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11/02/18
Wolfsburg (D)
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Into pole position with “Faculty 73”

Volkswagen AG is now training its own new generation of IT experts. Interested applicants with “IT passion” from both inside and outside of the Group can apply until November 4. In spring 2019, the first 100 participants will start with the innovative “Faculty 73” program, a two-year course culminating in a junior software developer qualification. In 2021, the future co-workers will then be in pole position to launch their careers in a promising field. In addition, they will be given contracts for permanent employment at Volkswagen.

Into pole position with “Faculty 73”
Federal Labor Minister Hubertus Heil is curious about the innovative training program for software developers. From left: Volkswagen Board Member for Human Resources, Gunnar Kilian, the Chairman of the Group and General Works Council, Bernd Osterloh, Federal Labor Minister Heil and the Head of the Volkswagen Group Academy, Ralph Linde.
HR Board Member Gunnar Killian explains the "Faculty 73" initiative to journalists.