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Global Graduate Trainee Program

What is the Global Graduate Trainee Program?

Our Global Graduate Trainee Program is a development program that offers young graduates practical experience, insights and training in various areas of our company.

When should I apply for the Global Graduate Trainee Program and when does it start?

The Global Graduate Trainee Program is published as a job every year in April and starts at the beginning of October.

What is the profile of a Graduate Trainee?

University graduates with a Master's degree in a relevant technical or business field who are fluent in English; other languages (e.g. Spanish) are an advantage. International experience gained either through study and/or work is an advantage. It is important that the trainee is open to working in many different roles and departments, has an intrinsic drive to learn and enjoys working internationally.

How does the selection process work?

After your online application, the selection process usually includes a short questionnaire and an interview with the talent acquisition partners, followed by an assessment by managers and/or experts, HR and current trainees.

Is there an upper limit to the number of trainees accepted per year?

The number of trainees accepted can vary from year to year, depending on the needs of the company. As a rule, we take on 2 to 4 trainees each year.

How long does the program last?

The duration of the Global Graduate Trainee Program is 24 months. the program comprises four stations (=positions), in each of which the trainees spend around 6 months. The first station is predetermined and usually takes place at the headquarters in Vienna, the next stations are chosen by the trainees themselves in their respective home country and a further station abroad.

Is the program a permanent employment contract?

Yes, graduate trainees receive a permanent contract. After successfully completing the program, you will take on a key position that matches your interests, skills and ambitions. We are committed to your long-term success within the Kapsch TrafficCom Group.

Is the program a full-time position?

Yes, the program is a full-time position. Trainees are expected to work regular hours and actively participate in all training and work tasks. However, working hours are split 80:20 between the station and trainee activities (e.g. seminars, trainee project).

Who takes care of the visa, work permit and accommodation at a foreign station?

Our HR and travel management team takes care of all matters such as visas, work permits, accommodation and flights. All these costs for an international assignment are covered by Kapsch.