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Intern or thesis student - Global IT (m/f/x)

What's the role?

You are looking for an internship in a highly professional, innovative, and international company where you can gain exposure and experience in the field of IT? Excellent, because we are constantly looking for motivated and dynamic interns that are eager to join our experienced and forward-thinking Global IT teams and get to know Hilti as a company. Based on your individual strengths and interests, you will explore IT trends and work on exciting and value-adding projects in close collaboration with expert teams across multiple disciplines.

Who is Hilti?

We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. Hilti is a multicultural workplace with 127 different nationalities committed to global teamwork.

Global IT within Hilti is a truly global team with main hubs in Buchs (Switzerland), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) and Plano/Tulsa (USA). All locations have highly competent teams who work very closely together. Hilti`s Global IT team is known for their focus on sustainable value creation by translating latest IT innovations into value creating solutions & services.

What does the role involve?

As an intern in Global IT you will be part of an international team working on innovative, real-life IT challenges. You will work closely with our experienced Hilti IT professionals and managers as well as with relevant business stakeholders. You will explore the characteristics of the respective field and relate them to our strategic business and IT needs.

The internship in Hilti Global IT will allow you to gain experience in project or process management, improve your technical expertise, and have hands-on experience.
Amongst others, we offer internship opportunities in the following IT areas: Digital Marketing & Sales IT, FICO & HRM systems, Supply Chain Management IT, Product IT Services and IoT, Enterprise Architecture, IT Governance, Data Science, Information Management, IT Security, IT Infrastructure Services, and Workplace Technologies.

So, just let us know about your individual strengths and motivations or suggest topics that are of special interest for you, and we can jointly discuss collaboration options. The start date is flexible to the student's availability with an internship duration of 3 to 12 months.

Use your internship as a kickstart for your professional career in a leading international company that is powered by innovative and value-adding IT solutions.

What do we offer?

We’ll give you the tools you need to excel in your internship, including one-to-one coaching. You’ll enjoy a rare combination of autonomy and camaraderie, as you’ll manage your own project while being part of a friendly team.

You’ll not just be another pair of hands but a fully integrated team member with lots of self-responsibility. From there, we’ll trust you to do whatever it takes to deliver outstanding results. Go the extra mile and we’ll reward you with strategic development discussions and career opportunities.

We’ll support you even before you start with us through relocation and integration support. With the international intern’s community at Hilti you’ll never be bored. Further, the snow-draped mountains, crystal-clear lakes and marvelous landscapes in the Happy Valley invite for lots of outdoor activities.

What you need is:

  • Master or PhD student in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or related fields
  • Strong IT affinity and ideally first work experience in the field of network technologies
  • Strong communication skills, with excellent interpersonal skills
  • A strategic approach and good problem-solving skills
  • A thirst to learn and challenge yourself
  • Fluent in English

Why should you apply?

Become a valuable member of our highly professional and international team of IT experts and meet the challenges of a global multinational company using latest technologies. You will have the freedom to act in the responsible area with career prospects in a dynamic environment as well as excellent opportunities to develop yourself to higher levels and wider range of knowledge. We have a clearly defined career development track for every individual employee and an excellent team whom are duly rewarded by performance.

Hilti is an equal opportunity employer


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