Department of Engineering

Automotive Engineering

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You will complete an internship in the sixth semester of the Bachelor’s degree programme in Automotive Engineering.

The key points of the internship:

When: 6th semester
How long: min. nine weeks and 350 working hours; max. 15 weeks
Where: the internship can be done in Austria or abroad.
Support from the Institute of Automotive Engineering:
The Institute has access to a large national and international network of companies offering internship positions. In addition, you will also be supervised by Institute staff during your internship in an accompanying seminar.

The aim of the internship is to introduce you to your future field of work based on the skills and knowledge acquired so far and to familiarise you with the tasks and activities you will need to perform in your future career. You will complete your internship in an automotive or supply industry company.

The internship lasts a minimum of nine weeks and can be done in Austria or abroad. You will be supported by an accompanying seminar and a personal supervisor. The internship and a positive assessment are required for successful completion of the degree programme.

Our national and international internship companies include:

  • AVL List Gmbh
  • BMW Motoren GmbH
  • BRP-Rotax GmbH & Co KG
  • GKN Driveline
  • qpunkt GmbH
  • KTM
  • MAGNA Powertrain AG & Co KG
  • MAGNA Steyr
  • Pankl Drivetrain Systems GmbH & Co KG
  • Siemens AG
  • WP Performance Systems GmbH

Students talk about their internships