Who are we?
Volvo Cars is a company on a mission; to bring traditional car manufacturing into a connected, sustainable and smart future.
Since 1927, we have been a brand known for our commitment to safety, creating innovative cars that make life less complicated for our consumers. In 2010, we decided to transform our business, resulting in a totally new generation of cars and technologies, as well as steady growth and record sales. Today, we’re expanding our global footprint in Europe, China and the US, and we’re on the lookout for new talent.
We are constantly pushing our own skills and abilities to drive change in the automobile industry like never before. We are looking for innovative, committed people to join us in this endeavour and create safe, sustainable and connected cars. We believe in the power of people and will challenge and support you to reach your full potential. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars’ journey into the future.
Volvo Cars Engineering Student Concept- Product & Quality - Gothenburg
We are looking for students starting the second year of their master’s during fall 2020 to join our VESC program within Product & Quality (P&Q)!
Through VESC, we aim to establish a good foundation for a long-term relationship between Volvo Cars and students in various Master's Programmes. The concept will provide you as a student with a unique opportunity to experience and work in the very centre of the product development in the automotive industry.
What we offer
VESC consists of summer work at P&Q for 4-10 weeks, during the summer period 2020.
Your Master thesis will take place within the same department as the summer work and be performed during spring 2021. You will also have an individual mentor and support during the program.
You and your profile
In order to be eligible as a participant in the VESC program, you need to start your second year of your Master's Programme in fall 2020. In addition, you need to be fluent in English. Some positions will require a valid driver’s license.
Are you interested in design and connected car technology? Do you share our passion for people, the environment and our urge to create a superior driving experience? As a student, you are crucial for our future and P&Q might be just the place for you to prosper!
We are looking for Master’s students studying in the following areas
• Applied Mechanics
• Automotive Engineering (PLM/PDM)
• Mechanical Engineering (with interest in FEM)
• Product and Production engineering
• Product Development
• Product data management
• Software Engineering
• Embedded Electronic System Design
• Computer Science
• Cognitive Science
• Data Science and AI
• Applied Physics / Mathematics
• Systems Control and Mechatronics
• Electric Power Engineering
• Design (Mechanical, Technical, Industrial)
• Quality and Operations Management
On a personal level
We are looking for a variation of people who are curious, open minded and not afraid of taking initiatives. We think you are open and having the ability to listen to others and have good cooperation and communication skills. You enjoy working in collaborating teams as well as independently and you have a committed attitude to complete your assignments. You are analytic and like problem solving, the greater problem the greater mystery to solve. You have a passion for the things you do!
Application and contact
We encourage you to submit your application in English as soon as possible, but no later than February 16th 2020. In your cover letter you are welcome to motivate if there is a unit that you are more interested in or a specific topic that you have in mind for your thesis work.
Note that interviews will be held continuously during spring and you will receive feedback on your application in the end of March at the latest!
If you have any questions, you are welcome to contact Malin Westman, recruitment consultant at firstname.lastname@example.org
Note that applications by e-mail will not be accepted
Being a student at Volvo Cars: https://group.volvocars.com/careers/students