Vocational Training at IHP

The IHP offers excellent career opportunities not only for scientists, but also for committed trainees with a vocational training program in a modern international scientific institute which lays a sound foundation for a specialist career. 

Are you interested in technology or do you see your future in the administrative work? Then a vocational training at IHP could be just the thing for you. With us, you can set the course for your future and support our scientists in their research by working in the technical or administrative infrastructure.

At the latest in January of each training year we announce our training positions which will be filled in August or September for the commencement of training. You can find the announcements for vacancies under "Job vacancies".

Vocational training at IHP offers several advantages:

Individual support

Training at IHP means individual support starting from day one and offers the opportunity to gain insights in the various departments of a research institute. In a friendly and open-minded environment you will learn what is really important for your future vocation in the daily business and in the project work.

Good general conditions

Vocational training is completed with the IHK examination. Training payment according to the tariffs of TVA-L BBiG is currently:

In the 1. year of training: 1.056,82 €
in the 2. year of training: 1.140,96 €
in the 3. year of training: 1.190,61 €
in the 4. year of training: 1.259,51 €

Yearly vacation amounts to 30 days.

For a successful training you will receive a finishing bonus of 400 € und we guarantee your further employment for initially one year. Furthermore, we will support you with advice on your future career.

Staying abroad

The IHP offers and promotes studies abroad by trainees in cooperation with IHK Ostbrandenburg in the framework of the program "Azubi Mobil".

With this program trainees at IHP have relocated their learning and working location for one month each to Great Britain, Malta or Ireland. Also, specialized internships were undertaken in Poland and France which were supported by the bbw - Bildungswerk der Wirtschaft in Berlin and Brandenburg.

Azubi Mobil
Experience report from our trainees (IHK Ostbrandenburg, FORUM 12|2017)
„EDUTECH“ and „MobiProEU“: The special program for the "Promotion of vocational mobility for young people from Europe interested in training (MobiPro-EU)" contributes to the fight against youth unemployment in Europe and supports youths and young adults from the EU in successfully completing a company-based vocational training. IHP has offered two young people from Poland the opportunity to complete their training at the IHP.

Trainee meets science  

Our trainees gain an exciting insight in IHP's research projects and in the work of the scientists of the institute in the yearly self-organized workshop "Trainee meets science". Facilities and projects are explained to the trainees and they have the opportunity to ask the scientists questions. This guarantees knowledge sharing with all areas. "Trainee meets science" always deals with different topics and labs.

Excellent training

IHP guarantees the best possible support in the training process. Therefore, we are pleased that the excellent performance of our trainees has been recognized and honored multiple times with prizes and awards by other organizations. In the past years our trainees were the best of their age group in east Brandenburg again and again and even state and countrywide. Recently in 2019, we had the best trainees finishing the final IHK examinations for the vocations "mechatronic technician" and "microtechnologist".and in 2018 the best trainee in the final IHK examination for the vocation "businesswoman for office management".

And the IHP is regularly awarded by the IHK east Brandenburg for its exceptional commitment for its trainees, the last time in 2019.

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