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ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

(Mandatory) Internship Business Development and Partner Management

Country/Region:  DE

Friedrichshafen, BW, DE, 88046

Req ID 47823 Friedrichshafen, Germany

We are looking for interns (m/w/d) for our Partnering & Ecosystems team in the E-Mobility Division at our location in Friedrichshafen for an internship starting in summer semester 2023.


Your tasks as Intern Business Development and Partner Management (m/f/d):

  • Support in the preparation of relevant documents and reports within the partnering and strategizing process
  • Analysis on potential partners, start-ups and M&A projects
  • Organize entrepreneurial transformation events, such as pitch events and innovation challenges
  • Support the creation of entrepreneurial content for the ZF transformation e-learning platform
  • Manage communications and relations with internal and external stakeholder


Your profile as Intern Business Development and Partner Management (m/f/d):

  • Pursuing a degree in industrial or software engineering, economics, or comparable field of study (a part of your internship should be recognized as a mandatory internship by your university)
  • Knowledge of digitalization, strategy and E-mobility is desired
  • Confident use of MS Office 365 as well as very good English and German skills
  • Experience in Business Development and Start-Up ecosystems is an advantage
  • Entrepreneurial thinking, digital mindset, team spirit, analytical skills, quick comprehension, solution oriented and independent working style and strong communication skills


Compatibility of work and family life is firmly anchored at ZF. For more information, please visit


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