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Shaping the world sustainably

Fraunhofer UMSICHT sees itself as a pioneer for a sustainable world. In order to be able to make our contribution to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations, we need committed employees– both in the area of applied research and in the area of organization. On the following pages, we present the career options that the Institute offers to future employees.

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Diverse, modern and supportive – Fraunhofer UMSICHT offers ideal conditions for your professional development. Because we know: Our employees make the institute special.


Whether GirlsDay, internship or Talent School – Fraunhofer UMSICHT offers many opportunities to gain insights into applied research while still at school.


If you want to gain practical experience during your studies, you have found the right place. The possibilities range from working as a research assistant to writing theses and doctoral dissertations.


You want to start directly into practice after school? No problem with an apprenticeship at Fraunhofer UMSICHT. There are twelve professions to choose from in the scientific-technical area or in administration. 


Write your PhD thesis and work on research projects at the same time, sounds impossible? Not with us. Write your dissertation at Fraunhofer UMSICHT and get to know the largest organization for application-oriented research in Europe.

Experienced professionals

You have been on the job for a while and are ready for the next career step? Take a look at the job opportunities Fraunhofer UMSICHT offers in the area of applied research as well as in the area of organization.

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