BMW: various internships



Location (s):

  • China
  • Germany
  • Japan
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America


At BMW we open our office doors and factory gates to interns: throughout the year many students spend time with us to get a taste of working life and to gain valuable insights into the different occupational fields at the BMW Group.As part of a short, part-time or full-time internship you also get to understand a great deal about people, technology, processes and corporate culture.


Depending on your degree course you can complete internships in a variety of fields. By being involved in ongoing projects you are able to gain valuable technical expertise and hands on project experience - in development and production, but also in administration, purchasing, sales/marketing, human resources, press and public relations or finance. We will mutually agree personal performance targets and will meet with you regularly to give you feedback on your personal development.

You learn to put the theory you have studied at university into practice and to hone your teamwork skills. These represent key requirements for your future success in the workplace and put you at a distinct advantage in relation to your fellow students when applying for a job. Practical experience is, after all, a prerequisite for a successful application with the BMW Group and other important German industrial companies. The initiative "MUT zur Praxis" (Courage to gain practical experience, German) bears witness to this. Students who wish to participate in our Master's programme, Fastlane, should have gained practical experience with us as interns or working students.


The BMW Group company profile.

The special fascination of the BMW Group not only lies in its products and technology, but also in the company’s history, written by inventors, pioneers and brilliant designers. Today, the BMW Group, with its 31 production and assembly facilities in 15 countries as well as a global sales network, is the world’s leading manufacturer of premium automobiles and motorcycles, and provider of premium financial and mobility services.

Production today and tomorrow.

The BMW Group sets trends in production technology and sustainability as an innovation leader with an intelligent material mix, a technological shift towards digitalisation and resource-efficient production. At the same time, flexibility and continuous optimisation of value chains ensure competitiveness.

Sustainability: the guiding principle for all our actions.

Long-term thinking and responsible action are the basis of economic success. Ecological and social sustainability, comprehensive product responsibility and a clear commitment to conserving resources are therefore an integral part of our strategy. With Efficient Dynamics, the BMW Group consistently implements the principle of sustainable mobility and is steadily reducing its vehicles’ fuel consumption and emissions.

Opportunity is About:


Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:

Students who are enrolled at a university or a university of applied sciences are eligible for participation

More details,

  • Very good knowledge of English and/or the language of the respective host country (German, Chinese, Japanese).
  • Good academic grades
  • Student status

A successfully completed domestic internship, employment as a working student or vocational training at the BMW Group is desirable.


Deadline: The application period is open for one or more cycles a year

Cost/funding for participants:

Remuneration will depend on local market conditions in each foreign location. Costs for flight, visa, accommodation etc. are your responsibility.

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