Jobs and career

Just as diverse as our research fields are the opportunities for your career at the Fraunhofer IST: Whether in training, as a student assistant, in the final thesis or doctorate, as a scientist, in IT, technology or in the  administration – become part of the team!


You have professional experience or are just starting out and are passionate about your field of work?


You want to gain practical experience alongside your studies?


You are looking for an interesting and varied training position or student internship?

Working at Fraunhofer IST

Fraunhofer IST as an employer

Top research needs top people. That is why the Fraunhofer IST offers its employees more than a working environment with first-class technical equipment. Individual support, equal opportunities and work-life balance are part of the philosophy of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft.


Our leadership guidelines

Equal opportunity and diversity

At the Fraunhofer IST, we see diversity as an enrichment - fairness in practice is a matter of course for us

At the Fraunhofer IST, teams are composed in as balanced a way as possible. We use the creative potential of diversity - in terms of gender, different ages, cultures and disciplines - and thereby increase the quality of our work results.  

Information regarding applications


Frequently asked questions on job applications.


Information on the TVöD

The remuneration for employees of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is based on the collective agreement for the public sector.

Further Training


We qualify your employees for the current and future challenges in industrial production. Depending on the target audience, different event formats are suitable, about which we will inform you here!