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The moment you see your future in a company where the world is at your fingertips.

This is the moment we work for.

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With just under 25,000 employees, ZEISS is one of the global leaders in the optical and optoelectronic industries and has been contributing to technological progress for over 165 years. ZEISS develops and distributes lithography optics, measuring technology, microscopes, medical technology, eyeglass lenses, camera and cine lenses, binoculars and planetarium technology.

The diverse product portfolio ensures that ZEISS employees are continually faced with new, inspiring challenges. At the same time, as a company belonging to the Carl Zeiss Foundation, ZEISS stands for stability and takes particular responsibility for its employees and society. 

Starting Your Career

Why it's more than just a job at ZEISS

As a high-tech enterprise and global technology leader, ZEISS offers exciting challenges and an international working environment. At the same time, ZEISS takes responsibility for its employees and is also socially responsible.


Getting Started
Career orientation, training or study at the dual study university – internships and thesis projects – graduate program or direct entry:
You can start your career with us.


Are you ready to take the next big step in your career? ZEISS offers many options in your pursuit of personal and professional development as we search for tomorrow’s technology.


ZEISS Locations

Across the Globe

Be it in Jena, Oberkochen, or Singapore – with sites in over 30 countries, we offer our employees many possibilities for advancement and interesting places to live.


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