Daimler AG "Career entry and development opportunities for students, graduates and early professionals."Document Transcript
DaimlerFinding new solutionsfor sustainablemobility. With you.Career entry and development opportunities for students,graduates and early professionals.
2 Finding new solutions for sustainable mobility.
With you. 3Start fulfillingyour potentialfrom day one.
4 Content Finding new solutions for sustainable mobility.01With us, you can fulfill your potentialwhile you are still studying.06 Internship06 Daimler Student Partnership (dsp)08 Seminar Paper and Thesis08 Student and Vacation Jobs02Getting off to a good start after your studiesis important – so what are you waiting for?10 CAReer12 Direct entry14 Doctorate positions03We offer a fully equipped employer.16 Enjoy your work at Daimler.
With you. Introduction 5We go the extramile – are youwith us? About us: We have a unique compass for the best path to the future of mobility – the ideas of our employees*. Due to the skills of each individual and the opportunities for constant development, our teams are able to produce sustainable products and realise unconventional solutions. Not only in Research & Development, but also in areas such as Manufacturing, Logistics, Sales, Procurement, and Information Technology. This is the only way to keep on convincing our customers with automobile products of state of the art with respect to comfort, safety and fuel economy. Our employees are crucial to our success, a fact we are always aware of. This is why we believe in equal opportunities, fairness, honesty, and a harmonious working environment. Does that sound interesting? Then read on. About you: You are looking for a company that will simply offer you more, both during your studies and once you have completed them. You want more opportunities to develop yourself, more chances of being promoted and more freedom to implement your own ideas – right from the beginning. On the following pages we explain what your particular career start with Daimler might look like. We offer you an interesting role in a multinational company in line with your qualifications, combined with a range of career development programs adapted to suit your background and ambitions. The routes that lead to Daimler are just as varied as the opportunities we offer. You could join us for an internship, a student job or for your thesis and final dissertation. Then again, you might be joining us after having completed your academic career. Step into the future with us. Become a member of our team in a company in which anything is possible because you make it possible.* Please regard all forms of address as gender-neutral. In the interest of brevity and clarity, we normally use only one form, which always includes the other gender.
6 Students Finding new solutions for sustainable mobility.Test your theor-etical knowledgein real life –be a student atDaimler.
With you. Students 7Our internships – with the best preparation for your professional future with Daimler.in the thick of it from day one. We offer practical assignments both in Germany and abroad where you can learn more about Daimler and other cultures.Whether your internship is in Research and Development, Procure- During the seminars and events you will deepen your knowledgement, Sales and Marketing or Information Technlology, you will be while extending your network with other members, mentors andgiven first-hand experience of how a multinational company oper- HR coaches. At Daimler Student Partnership we want to give youates. From the start, you will be involved in important processes an insight into the many different Daimler operations and prepareand asked to take responsibility for the tasks you complete as part you for a future position within the company.of your role in delivering challenging projects. You will draw on theknowledge you have acquired from your studies and extend it with Facilitating your success – during and after your studies.practical experience. Regular contact with your mentor will ensureyou achieve the personal goals you set yourself for the period of The requirement for sponsorship is an impressive record of aca-your internship. Frequently, opportunities will arise which might set demic achievement in a degree course relevant to Daimler’s oper-you on your future course. ations. You should be aiming to complete your course with aca-Your most important step is for you to know where you are headed. demic distinction in app. 1,5 years. One method of qualifying forOnce you know this, go to www.career.daimler.com and search for the program is on the recommendation of a department at Daimler.a position with us that will get you there. On our website, you will In this case, you will have already proven your commitment, yourfind all the current vacancies across our different locations. You ability to work as a team player and your outstanding achievementswill also be able to discover more on the scope of the tasks and during a previous internship or on vocational training with us. Youthe length of the internships, which vary from two to six months. can also be part of the program if you possess a key qualificationWhat are you waiting for? Apply for a