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Bosch Research and Technology Center

In 1999, Bosch established its North American Research operation: The Research and Technology Center North America (RTC) has today offices in Palo Alto, CA, Pittsburgh, PA, and Cambridge, MA.

BERN Bosch Energy Research Network

BERN Bosch Energy Research Network

Young students and scientists are working together with Bosch in the new Bosch Energy Research Network (BERN). Topics include wind energy, photovoltaics, electromobility, energy storage.

Advanced theory and practice is our specialty

Bosch PhD candidates

If you wish to pursue your PhD while keeping in touch with the working world, Bosch is here to help. Because we understand that applied science is vital to our success, we offer PhD candidates the opportunity to get involved in leading-edge research, become part of a project in progress, or assist in the development process of a specialist department.


What’s in it for you

In writing your PhD thesis with Bosch, you'll become familiar with the company while receiving financial support. Additional advantages include:

  • Benefit from the intensive guidance of experts from our specialist departments
  • Network with other doctoral candidates and participate in colloquia
  • After completing your PhD, you’re in the ideal position to keep growing successfully with us, perhaps as one of over 30,000 Bosch research and development engineers

What you have to offer

You’ve completed your bachelor’s or master’s degree with top grades, preferably in a technical discipline. You take a long-term view when it comes to planning your future and your interests extend beyond your specialized area. Ideally, you have work experience, involvement in extracurricular activities, and have spent time abroad. Convince us that you’re right for the program with:

  • Innovative approach, strong character, and creativity
  • Initiative and a demonstrated level of commitment
  • Team spirit and well-developed social skills
  • An entrepreneurial mindset and cosmopolitan outlook

How to apply

We offer PhD positions in our Research and Technology Center in Palo Alto, CA, Pittsburgh, PA, and Cambridge, MA.