Working for us at the Fraunhofer IWM means to take responsibility and solve problems independently, but also to benefit, in varied projects, from the experience of the team. You can expect an ideal environment for your professional and personal development and the opportunity to realize your own ideas.

The processing of research projects from concept to prototype development offers you the chance to contribute your knowledge of all process steps and to constantly expand upon this knowledge. Take advantage of this crucial foundation to enhance your personal profile. We provide support for a doctorate for both high school and college graduates with an excellent performance history. Start with us and gain the best conditions for a leadership position in industry or a career in science.

Explore the current job openings at the Fraunhofer IWM

We are looking for people who can develop or carry out projects, are visionary, curious and love to solve problems, are keen to learn, can advise clients and present their innovations.

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Why work at Fraunhofer IWM?

In addition to offering interesting and innovative spheres of work, Fraunhofer IWM also provides you with opportunities beyond those of a typical job...

Specialists and managerial

If you’re looking to help shape the future, then look no further. We value your experience and count on your expertise. With our many areas of activity, we can offer you attractive challenges in a ...

University students

We nurture young talent and champion adding more practical experience to theory-based learning. Whether you’re working on your thesis, a student assistant or an intern, at Fraunhofer IWM you’re part ...


The Fraunhofer IWM offers training in the following professions : Management assistant for office management, material tester main focus mechanical engineering, industrial mechanic, specialisation precision mechanisms, computer science ...

High school students

The Fraunhofer IWM offers school groups the opportunity to learn about our specific thematic areas of specialization as well as the how the institute as a whole functions...

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