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Opportunities for students

We help smarter cars see the world

We have taught them to park and brake by themselves.
Now we’re going to teach them how to drive by themselves.

Valeo offers you an ideal environment for starting your career, the opportunity to work on challenging projects in international teams with global backgrounds.

Do you like to constantly develop your skills? Yes? Did you graduate or are you just studying any of the following engineering disciplines – mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or IT? Yes? Are you able to communicate in English on a daily basis? Yes? Do you like collaborating with colleagues from abroad? Yes? Do you have a responsible and innovative approach to tasks? Yes?

5 Yes? How is it possible that you are not with us, yet?

We are looking for students and graduates to join our R&D and production teams. For enthusiasts like us with a vision and a passion for our work and modern automotive technology.

Participate with us in the development and production of the car of the future!

We actively participate in career fairs and automotive events. Visitors are welcome on our regular open day events.
Do you want to meet and chat with your potential future colleagues?
Check out our calendar of events so that we can look forward to seeing you.

Calendar of events

 

Write your diploma thesis with us

Don’t worry with your diploma thesis. Write your bachelor thesis, diploma thesis or any other work under the expert supervision of our colleagues from R&D and production departments. You can choose from our range of listed topics or propose your own from the automotive industry.

Our current diploma thesis listing:

  • The creation of tools for the automatic calculation of optimal capacity of storage locations for components in the production
  • Visual plastic parts in the interior of the car
  • System for incorporation of shared sensor data in V2V environment
  • Own topic of the student from the field of purchasing in the automotive industry

Contact us for your diploma thesis

Participation in R&D projects for Master and Ph.D. students in the Prague R&D center

Valeo R&D program is a multiannual development program in our Prague development center where we design systems for autonomous cars. The program is designed for students of doctoral degree-level studies on colleges focusing on mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and information systems. As a  student you will get a contract of cooperation, work in a team of 3-4 people and create things like a robotic vehicle which serves as a mobile barrier on our test track for testing algorithms for emergency braking or work on a complete rebuilding of a serial car into a test car on which we will test our new sensors. The time consumption of the projects is adapted to your study responsibilities. For more information, send us your contact details so that we can get in touch with you.

Apply for Valeo R&D program in Prague

Trainee program at the Žebrák production site

As a student, you have the opportunity to cooperate in the course of study across the entire department, you gain valuable know-how and technical expertise. You will participate in joint development projects and actively use English in daily communication. The result of this collaboration may be the preparation of your thesis. We offer you a contract for work with the reward of 130 CZK/hour, maximum 80 hours per month, with the possibility of employment contracts for full-time after graduation. The trainee program is open in the departments of manufacturing processes, logistics, quality, production, and maintenance.

Apply for the trainee program in Žebrák plant

Valeo Innovation Challenge

Valeo wishes to encourage students from all over the world to innovate and to develop their entrepreneurial spirit, offering the winners the opportunity to create their own start-ups. Set up your team of 2 to 5 students and send us your project for the car of tomorrow. At the end of the competition the sum of €200,000 will be shared, as decided by the Jury, between the three winning teams of the Challenge. In addition to their prize, they will be offered the opportunity to join Valeo’s business accelerator

Register to the Valeo Innovation Challenge

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