Students & Thesis

Your way to PALFINGER

We are always looking to expand our talent base. PALFINGER’s Corporate Intern Program gives students the opportunity to gain practical, challenging and meaningful on-the-job work experience.

Are you interested in gaining practical experience before starting your career?

Combining theory and practice through an internship is not only rewarding but an ideal way to start a successful professional career.



Gain valuable work experience alongside an innovative and international company. PALFINGER offers motivated and ambitious students the opportunity for an internship in one of our locations. You will get the opportunity to gain experience in technical and administrative departments, like production, engineering, finance and marketing. Interns are challenged to demonstrate their skills and strengths while applying their knowledge to help us achieve our business goals and strategies with the help of our qualified employees.

Are you interested in becoming an intern at PALFINGER? You can either apply for one of our open internships or submit a general application that includes the area or department you are interested in working in.

Specialized Interships & Thesis

Specialized Internships & Thesis

We also offer study internships that include thesis support for students. For this program, the student should have clear ideas about the application areas and subjects. The work during the thesis work phase focuses on the subjects.

For those of you interested in writing your final thesis with PALFINGER, send us your application and your thesis topic.

Andre, Intern

"Based on my own experiences and what I have heard from other interns or college graduates, I would say Palfinger is a great employer for young professionals. They have very good career advancement possibilities and are willing to give you responsibility if you are motivated, creative and reliable. At the same time they give you the chance to work in a successful international company with innovative products, great opportunities and excellent values."

Andre, Intern