Pupils and students

You are leaving school and are looking for orientation in the vast jungle of potential careers? Your lectures at university are informative but you want to round out your theoretical knowledge with fascinating practical insights? Regardless of whether you are looking for a taster work placement or an exciting practical project for your final thesis, we support you in recognising your strengths and help you to establish the foundation on which to build your career. Develop ideas for the medicines of tomorrow together with us – ideas that will have a very real impact!  

Work placements and internships

In the framework of career guidance or your studies, practical experience forms an important introduction to your future career. At the same time, as a research institute, we need junior researchers so that our innovations can continue to make an important social contribution in future. Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology is always looking for talents and creative minds that want to contribute their ideas and implement them together with us. Experience working with us and get to know our research fields in an ideal environment. We offer the following internship models:

Taster work experience This offer is intended for pupils shortly before or after school graduation who want work experience for career guidance and orientation.
Pre-training internship Young people who have to complete an internship before they begin vocational training or a course of study can do this with us.
Study-related internship Students whose study regulations requires an internship or a practical term or who want to complete a voluntary internship during their studies can do this with us.
Work placement This offer is intended for students of pharmaceutics or food chemistry who have to complete a work placement to conclude their training.

Student and research assistants

Would you like to start your career with the leading organisation for applied research worldwide? Then invest in your future – by joining as a student or research assistant. In your work, you will gain insights into the day-to-day work at a research institution and get to know our structures and processes in the scientific-technical and commercial divisions. We value long-term cooperation and offer you varied work in different scientific subjects as well as in our service departments, such as IT and administration. As an enrolled student at a university or college, you can help us out in these roles.

Final theses and projects

You would like to work in science and gather project experience at the same time? You are certain that you want to use the skills you have acquired during your studies for a specific research project for your final project? Fraunhofer IZI is always looking for students to work on fascinating topics as part of final projects and theses or master’s dissertations. In addition to an innovative work environment and the far-reaching possibility to arrange your working time autonomously, one of our strongest points is ensuring personal support.