The 250 young people will begin their training in technical and business-related fields at Siemens in the fall of 2010. Applicants will be sought from throughout Germany. Siemens is offering young people technical training as, for example, electronics technicians for automation systems, electronics technicians for technical equipment and installation, IT specialists for systems integration, industrial mechanics, electronics technicians for IT systems, mechatronics technicians and technical assistants for electronic systems. The young people may also train to become industrial business administration assistants and industrial office communications assistants. During their training, Siemens will provide the young people with special supervision. As in 2009, local offices of the German Federal Employment Agency will support the company in selecting trainees. These offices are the first contact point for applicants. The vocational counselors there are familiar with the Siemens program and will forward applications to the company. Applicants should have completed secondary school.
Siemens is one of Germany’s largest private providers of vocational education, training some 10,000 young people at about 50 different locations and investing roughly €160 million a year in training. About 40,000 young people apply to Siemens training programs every year. Applications can be submitted at www.siemens.de/ausbildung