position in Germany or at which you would like to develop further with us.one of our international Daimler subsidiaries (their addressesare also on our website). Once you have successfully completed Are you one of the best?the application stage, all that remains for you to say is, let’s get Then prove it to us during the application process!down to work! Once you have submitted a persuasive written application, weThe Daimler Student Partnership – will get to know each other better through an online test and aThe motor to your dream job. telephone interview. If you are successful, we will invite you to the assessment center. If you have any queries, please feel freeIn addition to internships, we offer a Germany-wide development to send us an email at: email@example.com for outstanding students enrolled on technical and busi-ness courses. The Daimler Student Partnership program accompa-nies you during your studies. It helps you to develop your full po-tential while you are still pursuing your academic career. Throughpersonal mentoring, individual support and training, we provide you Individual support and development Selection process Internships in Germany and abroad Entry and integration NetworkingAfter we have checked your application: Individual support and development Launching your career at Daimler• Online test • Your mentor and HR coach • Active support in your search for a suitable• Telephone interview • Individual development plan entry position• Assessment center • Participation in seminars and events • Accelerated application process for CAReer program Practical assignments at Daimler • Placements in Germany and abroad e.g. internships or theses Networking opportunities for program participants • Tandem partners • Events
8 Students Finding new solutions for sustainable mobility.Your thesis – a good degree A useful link for your thesis:is a good start. www.career.daimler.com.Give your academic work a push in the right Your route to success for term papers,direction. By linking the subject of your the- diplomas, first degrees or postgraduatesis to the work we are doing, you stand to research, could not be simpler. Choosegain many advantages. Of course you bene- an area for your study from our websitefit us as well. Technological leadership can (www.career.daimler.com) and submit anonly be maintained through constant pion- online application directly to us. In additioneering research activity. That theses play a to solid academic achievements, passionbig role in this is no secret. The reason why is what we require from you. Regardless ofyou should choose to test and further devel- which of our areas you intend to join, weop your thesis with us, is something we are expect as much from you as you can ex-more than happy to tell you. Every year, we pect from us. That is to say, outstandingregister more than 1,600 ground-breaking achievements, a pioneering spirit, passionpatents and lay the foundation for future and commitment. Of further benefit to yousustainable solutions with a raft of new in- are the valuable practical assignments thatnovations. This is true not just in Research will elevate your studies to a higher level.& Development, but also in areas such as Your final dissertation may ultimately beManufacturing, Logistics, Sales, Procure- the start of a successful career with Daimler.ment and Information Technology. Your re-search can profit from this, as you will have Gathering experience – with a studentour full support and access to our knowl- or vacation job.edge and expertise while you are writing upyour term papers or thesis. If your academic achievements not only im- press your lecturer but are likely to impressSupport for your ideas – our managers as well, then consider takingthe nuts and bolts of success. part in one of our exciting projects with a student job. This way you gain hands-onWhile you are writing, you will have access experience and know-how, which you canto the Group’s resources and technical in- then take back to your lectures. Practicalformation, for example via our online library experience related to your area of study willdatabases and our employee portal. You always be of benefit to you. You will learnwill also benefit from networking with other about Daimler’s wide range of operationsstudents, doctoral candidates and Daimler and perhaps even discover the dream jobemployees who can provide you with the you wish to pursue after your studies. Takedetailed insight you require to advance your your first step here: www.career.daimler.com.work. However, even more important to thesuccess of your thesis is the continued per-sonal support by one of our employees,who can give you helpful advice as an ex-pert in your particular area. You will begiven all the support you need. Figure: On the left: the first automobile produced by Benz and Daimler. On the right: Our apprentices and students at work here constructed a model of the F-Cell roadster with a fuel-cell drive system. This is not just an example of a successful project outcome but also illustrates the pioneering spirit of our interns, students and graduates.
With you. Students 9 Shape your own future – while working on your seminar paper, thesis or on a student job.
