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SAP Student Training and Rotation (STAR) Program


Jump-start your career with SAP

Prepare for an exciting, fast-paced career at SAP before you graduate. Develop technical, business, and personal skills and gain real-world industry experience.

A best run internship experience

Our Vocational Training Programs are unlike any other. The STAR Program helps students accelerate their careers at SAP through trainings in SAP’s cutting- edge technologies and rotational on-the-job experiences. This, combined with personal and professional development and coaching, ensures you have the tools you need to start your careers off on the right track. Our experienced colleagues will guide you and give you feedback about your performance, just like anyone else in the team.

Are you ready to run with the best and have a chance to secure your career before you even graduate? Explore our Vocational Training programs below!


New hires globally in 2019

What's in it for you?

  • Gain real-world experience in one of the world’s top software companies
  • Get exposure to the most cutting-edge technologies in the world
  • Seek opportunities to travel domestically or internationally
  • Get the opportunity to secure full-time employment before graduating
  • Receive structured training in soft skills, business acumen, and technical skills, paired with coaching, and mentoring
  • Save with discounted and free attributes like gym, dining hall, and customer products
Have we convinced you already? Contact us to apply today!

Create your own career path

As an SAP STAR program intern, you rotate into at least two different teams at SAP. For your first rotation, your manager will pair you with a team that matches your interests, skills, and education. For your next rotations, you get to pick what teams you want to work with. Some of the most common lines of work are listed below.

Fast-track your career with SAP Hungary

In our Vocational Training program in Budapest, you will work with us on real-world Product Support, Development, and Cloud Operation projects so you become familiar all aspects of software development. This is a unique opportunity in Hungary because you’ll gain valuable industry experience in one of world's leading business software providers, kick-starting your career all before you graduate!

We offer a 2-year-long program in parallel with the MSc studies and a 1.5-year-long program for BSc students who are just starting their 5th semester.

You can be sure you’ll earn a competitive salary and receive other great company benefits at SAP while working part-time during your studies.

And once you’re done with your studies, we’ll put you ahead of the rest for SAP global hiring at graduation. Sounds ideal, doesn’t it?

Get your Bachelor’s degree AND live in Germany

Do you want to study abroad, learn a new language, and get practical experience working in one of the world’s top employers? Then apply today for your Bachelor’s degree in Business Informatics – Sales & Consulting International (WI-SCI).

This unique Bachelor’s degree program, lasting 3 years, is separated into theoretical and practical phases. Taught at the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW) in Mannheim, Germany, the theoretical phases focus on business knowledge and programming languages. During the practical phases, you will gain real-life experience at the SAP Headquarters in Walldorf, Germany. At SAP, you’ll learn about Software Development, Service & Support and Consulting.

All applicants have to speak and understand English. But, by the end of the program, you’ll be speaking fluent German too! During the first year, all lectures at the university are in English with courses in German so you learn the language. Your German lessons + daily exposure to the language will steadily increase, so by the last year, you’ll be able to understand all the lectures in German!

Welcome to SAP Hungary


Established in 1997, SAP Hungary Kft. is one of the leaders in the Hungarian IT market, touching all sectors of the Hungarian economy. Our new office on the banks of the Danube is home to a growing team of 1,200 colleagues, representing five board areas, working on innovative projects with colleagues around the globe. Our teams have expertise on the full development lifecycle, from development through maintenance into product support and cloud operations.  

Having won multiple awards, including the Aon Hewett “Best Employer” award in 2014, SAP Hungary is devoted to its employees through sports, community life, and competitive benefits, as well as the sustainable development of the economy.

Hear from Vocational Training students and managers

Máté Bartalos
Head of Vocational Training Program, Hungary

I think it is very valuable for these young talents that they can learn the most advanced technologies and at the same time they can build their professional network.

Daniel Kozmoczky
Student, Hungary

SAP's Vocational Training was a real jumpstart in my IT career. It's a great opportunity not only to learn technologies that are used in everyday life, but also to meet inspiring people.

Dovala Rozina
Student, Hungary

I can learn a lot from experienced SAP colleagues in a very open atmosphere. Being a Vocational Trainee at SAP will really boost up my career.

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