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Shape the future – Develop new technologies for wind energy and hydrogen together with us

Pursue your passion for renewable energies and turn your ideas into reality.

With unique test benches, state-of-the-art technology, and the freedom to shape your field of activity, you will get to apply innovative solutions together with your colleagues. With us, you can address exciting scientific questions, carry out experimental trials and tests and, alongside our customers and partners, take on current technological challenges.

We offer an inspiring working environment with a broad range of personal development opportunities. At Fraunhofer IWES you can create genuine added value for a climate-friendly future.

We see ourselves as opportunity finders and future-proofers who are contributing to the energy transition and a viable global future with our dedication to innovation, our technological excellence, and the special IWES spirit.

Become part of our team and our success story!

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Our job offers appeal to you and you want to submit an application? We appreciate the expertise and know how of professionals as much as motivated talents looking for a career entry after their final degree or vocational education. We are looking forward to hear from you!

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Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is an award-winning employer:

In the Universum Young Professionals Survey 2020 of the most attractive employers in Germany, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft took first place among young professionals in the field of "natural sciences". Among the students, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft also secured a top place in the "Natural Sciences" ranking of the Universum Student Survey 2020.
Young professionals voted the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft the TOP employer in the category Research 2020. In the Trendence Graduate Barometer 2020, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft took second place in the research category among engineering and natural science graduates.