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Students

We offer positions for interns, working students, and thesis students in an exciting international working environment. This offers you an invaluable opportunity to gain insight into a professional workplace, learning from experts in a wide range of fields in one of the world’s leading specialty glass companies.
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Kevin McFarland, Director, Human Resources, SCHOTT North America
Kevin McFarland, Director Human Resources SCHOTT North America, Inc.
Our interns and working students are given a tremendous amount of responsibility, which helps to build their skill-set for the future.

Become one of us

Are you passionate about science and product development? Are you a true digital native and love everything about technology? Are you interested in the business side of international commerce? SCHOTT provides a wide range of opportunities for students in various disciplines around the world. Challenge your knowledge and help us push the limits of glass.

Do you want to gain experience and put your academic knowledge into practice? An internship at SCHOTT could be the right step for you!

 

What we offer:

  • Insight into a leading international technology group.
  • Involvement in working processes and being part of a great team.
  • Responsible tasks.
  • Independent processing of projects with a practical orientation. 
  • An inside view of working life.
  • Experience of day-to-day operations.
  • Daily interaction and cooperation with employees in related departments.
  • Appropriate compensation.
  • Support during the internship from a supervisor.
  • The chance to become a member of the SCHOTT Talent Pool.
  • Lots of fun.

Requirements:

  • Availability for at least two months if you are interested in a technical pre-study internship.
  • Availability for at least three months if you are interested in a specialized internship (beneficial on having completed the third semester).
  • Above average grades.
  • Very good English language knowledge.
  • Intercultural competences.
  • In the case of a mandatory internship, please submit an official university certificate referring to the internship period (in weeks or months). If you would like to complete an internship during your studies, please submit a current enrolment certificate.


For detailed information on additional requirements, please read the relevant job advertisement.

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Are you looking for a new challenge to match your knowledge? A working student position at SCHOTT could be the right step for you!

 

What we offer:

  • Insight into a leading international technology group.
  • Involvement in working processes and being part of a great team.
  • Responsible tasks.
  • Independent processing of projects with a practical orientation.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • An inside view of working life.
  • Experience of day-to-day operations.
  • Daily interaction and cooperation with employees in related departments.
  • Appropriate compensation.
  • Support from a supervisor.
  • The chance to become a member of the SCHOTT Talent Pool.
  • Lots of fun.

General requirements:

  • Current enrolment certificate.
  • Openness towards possible long-term deployment.
  • Enjoyment of dealing with projects and tasks independently.
  • High degree of self-motivation and reliability.
  • Intercultural competences.

Area-specific requirements:

  • Office: Very good German / English language knowledge. Depending on the department, good English language knowledge may be sufficient.
  • Production: Very good German language knowledge (minimum B2 Level), depending on the department.


For detailed information on additional requirements, please read the relevant job advertisement.

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Are you looking for the opportunity to write your thesis in an internationally leading technology group? Applying to SCHOTT could be the right step for you!

 

What we offer:

  • Insight into a leading international technology group.
  • Thesis topics related to practical work.
  • Involvement in working processes and being part of a great team.
  • Daily interaction and cooperation with employees in related departments.
  • Appropriate compensation.
  • Support during your thesis from qualified and experienced supervisors.
  • Provision of necessary support and information (e.g. research tools).
  • The chance to become a member of the SCHOTT Talent Pool.
  • Last but not least: lots of fun!

Requirements:

  • Outstanding/above average grades in the thesis-relevant study fields.
  • Very good English language knowledge.
  • Experience abroad.
  • Intercultural competences.
  • Practical experiences, e.g. previous internships and/or professional experiences.
  • Appropriate qualifications in the required software applications.
  • If you are interested in writing a thesis, please submit an official certificate referring to the study regulations of the university (in weeks or months) and a current enrolment certificate. The length of time you spend at SCHOTT depends on the complexity of the theme and the study regulations of the respective university.


For detailed information on additional requirements, please read the relevant job advertisement.

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Testimonial Slider-01_Livanur Pektas

"I gained valuable insights into the daily workings of the industry and had the opportunity to put my academic knowledge into practice. My internship here at SCHOTT AG in Mitterteich was a very defining and rewarding experience that I would 100% recommend.”
Livanur Pektas
Engineering Intern, Mitterteich, Germany
Testimonial Slider-02_Vanessa Fiedler

"Right from the start of my internship in the HR Marketing Department at SCHOTT, I was shown trust and granted responsibilities. The open-mindedness of the entire team allowed me to gain valuable insights into several areas and contribute to various projects. I am very glad to have had the opportunity to enhance my skill-set in practice and to feel so supported in my interests.”
Vanessa Fiedler
Human Resources Intern, Mainz, Germany
Testimonial Slider-03_Nathaniel Huey

"I’ve become more responsible for the technical support and implementation of our back bone automation project during my time as an intern at SCHOTT. I feel that I am serving an important and fulfilling role which has enabled me to expand and develop my training as an engineer. I feel valued as a member of the business unit and as an important member of the team.”
Nathaniel Huey
Process Engineering Intern, Duryea, USA
Testimonial Slider-04_Pei Ding

"SCHOTT gave me the opportunity to apply my knowledge and gain valuable experience in a laboratory environment. As an intern in the CTSC team, I observed the thorough and professional work of my colleagues, aiming to bringing innovative and satisfying products to the customers.”
Pei Ding
Customer Technical Service Center Intern, Suzhou, China

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SCHOLARSHIP

Heinrich J. Klein Scholarship 

The Heinrich J. Klein Foundation was founded in 1993 by Dr. Heinrich J. Klein and his wife Dr. Liesel Klein, and was set up using considerable funds from their private resources. Dr. Heinrich J. Klein, who had been the first chairman of the SCHOTT management board until 1988, considered “internalization” as the center of his interest and actions.

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If you have any questions about working at SCHOTT or need more details about our entry options, please feel free to send us a message.

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