Experience At Home

We’re proud to be At Home in America and hiring some of the sharpest minds in the country. Volkswagen Group of America Graduate Analysts are recent college graduates who rotate to different departments and locations around the country. Check out their blog to get the inside scoop on everyday life at Volkswagen Group of America.

Partners in Education

Launched in September 2008, our Partners in Education program was designed to support students and teachers interested in advanced automotive technology and next generation automotive engineering. We began with a five-year, $2.1 million Partners in Education initiative to create a comprehensive education partnership with schools and technical institutions throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia and the [...]

Hard at Work in America

When we opened our first location in the United States in 1955, we offered just one model — the enduring cultural icon affectionately known as the Beetle. While the fun-loving Beetle and the “Bus” were capturing American hearts, Audi was quickening pulses with quality, performance and technological innovation. Audi joined the Volkswagen Group in 1965. And [...]

The University of Tennessee - ChattanoogaThe partnership with the University of Tennessee – Chattanooga supports the new Volkswagen Competitive Challenge fund, providing financial assistance to students for team projects, as well as support for faculty research, travel, recruitment, and outreach. Funding at The University of Tennessee – Chattanooga particularly focuses on engineering, international studies, and computer and environmental sciences.

{ 0 comments }

The University of MemphisVolkswagen Group of America’s partnership with the University of Memphis supports an initiative to recruit, retain, and prepare the next generation of specialists in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). This program links schools with local businesses and reaches down to the kindergarten level to encourage interest in STEM subject areas.

{ 0 comments }

Tennessee State UniversityAt Tennessee State University, funds provide student scholarships and faculty support in the Colleges of Business and Engineering. Our contributions also support an Endowed Chair for Supply Chain Management, student scholarships, and pre-engineering math and science programs ranging from kindergarten through 12th grade.

{ 0 comments }

Oak Ridge National LaboratoryOur partnership with Oak Ridge National Laboratory establishes a Volkswagen Scholars Program for upper division and post-graduate students interested in careers in the automotive industry. The program is run through Oak Ridge Associated Universities, a non-profit organization that works closely with Oak Ridge National Labs in the management of many of its student internship and post-graduate fellowship programs.

{ 0 comments }

Hamilton County Tennessee SchoolsA multi-year, multifaceted partnership with Hamilton County Public Schools supports a summer teacher training institute, providing teachers with appropriate training to keep pace with the state’s new, more rigorous educational standards. Additional funds help Calvin Donaldson Elementary School transform a building that is currently unusable into working student labs. Finally, the company supports preparation for the ACT college exam, helping to improve Hamilton County students’ performance on standardized college admission exams. Read more »

{ 0 comments }

The University of Tennessee - KnoxvilleAt the University of Tennessee – Knoxville, the Volkswagen Engagement Endowment Fund provides student aid and faculty support in several different areas. These categories include supply chain logistics, mechanical engineering, and environmental engineering.

{ 0 comments }