The Helmholtz Association is Germany's largest research organisation. Its 18 research centres are akin to national laboratories, managing much of Germany's science infrastructure in six overarching research programmes in: Energy; Earth and Environment; Health;Aeronautics, Space and Transport; Matter; and Key Technologies.
The Association has a workforce of approximately 38,000 people working for 18 Research Centres which host over 250 Research Institutes across the whole of Germany.
Note: all scientists' posts are advertised in English (our scientific working language). A complete list of job vacancies at all levels and in all departments is only available in the German version of this search (change languages above).
Work placementIPE 08-19 Internship: Web-based monitoring of large-scale data in scientific experimentsKarlsruheKarlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Work placementIPE 07-19 Internship: Optimizing imaging algorithms for the latest CPU and GPU ArchitecturesKarlsruheKarlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Work placementIPE 06-19 Internship: Managing high-throughput scientific electronics with LinuxKarlsruheKarlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Scientific support staff31762: Student Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or similar - System Testing and Implementation of communication protocol for CubeSatsOberpfaffenhofenGerman Aerospace Center (DLR)
Work placement31267: Students Geography, Geoinformatics, Environmental Science or similar - Internship in the team “Coasts and River Basins”OberpfaffenhofenGerman Aerospace Center (DLR)
Scientific support staff28746: Student Electrical Engineering, Physics, Optics or similar - Application of Laser Guide Star for LasercomOberpfaffenhofenGerman Aerospace Center (DLR)
Work placement28390: Students in Geography, Environmental Sciences, Earth Sciences or similar - Internship in the team "Agroecosystems and Phenology"OberpfaffenhofenGerman Aerospace Center (DLR)
The Helmholtz Association
€4.5 billion per annum
six research fields
19 research centres
50 research institutes
Germany's largest research organisation
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