Careers at ZEISS (November 29th, 2023)


This Ingenium career and networking event introduces you to ZEISS – an internationally leading technology enterprise operating in the fields of optics and optoelectronics.

With over 40,000 employees, ZEISS is active globally in almost 50 countries with around 30 production sites, 60 sales and service companies and 27 research and development facilities (status: 31 March 2023).

At the event, you will get an overview of ZEISS, its corporate values and culture, and entry opportunities with a doctorate. Furthermore, you will get to know current employees and learn about their individual career paths after their doctorates and about their work at ZEISS. There will also be plenty of time to ask questions and network.

More about ZEISS

ZEISS is an internationally leading technology enterprise operating in the fields of optics and optoelectronics. In the previous fiscal year, the ZEISS Group generated annual revenue totaling 8.8 billion euros in its four segments Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology, Industrial Quality & Research, Medical Technology and Consumer Markets (status: 30 September 2022).

Founded in 1846 in Jena, the company is headquartered in Oberkochen, Germany. The Carl Zeiss Foundation, one of the largest foundations in Germany committed to the promotion of science, is the sole owner of the holding company, Carl Zeiss AG.

For its customers, ZEISS develops, produces and distributes highly innovative solutions for industrial metrology and quality assurance, microscopy solutions for the life sciences and materials research, and medical technology solutions for diagnostics and treatment in ophthalmology and microsurgery. The name ZEISS is also synonymous with the world's leading lithography optics, which are used by the chip industry to manufacture semiconductor components. There is global demand for trendsetting ZEISS brand products such as eyeglass lenses, camera lenses and binoculars.

With a portfolio aligned with future growth areas like digitalization, healthcare and Smart Production and a strong brand, ZEISS is shaping the future of technology and constantly advancing the world of optics and related fields with its solutions. The company's significant, sustainable investments in research and development lay the foundation for the success and continued expansion of ZEISS' technology and market leadership. ZEISS invests 13 percent of its revenue in research and development – this high level of expenditure has a long tradition at ZEISS and is also an investment in the future.

Target group: Doctoral candidates and postdocs (TU Darmstadt and RMU)


  • Dr. Patrick Villwock I Head of R&D Repair / Site Manager Roßdorf, Carl ZEISS SMT GmbH
    • PhD in Physics at TU Darmstadt (2009)
  • Dr. Joannis Koepsell I Project Manager R&D, Carl ZEISS SMT GmbH
    • PhD in Physics at LMU Munich (2021)
  • Adrian Kahl I Recruiting Germany, Corporate Human Resources, Carl ZEISS AG

Language: English

Date/time: Wednesday, November 29th, 2023 | 4:00 am – 5:30 pm

Location: S1|21 Ingenium House (Magdalenenstr. 25), Room A105

Registration: Please fill in the Ingenium registration form

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