Our Youth Apprenticeship program allows high school students, ages 16 and up, to gain paid work experience at Mercedes-Benz U.S. International located in Vance, Alabama.


  • Paid work hours!  Starting at $15 per hour, with opportunities to receive step raises
  • Become a registered apprentice under the Alabama Office of Apprenticeship
  • Modern Manufacturing Team Wear
  • Receive hands on training, while also experiencing the Mercedes-Benz culture
  • Opportunity for dual enrollment with a community college, and a path to obtain an associates degree while still in high school

School & Work

  •  Attend your high school classes daily and work onsite at Mercedes, up to 12 hours per week.
  • Opportunities to obtain additional paid work hours.
  • Potential to receive a full time offer of employment with Mercedes-Benz US, International upon high school graduation.
  •  Ability to apply to one of the community college programs to continue your training and education in industrial maintenance or automotive repair.

Complete application to apply.

Have any questions? 

Contact: Brandy Snipes, SHRM-CP
Email address: brandy.snipes@mercedes-benz.com

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