Work-integrated course (m/f/x) – Mechatronics/Automation

Headquarters Germany
Beckhoff Automation GmbH & Co. KG

Are you interested in technology, mathematics or computer science? Join us to automate high-end machines and support our product applications worldwide! Develop ultra-fast PCs with us, or help us with programming our automation software to control intelligent machines, robots and wind turbines. As an engineer in the fields of systems engineering, support, hardware development and basic software development you will have the freedom you need to explore, develop and apply new technologies. This is where your inventive spirit and technical know-how are in demand, and the practice-oriented program in mechatronics/automation gives you the tools you need. You learn the theoretical background at the University of Applied Sciences and the practical application at Beckhoff.

What we offer

Beckhoff is a true innovation generator – we always put the latest technologies first. Our highly motivated engineers work to develop and implement the innovations of tomorrow. You, too, can become an innovation generator with us! At Beckhoff, you can advance your career in many different ways by pursuing tasks creatively and in accordance with your personal preferences while working with experts in the field.


  • training location: Verl
  • Campus: Gütersloh/Bielefeld
  • start of training: August
  • program duration: 3.5 years
  • language: German
  • compensation: In accordance with the metal and electrical industry’s collective bargaining agreement for apprentices
  • Degree: Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)


  • good understanding of physical and mathematical relationships
  • logical reasoning and systematic approach
  • interest in technology and natural sciences
  • team skills
  • extensive knowledge of German

Educational prerequisites

  • technical matriculation qualification
  • general matriculation qualification
  • equivalent previous education recognized by the Hochschule Bielefeld – University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSBI)

Possible occupational fields

  • engineer for automation of machinery, equipment, buildings and processes
  • engineer for software development
  • engineer for hardware development
  • engineer for sales
  • engineer for support
  • engineer for service
  • engineer for product management

Application process

  • written application at Beckhoff Automation GmbH & Co. KG
  • subsequent enrollment at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts by 15 July of year in which you start at Beckhoff
Mr. David Neumann
Mr. David Neumann
Headquarters Germany
Beckhoff Automation GmbH & Co. KG
Hülshorstweg 20
33415 Verl