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Legal clerkship with
Volkswagen Financial Services

Legal clerkship: Practical work experience in your chosen domain

You have passed your first state examination with above-average results and would now like to gain practical work experience in a professional environment during your traineeship? Then we offer you the opportunity to complete your training with us.




Requirements – your profile

  • State examination with above-average success
  • Enjoy legal work
  • Commitment, creativity and the ability to work in a team
  • Good knowledge of English for international tasks desirable

Your tasks

  • You will support the respective departments in all legal matters on an ongoing basis
  • You take on suitable topics and work on them both independently and on your own responsibility
  • You actively participate in the processing of larger projects
  • You prepare correspondence and contracts
  • You contribute to publications
  • The preparation of legal opinions is also one of your tasks

What awaits you:
Our top benefits for legal trainees 


Your advantages

  • We show you a job description that the compulsory stages of a legal traineeship practically do not give you an insight into.
  • In the last month of the chosen domain (Wahlstation), we will actively support you in your intensive preparation for the upcoming oral examination in cooperation with the Hemmer legal revision centre.
  • 35-hour week with flexible distribution of hours
  • Independent and autonomous work on topics in an appreciative, international working environment
  • Free access to our digital learning platform for your professional and personal development

What can you expect in the application process?

Our multi-stage and tailor-made selection process offers you and us the opportunity to get to know each other. Show us your enthusiasm and courage and become part of the Volkswagen Financial Services family. 

We look forward to receiving your application!


Frequently asked questions about the legal clerkship

You still have a few questions for us? We have compiled the answers to the most frequently asked questions
in connection with applying for a legal clerkship.


Do you have any further questions?
Contact our legal experts

Timo Gietz (in-house lawyer) and Fabian Schlickum (Legal Counsel)
Legal Department Volkswagen Financial Services AG


Verena Muhlack (in-house lawyer) and Henrik Bielefeld (in-house lawyer)
Legal Department Volkswagen Bank GmbH

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