AFRIKA KOMMT! – Voith is part of the Initiative of German Industry for Future Leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa
Some of Germany's leading companies (Voith, SAP or Bosch among others) in their sector recognized the potential of Africa and set up the initiative AFRIKA KOMMT!, in which they train young African executives in their companies by giving them an insight into their work processes and management methods at the highest level. The State Office North Rhine-Westphalia of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is organizing and steering the capacity development program on behalf of the companies. Voith is part of the Project.
Carsten Wörner, a Technical Product Designer in his third year of training was awarded the "Dual Training Incentive Prize 2016".
On November 7, Carsten Wörner, a Technical Product Designer in his third year of training was awarded the "Dual Training Incentive Prize 2016". The incentive prize is given by the District Office in Heidenheim, as the authority responsible for vocational schools in the Heidenheim district, to trainees who show special commitment, as well as to training operations.
Interview with Leandra Deininger, Intern at Voith in the HR department Learning & Development
"I was able to establish a very good relationship with my colleagues. I work very closely especially with those colleagues who involved me in their projects."
Prize-Winning Employer: Voith Stands out in Studies of DEUTSCHLAND TEST and trendence
Voith has been awarded the “Deutschland-Siegel” (German quality seal) in the category “Top Career Opportunities” by Focus and Focus Money. In its study, DEUTSCHLAND TEST, a brand of Focus Money, looked at over 2000 Germany-based companies in 59 industrial sectors. In the category “Engineering Industry” Voith was declared the winner.
Trainees and Students from Ravensburg Visit Paper Mill
On 21 September 2016, the trainees and students of the Voith Paper location in Ravensburg visited the paper mill UPM in Ettringen, Lower Allgäu, accompanied by their mentor Julia Stroinski and two employees of the Ravensburg Project Division.
Cooperative education with Voith - Interview with Lukas Leitenberger
Lukas Leitenberger is Informatics student at DHBW in Heidenheim. He has already worked in several departments at Voith and also completed a traineeship in China. In our interview he talks about his studies.
Groundbreaking for small hydropower plant ‘Alte Bleiche’ on Voith factory premises Heidenheim
Heidenheim, Germany. The technology Group Voith is building a small hydropower plant on its factory premises in Heidenheim, which will serve as a demonstration hydro power plant for customers, employees and the interested public. It will use an innovative concept to generate electricity that will see a compact and environmentally friendly turbine installed in the river Brenz. Voith apprentices will play an important role in the project.
Successful Cooperation of Voith Hydro and Heidenheim Apprentices
In addition to their daily business Voith apprentices in Heidenheim cared for repair and overhaul of Voith Hydro’s mechanical crank generator. Now the model that is normally placed in the showroom of Voith Hydro‘s research and development center “Brunnenmuehle” is again in top condition.
First Class Insights into Industrial Practice
Last week, 16 school students completed the Schüler-Ingenieur-Akademie (Student-Engineering Academy) in Heidenheim. The closing event took place at Voith in Heidenheim.
Voith is Constantly Expanding Its Social Media Presence – Become Part of the Community!
Voith is gradually developing its online social media presence with the goal of being present everywhere where its customers are and where Voith people are in contact.
State's Best Apprentice at Voith Turbo Crailsheim
On 20 November 2015 the Baden-Württemberg Chamber of Commerce and Industry honored the state's 116 best finalists of this year's exams in a festive ceremony.
My Internship Semester at Voith
Progress Report by Christian Beer, Intern at Voith
Christian Beer studies Technical Logistics Management at Heilbronn University. At the Moment he is in the 5th semester of his Bachelor's degree, which is also his first internship semester. He intends to complete his studies in one year with a Bachelor dissertation on logistics concepts.
DHBW study course with Voith - Interview with Maximilian Gauland
In today's interview, Maximilian Gauland talks about his experiences to be a " dual studies student" at Voith.
"Passionate, emotional, unique!"
"Passionate, emotional, unique!" - this is how the Business Division "Training" presented itself at the Voith Arena on Saturday 18 July 2015. This was the day when Heidenheim FC introduced their new second-division team and played against the first-division club Eintracht Frakfurt for the Liebhaber Cup. Frank Schmid's Heidenheim eleven won the cup with 2:1, after trailing behind with 0:1 at half time.
My pupil internship at Voith
My name is Alisa, I am 15 years old and live in Syrgenstein. I attend year nine of the Albertus Grammar School in Lauingen, where I will obtain my high school degree in 2018.
