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Graduate Specialist Programme

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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. You do this by setting challenging tasks for yourself and taking on professional responsibility. Want to use your expert knowledge to jump-start your career at Bosch? Our Graduate Specialist Programme is an outstanding opportunity to advance your personal and professional development in your chosen discipline, while shaping an exciting career in a leading global supplier.

As a Graduate Specialist, you will take on responsibility very quickly, immersing yourself in projects and exciting tasks, as you build relationships across the Bosch Group while undertaking four rotations across our many different sites

The programme at a glance:

  • Integrated work concept
  • Advice and supervision from a mentor
  • Systematic feedback
  • Learning & development opportunities
  • Duration: 24 months
  • 4 assignment
Graduate Specialist Programme

Functional areas

Engineering / Technical Sales & Software Engineering

How to apply

Applications for the Graduate Specialist Programme are now closed.
Please check our main careers page for other graduate and permanent opportunities in the UK.

FAQs on Graduate Specialist Programme

The Graduate Specialist Programme caters to university graduates. Ideally, participants have recently completed their studies or are in the process of finishing their final thesis or exams. Alternatively, they may have already gained some initial work experience. The Graduate Specialist Programme provides systematic preparation for specialist or management roles in the company. Accordingly, you should not only have in-depth knowledge of your field (an excellent academic record and placements) but above all a willingness to take on responsibility.

Within the scope of the Graduate Specialist Programme, candidates will receive hands-on training to assume specialist functions in our company.

During a period of 24 months, programme participants complete four assignments, as well as being actively involved in day-to-day business and projects. Throughout the programme, Graduate Specialists benefit from professional and individual guidance. We assist you in choosing the right combination of assignments to match your interests and skills.

To ensure your true potential is harnessed, you are given the scope to develop through both a defined training plan and a range of other open learning experiences. Examples include project-management, communication skills and more discipline-specific training.

You will sign a permanent employment contract. The trainee program last 24 months, afterwards you will receive a standard employment contract for a position at one of the locations in the United Kingdom.

Please see the job advertisement.

We reward the commitment of our associates with remuneration in line with market conditions and individual performance. Moreover we offer a wealth of additional benefits and further development opportunities

Application deadlines may vary. Where possible, the actual dates will be published on our website.

The Graduate Specialist Programme usually starts in September each year (although it is possible to start earlier)

Participants in our Graduate Specialist Programme come from around the world, but we anticipate that candidates will have a valid permanent work permit for the United Kingdom. Unfortunately, we cannot accept applicants with post-study visas.

After a preliminary selection based on the Graduate Specialist Programme application form and the written applications, candidates will be invited to an assessment centre. We try to make a decision right after the assessment centre, but it is possible that you will be invited to an additional interview at the individual location. 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.

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

We advertise all openings. This is why we ask that you respond directly to an actual advertisement and in the respective period for the recruitment. If you are unable to find a suitable position, you can assume that there are currently no relevant openings that you are interested in.

The recruitment process for the Graduate Specialist Programme is done centrally for all locations in the United Kingdom. When you submit your application, you can be assured that all participating locations will see and review your application.

Double-check that you have not forgotten any documents. These include a covering letter, your resume and most importantly the Graduate Specialist Programme application form.

Application timeline

After you apply we will take some time to review your application. You will receive feedback on your application in November. If you are successful, the second round will include another review of your application and will conclude in a shortlist. If you get shortlisted we will invite you to the Assessment Centre, which will take place in early December. After being successful at the Assessment Centre you will get invited to an interview on site. The interviews will take place in January 2020.

Application timeline Graduate Specialist Programme

Interviews with Graduate trainees

Your future colleagues are working on great projects every day. You can do so as well! Join us and write your own success story.

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