Working Student for optics lab and pulsed-laser-system development (all genders)

Posted 28 Aug 2020

Darmstadt, Hesse - Germany

Req Id 209478


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your Role
You will be based at our Innovation Center, Darmstadt within the organization Innovation Projects, in the LicriEye Team. Your role is to support the project with optics-lab-related engineering activities to aid the development of a specialized pulsed laser system and to characterize LicriEye ophalmologic materials. You will report to the Head of Lasersystem-Development and you will collaborate closely with other technical experts working on the project. In your role, you will be involved in the following physics and optics-based tasks:

Working in an optics lab with a femtosecond laser,Setting up laser-optics and instrumentation on an optical bench,Evaluating LicriEye materials with a laser system for use in intra-ocular lenses, Planning, evaluating and analyzing lab experiments,Maintaining and improving optical instrumentation, Participating and contributing to all relevant team meetings, Work in a highly-dynamic start-up environment.

More information about the project:


Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree student in physics or related field
  • Hands-on experience working with lasers, optics and instrumentation
  • Independent worker with a curious mind and strong problem-solving skills
  • Dependable, communicative and responsive
  • Highly committed and interested to make a difference in developing cutting-edge medical technology



The position:

  • Open immediately; starting September 1, 2020
  • 6-12 months contract as working student
  • 20 hours per week

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

Curious? Apply and find more information at

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Apply Now

Let’s stay connected

Do you want to receive company news and information about career opportunities tailored to your preferences? Sign up here. You want to check the status of your application or change your candidate profile? Enter our job portal.


You have accessed, but for users from your part of the world, we originally designed the following web presence

Let's go

Share Disclaimer

By sharing this content, you are consenting to share your data to this social media provider. More information are available in our Privacy Statement