Receive guidance

What happens after school? You'll only find out which tasks you enjoy doing by giving them a go. As part of a career guidance internship, we'll give you an opportunity to familiarise yourself with the working world and gain insight into various tasks and daily working life. We support you with professional guidance and are available to answer any questions you may have.

Industrial sector

  • Warehouse logistics professionals (m/f/o)

Technical sector

  • Industrial mechanics (m/f/o)
  • Electronic technicians for automation technology (m/f/o)
  • Mechatronics technicians (m/f/o)

Business and IT sector

We offer a wide range of areas from human resources and sales to various fields within the IT sector.

Job profiles

  • You must be at least 15 years of age.
  • For industrial and technical professions, a head for heights is needed in most departments
  • The internship serves to provide career guidance
  • Block internships last for a minimum of one week
  • A compelling application with a cover letter, curriculum vitae and references


We don’t show simulations of a working day - we give you real insight into what we do. You'll be able to shadow our employees while they work and even get involved yourself. You'll be closely supported and receive feedback throughout your internship, where we'll discuss your observations. For technical and industrial professions, safety-specific training is provided and we will provide the necessary work clothing during your time with us.

What you can expect


If you would like to take your first career steps at the Port of Hamburg, apply online using our application form. And who knows - perhaps the career guidance internship will be your entry ticket to a career at HHLA.

Apply now for a technical or industrial internship