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Our logo symbolizes the interdisciplinary cooperation of our employees from all disciplines in science, administration and technology.

For this, we need people who are committed and motivated to tackle their tasks at Hereon.
Each and every one of them individually and together for the preservation of a world worth living in!

At Hereon, we are pleased to have around 1,000 employees from around 60 nations who benefit from our attractive working environment.

In addition to the collectively agreed benefits from the TV-AVH, such as 30 days of annual vacation, we have a lot to offer.

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Your entry options at Hereon

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Current information

Reconciliation of work and family life
Reconciliation of work and family life

Hereon has been a "berufundfamilie-audited company" since 2008.
We have already reached a high level of maturity with our family- and life-phase-oriented human resources policy in terms of measures to reconcile work and private life and are striving for further measures.
In addition to a wide range of childcare options, a company health management system and opportunities for professional development, we offer flexible working hours and extended home office options.
For example (as of 30 July 2023), approximately 65 % of employees work part of their working hours independently of location.

More information is available here: more

Apprenticeships 2024
Apply for an apprenticeship now!

Until January 21, 2024, interested students can apply for apprenticeships 2024 at Hereon. For the start of training in August 2024, we are looking for junior staff in the following training profession:

Machinist (m/f/d)

Interested in a varied apprenticeship? Apply now and start your future together with us!

A total of 15 apprentices in 6 Apprenticeships are currently being trained at Hereon. Information about the apprenticeship and application can be found on our dual training page: more

With us you work in the green
and this is how you get there...

The Helmholtz Center Hereon has its headquarters in Geesthacht. About 800 of the 1,100 employees work there. The site is located about 20 km from Hamburg, surrounded by greenery and beautifully situated on the slopes of the Elbe River.

How do you get to us?
There are many ways: by bike (well-developed bike paths), by car (finding a parking space is not an issue here) and, of course, by public transport:
Currently, HVV express buses run hourly in just 30 minutes, for example, from Bergedorf's ZOB at the S-Bahn station directly to our campus. No need to change buses, instead you can read, chat or relax in comfort.
Alternatively, from the ZOB Geesthacht, the buses take just under 10 minutes to Hereon. more