CAREER & EDUCATION

Life at ŠKODA AUTO

Thanks to our emphasis on employee satisfaction, we always score in surveys measuring long-term employer attractiveness. We appreciate the work our employees do and strive to create the best conditions for them, not only in workplaces, but also outside of work with the advantages provided by our employee benefits.

University

ŠKODA AUTO University was founded in 2000 as the first and the only company university in Czech Republic. Its founder is ŠKODA AUTO, seated in Mladá Boleslav, is one of the most important and most dynamically evolving companies in the Czech republic and one of the largest brands of the Volkswagen concern.

An indivisible part of the full-time bachelor study programme is the student s´ internship. These internships form the fifth semester and are undertaken at ŠKODA AUTO or its suppliers within the Czech Republic. Many students of the follow-on master study programme participate in internships whilst studying on a part-time, thus gaining not only theoretical expertise, but also relevant work experience. Students with an excellent command of foreign language can apply for internships abroad. Abroad, students usually undertake the internship within the Volkswagen concern or the ŠKODA AUTO group.

Vocational School

The ŠKODA AUTO a.s. Secondary Vocational School of Engineering offers high-quality vocational training geared towards future innovative technology. The structure of the mechanical and electrical engineering subjects taught and the number of students are set according to the needs and requirements of ŠKODA AUTO’s specialist departments. The aim is to interlink expert and social skills, pass on know-how, and ensure that students are ready to start work. All those who complete their studies successfully are offered a job at the company.

The school is part of the ŠKODA Academy, which was set up in April 2013 to provide comprehensive education to pupils and adult employees. The ŠKODA Academy develops the professional and other skills of ŠKODA AUTO employees, provides students with a vocational education, and nurtures those with talent.