Fraunhofer-Institut für Produktionstechnologie IPT

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft ( currently operates 75 institutes and research
institutions throughout Germany and is the world’s leading applied research organization. Around
29,000 employees work with an annual research budget of 2.8 billion euros.

In recent years, projects related to artificial intelligence (AI) have focused on achieving high accuracies of
machine learning (ML) algorithms. However, our industry partners only generate added value when
results of ML models support shop floor employees through visualizations and explanations. For this
reason, software development is becoming more relevant in AI projects and software systems are
increasingly being deployed. Thus, the goal of this work is to standardize software applications for
different AI- as well as production applications.

What you will do

  • Familiarization with the state of the art for software development
  • Selection and implementation of frameworks for front-end and back-end developments
  • Standardization of processes and tools across various AI projects in different domains such as
    rocket production to stem cell research
  • Evaluation and documentation of the results

What you bring to the table

  • You are studying mechanical engineering, computer science, industrial engineering or a
    comparable subject
  • Initial experience in the field of software development is an advantage
  • A high degree of initiative and team spirit
  • Very good language skills in German and English

What you can expect

  • Ideal conditions for practical experience alongside your studies
  • Pioneering role in the standardized development of AI-related software development projects in
  • An excellent equipment of machines and devices
  • Collaboration in an industry-oriented research project and in a dedicated team

Notice: You can write your project work or thesis with us immediately and in direct cooperation with
the Chair of Metrology and Quality Management. According to the guidelines of the RWTH Aachen
University, the internship is preferably to be completed at a manufacturing company and can only take
place with us in exceptional cases.

Interested? Apply online now with your informative application documents:

Questions according to this position will be answered by:
Maik Frye M.Sc.
Research assistant production quality
Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT
Steinbachstraße 17, 52074 Aachen
Phone: +49 241 8904-538

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