What’s your big idea?
We take the future of our students very seriously – and we love your ideas and energy. You’re the next generation of employees, so our student offers provide you with what you need to contribute from day one.
Imagine: a head-start in global mobility.
We see opportunity.
Flexible student work at Volvo Cars Torslanda
As a student in Volvo Cars Flexpool, you’ll work part-time with our manufacturing team in our Torslanda plant. You’ll be a part of a dedicated team – working as a production operator or material handling operator – ensuring the cars we build meet the demands of our customers.
Working in the Volvo Cars Flexpool helps you to get to know our company. We work with smart, clean and flexible manufacturing solutions – with focus on people and continuous improvements. Recruitment to the Flexpool is ongoing continuously during the year.
“So much fun getting to know this city with my bike and camera, and at work we developed a simulator to achieve autonomous driving software-in-loop testing.”
Zijian Han – functional architecture and simulation
Volvo Cars Internship Programme
Do you have a passion for Software, UX, Sustainability, Electrification and Data Science and want to gain job experience during your time at university? The best way to learn is to work with some of the most successful people in the field. Our 4-5 month program offers you that chance. Applications for the program starting in Q1, 2024 will open in March 2023.
Volvo Cars Summer Internship
Every summer we welcome students to several of our sites around the globe. Spending a few weeks in our teams offers great insights into life at Volvo Cars – and access to a career-enhancing network.
Prepare for your future career collaborating with us on your thesis. Immerse yourself in a topic that interests you in Volvo Cars. Opportunities for enthusiastic students to work and learn with us arise throughout the year, and are advertised most frequently between October to December.
FAQs on student work at Volvo Cars
Volvo Cars Internship Programme
Where does the Internship Programme take place?
The program for 2023 takes place at Volvo Cars in Gothenburg, Sweden.
How many students are hired each year?
The number of students to the program varies each year based on the demand of the business. The 2023 program accept up to 50 interns.
How long does the Internship Programme last?
Can I also apply for the Internship Programme if I come from abroad?
The internship program is open to applicants worldwide, who fit the profile. You can apply regardless of your citizenship. A potential offer however would always be pending on the approval of the local residence- and work permit.
Do i have a temporary or a permanent contract?
Our interns have full-time temporary employment (4-6 months) within Volvo Cars.
What do I benefit from the programme?
During the program, the student will benefit from excellent mentoring, onboarding days, work life experience, personal development, building networks and career development.
How is the Internship Programme compensated?
The interns within the program receive a monthly salary according to the standard market rate.
During which time period does the Summer Internship take place?
The timing and length of our Volvo Cars Summer Internship varies depending on location and the area of work. The Summer internship in Sweden takes place in June, July and August and the length is between 4 and 10 weeks.
In which language should I write my application to the Summer Internship?
Please write your application in English.
What type of documents should I attach to my application?
Please upload your CV, a personal letter and your grades from gymnasium/high school and university, plus a description of the grading system. No written references are required in this step of our recruitment process.
When uploading documents such as my CV/resume, personal letter and grades, I get an error message. What should I do?
Please try to save the documents together in one PDF file. You can Google “Merge PDF” for tips on how to do this. If your document is still too heavy, please write us a note in your application and a recruiter will follow up on this during the process.
I get an error message when I send in the application, what should I do?
The error message may be due to system maintenance, please try again later. Please also ensure that when applying you use Google Chrome as your web browser.
When does the recruitment process to the Summer Internship start?
What does the recruitment process look like? Any important dates?
Ads for the Summer Internships are published during January and February each year. The selection of candidates takes place during the spring and interviews will be held ongoing during the same period. Feedback to applicants will be given in the middle of April at the latest.
Who can apply to the Summer Internship?
Production: You can apply if you are a student, minimum 18 years old, and able to speak Swedish. Warehouse/Storage: You can apply if you are a student, minimum 18 years old, and able to speak English. Office: You can apply if you are a university student in IT, engineering or business.
Do I need to speak Swedish to apply?
As a Summer Intern working in the office, English is mandatory but you do not need to speak Swedish.
As a Summer Intern in Production or in a Warehouse/Storage – Swedish is mandatory.
How likely is it to be employed after the Summer Internship?
We’re always looking for talented people who want to grow with us – a Summer Internship at Volvo Cars can open doors for a career with us.
Do you offer Summer Internships in countries other than Sweden?
How does it work with accommodation in during the Summer Internship?
Finding accommodation during the internship is up to each individual.
Will the internship be paid for?
As a Summer Intern you get a salary according to market standards in Sweden. You’ll get more information about the offer during our recruitment process.
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