City:  Erlangen
Date:  Sep 21, 2022

Student Assistants / Final Theses / Internships - Spoken Language Processing

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft ( currently operates 76 institutes and research institutions throughout Germany and is the world’s leading applied research organization. Around 30 000 employees work with an annual research budget of 2.9 billion euros. 

You want to improve your programming skills and learn about interesting new topics?

Then take a look at our offer! 


About us

Our research and development group »Spoken Language Processing« develops algorithms for speech signal processing and enables their use as software-as-a-service, e.g. via cloud servers.


What you will do

We develop algorithms for speech signal processing, in particular speech synthesis, speaker recognition and keyword spotting. To this end, we use methods of Deep Learning as well as classical signal processing. The detailed job description depends on the job type you are applying for (student assistant, final thesis or internship) as well as your knowledge and skills. They will be made available to you after your application.


What you bring to the table

  • You have good knowledge of digital audio signal processing
  • You have good knowledge of deep learning and machine learning
  • You bring knowledge in at least one of the programming languages Python, C/C++ and/or MATLAB
  • You have already gained experience with Docker and GitLab
  • You bring a high willingness to learn, to get involved in complex tasks and to find creative solutions for problems
  • You have good communication skills in English


What you can expect

  • Flexible working hours
  • Open and friendly team work
  • Varied tasks with room for creativity
  • Exciting seminars and events
  • Networking with scientists
  • Active contribution in applied research
  • Interesting an innovative projects
  • Mentoring program »josephine®« for talented female students 


Weekly working hours are determined by agreement. You can reduce your hours before exams and increase them during semester breaks. You can flexibly determine the working days. After your studies, you have the option of working with us full or part time.


We would be happy to offer you the opportunity to write a bachelor's or master's thesis in cooperation with us in the above-mentioned subject area. The thesis will be assigned and carried out in accordance with the rules of your university. For this reason, please discuss the thesis with a professor who can advise you over the course of the project.


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.


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. 



Apply online now. Please include a cover letter, your CV and your latest transcripts of records (as PDF). Applications are possible in German or English.

We look forward to getting to know you!


Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS 


Requisition Number: 24878                


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