Career Opportunities


Join the Fraunhofer USA Team
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Fraunhofer USA employs scientists and engineers at every level of their careers. Our employees work in an environment that promotes creativity and individual and team problem solving. 

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit, we are committed to creating technologies that will positively impact society and the environment. In addition to our technical and scientific positions, we offer administrative, support, and professional management positions.  

Employment with Fraunhofer USA can be a challenging and rewarding experience. If you’re looking to help shape the future then look no further. We invite you to review the current openings below for opportunities to join the team. 

Internship Program

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Interns taking advantage of opportunities at the Fraunhofer USA Center for Manufacturing Innovation at Boston University

Fraunhofer USA offers internships at our centers to university students during the course of their studies or starting within one year of the graduation from university. These practical internship opportunities are available to US citizens, permanent residents, and international students studying in the US or outside of the US who qualify under our J-1 visa program or have other US work authorization. Prospective interns should apply directly to the Fraunhofer USA Center that matches their university field of study for  consideration

2017 Internship Brochure

Employment Policies

Fraunhofer USA, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities, protected veterans and is a federal contractor.

Fraunhofer USA, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Fraunhofer USA, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Current Openings



Fraunhofer USA HQ

Plymouth, MI

Fraunhofer USA HQ is seeking:

Immediate Opening


  • Staff Accountant


For details and application link, please click link below.


Fraunhofer CLA

Plymouth, MI

Fraunhofer CLA is seeking candiates for the following Full-time positions:


  • Robotics Controls Engineer
  • Laser Applications Engineer

For details and application link, please click below.


Fraunhofer CMB

Newark, DE

Fraunhofer CMB is seeking:


Research Assistant - Microbiologist 


For details and application link, please click below.


Fraunhofer CESE

College Park, MD

Fraunhofer CESE is seeking:

  • Software and Systems Engineer - Research
  • Model-Based Software Engineering Researcher
  • Cybersecurity Researchers

For more information please visit


Fraunhofer CSE

Boston, MA

Fraunhofer CSE is seeking:

  • Software Engineer – Grid Integration
  • TechBridge Program Lead


For more information please visit:


Center Careers

Please check with each center for current opportunities:

Fraunhofer -Gesellschaft

Career and Internship Page

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Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft offers opportunities for seasoned professionals, starters and students.

For information: 

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Career Opportunities