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Work experience

To find a job that fulfills your ambitions, you need all the facts: Learn more how Carl Zeiss helps high school students to get the experience they need to choose the right career.

Work experience is a great way to learn about different career choices before you finish school. You simply take one week off school and spend it at a company learning more about whatever career interests you.

Carl Zeiss offers you the opportunity to spend your week of work experience at our facilities gaining insights into various different jobs and activities.

If you are interested in our work experience program, please send your application, including the following information, to karr iere @zeiss .de

  1. Last name, first name
  2. Address and phone number
  3. Type and name of school
  4. Type of profession(s) you are interested in
  5. Preferred dates for work experience week
  6. Please provide alternative dates too if possible

As soon as we receive your application, we will look for a suitable department in which you could spend your period of work experience.

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Apprenticeships

At Carl Zeiss, learning is not just about absorbing information – it is about really getting to grips with what interests you. Learn more about apprenticeships at Carl Zeiss and the Carl Zeiss Junior Company.

Learning is no longer just about absorbing information – it is about getting to grips with what interests you. Carl Zeiss offers apprenticeships in a wide range of different fields which make learning fun while offering excellent career prospects.

Business administration apprenticeship
Apprentices in business administration at Carl Zeiss actively engage with all the processes involved in operating a business at the Carl Zeiss Junior Company. Carl Zeiss offers apprenticeships in the following fields of business administration:

Industrial clerk

  • Specialist in office communication
  • Management assistant
  • Digital media designer

Technical apprenticeship

Technical apprentices at Carl Zeiss get involved in creating fascinating products that offer extraordinary potential – from saving people's eyesight to making better cell phones and PCs. Our apprenticeship scheme includes the following professions:

  • Electronics technician for devices and systems
  • Precision optics engineer
  • Industrial mechanic
  • Mechatronics engineer
  • Production technologist
  • Engineering draftsman
  • Machinist
  • Warehouse operator
  • Physics laboratory technician
  • Coating specialist

Carl Zeiss apprenticeships exceed statutory requirements by offering additional training which offers you the best possible preparation for your future profession. For example, apprentices also benefit from programs such as language courses and soft skills seminars – and our Junior Company gives business administration apprentices the opportunity to take charge of a company themselves.

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Higher education at a University of Cooperative Education

If you want to acquire practical experience at the same time as studying, Carl Zeiss is an excellent choice. The company works together with a number of Universities of Cooperative Education in a variety of different subject areas.

Carl Zeiss works together with several Universities of Cooperative Education to give you the best opportunity to prepare yourself for your future career. This is a great choice for students who wish to acquire professional experience and receive a monthly salary while they are studying. The following degree courses are available:

Technical degrees

  • Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Project Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Production Technology
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering / Automation Technology
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Physical Technologies

 

Business administration degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration / Industry (international)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Forwarding, Transportation and Logistics
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Systems

 

Most students who embark on a University of Cooperative Education degree course at Carl Zeiss sign a full-time employment contract before they even finish their course. Why not take this opportunity to get a foothold in a company which produces groundbreaking products for tomorrow's world?

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