Continental IT Graduate Program 2023 (Trainee) - REF17441Y


You have what it takes to start a career in IT?

You want to be inspired and inspire others with your ideas?

You bring the motivation, skills, and passion?

That's great!

You have the talent. We have the opportunity.

The Continental IT Graduate Program aims at talented graduates who want to be part of a truly international team and are ready for a variety of challenges in relevant IT fields.

Continental offers university graduates the opportunity to join us on our journey of innovation. The two-year Continental IT Graduate Program will start on September 1, 2023. While your contract lists our headquarters Hanover, Germany as your home location, the Continental IT Graduate Program offers the opportunity to work in different locations within Germany and abroad.

The program provides you with a fast track into Continental’s IT and aims to equip you with highly innovative IT knowledge and skills to develop a successful, long-term career at Continental. As part of multicultural and high-performing teams, you will work on a broad variety of state-of-the-art IT solutions on a global level.

You will complete four six-month assignments in different Business Areas, IT departments and locations, of which one is abroad. These assignments will provide you with challenging projects and tasks to help prepare you for a successful professional future. You will be part of the team from Day 1 and have the chance to contribute and learn. Your on-the-job learning will be coupled with a series of specialized trainings, which will accelerate your personal and professional growth.

For more detailed information on the program check also our career website IT Graduate program



  • Bachelor or Master's degree in IT or Economics/Engineering/Natural Sciences majoring in IT
  • First practical experience
  • Excellent English language skills written and spoken
  • Eagerness to learn and take initiative
  • Flexibility to adapt to different working environments
  • Capability to communicate and collaborate with various stakeholders
  • Fresh minded, result-oriented, structured, and self-responsible working style
  • Passion for innovative IT technologies

Diversity creates value for a better tomorrow. We offer equal opportunities to everyone - regardless of age, gender, nationality, cultural background, disability, religion, ideology or sexual orientation.



What you can expect

  • Contributing to projects involving latest technologies
  • Wide range of possibilities for professional and personal growth
  • Being part of multicultural and international teams with an agile and collaborative workstyle
  • Opportunity to set the direction of your career at a global player
  • Permanent work contract offered directly
  • Flexible working hours and the option to work from other EU countries up to 40 days per year

You offer your talent? We offer you a stage.
We are looking forward to your online application. Please attach your CV in English, as well as respective university certificates and internship confirmations.

Ready to drive with Continental? Take the first step and fill in the online application.



Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2021, Continental generated sales of €33.8 billion and currently employs more than 190,000 people in 58 countries and markets. On October 8, 2021, the company celebrated its 150th anniversary.