10 Graduates Finding new solutions for sustainable mobility.You know what yourambitions are –We know how you canachieve them – withCAReer.CAReer – the talent program. be able to meet your future responsibilities and the challenges you will face. Your first step is to determine the content and structure of yourYou have already accomplished a great deal. That is a good start, but individualized trainee program with your personal contact person fromdon’t stop now. CAReer, our global trainee program puts you in pole posi- your target area. Then you will complete three coordinated projecttion for a successful career at Daimler. You’ll get to know Daimler from phases, the first of which will be normally in your target area. This isthe inside out and – before you know it – you’ll take on responsibilities where you will first learn the ropes of the role you will return to after youyourself and introduce your own ideas. Because with CAReer you enter a have completed the program. Following completion of the project inpermanent employment contract with us that offers an attractive bene- your target area, you will be placed on practical assignments at otherfits package. business locations and areas of operation, either in Germany or abroad. This will enable you to widen your horizon early on, allowing you to gainWhat we expect from you: a passion for automotives, a college degree in an overall understanding of the Group’s operations while establishing aa technical or administrative discipline, strong dedication to your subject network of personal connections.area and personal commitment. Candidates with up to some years ofprofessional experience are just as welcome to apply as graduates of all You will make advances on both practical and theoretical levels.higher education institutions. The CAReer program allows you to proveyour talent in the following areas: Aside from the practical aspect of the program, you will be able to ad- vance yourself in other ways as well. Three series of skills-training in• Engineering, Research & Development technical subjects and methodological skills will deepen the practical• Manufacturing & Related Functions know-how you gained from your project assignments. Additional semi-• Procurement & Supply nars and workshops will then allow you to consolidate and broaden your• Sales & Marketing abilities even further. This is how you will gain the decisive knowledge• Finance, Leasing & Banking advantage you will need for your future career. But knowledge isn’t• Information Technology everything. This is why we emphasize the importance of teamwork and• Human Resources a supportive work environment. As part of our CAReer program you will• Finance & Controlling also be working together with different teams and getting to know other• Corporate Functions trainees. Working together with them, you will learn what it means to be a true team player and how to achieve more through cooperation. TheEvery day is different. And that’s the beauty of it. contacts you will develop with colleagues and management staff from all over the world during the program will be just as important to your futureWhatever area you gained your qualifications in, we are sure to have a career. And who knows, perhaps in your rotation through the differentsuitable position available on our website (www.career.daimler.com). business areas you will discover talents you didn’t know you had.During the 12 to 15-month program you will receive optimal training to
With you. Graduates 11You have more thanstrong brands behind you:you also have a strong mentor.In order to structure your program as efficiently as possible, you The application process.will always have a personal mentor to advise you. This will be anexperienced executive manager, who will support you in your spe- The first step into your future is an easy one. Check our websitecialist area and be a personal point of contact for you over the (www.career.daimler.com) for a vacancy on the CAReer program.entire period of the program. Successful completion of the CAReer There is sure to be an area ideally suited to your background andprogram is the best prerequisite for continued success in the future. expectations. Your online application sets the ball rolling. It is then up to you to prove to us in the various application stages that youAt Daimler we work as a team across borders and time zones. are among the best. After a successful performance at the Assess-What does that feel like? We would prefer it if you found out for ment Center, you might soon be able to take up you desired position.yourself. During your project assignments and the peer groupproject with your fellow trainees you can show what it takes to That is what we are hoping for.move forward together. The application process Online application Screening of applications Online test Telephone interview Assessment Center Program duration (12 –15 months) Individualized coaching and mentoring ‘Off-the-job’ training ‘On-the-job’ training Personalization of the program structure Project 1 In your target area Training module 1 (3–5 months) “Get to know and experience Daimler” Project 2 The peer group project Cross-divisional assignment (3–5 months) Training module 2 “Share your knowledge and experience” Project 3 Cross-functional assignment Training module 3 (3–5 months) “Practice methods & improve skills” Integration in your target area
