High school students
Make a successful start in professional life with Balluff
What happens after school? It's not an easy question. If you are interested in technology and business relationships, Balluff is the right place for you.
With us, a wide range of business and technical professions are open to you. We offer student internships, various apprenticeships and dual-study programs with renowned universities. Don't leave your future to chance: start now and explore the exciting world of automation technology with us.
Student internship: Which job suits you and your interests?
To find out, you have the opportunity to complete a one-week internship with us for career orientation. Students in grades 8 and 9 of secondary schools and grammar school students in grade 10 can experience everyday working life in a leading medium-sized company. You will soon find out whether this day-to-day routine is for you. Either way, the wide range of real-world experiences you will gain during this week can make your career choice much easier later on.
If you would like to get to know our day-to-day working life, we look forward to receiving your application via our online portal. There you will find the available timeframes for an internship in the current job postings. Are you interested in a technical, business or IT internship? Tell us in your application letter. Also, simply send us your resume in table form and your current references.
Girls’Day: Experience technology
We want to encourage young women in particular to take up a technical profession. At our Girls'Day, girls in grades 5 to 10 have the opportunity to be introduced to and experience various technical professions.
Reserve a place and be part of Balluff Girls'Day. You can find more details about Girls'Day on the official website, where you can also apply. We look forward to seeing you!
Introductory Training for Young People (EQJ): School graduation - what now?
Why not use the time between school and starting your career to gain your first work experience? To prepare for training, you can do a long-term internship with us that lasts between six and twelve months.
We look forward to receiving your unsolicited application via our online portal. You can find more information about entry-level training on the website of IHK Stuttgart.
Company Holiday: Take a look behind the scenes
What does a prospective mechatronics engineer actually do? Or an aspiring industrial clerk? If you want to find out, why not take part in the Esslingen district's "Company Holiday" campaign?
Here, school students and those looking for an apprenticeship can take a look at our company and learn about our training opportunities. For half a day, you can solve typical professional tasks at various stations, either independently or together with our trainees and students.
In addition, you will get an insight into our company during a plant tour. Would you like to take part in the Esslingen district's campaign and get to know Balluff? Then we look forward to an exciting morning with you.
Summer Job: Looking for something to do in the summer?
Why not use your free time to earn a little pocket money and at the same time get work experience in an exciting industry? In two fixed periods of three weeks each, you can support our production or logistics areas as a vacation worker and get your first impression of this work and practical experience for your later professional life.
If you are at least 15 years old, we look forward to receiving your application via our online portal. Simply find the right job posting and send us your application.
Why Balluff? Benefits at a glance
We are a modern company with an approachable and cooperative workforce and employee management. That's what others say, too, by the way: We have already received several awards as a top employer and training workplace. We are proud of this positive work environment. It creates ideal conditions for the best training and supports your learning success. We not only offer a wide range of internships, apprenticeships and study positions with exciting tasks and projects. We also offer you other great benefits. We want you to develop professionally and personally and feel completely at home with us. Let us convince you of what we have to offer.
An industry with a future
We hold a leading position in automation technology worldwide. We owe this to our passion for innovation and our agility. Our products and solutions place us at the heart of the future-proof electrical industry. Our portfolio not only serves many different industries, but also plays a key role in shaping the issues of the future. Digitization and the IIoT are not just empty phrases for us: With our system solutions, we make a significant contribution to advancing the technology of the future. In this way, we are actively and sustainably shaping the success of our customers. Today and tomorrow.
Sound technical expertise
Our experts provide you with up-to-date, sound and practical specialist knowledge. With a training guide and deployment plans, we ensure that you learn all the content that is important for your training. In all departments, you will be personally supervised by qualified training officers who will be on hand to offer advice and support at all times.
Standing on your own two feet financially and being independent during your training or studies is no problem at Balluff. In addition to a fair salary, you will receive a vacation and Christmas bonus as well as allowances for meals, travel expenses, books and scripts. You will also receive financial support for further training during your studies or training.
Our trainees and students get to know Balluff from the ground up and work on specific tasks in a wide variety of areas right from the start. We accompany you individually and closely support you. That's because, for us, the success of the individual determines the success of our company. With our initial training courses, trainee days and student days, we give you the best possible start. During your training we will support you with our comprehensive "Fit for the Future" qualification program and training courses on specialist topics, including on our products, working methods or presentation training. As part of our appraisal system, apprentices and students receive regular feedback on their progress from their training supervisor, and in return they are also allowed to evaluate their department.
A company restaurant, support from company social counseling, also counseling for private situations, 30 days of vacation, company sports groups, a subsidy for the gym, a health day with a variety of offers and regular health campaigns, safety equipment and work clothes are provided where necessary, many current trainee and study projects in the departments, time off for exam preparation, profit-sharing, a pension plan, Balluff WLAN everywhere for use during breaks, and e-auto as a pool vehicle reserved exclusively for our trainees and students.
Gaining international experience
You don't just want to work in Germany, but also gain international experience? No problem. Balluff is a global company and is represented in 68 countries and regions worldwide. Many of our training and study plans include a stay abroad at one of our international subsidiaries.
Flexible working hours
A 35-hour week and flexitime model - our flexible working hours also apply to trainees and students.
Excellent working conditions
We support our employees in all learning and working phases. Our commitment to you is outstanding - and not only in the figurative sense. We have already received several awards for our promotion of young talent in particular.
Very good hiring prospects
The ongoing training of qualified junior staff is close to our hearts. The figures also show that trainees and students make up around eight percent of our workforce. And we are proud to say that we have been able to take on all our trainees so far.