Working at the Robert Bosch Stiftung

Robert Bosch Stiftung – BOGY Internships, Apprenticeships, DHBW Degrees

High School Students Have Plenty of Career Opportunities to Choose From

Have you just earned your high school diploma and would like to start making your way into the world of work? Or would you like to do an internship with us while still in school? If you are planning to do an internship, an apprenticeship, or a degree, we have plenty of interesting opportunities and can give you insight into various exciting fields.

General Information on BOGY Internships at the Robert Bosch Stiftung

High school students in the state of Baden-Württemberg complete what is known as a “BOGY” week in either 10th or 11th grade. This is designed to give students careers and study guidance while still in high school. The Robert Bosch Stiftung has been offering BOGY internship opportunities since 1999. We offer two BOGY internships every six months.


Your Internship – What to Expect

Generally speaking, each BOGY internship is completed in a specialist area or department. During your time with us, you will gain insights into different areas of the Foundation. You will get a chance to look over the shoulders of our humanities experts, social scientists, economists, lawyers, commercial staff, and secretaries. You will also get your first taste of working life and see for yourself what your dream job or dream degree might be like.


As a BOGY intern, you can explore the following areas:

  • Project support
  • Project management
  • Group leadership
  • Secretarial work


What we are looking for

  • Team spirit and a passion for people
  • The desire to learn new things and expand your knowledge
  • Someone who enjoys working with computers
     

What we offer

  • Insight into the work of the Foundation
  • Individual support during your internship
  • The chance to take on smaller tasks and work on them independently
  • An open and considerate atmosphere within the team


Apply to become a BOGY intern now

Would you like to complete a BOGY internship at the Robert Bosch Stiftung? You can submit applications with the usual documents (cover letter, résumé, and your most recent school report) plus confirmation of your BOGY internship from your school at any time, but they should reach your contact person Ms. Hafner by e-mail or mail eight to 12 weeks before your desired start date. She would be happy to help with any questions.

Please also let us know which of our specialist areas you are most interested in.

Apprenticeship in Digital and Print Media Design (Chamber of Industry and Commerce)
Major: Concept Development and Visualization

Diverse and challenging with a high degree of practical relevance: during your apprenticeship at the Robert Bosch Stiftung, you will garner valuable knowledge and practical experience for your future career. Within the framework of your apprenticeship, you can choose between various majors:

  • Advisory and Planning
  • Design and Technology
  • Concept Development and Visualization

At the Robert Bosch Stiftung, we offer the major Concept Development and Visualization.


Key Apprenticeship Information at a Glance

Length: 3 years (can be shortened to 2–2.5 years)
Location: Practical work at the Robert Bosch Stiftung and schoolwork at the Johannes-Gutenberg-Schule in Stuttgart
Structure: 12 weeks of teaching blocks a year with approx. 31 hours of theory and practice a week


What We Are Looking For

  • Allgemeine Hochschulreife leaving certificate or a good or excellent Realabschluss diploma
  • Excellent grades in German, along with creativity, team spirit, and communication skills
  • Dedication, reliability, and the ability to work independently
  • Polite demeanor and good manners
  • Experience with Microsoft Office programs is desirable


What You Will Learn during Your Apprenticeship

As a Digital/Print Media Designer apprentice majoring in Concept Development and Visualization, you will design both digital and print communication materials. Your role will include everything from consultancy and concept development through to production. You will focus on the design and production of print media. You will design layouts for ads, flyers, image brochures, and studies – as well as for event materials (everything from invitations to stage design). In doing so, you will develop creative image and illustration concepts – including for online applications – and put these into practice. When it comes to producing the materials, you will select the most suitable process in line with commercial and quality considerations and accompany the production process all the way to the final quality check. Despite the focus on print media, the experienced team will share with you their broad knowledge of all communication media during the internship.


Vocational School Subjects

  • Religious studies
  • German
  • Social studies
  • Project/business skills
  • Professional skills

What We Offer

  • Long-term prospects in a varied career with a promising future
  • The chance to gain extensive knowledge and practically relevant expertise
  • An interesting and secure apprenticeship placement with exciting duties
  • Active involvement in a motivated and friendly team
  • Intensive induction phase as well as support during your apprenticeship

Would you like to become an apprentice at the Robert Bosch Stiftung? If so, find out what apprenticeships are currently available.
If you have any questions about completing a placement with us, please contact Ms. Jennifer Schulze.

Structure and Program at a Glance

During your dual-degree program, you will continuously alternate between theoretical studies at the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State Universities (DHBW) in Stuttgart and Lörrach and practical phases at the Foundation. At the DHBW, you will gain knowledge of specialist scientific principles, application-oriented methodology, and the ability to think systematically. And you will put what you have learned into practice in the day-to-day life of the Foundation. Thanks to curriculum frameworks, the theoretical and practical phases are closely linked and build on each other.


What We Are Looking For

  • General or subject-specific Hochschulreife certificate
  • Independence and initiative as well as the ability to motivate yourself and others
  • Team spirit and a passion for research work
  • An interest in sociocultural issues as well as topics in the fields of business and technology

 

Dual Degree at DHBW Lörrach
HR Management with HR Services/Demographic Management

This degree program focuses on the education of performance-oriented, flexible high potentials with a view to them assuming leadership and project positions. On the basis of a business studies program, they acquire foundation-specific knowledge – in particular, management, organizational development, and project accOKounting skills. During your time with us, you will familiarize yourself with both the Foundation and the Robert Bosch Hospital.
 

Dual Degree at DHBW Lörrach
HR Management with HR Services/Demographic Management

This degree program aims to train performance-driven, flexible, and future-oriented high potentials for leadership and project responsibilities in human resources. In addition to theoretical knowledge in the fields of business management and social sciences, you will become thoroughly acquainted with a foundation’s real-world work in human resources through involvement in different projects. These include projects in the fields of human resources development and planning, vocational and advanced training, recruitment, and employee retention. During your dual-degree studies you will become acquainted not only with the Foundation but also with the Robert Bosch Hospital and Robert Bosch GmbH.


What We Offer

  • Long-term prospects in one of Germany’s largest and most prestigious foundations
  • The chance to gain extensive knowledge and practically relevant expertise
  • An interesting and secure study placement with exciting duties
  • Active involvement in a motivated and friendly team
  • Intensive help and support during your placement

Would you like to become a DHBW student at the Robert Bosch Stiftung? If so, find out what study placements are currently available.
If you have any questions about completing a placement with us, please contact Ms. Franco-Pérez.