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Employee testimonial – Bosch Professional Development Training Program

“The Professional Development Training Program helped me define where I belong at Bosch.”

Apply for Professional Development Training Program openings at Bosch.

How to apply

For current PDT opportunities, as well as openings in the Junior Managers Program for Master’s-level candidates, please view our functional areas and apply online.

Bosch Professional Development Training Program
Your fast track to success

Bosch Professional Development Training Program

Jump-start your career at Bosch and experience different locations, divisions and even countries within just two years! Our Professional Development Training (PDT) Program is a 24-month rotational program designed for Bachelor’s-level candidates. You will be assigned an executive mentor to provide professional coaching and career guidance, as well as a peer mentor to help guide you through the program. You will also gain leadership exposure through structured networking events and targeted training.

Rotations are custom designed to meet business demands, with influence from executive mentors and your own input. Four rotations will prepare you for cross-functional and cross-divisional opportunities. Assignments will be in varied work environments in the U.S. and internationally, including technical centers, corporate offices and manufacturing facilities.

Our Professional Development Training Program puts you on the fast track for professional and leadership opportunities throughout Bosch. The PDT Program is available for the following majors:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science Engineering
  • Supply Chain
  • Finance
  • Accounting

Examples of rotations within the PDT Program include:

Engineering track

As an engineering PDT associate, you’ll be engaged in key initiatives within safety, emissions, fuel consumption, driving comfort and alternative energy. You’ll work in an organization dedicated to innovative research and development, consistently investing in R&D at a rate far above industry average. You’ll have the opportunity to engage in disciplines ranging from program management, product engineering, applications engineering, test engineering, quality or manufacturing engineering.


Finance track

As a finance/accounting PDT associate, you’ll enjoy challenging work experiences and gain

high-level exposure as you rotate through finance departments at one of the largest privately held companies in the world. You’ll have the opportunity to engage in disciplines ranging from accounting (cost and managerial), financial reporting, internal auditing, manufacturing cost analysis, product pricing or forecasting.

Your reward

The Professional Development Training Program will allow you to:

  • Systematically develop your leadership and decision-making skills through multifaceted involvement in projects, as well as in day-to-day business
  • Benefit from the in-depth guidance and feedback of an experienced mentor and senior executives -Gain global experience through an international assignment
  • Build a broad network within the company, from which you will reap lasting benefits
  • Help design the program in line with your own individual interests, so that you have a hand in shaping your future

Our expectation

We are looking for more than just a degree. We want to know that you have the demonstrated abilities and characteristics that are critical for success at Bosch: Are you a leader? Do you have an entrepreneurial focus? Are you innovative? Do you have a global mindset? Then you belong at Bosch. Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree acquired within the last 36 months
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Minimum of one completed internship/co-op, or at least six months of full-time relevant work experience related to your field of study
  • Geographic mobility; PDT candidates must be willing and able to relocate multiple times within the U.S. and potentially complete an international assignment
  • Authorization to work in the United States (Bosch does not offer visa sponsorships for any of the positions under this program)