Career at thyssenkrupp

There are numerous ways to start your career at thyssenkrupp: apprenticeships, specialist and management careers for experienced professionals, and direct entry opportunities for young professionals.

We also offer the opportunity to get to know our Group extensively in a traineeship or as part of a trainee program. In 12 to 24 months, our trainees and volunteers pass through various stations in Germany and abroad. They are optimally prepared for a subsequent specialist or management career at thyssenkrupp.

Students can also gain initial work experience or write their thesis at thyssenkrupp during their studies. To this end we have strengthened our cooperation with universities. We also offer students educational programs, support groups, workshops and excursions as part of our university marketing program, giving them valuable practical insights.

Those who have not yet decided on an apprenticeship path or are still at school can get a taste of the working world at thyssenkrupp through a (student) internship.

Further information and current vacancies can be found on our careers page.

Continuing education at thyssenkrupp: For production and office

Continuing education at thyssenkrupp: For production and office

We not only train, we also provide further training! To support the professional and personal development of our employees, we offer a worldwide and diverse training concept - both for our skilled workers in the plant at the machines and in the office.

To this end, we offer regular workshops, courses and training sessions. And these are very popular: More than 80,000 employees take advantage of our training programs every year. Training focuses on quality management, data technology, management development and promoting intercultural understanding, among other things. But technical seminars and training courses on occupational safety, health management and environmental protection are also in demand.

  • 80,000

    employees undergo further training every year

  • 140 %

    Continuing education rate

  • More than 200

    experts teach valuable content


employees undergo further training every year

140 %

Continuing education rate

More than 200

experts teach valuable content

thyssenkrupp Academy

thyssenkrupp Academy - the inhouse training experts

One provider of training opportunities is our thyssenkrupp Academy, founded in 2006. The mix of different training courses and seminars there serves to enhance our employees' skills and prepare them for the various challenges they face.

The Academy works with over 200 recognized experts from science, research and practice.

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thyssenkrupp Talents: our talent program

Our thyssenkrupp Talents program enables systematic talent management below top management across all businesses. The aim is to systematically identify talented employees at an early stage and support their personal development and career planning so they can take on new challenging positions within thyssenkrupp. In addition, systematically filled talent pipelines increase the competitiveness of all thyssenkrupp businesses by enabling positions to be filled as quickly as possible by internal colleagues with high development potential. The talents take part in special development formats, both local and cross-business, and get to know the entire corporate group in greater depth. In the process they experience high visibility and take advantage of a wide range of networking opportunities.

There is a very clear entrepreneurial approach behind thyssenkrupp Talents: We can leverage knowledge in-house, increase the motivation of managers and employees, and reduce external recruiting costs. Everyone benefits by increasing productivity and above all operational responsiveness and competitiveness.

At thyssenkrupp 1,511 colleagues are currently taking part in the thyssenkrupp Talents program.