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With you. Graduates 13Did you set yourself challenging academicgoals, which you have now achieved?Then it is time for your next big step.You already have a very clear idea of which work as a team player – we take your aca-area you would like to work in. If your goal demic qualifications as read. Naturally, weis nothing short of reinventing the automo- offer you something in return; namely, abile, then you are at the right place. As a role that challenges you and a team thatbusiness economist, financial controller or helps you to develop. From the start youprocess engineer, you won’t necessarily be will be integrated into the company’s pro-reinventing the car. But you will certainly cesses. Through the personalized inductionintroduce innovation to its manufacture, program and on-the-job training, you willfinancing or in solving whatever is the big- quickly be able to make use of your expert-gest challenge in your specialist area. It ise. There is one other thing you can expectdoes not matter where you start with us, from a direct career entry with Daimler. Wewe intend to write a new chapter in auto- will enable you to advance your skills evenmotive history with you. If you too have further with skills training, different careerinspiring goals you would like to realize options and many opportunities across ourin Germany or abroad, then welcome to worldwide company.Daimler. Welcome to a team that providesall its members the room they need to best You know what you want – we do too.develop themselves. Find all the information and jobDo you consider yourself one of the best advertisements for your career entry withand would you like to continue Daimler at: www.career.daimler.com.improving yourself? Your application should convince us of your skills and inform us of your previousIf your answer is yes, we will let you in on a experience and expectations.little secret. What we consider most import-ant are your personal qualities, your strongcommunication skills and your ability to
14 Graduates Finding new solutions for sustainable mobility.Research drivesprogress –opportunitiesfor doctoralcandidates.A Group that invests several billion euros in research every year a dissertation topic which could have a considerable bearingalso appreciates the value of your research. So if you are looking to on our joint future and the endorsement of an academic PhDincorporate real-life situations into your academic work, we would supervisor who supports your research objectives. Naturally,like to recommend ourselves to you as your partner. All doors will you must hold an outstanding high-level degree that provesbe open to you. Contacts, research materials, insights into our your passion and commitment. Take your first step by applyingwork, up-to-date information and personal mentors who support for a doctoral candidate position on our website:you every step of the way. We will also ensure you can complete www.career.daimler.com. We recommend that you approach usyour doctorate within a reasonable time frame, without having to at least three months before you start your research, so that weaccept any compromises. All of this is provided so that you can can best support you.forge new trails and produce results that are of interest beyond theacademic world. What we expect from you:
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16 What we offer Finding new solutions for sustainable mobility.Daimler – a fullyequipped employer.Congratulations. You have achieved a great deal. You have studied, Increased global knowledge.completed your internships and finished your final dissertation.This qualifies you for a career entry at Daimler. However, if you Our opportunities for further development are of the premium stan-thought you had learnt all there is to know, you would be mistaken. dard expected of a multinational Group. We can offer you technicalNow is the time for your career development to really take off. At and personal professional development in almost all areas of inter-Daimler nobody ever finishes learning. This is why we offer our em- est. This includes language courses and Information and Communi-ployees a broad spectrum of opportunities to continue developing cation Technology training, presentation and working techniques,themselves while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. How is and intercultural programs which extend far beyond simple lan-that possible? To find out, read on. guage training.LEAD – your personal development at a glance. Enjoy a healthy work-life balance.The instrument ‘Leadership Evaluation And Development’ stands Our employment benefits provision extends to many areas of thefor a comprehensible and transparent evaluation of your perform- lives of our employees. Our variety of flexible working patterns isance. It allows a plan of action to be drawn up to further your ca- just one example of these advantages. The benefits differ fromreer development. Joint goal agreements and individual develop- country to country, in Germany for example, children’s nurseryment planning then support you in making targeted progress. places and health & fitness opportunities support our employees in maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Our employees also profitHelping you to stay ahead. from the leading position we take in providing social benefits, for example with our Daimler Employee Pension Plan. The bonuses weDaimler can offer you various opportunities across the entire pay in particularly successful years is another example. A furtherGroup. For example our Corporate Academy, which enables reward is our ideas management scheme, which remuneratesspecialists and managers to meet the complex challenges employees to the tune of 30 million annually. Last but not least, wefacing the global automotive business with informed know-how. offer special rates and various financing options on the purchaseTailored skills training enables our employees to increase their of our own products. But that’s not all. You will discover the otherknowledge of issues in their specialist business areas and to aspects of our comprehensive employment package when you joinaddress regional challenges. the team. We look forward to welcoming you.
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