Today, you will find our former trainees in many areas of basic research, industry and administration. No matter which profession you choose, an apprenticeship with Helmholtz Zentrum München will pave your way for a successful future career.

With us you will

  • find a vocational training with very individual support.
  • get to know different laboratories and departments.
  • work on a huge campus with numerous possibilities and amenities.
  • find an international and collegial environment.
  • be involved in our community and in our teams.
  • be able to take over responsibilities early on.
  • receive an above-average training remuneration and social benefits following the Collective Agreement for Public Service Trainees (TVAöD-Bund).
  • have a high chance to transfer into a regular employment contract.


We offer a comprehensive and practice-oriented vocational training. Seminars and additional offers are also part of the curriculum. Additional services such as a week to get to know each other, individual health care, computer courses, a sponsorship program, targeted exam preparations and performance promotion provide the possibility for personal growth.

We offer vocational training in the following professions:

  • biology laboratory assistant
  • office management clerk
  • animal caretaker, specialized in clinics and research
  • specialist for media and information services, as well as medical documentation
  • technical systems planner, specialized in supply and equipment technology
  • electronics technician for industrial engineering