Volvo Cars Engineering Student Concept (VESC) – Manufacturing Engineering (ME)

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We are creating our own future. So are you.

At Volvo Cars, we believe that being curious and truly committed to understanding people is the key to future success. We are people who care about other people, working together to create new technologies and innovations for safe, sustainable and convenient mobility. Want to join us?

We are looking for students starting their master’s during fall 2019 to join our VESC program within Manufacturing Engineering!


Through VESC, we aim to establish a good foundation for a long-term relationship between Volvo Cars and students in various Master’s Programmes. The concept will provide you as a student with a unique opportunity to experience and work in the very centre of the product development in the automotive industry.


What we offer

VESC consists of summer work for 4-10 weeks, during the summer period 2019 and 2020. The first summer you will build our cars in the production line at the Torslanda Plant. During the summer of 2020, you will work within ME and focus on specific Manufacturing Engineering deliveries.

Your Master thesis will take place within the same department as the summer work you had during 2020. You will also have an individual mentor and support during the program.

You and your profile

In order to be eligible as a participant in the VESC program, you need to start your two-year Master’s Program during fall 2019.

We are looking for students studying within one of the following Bachelor programs:

• Mechanical Engineering
• Automation Engineering
• Electrical Engineering
• Industrial Engineering and Management
• Software / Computer Engineering

And that are applying for Master’s programs within the areas of:
• Production Engineering
• Automation Engineering
• Mechatronics Engineering
• Software Engineering
Fluent English skills, in both speech and writing, is required.

On a personal level

We are looking for positive and curious individuals that are not afraid of taking initiatives. Good cooperation and communication skills while having a committed attitude will help you through the program.  We think you are open and have the ability to listen to others. You should enjoy working in a team as well as independently. An analytical mind-set is something that describes you well. You like problem solving and you have passion for cars and engineering techniques!


Application and contact

We encourage you to submit your application in English as soon as possible, but no later than March 3rd, 2019.
Note that interviews are held continuously during spring and you will receive feedback on your application in the end of April at the latest!
If you have any questions, you are welcome to contact Lisa Hallvin at
Applications by email will not be accepted!


Who are we?

Volvo Cars is a company on a mission; to bring traditional car manufacturing into a connected, sustainable and smart future.
Since 1927, we have been a brand known for our commitment to safety, creating innovative cars that make life less complicated for our consumers. In 2010, we decided to transform our business, resulting in a totally new generation of cars and technologies, as well as steady growth and record sales. Today, we’re expanding our global footprint in Europe, China and the US, and we’re on the lookout for new talent.
We are constantly pushing our own skills and abilities to drive change in the automobile industry like never before. We are looking for innovative, committed people to join us in this endeavour and create safe, sustainable and connected cars. We believe in the power of people and will challenge and support you to reach your full potential. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars’ journey into the future.

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