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.

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Volvo Cars Internship Programme​

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.

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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.

Meet Zijihan

“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

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Volvo Cars Summer Work

Every summer, June to August, 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. Applications for summer work open during February.

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Thesis work

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​

The program for 2023 takes place at Volvo Cars in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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.

4-5 months

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.

Our interns have full-time temporary employment (4-6 months) within Volvo Cars.

During the program, the student will benefit from excellent mentoring, onboarding days, work life experience, personal development, building networks and career development.

The interns within the program receive a monthly salary according to the standard market rate.

Summer Internship

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.

Please write your application in English.

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.

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.

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Job advertisements concerning Summer Internship positions are published continuously from January each year and onwards.

All positions are published in our Job Portal.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Internship opportunities outside Sweden vary each year. All our job opportunities around the globe are advertised in our Job Portal.

Finding accommodation during the internship is up to each individual.

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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Our story

Learn more about how we want to provide people with the freedom to move in a personal, sustainable and safe way.