Company: Continental
Location: San Jose, CA 95134 (North San Jose area)


Shape your own, individual IT Career Path with us!

The Corporate IT Graduate Program starts on September 1, 2020 and we are hiring in our headquarters in Hanover, Germany, with work options in various German locations. *If you are interested in our September 2021 program instead, please state that at the top your CV.

The program provides you with a fast track into Continental’s IT organization. As part of a multicultural and high-performing Graduate team, you will work on a broad variety of state-of-the-art IT solutions on an international level.
Based out of Hanover, Germany, you will complete four six-month assignments in different IT departments and locations, of which three will be abroad. These assignments will provide you with challenging projects and tasks to help prepare you for a successful future within our IT organization. Your on the job learning will be coupled with a series of specialized trainings which will accelerate your personal and professional growth.

Your job placement after the IT Graduate program depends on your individual strengths and areas of interest. Choose from a large variety of IT fields: IT applications, Big Data, Cloud Solutions, Internet of Things, IT architecture, project management or many more.

Your future. Your choice. Your Program

  • Good achievements during studies with Bachelor or Master degree in IT study fields
  • Practical experience through internships
  • Excellent English language skills (written and spoken)
  • Eagerness to develop and take the initiative
  • Flexibility to adapt to different working environments and locations
  • Appreciation to work with people in teams from all around the world
  • Capability to communicate and collaborate with various stakeholders
  • Fresh minded, result-oriented, structured and self-responsible working style
  • Passion for IT technologies and openness to learn new things
  • Bachelors degree in an Information Technology related field is required
  • German language skills are beneficial
EEO Statement
EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to or contact US Recruiting at 248.209.7425. This telephone line and email address are reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application, if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a call back.

What we offer

Contribution to challenging and innovative IT topics within our IT organization

Broad training offerings to enhance your work-related knowledge and your personal development

Opportunity to take over first own responsibility

Multi-cultural and international environment of a global player

Permanent work contract and placement after the program

Development of your own career in a global company

Are you ready to accelerate your career?

We are looking forward to your online application. Please attach your cover letter and your CV in English, as well as respective university certificates and internship confirmations.

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