Internship or Master Thesis - Developer

Posted date:  Nov 26, 2021

Herzogenrath, NW, DE

As the tech firm that built the mobile world, with more than 54,000 patents to our name, we’ve made it our business to make a mark. When joining our team at Ericsson you are empowered to learn, lead, and perform at your best, shaping the future of technology. This is a place where you're welcomed as your own perfectly unique self, and celebrated for the skills, talent, and perspective you bring to the team.

Our Exciting Opportunity

Our Technology and Innovation branch in Germany is regularly offering interesting master theses and internship projects. Together with our staff, you will have the opportunity to work on the exciting future of mobile applications and communications technologies. Our unit is part of a major Ericsson R&D center, located in close vicinity of the historic city of Aachen, Germany, in the heart of Europe.

You will

The interns actively participate in all phases of the conceptualization, design and implementation of unit projects, under the mentorship of senior colleagues. The role includes:

  • Designing software for next generation telecom projects
  • Support senior technical staff in the research and investigations
  • Write (or contribute) to technical reports, documents, patents and academic papers
  • Demonstrate and present aspects of their project work to team members and senior staff

Actual assignments are defined by the relevant project coordinator.

To be successful in the role you must be/have

    • Enrolled as Master student in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field with an above average record of accomplishment
    • Eager to learn, hard-working and open-minded as well as very good team working skills
    • Very good computer and programming skills (e.g., in Golang, Python, Java or C/C++)
    • Strong interest in mobile communications or ICT
    • Experience with Linux
    • Knowledge of Kubernetes, Docker, or other cloud technologies will be an advantage
    • Knowledge of distributed databases will be an advantage
    • Fluency in English; any other language will be an advantage


What´s in it for you?

Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of courageous decisions. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it. You won’t develop for the status quo, but will build what replaces it. Joining us is a way to move your career in any direction you want; with hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world, in a place where co-creation and collaboration are embedded into the walls. You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where empathy and humanness serve as cornerstones for how we work, and where work-life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless.

What happens once you apply?

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Do you believe that an organization fostering an environment of cooperation and collaboration creates better business value? Do you value a workplace where fact based decisions are important, our people are encouraged to speak up and inclusive teams drive performance and innovation? At Ericsson, we do.


We provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, religion, political opinion, nationality, ethnic background, social origin, social status, disability, age, union membership or employee representation and any other characteristic protected by local law or Ericsson’s Code of Business Ethics.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Be where it begins

Our Culture

Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless. Share your most innovative ideas, bring your unique perspective and bring your unique perspective in a speak up environment. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it at a company where you’re empowered to lead and perform at your very best.

Learning and Development

Being a part of our team means having the flexibility to take your career in many different directions, but it also means leveraging the supportive structure of a big organization, with clear personal and professional development opportunities. 

Benefits and Rewards

We believe that great accomplishments deserve great benefits and transparent rewards. We strive to offer competitive, unbiased, and fair rewards for all our people. We empower you to manage your own time and promote flexible working opportunities, along with family-friendly policies.

Click here to find out more about our benefits.

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