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What We Offer

We offer you:
an international environment with about 1,100 colleagues from more than 50 nations
high-quality training, including exam preparation courses
opportunity for active participation (e.g. in planning the trip for apprentices, preparing training info for Instagram, support and advice for potential trainees at training fairs)
various projects and further professional training throughout the apprenticeship (e.g. MS Office and rhetoric)
networking between our own trainees and trainees at other Helmholtz Centres
Participation in youth and trainee representation
an excellent infrastructure incl. scientific library and modern workplace equipment
Occupational health management: sports offers and courses for exercise, for active relaxation and methods for stress management
Travel allowance to vocational school
Canteen with breakfast buffet or lunch
Quantum Leap student laboratory
Work-life balance with a 39-hour week and flexitime, plus 30 vacation days per year

Facts & Figures


Training allowance
For your performance and commitment you will receive the following training allowance:

• 1st year of training: 1,018.26 euros
• 2nd year of training: 1,068.20 euros
• 3rd year of training: 1,114.02 euros
• 4th year of training: 1,177.59 euros

Working hours & vacation
• 39 hours / week
• 30 vacation days per year