Trainee programme

We identify your potential and support you.

Take the opportunity to work for one of the leading technology companies and create the future with us! A trainee programme at Rheinmetall offers you a wide range of opportunities and the ideal start for your career.

Start with us into the future!

Why start with us

Immerse yourself in our world of technology

At Rheinmetall you will be challenged, but also supported and prepared perfectly for your future activities. Join our trainee programme! Depending on the area you are working in, you will be learning the necessary skills in only 12 months. Responsible tasks are waiting for you.

You can expect

Get to know the different locations, perspectives, facets and interdepartmental divisions of Rheinmetall. Our trainee programs are primarily aimed at university graduates (m/f/d) with a degree in technical, natural or economic sciences.

Why you should join us?

  • Training opportunities and support of your personal and professional development are our top priority
  • Exceptionally good future prospects in an internationally successful technology company
  • You adjust your focus to your personal interests
  • You take on responsible tasks
  • Your creative ideas and individual professional goals find a hearing

A report from first-hand experience

Jonas Albrecht started the trainee program at Rheinmetall's Weapon and Ammunition Division in 2019. Today he is Key Account Manager there. In the following interview, he shares with you how he experienced his time as a trainee and the lessons he learned:
“My mentor supported me in all aspects and I could always rely on the help of my colleagues.”
Jonas Albrecht

Key Account Manager atRheinmetall

How did you learn about the Rheinmetall Graduate Program?
How did your traineeship start at Rheinmetall?
What kind of support did your mentors give you during the traineeship?
In which aspects have you been able to feel the most growth?
How was your transition to permanent employment planned and arranged?

Our trainee programme

Perfectly fitted for you – as diverse as you are.



With us, your career start is not a jump into the deep end. For the duration of the trainee programme, you will be supervised by a mentor, whose experience will support you.



Participate directly in projects across different locations. You will not only be helping to shape technological developments or processes, but you will ideally be able to build up your network during our trainee programme.


No time to waste

At Rheinmetall you will go through the most important departments and fields during your trainee program in order to prepare you for your future tasks and challenges in the best possible way.

Job offers

Top employer

Our qualities as an employer have already been confirmed by renowned institutions.





You can benefit from offers relating to work-life balance and much more.


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Rheinmetall Platz 1

40476 Dusseldorf


Phone: +49 211 473-01

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