City:  Itzehoe
Date:  Apr 15, 2024

Working student, Intern, Bachelor's or Master's degree candidate

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. 

Fraunhofer Institute for Silicon technology ISIT is one of Europe's most modern research facilities for microelectronics and microsystems technology. Centerpiece of the institute is the clean room facility for the development and production of microchips in industrial scale. About 180 scientists develop in close collaboration with industrial partners components of power electronics and microsystems engineering at ISIT.


What you will do

The possibilities for your career at Fraunhofer ISIT are varied: 
In an apprenticeship, as Bachelor- or Master’s graduate, as student assistance, in an internship, during your dissertation or promotion, in science, technology or in administration (e. g. purchase, controlling, marketing or human resource department) – become part of our team!


What you bring to the table

  • initiative, ability to work in a team, willingness to communicate and an independent way of working
  • very good knowledge of MS Office is an advantage
  • initial experience in the area relevant to you is desirable, but not essential
  • very good command of written and spoken English/German


What you can expect

  • a varied, creative and interdisciplinary working environment
  • good compatibility of studies, good work-life balance through flexible working hours
  • innovative fields of activity
  • the possibility to work from home
  • an exciting mix of challenging research and industrial projects
  • good training and support
  • a pleasant working atmosphere and flat hierarchies 
  • with good performance, a permanent position may be possible


Positions are initially limited to 6 months, but we are often interested in longer-term employment.
The monthly working hours are 45, 60 or 80 hours. It is possible to work full time during the semester break.
The location is Itzehoe or Kiel. 

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. 

Have we sparked your interest? Then apply now online with your application documents (cover letter, CV, certificate of enrollment, current transcript of records and, if applicable, degree certificates). 

We look forward to getting to know you!


If you have any questions about this position, please contact:

Ms Vivien Wilkens

Fraunhofer Institute for Silicon Technology ISIT 


Requisition Number: 18906              


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