Jobs & Career at the Fraunhofer IPT

Our Mission: Translate Cutting-edge Research into Application. We develop system solutions for the networked, adaptive production of sustainable and resource-efficient products and the associated services. With around 530 employees, the Fraunhofer IPT is working to make production processes, systems and products more climate-friendly and ecological: On behalf of our customers and project partners, who set out with us on the path to more sustainable and resource-conserving production.

Career fairs & Events - Get to know us personally!

In our event calendar, you will find all the dates for job fairs and career events. We look forward to discussing our entry opportunities, the working environment, current research topics and much more with you.

June 25, 2024, Fraunhofer IPT, Aachen

Insights @Fraunhofer IPT

Career event for STEM students and graduates

July 12 - 13, 2024, Campus-Boulevard 30, 52074 Aachen

Hackathon #hackingforfuture

Creating the Next Generation Production!

November 6, 2024, Bendplatz, Aachen

bonding an der RWTH Aachen

Meet us at the largest student-organized career fair in Europe!


Apply now and become part of our team - we look forward to getting to know you!

FAQS and Application Tips

Here you will find frequently asked questions and tips about the application process at the Fraunhofer IPT.


Careers in IT, Administration and Technology

In a world of groundbreaking technologies, strong support is essential. With us, you will take on responsible tasks in the areas of IT, administration and technology to drive the future of production technology. We offer you a wide range of exciting job opportunities.



Scientific Career

The opportunities for your career start at the Fraunhofer IPT are just as diverse as our fields of research. We offer motivated talents first-class development opportunities and a lot of personal responsibility right from the start. Once you have completed your studies, we will accompany and support you during your doctorate at RWTH Aachen University.


Fraunhofer TALENTA

Our program for female scientists: whether you are just starting out in research practice or have already gained relevant professional experience, our comprehensive support and development program adds momentum to your career.



Familiarise yourself with everyday working life during your studies: Whether as a stu-dent assistant or with a practical thesis – at the Fraunhofer IPT you can put your knowledge from your studies directly into practice.


Training, Dual Study Programs, and FJN

Shape your professional future with a training program, dual study program, or Voluntary Social Year in Science, Technology and Sustainability (FJN) at the Fraunhofer IPT. From day one, you will be part of our team, contribute your ideas, and take on independent tasks early on. Learn more about your opportunities at Fraunhofer IPT!


Culture and Benefits

Excellent research needs top-level employees. That's why we offer our employees more than just a technically first-class working environment. Discover here what is important to us and what makes working at the Fraunhofer IPT so special.

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As diverse as our research fields are your individual entry opportunities at Fraunhofer. Find out what defines us as an employer and what job opportunities we offer you during and after your studies.