessary specialised knowledge from experienced team members during your induction period. In some countries, you may also follow a specific training plan during your first few years to gain the skills and legal requirements needed for you to perform certifications yourself and assess complex systems.
There are many reasons to choose TÜV SÜD as your first employer. To name a few:
Different opportunities will be available depending on the region, so be sure to visit your local “Career Page” to gather more detailed information.
Internships: deep insights and a valuable addition to your studies
With an internship at TÜV SÜD, you can enrich your studies with a wide range of practical experience dealing with demanding tasks. In addition to exciting projects, you will also get to know the structures and business processes of an internationally operating group.
The duration of an internship at TÜV SÜD varies according to the individual situation, university syllabus and legal situation in a country, but is always at least eight weeks. The content and focus of the internship will vary depending on the business unit and will take your individual skills and interests into account as far as possible. We take our interns and their needs very seriously and it is important to us that the placement be a real learning experience for you.
There is also the possibility of doing an internship abroad. For such opportunities, you should apply directly to the respective national companies. Overseas internships that are supervised from Germany are generally only possible if you have already worked for us in Germany.
Working students: taking part rather than just observing
Gain inspiration for your future professional life and lay the foundation for your career as a TÜV SÜD-paid working student. Take on real responsibility before you even graduate and challenge yourself professionally as well as personally. We will actively involve you in current projects and day-to-day business with experienced experts. By being integrated into our operational business units, you will develop a deeper understanding of business processes in corporate structures, always with our support.
Working hours, duration of placement and salary for working students depend on the location of the placement and are agreed upon individually with the respective department. In Germany, for example, working hours are not to exceed 20 hours per week during the semester. To be eligible for a TÜV SÜD working student placement, you must have already completed three semesters of study and have some practical experience, for example from an internship.
Final theses at TÜV SÜD: a passion for research meets a wealth of experience
When it comes to your final thesis, that last hurdle before getting your diploma, your curiosity and our experience can become an unbeatable combination. We will do our utmost to ensure its success by supporting you in your research and helping you find the balance between scientific theory and practice.
A project-oriented thesis at TÜV SÜD is particularly attractive to students of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, automotive engineering, environmental engineering and related courses.
Students planning on conducting their research at TÜV SÜD must determine the specific topic of their theses in consultation with the respective department as well as with their university.
Further opportunities such as sponsorships or specific holiday and/or long-term placements may be possible depending on the region where you are located. All offers can be found in our overview on student jobs.