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 intended for well-advanced 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 finishing 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 during your first week at Thales Austria you are going to get to know more about your specific tasks and our company. At the end of the Traineeship you will also take part in an exciting excursion. In addition to your practical experience, you can participate in different trainings about the railway industry or specific products.

Regular feedback sessions with HR 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

This program for motivated and talented students will run from March to August 2018. If you want to take part in the assessment center mid-January, please apply


(JobID 1713004) from the 10th November 2017 until the 8th January 2018 and send us your documents such as CV and motivation letter, where you mention your availability (part-/full-time) and the one to two stations you would be interested to work in.