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STAR Program Student at SAP Ireland Job

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Date: Nov 9, 2020

City: Dublin, D, IE

Company: SAP



Requisition ID: 265365
Work Area: Human Resources
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Vocational
Employment Type: Limited Full Time



SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.


As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition.


Purpose and Objectives of the Job:

This is a unique opportunity to combine academic study with industry experience with the world’s leading business software provider SAP. This dual study program will kick start students’ careers by giving them an opportunity to put their academic studies to immediate use in industry. In tandem they will be able to bring real industry insight back to their academic pursuits.

The STAR Program at SAP offers a range of possibilities that allows you to continuously broaden your knowledge and pave the way for a successful career.

Education / Qualification, Skills & Competencies:

- Candidates must be currently enrolled in a Bachelor program at Dublin City University (DCU), Technological University of Dublin (TUD), National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG), University College Dublin (UCD) or Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT).

- Have 4 semesters of a B.Sc. in Computer Science, Business Information Systems or Enterprise Computing, completed by June of second year.

- Students must be on track to obtain a minimum 2.2 Honors Degree.

- Experience in one or more programming languages a plus (e. g. ABAP, JAVA, C++, other).

- Ideally 380+ Points in Leaving Certificate or equivalent experience

- Excellent English communication skills, additional language skills a plus

- A clear understanding of how experience with SAP can kick start your career ambition



This wide-ranging program of studies offers students an opportunity to develop themselves personally and professionally. Upon completion of your studies, you can consider employment in almost any area of the company. Many graduates of the program find their ideal job in the areas of Technical Customer Success, Software Development, Product Support, Product Management, Technical Pre-Sales and Consulting in Dublin, Galway or one of SAP’s many locations worldwide.

Expectation and Tasks of the Job:

What you can expect?

- 23 Month SAP “STAR Student” Contract

- 2 Paid practical placements @ €1,948/ month (3 & 6-8 Months)

- 1st Summer placement 2021 in Product Support for SAP HANA / FIORI / Success Factors

- 2nd placement in SAP Ireland’s Centre of Excellence (Developer & Business Analyst Roles)

- 14 months of study stipend @ €650/ month

- Opportunity to rotate into various roles and responsibilities

- Access to quality SAP Laptop & Services for 2 years

- Access to Senior Developers/Engineers for help with academic projects

- Recognized certification in SAP technologies (HANATEC, SAPTEC, Success Factors)

- 10 Days of focused Professional Development & Soft-Skills training

- Additional mentoring, management, coaching & career development

- SAP Student Ambassador

- Fast-Tracking for SAP Global hiring at graduation

- Opportunities for international placements

What is expected of you?

- Full 2-Year Commitment to SAP Ireland STAR Program.

- Participate in ALL aspects of program

- Excel Academically & Professionally

- Make the most of this unique opportunity

- Be an SAP Brand Ambassador on Campus

- Choose SAP SE as “An Employer of Choice” at graduation

- Possibility for up to 100% remote working practical placements if required


SAP invests in students with an ambition to offer them permanent full-time positions at graduation. However, there is no commitment demanded or expected beyond the 2-year period of study. SAP believes that the investment, the experience on offer and the future prospects for your career in choosing to come work with us will make that choice a “no-brainer” for SAP and for you.


Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com).

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

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