workING 2015 – Prospects in the Automotive Industry

The event is focusing on students and explains in fascinating presentations different aspects in the modern working environment of the automotive industry.

24. - 25. September 2015

Congress Center Messe Frankfurt (CMF), Floor 3, Room Illusion 2

Secondary School finished - College started -
What next?

Students (bachelor or master) with interest in automotive industry are welcome to "workING" on this year's International Motor Show (IAA).

Different companies will present prospects in the automotive industry and will explain their career management. You will get information about trainee programs and the possibility to cooperate with universities (e.g. master thesis or hands-on training).

The International Motor Show should be used to get in touch with employees of the companies - human resources as well as development departments.

Further information about the IAA are available under

Motivation - Create future Mobility

Especially today a lot of different chances for upcoming engineers in the wide field of automotive industry can be seen. In this context a lot of interesting jobs in a high industrialized and specialized environment will be offered by several companies.

Companies are interested in getting qualified and high motivated employees to design the vehicles for tomorrow. Promoting young talents and researchers will be essential to develop competetive products and offer excellent services.

Beside the established car and truck manufactures a lot of small and medium enterprises, suppliers and engineering companies provide innovations and offer attractive jobs in a wide variety of automobil industry (development, simulation, testing, design, styling, quality management, logistics, process planning ...).

The visit of the International Motor Show (IAA) can be used to contact respresentatives of different companies. You can get information about trainee and other career entry programs. You will be in contact with employees of human resources departments and you will see some presentations from several departments to get an impression about the companies business.

We would like to welcome you at the event "workING" and hope to see you soon on the International Motor Show (IAA).

General Information

Registration Procedure

Every student of a university in Germany or from a forgein country can participate. For registration the online portal shall be used. If the event will be organised on more than one day a registration is need for every single day you are willing to attend. It is up to you to attend the event for one or more days.

The confirmation of your registration will be send immediately after registration via email. You will get the tickets for IAA after this event.

The deadline for online registration is the 15th of September 2015.


The attendance of "workING" inclusive the ticket to IAA is free. Travel costs cannot be refunded. There are special conditions by German Railway (Deutsche Bahn) and Intercity Bus Services. More Informationen here.


"workING" will be organised near the fair ground area of Frankfurt. You do not need a IAA-ticket to get entrance to the conference room. More information are available below under "Arrival".


Several companies will give a presentation in a conference room. The presentations are up to 25 minutes and will give you an overview about the company or current work of an employee from an operating department. Furthermore career entry programs will be explained. You have the opportunity to get answers on your questions and to discuss with employees from human recources departments.
The event will be finished in the early afternoon. Then you have the possibility to visit the Motor Show.


"workING" will be organised by the German Association of Automotive Industry (VDA) in cooperation with several companies. The companies are responsible for the content of the presentations.


Thursday, 24th of September 2015, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Friday, 25th of September 2015, 10:00 am - 2:25 pm


Program - 2015-09-24 (Congress Center Messe Frankfurt, Floor 3, Room Illusion 2)
10: 00 am - 10:05 am Welcome, Dr. Sascha Pfeifer (VDA)
10:05 am - 10:30 am csi entwicklungstechnik GmbH
10:30 am - 10:55 am Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG
10:55 am - 11:20 am Benteler Group
11:20 am - 11:45 am GETRAG GmbH & Cie KG
11:45 am - 11:55 am Coffee Break
11:55 am - 12:20 am KIRCHHOFF Automotive Deutschland GmbH
12:20 am - 12:45 am Hengst SE & Co. KG
12:45 am - 1:10 pm Faurecia Automotive GmbH
1:10 pm - 1:35 pm AUDI AG
1:35 pm - 2:00 pm KSPG AG
from 2:00 pm End of Symposium - Lunch
Individual Visit of IAA
Program - 2015-09-25 (Congress Center Messe Frankfurt, Floor 3, Room Illusion 2)
10: 00 am - 10:05 am Welcome, Dr. Sascha Pfeifer (VDA)
10:05 am - 10:30 am Schaeffler
10:30 am - 10:55 am Röchling Automotive SE & Co. KG
10:55 am - 11:20 am DEKRA Automobil GmbH
11:20 am - 11:45 am MANN+HUMMEL GmbH
11:45 am - 11:55 am Coffee Break
11:55 am - 12:20 am VOLKSWAGEN AG
12:20 am - 12:45 am EDAG Engineering GmbH
12:45 am - 1:10 pm Delphi Deutschland GmbH
1:10 pm - 1:35 pm TECOSIM Venture AG
1:35 pm - 2:00 pm DAIMLER AG
2:00 pm - 2:25 pm ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH
from 2:25 pm End of Symposium - Lunch
Individual Visit of IAA



Congress Center Messe Frankfurt
Floor 3, Room Illusion 2

Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1
60327 Frankfurt am Main

(A ticket for the IAA is not needed to get access to the Congress Center!)

Arrival by Train

Frankfurt/Main Hauptbahnhof, central station IC/ICE connections to Frankfurt/Main are available from all directions. From central station to the IAA exhibition grounds: by taxi, walking (approximately 10 min) or public transport: suburban rail (“S-Bahn”) lines S 3, S 4, S 5, S 6 go directly to the IAA entrance “Torhaus” (station "Messe"). Tram no. 16 and subway line U4 go to the IAA entrance “City” (station "Festhalle/Messe"). Rail travellers using a train ticket with „City mobil option” (additional service offered by the Deutsche Bahn), may use public transportation to the exhibition ground with no extra cost.

IAA admission tickets are not valid for public transport. Information and Rail Tickets online:

Arrival by public transport from central station (“Hauptbahnhof”)

Take the tram lines 16 or 17, or the S-Bahn (suburban rail) lines S3, S4, S5 or S6 to “Messe”. Or take the subway U4 to “Festhalle / Messe”. The IAA admission tickets are not valid for public transport.

Arrival by intercity bus service

Intercity buses arrive directly in the center of Frankfurt/Main at the central train station (“Hauptbahnhof”). From the central train station you will quickly get to the IAA trade fair grounds (“Messegelände”) by tram (16 and 17), by suburban railway (S3, S4, S5 and S6), as also with the underground train U4.

The following intercity bus services reach the central train station Frankfurt/Main: Postbus, BerlinLinienBus, MeinFernbus and FlixBus.

Arrival by Airplane

From Frankfurt Airport (FRA) either take a taxi to the exhibition grounds or use public transport – the S-Bahn to “Hauptbahnhof” (Central Station). From there you can either walk (10 min.), take a taxi, or see under public transport.

Arrival by Car

All relevant motorway exits (e.g. A5, Frankfurt West/Messe) and streets leading to the IAA visitor parking lots are signposted by the IAA guidance system. Traffic control signage by the police responds dynamically according to traffic capacities. Therefore a routing via personal GPS device is not recommended within the urban area. Please follow the IAA signage plus guidance from the IAA service personnel along the way. The IAA visitor parking lots are located outside Frankfurt´s Environmental Emission Zone and can be used without an official emission zone permit (exception: lot “Gleisdreieck”).

Participating companies

Dr. Sascha Pfeifer Technical Officer - Department of Technology
Behrenstrasse 35
10117 Berlin
Tel: +49 30 987842 286 Fax: +49 30 897842 606
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