Internship/ Thesis Verification (d/f/m)

Business Unit: 

Duderstadt, DE, 37115

Contract Type: 
Contact Person:  Maria Heucke
Contact Information:
Job ID:  6865

Purpose of Job

Within the framework of various projects, new testing methods and testing machines for prostheses, orthoses and exoskeletons are developed in the Verification department. As part of an interdisciplinary team, you will lay the foundations for realistic and meaningful tests of our products. You will support us from October in the development and programming of a gait robot, which is used to investigate functional properties of foot prostheses and orthotic systems.



  • Programming of independent MATLAB applications for the evaluation of measurement data
  • Supporting patient measurements in the gait lab
  • Preparation of gait lab data for path planning and simulation
  • Development of software to control the gait robot using MATLAB/ Simulink
  • Development of test procedures in the fields of prosthetics and orthotics



  • Student (d/f/m) of an engineering course in the fields of medical technology/mechanical engineering/mechatronics/robotics or similar
  • Advanced knowledge in the use of MATLAB
  • Knowledge of the biomechanics of human gait desirable
  • Enjoy designing technical solutions in an interdisciplinary environment
  • You feel comfortable working in German and English and are able to use both languages well
  • Creative and goal-oriented thinking
  • Team orientation and very good communication skills
  • Independent, proactive and structured way of working



  • Compulsory internship or final theses with good professional supervision
  • A wide variety of tasks in various fields of application in prosthetics/orthotics/exoskeleton
  • The contents of the tasks can be adapted to your individual wishes and the requirements of your study regulations
  • Modern jobs and an open corporate culture 
  • The opportunity to expand your professional network

Diversity at Ottobock

For us, the focus is on treating each other with respect and enjoying our work. We value diversity and therefore expressly welcome all applications regardless of gender, age, nationality, disability, ethnicity and social origin, religious beliefs or sexual orientation. This includes special consideration for severely disabled individuals with equal suitability.

Your future at Ottobock

Ottobock's products and services in the areas of Prosthetics, NeuroMobility, Patient Care, Exoskeletons developed by 'SUITX by Ottobock' and Business Solutions ensure independence and quality of life when personal mobility is restricted. With over 9,000 employees in almost 60 countries, our company is the world market leader in technical orthopedics.

Your ideas and commitment will inspire your colleagues and staff, and will further the interests of Ottobock. Be part of a dynamic, growing company with flat hierarchies. We offer a richly diverse field of work, individual development opportunities and extensive qualification programs in our Ottobock Academy.

Please only apply via our online job portal at Please quote the Job-ID for the position in question, and also state your earliest starting date. We look forward to receiving your application!