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School student internship

In a school student internship at KUKA, you will experience a taster of everyday work at a high-tech company for one week. You will get to know the various departments, and will even be involved in working on the large industrial robots. In this way, you can find out what career suits you.

Finding the appropriate placement

Before you make your decision about which career you want to learn, it is best to gain an impression of the everyday working life. At KUKA, everything is about automation. We want to share our passion for this with you. As a result, we offer school students the opportunity of working for a week at KUKA as part of our taster placements in Augsburg and Bremen where they can get to know our products, procedures and structures. You will gain insights into our technical careers, and also find that our commercial branch has plenty to offer you.

You will get to know these careers and specialist areas during your school student placement:

In the industrial/technical area:

  • Industrial mechanic (d/m/w)
  • Electronics technician for automation technology (d/m/w)
  • Mechatronics technician (d/m/w)
  • Lathe/milling machine operator – specializing in milling technology (d/m/w)
  • Mechatronics (d/m/w)
  • Electrical engineering (d/m/w)      
  • Mechanical engineering (d/m/w)

In the commercial area:

  • Industrial Clerk (d/m/w)

Placements between March and June; applications start November

School student placements are possible at KUKA from March to June. The application window starts every year in November. At the location in Bremen, student internships are possible all year round. Please note:

  • The taster placement is unpaid.
  • During the Easter and Whitsun holidays, applicants from high schools and grammar schools are preferred. Background: it is not possible for you to take part in the school student placement during school time.
From November on, you can apply online at for a school student placement at KUKA and learn about the world of automation and Industrie 4.0 – we are looking forward to hearing from you!