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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.

Together with your colleagues you will get to apply innovative solutions with our unique test benches, state-of-the-art technology, and by shaping your field of activity freely. 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 identifiers of opportunities and safeguarders of the future 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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There are different opportunities to join us at IWES as a student. Learn more!

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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 survey of Universum on Germany's most attractive employers, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft secures the third place among young professionals in the field of »Natural Sciences«.
In the Trendence Institut’s barometer of 2022, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft takes the second place among professionals in the sector ranking »Research«.
Among engineering graduates, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft impresses in the sector »Research« and is awarded the second place by the Trendence Institut.