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The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft ( currently operates 76 institutes and research institutions throughout Germany and is the world’s leading applied research organization. Around 30 000 employees work with an annual research budget of 2.9 billion euros. 

Fraunhofer IIS established a name for itself around the world thanks to the development of the mp3 and AAC audio codecs, which enable more than 10 billion devices worldwide. Furthermore, software solutions for the creation and playback of digital motion pictures have been developed at Fraunhofer IIS and we have made cinema digital thanks to the DCI test plan.

Do you have a passion for Virtual Reality, as well as interest in working with the latest audio and multimedia technologies? If this is the case, we have the right internship for you!

What you will do

In this internship, you will have the opportunity to create visually appealing virtual reality demo content and test material. These scenes will help in standardizing new technologies under the umbrella of MPEG-I Immersive Audio. Your work can shape the VR world of tomorrow.

What you bring to the table

  • You have experience in programming & design experience in Unity and Blender
  • You are creative in composing virtual environments
  • You have basic knowledge of digital audio signal processing and acoustics or in media production (not mandatory)
  • You have good oral communication skills in English, which is required for international collaboration

What you can expect

  • An open and cooperative working environment
  • Freedom to develop your own interests, knowledge, and skills
  • The possibility to write your final thesis together with us
  • Varied tasks with room for creativity
  • Interesting an innovative projects

Severely disabled persons will be given preference in the event of equal suitability. We would like to point out that the chosen job title also includes the third gender. The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft attaches great importance to professional equality regardless of gender. 

With its focus on developing key technologies that are vital for the future and enabling the commercial utilization of this work by business and industry, Fraunhofer plays a central role in the innovation process. As a pioneer and catalyst for groundbreaking developments and scientific excellence, Fraunhofer helps shape society now and in the future. 

Interested? Apply online now. We look forward to getting to know you!

Please include a cover letter, a CV and your latest transcripts of records. Address your application to Eva Wiemer.
Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS