11/07/2022 | Press release

Universum Student Survey

Germany’s most attractive employers in 2022 – Rheinmetall takes top marks in two categories

According to the StepStone group’s Universum Student Survey, German university students continue to see the technology enterprise Rheinmetall AG as one of the country’s most attractive employers for students. This time the Düsseldorf-based Group excelled in two different categories: IT and Engineering. In the annual survey, some 39,000 students at 235 German institutes of higher learning were polled on matters such as the attractiveness of companies and the characteristics that university students appreciate in an employer.

Rheinmetall views this positive outcome as a vindication of the Group’s efforts to provide its staff with satisfying tasks, a healthy work-life balance, and attractive benefits. Commenting on the results of the survey, Peter Sebastian Krause, member of the Rheinmetall AG executive board with special responsibility for human resources, noted that “this year Rheinmetall has been voted one of Germany’s most attractive employers in the fields IT and Engineering again. My sincere thanks go to the men and women of our staff for these outstanding results, which clearly show that students think highly of Rheinmetall as an employer. Now it’s our job to build on this trend”.

Universum belongs to the StepStone group and thus forms part of the Axel Springer family of companies. Every year, in cooperation with over 2,000 universities, alumni groups, and professional associations in sixty markets, knowledge is gathered from working professionals and students alike. These insights help Universum to advise companies on ways to recruit suitable talent.

Offering a wide range of innovative products and services, Rheinmetall AG is active in multiple markets. As a development partner and direct supplier of the global automotive industry as well as a world-leading defence contractor, Rheinmetall AG seizes on long-term megatrends, identifies new markets with strong growth potential, and develops innovative solutions. As top technology enterprise, the Group offers graduates a chance to work in an exciting environment while taking part in processes that are truly transformational. Rheinmetall is a globe-spanning organization with some 24,000 employees and 133 locations and production facilities, making it a great place to start a career, with multifaceted opportunities for professional development. More information on Rheinmetall as an employer can be found here .


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