IT Intern (INT08)

Date: Nov 30, 2022

Location: Chattanooga, TN, US, 37416

Company: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

The Volkswagen Group is one of the world's largest producers of passenger cars and Europe's largest automaker and is on the road to number one. Come join our team and you could be part of that ride. For our employees, Volkswagen stands for more than just efficient and sustainable products - it’s an expression of who they are and how they move through life. Become a part of the Volkswagen of America experience and work with people who are passionate, innovative, enthusiastic, and high performing team players. Everyone deserves a better car and everyone deserves a better company - it’s a Volkswagen thing.

VW. Two letters. Endless opportunities.

The internship program at Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations is intended to provide college / university students and recent graduates the opportunity to use and develop skills they have learned in the classroom by working at our state-of-the-art production facility, and to provide experience and insight into the culture. 


Our internships are full-time positions (40 hours/week).  Candidates will be expected to be available to work during normal business hours (Monday – Friday; exact hours will vary by position and some positions might require work on Saturdays).  To be eligible for the internship program, candidates are required to be enrolled at an accredited post-secondary educational institution or have graduated from one within the 6 months prior to the start date of the internship. Candidates who do not meet our guideline will not be considered. This position will start in January and end in May 2023 with a chance for extension through August 2023.  Applications for later terms will not be accepted at this time. 



Support of a variety of IT topics such as IT Security, SAP, IT Operations, ITIL, Project Management, etc. This internship assumes existing knowledge in manufacturing environments and basic knowledge of the automotive industry.

Includes but not limited to:

  • Assistance in providing IT Support
  • Support for definition of IT requirements
  • Support to develop an application test catalog
  • Support local ITP team in definition, creation and implementation of new system requirements.
  • Support of the local ITP team in analyzing data and creating management summaries on IT operations topics.
  • Daily administrative work functions



  • Required: Minimum of 2 years of study in Computer Science, IT, or Industrial Engineering



  • Experience in IT applications
  • Knowledge in defining test catalogs for new applications and execution of system tests.
  • Analytical and conceptual thinking – using logic and reason, creative and strategic thinking
  • Communication skills 
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, & Access)
  • Integration – joining people, processes or systems
  • Influencing and negotiation skills
  • Resource management
  • Problem solving; being able to solve complex problems effectively and efficiently



  • Graphic Design skills
  • Document Management capabilities
  • Technical documentation experience
  • Advanced IT infrastructure capabilities
  • Advanced IT application capabilities

Scope and Magnitude

This role description is a guideline and does not create contractual rights between the Company and any of its employees.  The Company does not enter into any type of employment contract, implied or written, with its employees regarding job security.

This Organization Participates in E-Verify. We maintain a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

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