With Voith to Sochi
Seventh-Graders of Ernst-Abbe High School in Oberkochen Participate in the World Robot Olympiad in Sochi
My Internship at Voith
Progress Report by Mario Schiocchet, Intern at Voith
Interview of the month - Training program as Industrial Administrator
In today's interview Sarah Schilling talks about her traning program and her experiences at Voith.
A Double Bill of Experience
Studying at the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW) and working at Voith - a proven combination.
Bonding Stuttgart visits Voith Heidenheim
The student initiative "Bonding" has organized an excursion to Voith in Heidenheim.
Interview of the month - Interdepartmental Insights as an Intern at Voith
Experience Report by Corinna Carl, Intern at Voith
Interview of the month - As an intern at Voith Paper
Dennis Johannsen is Bachelor-student in business administration at TU Flensburg. In today's interview he talks about his internship at the Controlling department of Voith Paper and his experiences at Voith.
Dual Studies – Voith Graduates Achieve Excellent Results and Win Four Prizes
In 2014, 21 dual students completed their studies at Voith. During their penultimate or final practical stage at Voith they wrote their Bachelor's theses and achieved outstanding results.
Girls Like Engineering, Too
MINT Camp for Female Pupils
Last Monday the one-week MINT Camp for girls kicked off, in which eleven young female pupils aged between 15 and 18 and interested in technology participated during their autumn holidays. The Camp had been initiated by the Baden Württemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW) in Heidenheim with free entry for the participants. The week-long event offered an interesting and varied program staged by the DHBW and also by Voith.
Engineering Workshop – Experience Technology Up Close in Your Holidays!
This is the fifth time that Voith GmbH offers an Engineering Workshop during the Autumn Break for Voith children currently attending the sixth form. The holiday program is headed by the motto: Have Fun with Technology.
Interview of the month: Supplier Quality Engineer and Project Manager, Voith Turbo
Roland Hopf is Supplier Quality Engineer and Project Manager at Voith Turbo in Garching. In today's interview he talks about his entry and his experiences at Voith.
Voith Celebrates 10th Anniversary with AFS – Interkulturelle Begegnungen e.V.
A year abroad is alwasys a very special experience and an adventure about which even adults get carried away. An even more exciting event is when students decide to leave their home in Germany for a year, in order to get to know a foreign country and its culture. "We swam with dolphins, fished for piranhas and slept in hammocks on our boats at night," this is how the 16-year-old Gina Ensslin, who spent 10 months in faraway Brazil thanks to AFS and a partial scholarship from Voith remembers her experiences.
Buzz! – A Game Where Speed Counts
Buzzers are known from TV programs such as "Who wants to be a millionaire" or casting shows, where they are fitted to the desks of the jury members. But how does such a buzzer actually work? How is it constructed?
Interview of the month: Commissioning engineer hydropower stations, Voith Hydro
Maximilian Wernstedt is a commissioning engineer at Voith Hydro. In today's interview he talks about his start and his first experiences at Voith.
Bonding Support Organization Meets at Voith in Heidenheim
The half-yearly support group meeting of the student initiative "bonding" was held on 9 and 10 September 2014.
46 Young People Start Working Life at Voith in Heidenheim
Out of school and off to training: this Monday, 46 youths have started their vocational training at Voith in Heidenheim, Germany.
Interview with Mrs. Frey-Keddi on the Subject "Training and Application at Voith"
Mrs. Frey-Keddi, Head of High School Programs, currently looks after 83 dual students at Voith in Heidenheim. Today she answers our questions in an interview focusing on how to apply for a training place at Voith.
Self-designed, constructed and tested!
Voith students take 2nd place!
With their AnemoTec team from the Dual University (DH) of Heidenheim, Voith students Magnus Blaczek, Felix Göbel and Andreas Etzel took 2nd place in the "renewable energy challenge" realization competition.
DH Student Felix Göbel supports social project in Africa
From March 28 to April 4, dual mechanical engineering student Felix Göbel participated in a social project being run by the Dual University in Kenya under the leadership of Dr. Fritz. The aim of the project was to provide local support to the people of Timau, and to learn something about Kenyan lifestyle and culture. Felix talks today in an interview about his experiences.
Voith China Training Center Kicks off One-Year Technical Trainee Program
On July 28, 2014 the Voith China Training Center held the ceremony to kick off the one-year technical trainee program by welcoming the first class of trainees recruited from technical schools.
