Thales Austria, technology leader and worldwide market leader in transportation systems, is the right place if you want to get on the right track for your career.  We invite you to apply for a highly attractive Traineeship at Thales Austria, which presents a new, exciting and challenging opportunity to apply and further develop your professional knowledge. With your participation in the Trainee Program you increase your chances to get a permanent employment at Thales Austria.


This unique program is dedicated to students from fields such as Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics, Railway Infrastructure, Project Management, Communication Technology, Information Management and IT-Security who actively engage their bright minds to bring innovative ideas.


Ideally you have already finished your bachelor’s degree and you are currently pursuing your master’s degree. We expect good English language skills, German would be beneficial. Other language skills (for example Hungarian, Romanian or Croatian) are an advantage.



On our Welcome-Day at the beginning of the Traineeship you will learn ore about your specific tasks and get an insight to our company. In addition to your practical experience, you have the opportunity to participate in different trainings about the railway industry or specific products. At the end of the Traineeship we will organize an exciting excursion.

Regular feedback sessions are part of the program. During or after the completion of the Traineeship there is the possibility to work on your master’s thesis in conjunction or together with a Thales supervisor. As trainee you may work part-time or full-time but with a minimum of 20 hours per week. During the whole program of 4 to 6 months a Traineeship coordinator from the HR-department will be there to support you.


Under consideration of your professional qualification and your personal interests you will pass through one to two different stations, where you will have the opportunity to manage interesting and challenging tasks and meet individual goals. We offer the following stations:


  • Software & System Engineering
  • IT-Security
  • Test & Validation
  • Embedded Development
  • Industrial Engineering & Procurement
  • Safety Management
  • Project Management & Project Office
  • Business Development & Sales

The application phase for 2019 is now closed. Learn more about Thales in Austria on our Website.