Write the first chapter of your career

Writing your thesis or dissertation at Festo 

Writing your thesis or dissertation at Festo

A good thesis based on practice is the first step to a successful career. Whether you are doing a bachelor’s or master’s degree thesis, dissertation or PhD, Festo offers the ideal conditions for academic work with a practical focus. It is well worth the effort: we offer exciting work and dedicated employees who support you along the way. If your thesis is a success, you will also have the chance to go on working at Festo. We welcome your curiosity, fresh ideas and the first chapter of your career.


  • Ability to work independently and responsibly
  • A high level of commitment and the ability to grasp things quickly
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • A high capacity for teamwork
  • Relevant language skills are required in an international setting

Duration and key points

A thesis or dissertation project generally lasts between four and six months. Areas in which thesis or dissertation projects are often carried out include:

  • Research
  • Development and design
  • Testing
  • Product management
  • Sales
  • Information technology
  • Finance


  • Individual support and training
  • Fair compensation
  • The opportunity to learn about working processes in an industrial company
  • The chance to use Festo’s resources and organisational structures
  • