Anton Paar USA Inc.

Apprenticeship Program (VA)

Job Locations US-VA-Ashland
Posted Date 1 week ago(2/19/2021 9:27 AM)
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Apprenticeship Program


Would you like to work for the world leader in the measurement of density, concentration, CO2, and in the field of Rheometry? Do you prefer to mix things up and work with a variety of customers, such as universities, breweries, and Fortune 500 companies? Are you intersted in getting a college education without any debt? Are you a rising Senior in one of the local High Schools? Then let’s get acquainted:


Anton Paar is

  • Globally headquartered in Graz, Austria, Anton Paar GmbH is owned by the charitable Santner Foundation.
  • A highly diverse organization, Anton Paar USA has employees from more than 20 different countries, located all over the US and the Caribbean.
  • Anton Paar USA has 4 Regional Sales Offices (Virginia, California, Houston, Chicago)



This apprenticeship application will be for a 5-Week Summer Internship from July 12th - August 12th, 2021 (Monday-Thursday), which is the first step towards the full 3 year program. The summer internship should give interested students the chance to learn more about analytical instrumentation and their applications and help candidates to decide whether or not they want to apply for the full 3-year apprenticeship program. Anton Paar will offer two paths for the program, Associate Service Engineer and Associate Product Specialist. Internship and Apprenticeship training will be located in Ashland, VA. During the apprenticeship program the candidates will complete their high school degree and an Associate’s degree through John Tyler Community College.


The compensation will be $10/hr during the summer program, $12/hr while in high school, increasing to $16/hr while working on receiving an Associate’s degree. Tuition at John Tyler Community College will be covered by Anton Paar. After successful completion of the 3 year apprenticeship program, candidates will be assigned to an Associate Service Engineer or an Associate Product Specialist position with compensation of $40,000/yr. Anton Paar USA offers full benefits, profit sharing bonuses; and we offer a $10,000 anniversary bonus every five years.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • The Apprentice will be responsible for learning important work related skills in relation to service or application support.
  • An affinity for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
  • A willingness to learn complex and unique skills pertaining to Anton Paar’s many product lines
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • A professional attitude and personality while in the workplace
  • Willingness to take on other roles and challenges
  • The preferred candidate will have successfully completed, Chemistry, Physics and Calculus before finishing high school
  • AP or IB classes are a plus
  • The candidate must be able to provide their own transportation to the Ashland Office
  • We ask interested candidates to upload a resume which should include projects they worked on at home or at school and anything else they are passionate about
  • Once the resume has been submitted candidates will receive an invitation to fill out an application form

We Offer

Anton Paar USA offers a unique and rewarding position within an innovative and rapidly expanding company and service organization. We offer:

  • Getting paid while still in school
  • Full tuition reimbursement throughout the program
  • Outstanding benefits package
  • Opportunity for professional growth within the Anton Paar organization

Anton Paar USA is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Plan Employer

This position is not eligible for current or future work authorization or visa sponsorship
Females/Minorities/Disabled/Veterans are welcome


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