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Are you looking for an internship for thesis that helps you to find your career path?

Join SCOUT, the internship for thesis program at ABB.

What’s SCOUT?

This is a 6 month long programme aiming to give an added value to your thesis-internship experience.

Together with a group of students like you, you will have the opportunity to participate in different orientation, learning and networking events. It’ll take place alongside a short shadowing programme in an interesting area, different from yours.

It will be a chance to exchange and grow and we hope we will guide you to your degree in the best way.

S tudy at work

C ollaborate with the team

O utline your future

U se your skills

T est yourself

Apply for the location you prefer:


Why you should join the ABB SCOUT program?

Picture5 Be yourself

We believe that people make a difference and they give their best when they combine work and passions. For this reason we will encourage personal initiative and make you work on projects that you are passionate about. 

 Picture6 Grow in team

You will work side by side with other professionals like you, coming from different backgrounds, you will relate with experts inside and outside the company and you will deal with an innovative management that encourages experimentation.

 Picture7 Be a technology pioneer

At ABB we manage some of the most innovative projects in the world. To continue to be among the first, all our people are driven by a passion for technology and a desire to change the world.



Internships will start in October 2020.

How to apply?

  • Check out all the opportunities
  • Choose the location and apply to the job position
  • Upload your cv
  • Please highlight the internship you’re applying for in your cover letter

How the recruitment process will be?

Profiles that match the requirements are selected for a phone interview with a Human Resources colleague. 
If successful, you’ll receive an english test and we’ll plan an interview with the Line Manager via Skype. 

Discover all the opportunities:

Find out the thesis project you’re looking for




Thesis Argument



Industrial Automation – Measurement and Analytics - R&D  

Business intelligence, remote Monitoring, Performance Improvement service offering

Sesto San Giovanni
Industrial Automation – Measurement and Analytics - R&D  

Definition of database architecture to guarantee incoming inspection management


Motion – Traction


Creation of a tool for the automatic calculation of the reliability of a converter




Motion – Traction


Creation of a tool for the thermal sizing calculations of a DC/AC or an Isolated DC/DC




Motion – Traction

Creating a Simulink library for common converter topologies



Motion – Traction

Creation of a tool for thermal calculations of heat sinks using finite element calculation SW   



Electrification – Smart Building - Testing and Laboratory


Reproducibility of EMC tests in GTEM cell



Industrial Automation – Energy Industries  

Optimization of the automation process of the fuel controller of a gas turbine: a concrete case




Electrification – Smart Power


Machine Learning on edge device




Electrification – Smart Power


Dynamic arc model



Motion - Traction Expansion of a production with the remaking of some lines in a lean perspective Genova


Join SCOUT, our ABB internship for thesis program!