Opportunities for secondary school students

We at Doctor Optics know how important it is for the long-term success of our company to provide hands-on training for our next generation of employees. And that's why we make every effort to give our apprentices an in-depth training experience that enables them to acquire the practical and theoretical foundation that will allow them to succeed in their chosen careers.

With 3 work-study programs and 8 different options for apprenticeships in technical, managerial and commercial areas, Docter Optics offers school leavers a choice of interesting career possibilities.

Summer employment

Many secondary school leavers and students regularly work for Docter Optics during the summer and between semesters. Why not look into this opportunity to finance your studies or become familiar with different options before you make your career choice? There’s no better way to lay the foundation for a successful future.

Secondary school internship program

An internship is an excellent opportunity to get to know our company and the ideal way to prepare for an apprenticeship or post-secondary studies. As an intern, you will have a first-hand opportunity to become familiar with the everyday operational activities of a successful international organization.

Vocational training

Once you receive your school leaving certificate, you can take advantage of the many opportunities Docter Optics offers for professional advancement and personal development. For example, an apprenticeship with the world market leader in the production of projection lenses is an ideal way to embark upon a rewarding career in industry. As an apprentice, you will be integrated into operational teams from the very beginning and take part in activities of various divisions.

With 7 different options for apprenticeships in technical, managerial and commercial areas, Docter Optics offers a choice of interesting career opportunities for school leavers with different talents and aptitudes.

Docter Optics offers candidates vocational training that promises an interesting future!

  • Individual responsibility and the opportunity to take part in interesting projects
  • Special rewards for good performance
  • Intensive support by certified vocational trainers recognized by the ICC
  • Open, friendly workplace atmosphere
  • Workwear allowance
  • Allowance for rental and travel costs
  • Help to find appropriate accommodations
  • Good chances of entry-level employment upon completion of training with good or very good performance

Work-study programs

If you have successfully completed your secondary school education and are now looking for a way to qualify for a technical or managerial position in the future, Docter Optics may offer exactly what you’re looking for. For example, we offer committed secondary school leavers a choice of 3 dual work-study options in the technical, commercial and business areas in cooperation with the Gera and Eisenach locations of the University of Cooperative Education and the Ernst-Abbe-Hochschule Jena, a university of applied sciences. These programs offer an ideal combination of theory and practice.

Dual work-study programs with Docter Optics are clearly structured and generally begin in October of each year. Participants acquire hands-on experience within the company and carry out projects involving selected problems and topics. This enables them to absorb and apply theoretical knowledge.

Docter Optics offers candidates the possibility of combining university-level education with hands-on experience that promises an interesting future!

  • Individual responsibility and the opportunity to take part in interesting projects
  • Special rewards for good performance
  • Intensive support by certified vocational trainers recognized by the ICC
  • Open, friendly workplace atmosphere
  • Workwear allowance
  • Allowance for rental and travel costs
  • Help to find appropriate accommodations
  • Good chances of entry-level employment upon completion of training with good or very good performance

Opportunities

Our Job Exchange provides a current overview of available apprenticeship openings and dual work-study opportunities. In the event you haven’t found the position you’re looking for, please feel free to contact us to discuss your specific interests.