Future in Your Hands
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.
Chua Wee Meng – Intern, Microbiology
"My internship at TÜV SÜD's microbiology department has been a fruitful and enriching one. I had the opportunity to integrate what I have learnt in school and assist my team in performing various microbiological tests. My positive internship experience can be largely attributed to my colleagues who were all extremely patient and understanding in guiding me and answering any questions that I have. As such, I’m deeply grateful for my colleagues and TÜV SÜD for the many learning opportunities."
Leonard Looi Jun Cong – Intern, Engineering Services
“I ventured into different job scopes during my time as a Test Engineer Intern. On top of engineering-related tasks, I liaised with testing equipment providers to resolve equipment limitations and guided my intern juniors into the role. My most memorable moment was being given full autonomy to champion process improvement through development of Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) to significantly expedite the daily task of equipment data analysis. I am grateful to work alongside a supportive team that provided me with generous opportunities for my professional and personal growth. The soft skills learnt, and experience gleaned has been deeply ingrained and will prove to be useful for my future endeavours.”
Thin Lat Han – Intern, Cyber Security Services
“It has been a rewarding and memorable journey with TÜV SÜD. Throughout my internship, I was exposed to critical areas of the cybersecurity landscape and taught how to research and compare different cybersecurity policies. The team listened to my inputs on choosing the best tool for conducting Cybersecurity Vulnerability Assessments and the team trusted me to perform Cybersecurity testing for key projects. The team was extremely knowledgeable and supportive, ensuring that I got the most out of my time here. This has broadened my cybersecurity knowledge both theoretically and practically, and the experience in engaging with different business lines has geared me for a future career in cybersecurity.“
Lai Yi Han – Intern, Human Resources
“This internship has deepened my expertise in human resources. It has been an eye-opening experience to oversee the end-to-end recruitment cycle for internships and traineeships. I also had the opportunity to drive employer branding initiatives such as career fairs, content development and many more. I embarked on my internship amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, which made learning on the job more difficult than usual as it had to be done online. However, that did not stop my team from guiding me to the best of their abilities. I owe it to their strong support throughout my internship that encouraged me to constantly interact with new people and learn practical skills required as a future human resource professional.”
Ng Yi Chien – Intern, Human Resources
“My time as a human resource intern at TÜV SÜD was an invaluable experience. My team had absolute faith in me where I was given the opportunity to work with the senior management team in the division’s workforce planning on a regional level. With an open and welcoming culture, I was encouraged to share my opinions and thoughts during meetings and discussions. Under the guidance of my mentor and colleagues, I was exposed to the evolving human resource scene and got the opportunity to dip my hands into key human resource functions. I was very fortunate to be part of TÜV SÜD and am better prepared for my future career!”
Carissa Sin – Intern, Global Marketing
“Interning with TÜV SÜD has allowed me to better develop myself as a marketing professional, such as publishing newsletters, whitepaper creation and stakeholder management. As a result, I was able to observe how knowledge I have learned in school come to life in the corporate world. The team has been incredibly supportive in my journey and I was welcomed with open arms since my first day. I must say, the connections forged and being involved to drive key marketing initiatives has been some of the highlights working at TÜV SÜD!”
Rochelle Tan – Intern, Global Marketing
“My time as a Global Brand Marketing Intern has been extremely rewarding. I was exposed to various types of marketing technology tools and has been involved in the creation of several branding social campaigns. As such, this has greatly sharpened my technical and soft skills in brand marketing, corporate communication and design. The team have been extremely supportive during my stint, ensuring that I get the most out of my time here. It is very inspiring to live by their enthusiasm and passion for what they do. I am so thankful to be part of such an amazing team!”