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What PTB offers students

Fundamental research is the basis for all tasks at PTB – whether in society, the economy or science. To solve complex problems, above all a great potential capacity of creative staff members in science and research is necessary in addition to the high-quality equipment. Thus the advancement of young technicians and scientists is of paramount importance at PTB. The contact at PTB for all your questions pertaining to the support of young scientists and researchers is the Presidential Staff,, who will be pleased to arrange the respective contacts. . 

bonding Firmenkontaktmessen

Die bonding Firmenkontaktmessen bieten Studierenden zahlreiche Möglichkeiten, Unternehmen kennenzulernen und Einblicke ins spätere Berufsleben zu gewinnen. Auch die PTB, mit ihrem breiten Spektrum an Arbeits- und Forschungsmöglichkeiten, stellt sich auf ausgewählten Veranstaltungen dieser Art als potenzieller Arbeitgeber vor. In persönlichen Gesprächen mit unseren Mitarbeitern vor Ort könnt ihr mehr über neueste Entwicklungen aus unserem Hause, Praktikumsmöglichkeiten, Summer Schools, das duale Studium, aktuelle Stellenausschreibungen und/oder Voraussetzungen für einen Berufseinstieg, bis hin zu möglichen Arbeitszeitmodellen und Verdienstmöglichkeiten in der PTB erfahren.

In diesem Jahr findet Ihr uns auf den bonding-Veranstaltungen am

  • 19. – 20.4.2017, in Dresden (TU)
  • 30. – 31.5.2017, in Braunschweig (TU)
  • 7. – 8.11.2017, in Berlin (TU)
  • 4. – 6.12.2017, in Aachen (RWTH)

Weitere Informationen:
Sylvia Borchardt,
Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit der PTB,
Tel.: 0531 592 9315

Together with partner universities, student work (undergraduate and graduate studies, Bachelor's and Master's theses, internships) is assigned within PTB's broad field of activity. Thus, tomorrow's staff members can already become familiar with the metrological field of work at a very early stage of their career and work on challenging questions.

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Work experience

Whether you are at school or are a student – work experience is basically possible at PTB. Allocating the work experience places is based on the interests of the students and how they can be supported at PTB. Apart from a covering letter, we need your CV, your last school report or your current certificate of matriculation. You can apply by e-mail at Bewerbung-Praktikum(at)ptb.de or – depending on the desired location − here:  

  • Braunschweig Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Personalreferat, Bundesallee 100, 38116 Braunschweig. Your contact at PTB Braunschweig is Ms. Andrea Welge, phone: +49 (0)531 592-9128. Berlin: Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt Institut
  • Berlin Personalreferat, Abbestr. 2-12, 10587 Berlin. Your contact at PTB Berlin is Ms. Simone Kahle, phone: +49 (0)30 3481-7222.

The dual study program combines the study of electrical engineering and information technology at Ostfalia, Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften (Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences) in Wolfenbüttel with the 3 1/2-year IHK apprenticed profession electronics technician for equipment and systems at PTB. Both vocational training programs are closely interwoven and coordinated with one another as regards content.

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