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Bosch in the United Kingdom

Start your career
Start your career

Let’s be remarkable.

Pupil, student or graduate? At Bosch, you’ll find various entry opportunities for the perfect start of your professional career.

Get ready for your future

We don't know what type of career you have in mind. But we do know that you can find the right opportunity with us. Bosch is more diverse and international than almost any other company. Show us what you can do — and where you want to go. We'll provide you with the support to develop your talent and personal strengths.

Starting out at Bosch as a graduate

Graduate Specialist Programme

Graduate Specialist Programme

Gather extensive experience by passing through rotations that cross over between functions, divisions, and locations: Experienced top managers will support you during this time as mentors. With this program, we promote your successful career as an expert in your field.

Your opportunities as a student

Take your chance to discover Bosch during your studies, and find out for yourself what's right for you. We will give you a valuable head start towards your future.

Internships

Internships

Internships

Our yearly intake of 200 interns across many different disciplines and locations in the UK is testimony to the limitless opportunities that Bosch can provide. Through our strategic intern development training programme, BUILD, in combination with meaningful work, we will harness your skill set to prepare you for your future career. Bosch prides itself on its international and diverse culture, bringing together interns and associates from over the world.

What’s in it for you:

- Learn from specialists and managers

- Participate in seminars and further training programmes

- Meaningful tasks

- Student community

- Be a part of a diverse teamReceive competitive remuneration

Requirements

- Initiative

- Learning orientation

- Team spirit and social skills

- Dedication and flexibility

- Interest in working in an international environment

Internships
students group picture BUILD programme

Intern Development Programme

Intern Development Programme BUILD

BUILD is the Intern Development Programme in place for interns undertaking a 6-12 month placement at Bosch in Denham. The year-long programme has different learning initiatives for interns to gain and build upon the skills needed to cope with both present and future challenges in a working environment. It has also been designed to facilitate the transition from the university to a corporate environment.

The programme focuses on developing key competences i.e. skills and behaviours that are essential to cope with both present and future challenges in a working environment. We specifically look at building skills in communication, planning & organisation, problem-solving, self-leadership and computer literacy.

With BUILD we aim to:

- Have a holistic approach to the intern learning experience that covers the development of behavioural competencies to support the placement

- Support interns and their managers during the placement, enhancing the experience and benefit for both Bosch and our interns

- Support talent with their early development

With this programme our goal for interns is to:

- Improve your professional and soft skills to enhance your internship and contribution to Bosch

- Inspire you in a way that will generate new insights about you and your career

- Promote your learning so you can enhance your skills and knowledge every day

- Ensure the quality of your work to promote peak performance

- Include you in a diverse group of people, making you aware of what diversity means to Bosch and how you can make the most of it

students group picture BUILD programme
students@Bosch

students@Bosch

students@Bosch

When it comes to our technical products, as well as to talented people like you, our goal is the same: the best possible networking. With our talent relationship program, students@bosch, we open our worldwide network to you and provide demanding and individual content to prepare you step by step for the start of your career.

students@Bosch

FAQs on internships

What is the duration of a placement at Bosch?

Placements in the UK are generally 12 months, although 6 month internships are in some cases possible. Some degree of flexibility can be provided.

Will I receive any payment for the internship?

As we appreciate your commitment and dedication, you will receive a competitive salary during your placement.

What are the application deadlines?

Positions will have specific deadlines which can be found on the job advert.

As a student at a university outside the United Kingdom, can I apply for a placement there?

Yes, we are happy to welcome interns from around the world. We anticipate that you will be eligible to work in the UK.

How do I apply?

Send your application to the email address specified on the job advertisement. Please attach your covering letter, CV and any relevant references or documents that you may wish to include.

How does the selection process work?

This may vary depending on the location and position. Usually a telephone interview is conducted before a face-to-face interview or assessment centre.

Can I post a speculative application?

We advertise all openings on our vacancies page. This is why we ask that you apply directly to an actual advertisement. If you are unable to find a suitable position, you can assume that there are currently no openings in the area you are interested in. In this case, new positions will be advertised as soon as they become open.

Will my application be forwarded to other divisions within Bosch?

We will not forward your application to other locations. You are welcome to apply for more than one position at any given time.

Apprenticeships for pupils

Why start at Bosch? You have successfully completed your education or been working in industry for a few years, and now looking for a new career in Engineering? We provide you with the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience whilst achieving a higher education qualification.We offer around 30 different apprenticeships in a wide range of fields of operations. Become part of our worldwide over 6,000 apprentices and start your career within Bosch.

What’s in it for you:

  • You profit from the know-how of your manager and work with state-of-the-art technology.
  • You receive on-the-job training combined with academic study
  • You have the opportunity to work towards a nationally recognised qualification
  • You take part in a structured programme that provides you with the skills needed to do a job well
  • You have great options to continue developing within our company after you have successfully completed the apprenticeship

What you have to offer:

Of course, good results in your exams are important for us as we have high expectations of you. But there’s more to you than test scores, such as your:

  • Motivation to learn and develop
  • Structured and independent way of working
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Dedication and flexibility
  • Team spirit and social skills

FAQs on apprenticeships

What application deadlines do I need to adhere to?

You should apply at least four months before you would like to begin your apprenticeship. As our specialist departments sometimes need to fill gaps in staffing at short notice, you may be able to start much sooner.

How does the application process for apprenticeships work?

Send your application to the Human Resources Department at your location of choice. To do this, please use our online application form, which you will find with every job advertisement. All your documents can be included as file attachments (covering letter, resume, references, etc.).

How does the selection process work?

After a preliminary selection based on the written applications, candidates will be invited to an interview with the supervisor of the relevant specialist department. As part of the interview process, the candidate frequently also has the opportunity to meet a few co-workers and form an impression of the working environment.

Which method of application does Bosch prefer?

Please use our online application form, which you will find with every placement advertisement. All your documents can be included as file attachments (covering letter, resume, references, etc.).

Can I also send a speculative application?

We advertise all openings on our job market. This is why we ask that you respond directly to an actual advertisement. If you are unable to find a suitable position, you can assume that there are currently no openings in the area you are interested in. But that can change from one day to the next.

Will my application also be forwarded to other locations or divisions?

Unfortunately, we cannot forward your application to other locations. Therefore, please select the correct location you are interested in and contact them directly.

What makes for a promising application?

Check that you have not forgotten any documents. These include a compelling covering letter, a comprehensive resume and your latest references.

How can I prepare for my interview?

Take some time to consider what your abilities are, what you expect from the position, what your career goals are, and why you would be a good fit for the position and with Bosch. Also note questions that you would like to ask during the interview.

What can I expect from an interview?

When we invite you to an interview, you have already cleared the first hurdle. We liked your profile and would like to get to know you better. Be sincere and don’t try to be something you are not. This is also your chance to find out whether you would feel at home in the position and at Bosch. That’s our aim, too.

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