The next nine months can make a lifetime of difference.
Your time starts now.

Following a successful launch last year, Volvo Group extends a warm invitation to PhD Research Scholars for a 9-month Incubation Program, that promises to build the right capabilities for a lasting career in the field of transport and infrastructure.

For decades worldwide, the Volvo Group has been at the forefront of technology and innovation. Our trucks, construction equipment, buses, and engines are an integral part of daily life and action – in public transport, for ferrying and fishing across stretches of waters, mining precious metals and clearing trash material, for delivery of goods, electricity generation, marine leisure and rescue services, in every infrastructure building activity and housing project. What powers our products is a strong purpose, undying passion, fiercely innovative spirit, and an inspiring work culture backed by cutting-edge technologies and some of the sharpest and most creative people in the field.


This paid nine-month program is a unique opportunity for Ph.D. candidates to leverage their extensive knowledge and research-oriented mindset. The Incubation Program focuses on areas such as Embedded Systems, Data Science, Fuel Cells, Alternate Fuels, Connected Systems, Vehicle Security, IoT, and Exhaust After Treatment Systems. Participants will engage in cutting-edge projects alongside esteemed engineers and design leaders. Furthermore, they will collaborate with global experts from the Volvo Group, gaining valuable insights. Successful completion of five months in the program also opens doors for participants to apply for a permanent position within Volvo Group, India.

Objective: To apply rich knowledge and research mindset and empower them to build rewarding and satisfying careers in the fields of transport and infrastructure.

Structure: Paid program of nine-month duration

Eligibility: PhD Scholars registered with any university in India or abroad in a relevant academic discipline, currently employed or doing projects in specifically identified areas.

Place of Work: Bangalore

Remuneration: To be decided by Hiring Manager / HR Business Partner based on skills, experience, patent values, and other considerations.

Special Reward: Opportunity to apply for a permanent job in Volvo Group India on completion of five months in the program

These are exciting times to be an engineer, especially in the brave new world of transport and infrastructure. And there is no better place to work than Volvo.  

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