Intern / working student (m/f/d) R&D projects (Virtual Coupling of Trains)

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Date: 14 Nov 2023

Location: Hennigsdorf, DE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:419390 


Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide 



We are looking for a working student for a R&D project on virtual coupling of trains. Within the project team, your objectives will be to support the project lead with different tasks.


Your tasks

  • Research on existing projects and Intellectual Property for virtual coupling e.g., within shift2rail or Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking
  • Link with experts from different Alstom sites across Europe for collaboration
  • Discuss research results with experts, project lead and document results
  • Identify development needs and bring ideas how to approach them
  • Support the projects structuring (scope, schedule, budget)


Your Profile

  • Enrolled in engineering studies with IT/computer engineering emphasis. Preferably in the master's degree, e.g., software engineering, communication systems or similar
  • Interest in mobility/railway operations
  • Safe handling of MS Office and simulation programs/programming
  • Strong communication and organizational skills; proactive and systematic way of working
  • English and German fluently



Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 




Job Type:​Internship/Apprenticeship

Job Segment: R&D, Intern, Research, Entry Level

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