BRAIN Students working in the laboratory

Career opportunities for university students

You have internalized the basics of biology and would like to subject your knowledge and ideas to a thorough test in the field? We are faced with new scientific and biotechnological challenges every single day and rely heavily on young talents to help us solve both current and future problems.

BRAIN Student meeting with Dr. Torsten Ertongur-Fauth

The right opportunity for you

BRAIN is a pioneer in the rapidly growing industrial biotechnology sector, which paves the way to a sustainable bioeconomy. You are motivated, enthusiastic, and want to go down this path with us? We welcome university graduates with or without on-the-job experience. In addition, we offer students a whole range of scientific research opportunities in our company. And as we value long-term relations, our scholarship programs may very well be the launch pad for your career at BRAIN.

Your opportunities

Scholarship programs

BRAIN Biotech offers scientific work experience opportunities with a strong focus on practical relevance to students as part of their placement term, bachelor, diploma, and master theses. Some 200 students have already completed our programs, the minimum duration of which is six months. As a general rule, our internships coincide with university term times. Please make sure to apply a good six months before you want to hit the ground running at BRAIN Biotech.

Direct employment

You have completed your vocational training or hold a degree in natural or engineering sciences or in another scientific discipline? Then BRAIN is just the right place to start your career. Currently, BRAIN employees hold more than 60 different degrees. Convince us that you are the right person to work with us. Please visit our website’s vacancies section for current job opportunities. Unsolicited applications are also appreciated.

Job advertisements

Annina Vossler, Research Engineer at BRAIN

University of Applied Sciences Award for Best Bachelor Thesis

Annina Vossler, research engineer at BRAIN, is awarded the Max Buchner Research Foundation's Prize for her Bachelor’s thesis completed at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences and at BRAIN. Congratulations!

To the article “Bioethanol can also win prizes” of the HS Esslingen (in German)

BRAIN meeting in office

Vibrant networks

BRAIN relies on the creative potential of students and up-and-coming researchers who have their finger on the pulse of innovation. Thanks to collaborative projects, workshops, lectures and the cooperation with universities as well as other higher education and research institutions, we provide insightful interactions and opportunities that inspire ingenious talents to join us and the industrial biotechnology sector. Be a part of our network!


How to apply at BRAIN

Please apply through our career portal or submit your complete application documents together with a letter of motivation and your salary expectations as a PDF by e-mail or by mail to:

BRAIN Biotech AG
Darmstädter Straße 34–36
64673 Zwingenberg

We will confirm receipt of your documents, review your application and get back to you with feedback as soon as possible.

You can obtain information relevant to data protection regarding the handling of your application via the following links to the data protection statement in the recruitment process of our website and the information notes for applicants.

Dr. Ute Dechert

Career Contact

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