City:  Aachen
Date:  Feb 27, 2024

Student Assistant: Community Management for Industry 4.0 and digitalization in Production

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft ( currently operates 76 institutes and research institutions throughout Germany and is the world’s leading applied research organization. Around 30 800 employees work with an annual research budget of 3.0 billion euros. 

Tackling the challenges of digitalization and developing solutions for networked, adaptive production: That is the goal of “The International Center for Networked, Adaptive Production (ICNAP)”, a renowned community with 25 industrial partners and the three Aachen-based Fraunhofer Institutes: Fraunhofer IPT, Fraunhofer ILT and Fraunhofer IME.


What you will do

  • General support of the community management of the ICNAP
  • Support in strategic development of the community
  • Organization of online and physical meetings with international partner companies in the community
  • Preparation of presentation slides for community meetings as well as support in the acquisition process of new partners
  • Controlling of progress in yearly studies and continuous working groups
  • Maintaining and further developing software solutions for the community


What you bring to the table

  • You are studying at a German university and are interested in digitalization and industry 4.0
  • High motivation for coordinating projects, organizing events and networking with industrial partners
  • Team spirit and independence way of working
  • Very good language skills in English and German
  • Programming knowledge is desirable


What you can expect

  • Own responsibility for community management tasks as part of the team from the very beginning
  • Possibility to actively contribute your ideas 
  • Direct contact to decision-makers in companies from the industry
  • Flexible working to combine studies and job in the best possible way


We value and promote the diversity of our employees' skills and therefore welcome all applications - regardless of age, gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, ideology, disability, sexual orientation and identity. Severely disabled persons are given preference in the event of equal suitability. Remuneration according to the general works agreement for employing assistant staff.

With its focus on developing key technologies that are vital for the future and enabling the commercial utilization of this work by business and industry, Fraunhofer plays a central role in the innovation process. As a pioneer and catalyst for groundbreaking developments and scientific excellence, Fraunhofer helps shape society now and in the future. 

Interested? Apply online now. We look forward to getting to know you!


Questions according to this position will be answered by:
Alexander Kies M.Sc.
Community Manager »Fraunhofer ICNAP«
Phone: +49 241 8904-498

Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT 


Requisition Number: 69134                Application Deadline:


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