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Corporate IT Graduate Program

Deal with our operative and strategic IT challenges; develop, network, and grow within our IT organization; be a Corporate IT Graduate at Continental!

Corporate IT Graduate Program at a glance

Do you have the confidence to turn visions into reality and promote innovations in the field of IT? Do you want to engage yourself with passion and commitment in an international environment? Are you also willing to constantly develop and learn?

If so, welcome to the Corporate IT Graduate Program at Continental!

Here is where you can explore the broad and highly innovative IT world of a global player in the Automotive Industry.

The program offers a valuable chance to develop your strengths and interests by giving you insight into manifold areas of IT with the support from experienced mentors and colleagues.
As a member of the Corporate IT Graduate Program, you will be part of a multicultural and high-performing team. You will work on state-of-the-art IT projects and deal with current business issues on an international level.

What can you expect?


Create your individual and unique career path! 

Your home location will be Hanover, Germany, where you will join the other Corporate IT Graduates for the “Welcome Week”, a sound onboarding program.

Afterwards, your IT journey starts: You will gain a broad, inside knowledge of how Continental uses IT technology for innovation. You will experience various perspectives through four assignments in different IT business areas, departments and locations; one of which is abroad. Moreover, your professional and personal growth will be broadened by a project that you will work on with your Corporate IT Graduate group. During your assignments you will have the opportunity to contribute to interesting IT projects and tasks, e.g. in the field of Big Data, Cloud Solutions, IT Architecture, Cyber Security or Project Management.

In addition to on-the-job tasks and development, the program also offers you training for your functional and personal growth. From beginning of the traineeship, personnel support and structured activities will help you steer your work with increasing ease and confidence.

What could your future look like?

The program aims to equip you with highly innovative IT knowledge and skills to develop a successful, long-term career at Continental.

After the completion of the program, you have many possibilities – which one you take is up to you and the business need! You could start e.g. in IT Service Management, work as a Digital Consultant, as Data Analyst or become an IT Project Manager. Or, you may choose the option of taking on a more technical position, for example in the field of Business Intelligence or Cloud Computing.

What do we expect?

  • You have a Bachelor or Master degree in IT, Economics, Engineering or Natural Sciences majoring in IT
  • You have already gained some practical and international experience, e.g. by internships or study abroad
  • You have fluent English language skills, German language skills are beneficial but not required
  • You feel comfortable in an international working environment and can offer a high degree of mobility and flexibility in traveling and working abroad
  • You are open-minded, result-oriented, and capable of solving complex tasks
  • You are a responsible team player with excellent communication skills
  • You are passionate about innovative IT technologies

Does this profile match your skills? We are looking forward to receiving your application!

The graduate program starts on September 1st every year and we are hiring in our headquarters in Hanover.

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