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Saxon Textile Research Institute

Career at STFI

The Saxon Textile Research Institute has been supporting our project partners as a competent service provider for research and development in the field of technical textiles for over 25 years. Currently, 160 dedicated scientists, technicians and laboratory assistants are working together to develop innovative solutions for the textiles of the future and are processing testing and certification assignments. We not only offer exciting tasks for experienced professionals, but also provide university graduates with the best possible start to their careers. The training of young scientists also receives a lot of attention at the institute. In addition to general and student internships, we also offer supervision for student research projects and theses and are a recognised practice partner of the Staatliche Studienakademie Glauchau. If you are interested in professional training in textile research, you are welcome to join us as a trainee.

Job offers

Internships and supervision of student research projects

We offer:

  • Student and general internships
  • A specially created internship offer – the Rucksackprojekt
  • Supervision of student research projects and theses
  • Working student contracts

Training positions

Dual studies

We are a recognised practical partner of the Staatliche Studienakademie Glauchau in the study courses:

  • Digital Engineering
  • Technische Informatik
  • Industrielle Produktion


Online application

  • Form for online applications for job offers and training positions


Das Rucksackprojekt



Am Beispiel eines gestrickten Rucksacks wird in den verschiedenen Technika entlang der textilen Kette gearbeitet. Die Stationen sind die Weberei/Wirkerei, die Veredlung und die Textilprüfung. Die Praktikanten erhalten einen Einblick in das Ausbildungsangebot des STFI und lernen Anlagentechnik und Arbeitsweisen kennen. Der selbst angefertigte Rucksack kann am Ende des Praktikums mit nach Hause genommen werden.

Die Dauer des Praktikums beträgt 5 Tage. Das Praktikum richtet sich an Schüler der 9. bis 12. Klasse, um sie bei der Berufswahl zu unterstützen und Begeisterung für unsere Arbeiten zu wecken.

Interesse an einem Praktikum?

Ihr Ansprechpartner

Dr. Heike Illing-Günther
+49 371 5274-220

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