Discover the Future with Us!

The Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology Dresden offers dedicated scientists (science, engineering, administration) responsible positions with challenging tasks and creative flexibility in research. We look forward to receiving your application!

Start Your Career at Fraunhofer IWS

Current Job Offers

Current Vacancies for Students

Woman`s Power

»Fraunhofer TALENTA«

We want to attract more women to applied research. The heart of the concept for equal career opportunities is the Fraunhofer TALENTA funding and development program.

Theory in Practice

Individual Career Paths at Fraunhofer IWS


Professional Training

Materials Tester


Professional Training

Mechatronic Technicians


Professional Training

IT Specialist


We promote young talents and make a strong case for more practice in theory.

Whether as a student assistant, in an internship or during your final thesis –  at Fraunhofer IWS you will become part of our team.


Stay connected! As a member of the Fraunhofer-Alumni e.V. you will remain an active partner of our society – no matter where in the world you are currently working.

Fraunhofer IWS as Part of Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

Research for the real world is the central task of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

The non-profit research organization founded in 1949 carries out applied research for the benefit of business and society.

In Germany, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft currently runs 76 institutes and research facilities. 30,000 employees, predominantly with a scientific or engineering background, work with an annual research budget of € 2.9 billion.


We Introduce Ourselves

Learn more about Fraunhofer IWS, what drives us, how we work, what successes we have already celebrated, and much more.

You want to become part of our team? Then apply!

Technologies and Competencies

Get an overview of our extensive range of services at Fraunhofer IWS.

Excellent Employer

Numerous studies prove it: The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft not only stands for top-level research, but is also one of the most attractive employers in Germany. Convince yourself and become part of our team!

Your Entry Opportunities at Fraunhofer

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Cutting-edge research needs cutting-edge employees. That is why we offer our employees more than just a technically first-class working environment. Excellent opportunities for further training, sufficient freedom to implement creative ideas, practiced tolerance and hands-on work – we are convinced that Fraunhofer is a worthwhile goal.

Have we aroused your interest?

Then send us your application.

We look forward to receiving your application to the open job advertisements or on your own initiative.

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