Interview of the month: Head of the Division special papers
Christian Münch is Head of the Division special papers. After his studies he started his career directly within Voith. In our interview he will tell us about his tasks and the experiences he has made within Voith.
Voith Apprentice Team Reaches Second Place in "ZusamMEnspiel 2014" Contest of "AusbildungsOffensive-Bayern"
Eva Heit, Martin Stanic and Adrian Rasthofer, three third-year Voith apprentices from Voith Turbo in Garching, joined forces with a team of pupils from the Munich Secondary School at Situlistraße to participate in the campaign "ZusamMEnspiel 2014“ of the Bavarian training initiative "AusbildungsOffensive-Bayern."
Not Just for Night Owls:
Voith Invites to "Night of Training"
Industrial Business Administrator? Bachelor of Engineering? Or rather Technical Product Designer? Pupils and students who want to take a closer look at the training opportunities offered by Voith are cordially invited to the Night of Training on Friday 18 July from 19:00 to 22:30 hours. At the Voith Training Center in Heidenheim the visitors can inform themselves about the application process, the training schemes and the dual study programs at Voith.
Interview of the month: Internship in the field of HR
Magdalena Denz is studying Internationale Business Adminstration and has completed her internship for 6 month in Stuttgart in the field of HR. Afterwards she was employed in the same department as working student and there she is currently writing her thesis. In this interview she is talking about her experiences.
Voith Steps on the Gas with the E-Motion Racing Team of Aalen
Formula Student is an international design competition between students from various universities, set up in 1981 in the USA by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).
Interview of the month: DHBW studies informatics
Lukas Leitenberger is studying informatics at DHBW (Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University) in Heidenheim und is currently in his third year. He has already worked in several departments of Voith GmbH and completed a practical internship in China. In this interview he talks about his studies.
A Place for the Future in Heidenheim
A modern workshop of 2,400 square meters, 46 offices and training rooms, an investment of EUR 16 million and about 20 months construction time - the new Voith Training Center in Heidenheim is another milestone in the history of training at Voith, which spans more than 100 years. With the new building, the company rings in a new era of training and further education and sets a strong signal for the company's head office.
Interview of the month: Apprenticeship Mechatronics (m/f)
Philipp Schiele offers insights in his apprenticeship in Mechatronics at Voith in Heidenheim.
Voith award Scholarships for a School Year in Brazil
In cooperation with AFS Interkulturelle Begegnungen e.V. (AFS Intercultural Programs), the Hanns Voith Foundation and Voith GmbH will be awarding a partial scholarship for a one-year stay in Brazil during the Brazilian school year running from February 2015 to January 2016.
Girls’Day at Voith: 31 Girls Experience Technical Jobs First Hand
As part of the national Girls’Day, 31 girls from grades six to eight of schools from Heidenheim and surrounding areas informed themselves about technical careers at the Voith training center today. Girls’Day is Germany's largest career orientation project for girls and meant to promote and support their interest in technical jobs.
Meeting of the Bonding supporters in Berlin
On 11 and 12 March the half-yearly meeting of the Bonding sponsoring members took place, which is always held at one of the 18 associated companies.
Dual Students Win Concept Competition
Dual students from Voith win prize at the concept competition "renewable energy challenge“ in the subject of energy generation by wind power. The project of the Voith students Blaczek, Göbel and Etzel was selected as one of the three best in the Tulla lecture theatre of the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology (KIT) on 16 January 2014.
Voith Turbo presents Aalen University with a Gauge-Change Transmission
Since the end of 2013, Aalen University has a new display item. The new exhibit is a gauge-change transmission, which has been handed over to the University by Voith Turbo. The item is on show in the foyer of the main building and thus on permanent display for all students to see.
On 11 and 12 July 2013 the nationwide final of PrimeCup took place in Hamburg. Thanks to their sustainable strategic concept, the Voith students managed to reach place three in the finals.
Job Information Day
On Saturday 29 June 2013 we will be holding our annual Job Information Day from 09:00 to 13:00 hours. Visitors can learn everything about our job training schemes and our offers of dual study courses. Our apprentices and trainees will show practical exercises at their workplaces and will be happy to answer any queries you might have.
As part of Germany's nationwide Girls' Day,Voith welcomed a total of 60 young ladies from Heidenheim schools in its training center on 25th of April 2013.