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We open doors – right from the start of your career

Start your career in applied research at Fraunhofer IPA and help us develop new products and technologies for the future, either during your studies or afterwards. Are you looking for somewhere with the necessary research freedom to enable innovations? With us, you get to benefit from the unique combination of advisory practice and scientific environment to develop innovative ideas and concepts.

Fraunhofer IPA offers university graduates a wide range of challenging tasks within the scope of industrial research projects. The focus of our work is on organizational and technological issues related to industrial manufacturing.

Are you curious about tomorrow? Are you studying engineering or natural sciences? We give you the opportunity to take the first practical step! Experience “research and development” in practical projects even before you’ve completed your studies.


Your application

Here you will find staff benefits and frequently asked questions (FAQ) about your application.


Doing a PhD

You want to do a PhD at Fraunhofer IPA? Find out more here.