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An internship at ŠKODA AUTO is a great opportunity to work closely with experts from all of our ŠKODA departments. You will be able to use your acquired knowledge in your final thesis.

What we offer

  • Gain valuable skills and expertise
  • Remuneration from 120 to 180 CZK per hour
  • Professional supervision of your final thesis
  • Bargain priced meals and affordable accommodation possibilities

Who we are looking for

  • Full-time students from universities or colleges
  • At least one foreign language, such as English or German (B2 level)

How to apply

Consider the requirementsof your intended stay
Keep your English/German CV ready for registration
Apply! Submit an internship application in the recruitment system

Meet our interns

Student Talent Pool

A program for talented students, namely of technical branches and IT, with the potential and motivation to become an internal employee with ŠKODA AUTO. The aim of the program is to create a compact and cooperating group of interns who know each other, spend their leisure time together and exchange experience. 

We require

  • studies in the daily form at a university or a higher vocational school
  • a minimum three-month practice with ŠKODA AUTO
  • nomination by the practical training head and successful passing of the selection procedure
  • communicative competence in English or German
  • initiative, innovative thinking, communication skills, ability to plan and address issues

We offer

  • information in advance from the hiring centre concerning the vacant internal positions
  • educational courses and trainings, meetings with managers and experts
  • support in the onboarding process, familiarization with the corporate culture and help with the overcoming of the language barrier in the case of foreign interns
  • remuneration – CZK 200 /hour
  • accommodation in the hostel paid by ŠKODA AUTO

Laurin & Klement Award

Are you about to start work on your BA or MA? Pick one of the thesis topics we offer and join the Laurin & Klement Award. You will be competing for valuable prizes and even have the opportunity for employment at ŠKODA AUTO.

Your thesis has to be

  • supervised by ŠKODA AUTO
  • successfully defending in Czech, Slovakian, English or German
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We offer you

  • 80,000 CZK
  • 30,000 CZK for all finalists
  • double prize money if you join ŠA in a full-time employment contract for at least 12 months

Schedule of events 2020

  • Topics reporting till September
  • Assessment October – November
  • Winners announced Deceber

Open internship projects

Still not found what you are looking for? Have a look at the complete list of internship projects.


Martina Ramharterová Rychetská

Martina Ramharterová Rychetská

Recruiter – interns (Technical Development, Production, Logistics, Communication, Quality, Productmanagement, IT)

+420 731 295 630

Frequently Asked Questions

I would like an internship and I want to develop my final thesis at one of the branch plants in Kvasiny or Vrchlabí. How do I apply?

The application process is the same for all ŠKODA plants. Please follow the instructions found in the “How to apply” section.

I am writing a term paper, could you find me an advisor to help me develop it?

Given time and resource constraints, we can only provide advisors to students for their bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral thesis. You can find information which might be useful for your term paper on our website or in ŠKODA AUTO annual reports.

Because of my study schedule, I cannot be physically at the internship five days a week. Can I still apply for an internship at ŠKODA AUTO?

At ŠKODA, we are well aware of university duties and thus, most of our projects or topics are not so terribly time-consuming. Five-day a week attendance in specialized areas is only necessary when collaborating on certain projects. In the case of final theses, it is also possible to collaborate through consultation.

I am interested in an internship at ŠKODA AUTO, but I don’t live nearby and I cannot commute daily.

It might be possible to arrange accommodations at our residence facilities in Mladá Boleslav for the duration of the internship period. However, space is limited.

Will I receive a certificate of completion at the end of the internship?

Yes, at the end of the internship, you will receive a certificate of completion.

How does the admissions process work?

First, you choose an internship project / topic for your thesis which suits your requirements and expertise. Sign up through the ŠKODA AUTO recruitment system and attach your formatted CV. We will then send you a link to our language assessment and then you will have a brief phone interview with our recruiter. You may finally be contacted by our specialized division and receive and invitation to another phone personal interview.

How should I proceed when I know the outcome of the admission procedure?

If your application for admission is successful, we will contact you and arrange all of the formal details. One week before your internship starts, you will be asked to sign the contract via email. If you were not successful in your application, please revise your application and apply for any other currently offered internships or thesis projects. We will be happy to assist you in choosing another option.

Is the internship paid?

Yes, in case of bachelor’s and college study the reimbursement is 120 CZK per hour, in case of masters’ courses it is 140 CZK/hr. Nevertheless, processing final theses only through consultation is without further compensation.

Can I find a temporary job at ŠKODA AUTO?

We don’t offer temporary jobs in production plants.

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