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Three challenges. Two years. One incredible experience.

Over two very exciting years, you’ll gain all the skills and knowledge you need to build a successful career at Siemens. The two years consist of three challenging assignments. For one of them you’ll work abroad at one of our 1,700 worldwide locations. With each assignment you will gain a deep insight of our business, invaluable experiences and lasting contacts.

At the start of the program, you’ll be assigned a personal mentor. Together, you’ll decide what your personal program will look like and determine the general direction of your career path. This will be based on your qualifications and personal interests, as well as what’s important for us as a business.


It’s important to us that you’re put into the right department from day one as this is a working program; it’s all about learning by doing. You’ll be actively integrated into the day-to-day business of your project teams, assuming full responsibility for the tasks assigned to you.


We’re looking for people who want to take on the challenges of tomorrow. Think this is you? Join us.

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Grow your network. Grow your skills.

Our training will provide you with all the basics you need for a successful start as a leader in the organization. Besides developing your leadership skills, you will learn how to communicate effectively, become more self aware and gain valuable business and company knowledge. Additionally, you’ll be given the chance to help us resolve some of the current challenges we face. You’ll also get to meet with other SGP participants from over 20 different countries at the annual SGP World Conference for an engaging two days worth of talks, discussions and networking.


What’s it like to take part in the SGP?

Our Graduate Program is just the beginning of a successful career at Siemens. Hear from the people who have experienced the program first-hand.


Natalia Afanaseva

SGP Participant

“Finding a job of your dreams doesn’t happen by chance. You need to see what opportunities are out there and get to know what roles are right for you. The SGP offers you ability to do both. You’ll experience different Siemens businesses, opportunities to work with colleagues around the world and learn to ask yourself very honest questions about where are you going next.”

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Yawo Edem Afande

SGP Alumni

“These two years were a very special adventure for me. Looking back, the SGP helped me to get a better self-assessment of myself. Where are my limits? Where do I want to go and why? It is not just about doing one task or project, you should also know your own major drivers for doing that. This is one thing I learned during the SGP and this will also help me in my future career.”


Mirko Menden

SGP Mentor

“The SGP offers a superb combination to tackle actual and future challenges. As a mentor I see my role in being the sports coach and help the SGPers to further develop their skills, the friend to share thoughts and something like a ‘senior consultant’ to offer hopefully helpful advice on how to behave in difficult business situations.”


What do I need?

We’re looking for bright, inquisitive graduates from all backgrounds who have a Master’s or equivalent degree, or even a PhD. The ideal person has:

  • International experience and is fluent in English
  • A motivating and inspiring personality – and wants to make change happen
  • A hands-on approach and is great with ideas
  • A desire to contribute in a challenging and diverse environment
  • An outstanding academic performance
  • Up to two years of practical experience as an intern or working student


How do I apply?

Each country’s application process differs. If you think you’re suitable, please check your local application requirements and apply online. Unfortunately we can’t accept applications over social media or by email. We’ll then decide whether to invite you to take part in a video interview. If that goes well, you’ll take part in a special assessment. Pass that and you’re on the course.

Frequently asked questions

What else do I need to know?

Want some more information about the Siemens Graduate Program? Here are some of our most asked questions. If you still can’t find what you’re looking for, drop us a message via the SGP Facebook page.

Which countries offer participation in the SGP?

The program is currently running in China, France, Germany, India, the Middle East, the Netherlands, , Singapore, Spain, Switzerland and the United States.

If the SGP is not available in your home country, or if there are no open positions, it is possible to start the SGP in Germany as this country welcomes international applications. Please note, you should only apply in a different country if this meets your career aspirations and you can get work authorization. You can also view your local careers page for other development programs or entry-level opportunities.

Being part of the Siemens Graduate Program means you’re a real Siemens employee with a regular permanent employment contract. The conditions of this contract depend on local requirements and regulations. It’s important to point out that the SGP is not an internship program.

You’ll directly work within our divisions and experience different areas, such as product development and distribution, product management and marketing, manufacturing, project management or procurement and logistics. Ultimately these are decided by your interests and qualifications as well as our business requirements.

Yes! Being a global company, the assignment abroad will prepare you for an important aspect of our culture. We’ll support you in selecting the best destination for your assignment abroad so you can get the most out of it.

This greatly depends on your performance and interests during the program. You’ll discuss this with your mentor throughout and they’ll support you in your transition once the program comes to an end. You may be offered a position in your home country or abroad based on availability. We’ll support you in either an expert career, management career or project management career.

The individual start depends on your availability as well as the demand in the respective country. As long as you can find an open position in your country we are looking forward to your online application.

You can find all the relevant country specific requirements if you click on your favorite country on the map. There you can also find the link to apply directly for your specific country.

The mentor plays an important role in the SGP. He/She will support and guide you within your program. Together you will decide which assignments you’ll take depending on your personal development and the business need. Moreover you can benefit from an experienced leader with valuable contacts.