City:  Aachen
Date:  Jun 1, 2024

Unsolicited application - Student assistant in the field of science at the Fraunhofer IPT

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. 

The Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT develops system solutions for the networked, adaptive production of sustainable and resource-efficient products and the associated services.


With around 530 employees, we work every day to make production processes, systems and products more climate-friendly and ecological: On behalf of our customers and project partners, who set out with us on the path to more sustainable and resource-conserving production.


What you will do

You would like to familiarise yourself with everyday working life during your studies, but have not found a suitable job offer? Please feel free to send us an unsolicited application. Please let us know in which area you would like to contribute. You can find an overview of our research topics and focal points here.


What you bring to the table

  • You are enthusiastic about technological challenges and would like to support us in industry-related research projects
  • You are studying mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, computer science, physics, electrical engineering, materials science or a comparable subject
  • An independent working attitude as well as enjoyment of interdisciplinary teamwork
  • Good knowledge of German and/or English


What you can expect

  • Collaboration in innovative research projects and the chance to implement your knowledge from your studies in practice
  • You become part of the team from the very beginning, can contribute your ideas and take on tasks on your own responsibility
  • A state-of-the-art machine park equipped with edge cloud systems and 5G infrastructure
  • Flexible working to combine studies and job in the best possible way
  • The opportunity to write your practice-oriented thesis with us


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! #LI-DNI


Questions according to this position will be answered by:
Recruiting Team
Selda Ünlü, Ina Liss, Inga Donners
Phone: +49 241 8904-100

Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT 


Requisition Number: 15304                Application Deadline:


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