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Our 18-month Trainee Programme provides invaluable experience, giving successful candidates the opportunity to work on innovative and complex projects. It is designed for top-performing students and graduates from technical studies as well as business management and legal studies.

As a Trainee, you will get to work with some of the brightest minds in the industry. You will have a part-time or full-time role with real responsibility and you will benefit from accelerated professional development, supporting you to build a long-term career at Thales.

As we are committed to support our employees’ mental, physical and financial wellbeing, you will receive a competitive salary as well as great benefits. The remuneration will depend on your studies, starting at EUR 2,100 monthly gross for a full-time role. The Trainee Programme starts on 1 February 2022, but we offer flexible start dates that will accommodate both your academic year and your exams.

Learn more about the Trainee Programme here.



  • Do you enjoy working in collaborative and stable teams of highly motivated and talented people? Do you want to get a holistic insight into the business through job rotation? Do you possess solid communication skills in English and/or German?
  • Are you pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree? APPLY as Student Trainee.
  • Have you completed your studies? APPLY as Graduate Trainee.



· Engineering · Safety · Verification · Validation · Project Management · Product Line Management
· Sales · Operations · Quality · Legal / Compliance · Finance / Controlling

In your cover letter, please indicate your preferred start date, your availability (full-time or part-time at a minimum of 20 hours per week) and 3 preferred departments within the Rotation Programme. Applications are open from November 2021 to 15 December 2021.



Together, we are shaping the world around us to build the future – here and now! Our experts’ competences and cultural backgrounds are unique in their diversity. Passion for innovations and cutting-edge technologies is our motivation. With 83,000 employees in 68 countries we create tomorrow’s key technologies today.

In the railway area, Thales experts architect solutions that support 85 million mainline and suburban passenger journeys, worldwide, every day. 72,000 kms of route and 52,000 trains per day in 16 countries are controlled by our Traffic Management Systems.

As part of a global technology leader, Thales in Austria delivers key technologies in rail transportation, air traffic, digital identity & security and defence missions tailored to local needs with 400 people based in Vienna. With its unique combination of technology leadership, creativity and employee engagement, Thales in Austria has a key role to play in the digital transformation of its customers.

Whatever your role will be at Thales, your work will make a difference.

Thales Austria is committed to equality and diversity.
In particular, female applicants are encouraged to apply.

Especially we appreciate applications from people with disability!

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Veröffentlicht am 01.12.2021

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