Staffing/Recruiting Intern (June - December 2023)

Date: May 22, 2023

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.


Volkswagen Chattanooga Operations internships are full-time positions (40 hrs/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. External candidates who do not meet this guideline will not be considered. This internship is scheduled to begin in June and end in December 2023. 


In the area of Manpower/Staffing support, the Intern will support with the Direct Hiring process of production team members. This will require working independently and under time pressure as well as the ability to communicate effectively with the recruiting team and job seekers. The Intern should be able to create spreadsheets/ work in Excel and with Power Point, as well as navigate an applicant tracking system. The position could support numerous activities such interviews and data tracking.  Candidate must be able to perform duties in a timely manner according to an established schedule and succeed in a deadline-oriented environment. 



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business/HR or related discipline
  • Effective time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to structure and prioritize
  • Strong communication skills
  • Flexible schedule
  • Ability to learn and work in an HR applicant tracking system



  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel Outlook)

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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