School internship - Orthopedic area

Business Unit: 

Duderstadt, DE, 37115

Contract Type: 
Job ID:  5906

Are you interested in a school internship as an orthopedic technician (d/f/m)? If you want to improve people's quality of life, work in a technical capacity and have direct contact with patients - then apply for an internship in this field. You will get a small insight into the world of prosthetics and orthotics. You will look over the technicians' shoulders and learn how to manufacture individual orthopedic devices for people.


Please indicate your desired internship period in your application. Please also include a cover letter and current references with your application.

What to expect during your internship:

  • Prepare and modify plaster or silicone casts of the upper extremity
  • Get to know the basics in plastics processing 
  • Orthotic splint preperation
  • Patient contact on occasion

What you should bring with you:

  • Communication skills and empathy
  • Manual dexterity
  • Interest in anatomy, mechanics and different materials
  • Motivation and interest in the profession
  • Fluent German language skills are required (C1)


An internship is a good opportunity for you to look behind the scenes at Ottobock and get to know an apprenticed profession up close. At the same time, we have the chance to get to know you. If your enthusiasm for one of these professions is already evident during the internship and you would like to start an apprenticeship after school, you already have a small head start in our selection process.

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 prosthetics and orthotics as well as human mobility and patient care 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.

It is very important to us to offer our trainees permanent employment after successfully passing their exams. The focus is initially on gaining professional experience and consolidating qualifications. Many of the training courses can then be continued to become a master craftsman or combined with a degree. The Ottobock Academy also offers professional seminars for advanced training and further education.

Just send us an email with your CV and certificates to or apply via our job portal. When applying by email, you automatically agree to your data being uploaded to the job portal for further processing. Further information on the handling of your data and data protection you can find here. We are looking forward to your application!