Jobs / 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 or in the administration - become part of the team!

Current job vacancies

Here you find all the latest job offers from the Fraunhofer IST, vacancies in the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and the Machine Tools and Manufacturing Technology (IWF) of the Technische Universität Braunschweig. We look forward to receiving your application.

Training at the Fraunhofer IST

We offer exciting and extensive opportunities for starting a career after graduation.

At both institutes, the Fraunhofer IST and Fraunhofer WKI, train the following seven professions:


  • Physics laboratory technician
  • Surface coating technician (Electroplater)
  • Office management assistant
  • Media and information services assistant – Libraries
  • IT Specialist – System integration
  • Wood tecnician
  • Industrial mechanic

Offers for students

At the Fraunhofer IST, we are regularly looking for students for:


  • Final papers (Bachelor, Master, PhD)
  • Term and research papers
  • Internships and practical semesters
  • Activities as scientific assistant

Unsolicited Application

Please submit unsolicited applications exclusively via our application form. The form can be found via the link below. We look forward to receiving your application:

Equal Opportunities and Diversity

The equal treatment of all employees is not only a matter of course for us - it forms the basis for good collaboration and, as a consequence, ultimately for the success of our institute.