Category: Career & Apprenticeship

Career & Apprenticeship

Completing an internship abroad – my month in Barcelona

My name is Alexander Wöber and I’m a second-year electronics engineer apprentice for industrial systems based in Ludwigsburg. In September 2017, I was given the opportunity to complete a four-week internship abroad in Barcelona. After hearing about the invitation to enter  this project from my boss Ursula Fritz and speaking to my colleagues Florian Senft and Anastasia Doulgkeri, […]

Career & Apprenticeship

‘Under Pressure’ – achieving our goal together

When hearing the name ‘Under Pressure’, I’m sure for many of you Queen’s hit song from the 80s will come to mind. In this instance, however, we’re talking about a team name that perfectly describes a certain aspect of our work. This is not to say we are working under unwanted pressure, […]

Career & Apprenticeship

Go for it! Living the American dream

MANN+HUMMEL USA, Dunlap

Both my private and professional lives changed dramatically last year. At the start of 2016, I was working at MANN+HUMMEL Ludwigsburg as an Injection Moulding Shift Mechanic. By the end of the year, my wife and I were living over 4,500 miles away in Dunlap, […]

Career & Apprenticeship

Internship at 16: It’s never too young

internship at MANN+HUMMEL

I write this blog as my two-week internship at MANN+HUMMEL is coming to an end. This internship started off as a requirement in order to successfully complete my Grade 10 but I considered this opportunity to be able to do an internship in my area of interest at a young age as bliss. […]

Career & Apprenticeship

The long journey to my dream job

The long journey to my dream job

In September 2016, I began an apprenticeship as an industrial mechanic at MANN+HUMMEL in Ludwigsburg. While I may not have been here for that long, I can honestly say that this is my dream job!

I always intended to graduate from secondary school and pursue a career, […]

Career & Apprenticeship, guest post

Reutlingen University and MANN+HUMMEL – an educational partnership

Visit HS Reutlingen at MANN+HUMMEL

At Reutlingen University our engineering courses are designed to combine both academic theory and practical experience. One of the highlights of the bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering is the project module completed in the sixth semester, which sees our budding engineers working on real-life industry design projects and presenting their findings to industry representatives. […]

Career & Apprenticeship

It never rains in Southern California

Sun, sea, sand and palm trees, boys with surfboards and girls in hot pants with bare midriffs, all suntanned and wearing sunglasses – welcome to California! This is the California that you know from movies.

But the reality is rather different. I’m in Goleta, […]

Career & Apprenticeship

Introducing pupils to the world of MANN+HUMMEL

What do pupils expect from their future careers? What does it mean for them to work independently and as part of a team? MANN+HUMMEL has been gaining an insight into precisely these questions through its youth outreach program, which has been running in conjunction with the Gottlieb-Daimler secondary school in Ludwigsburg since 2008. […]

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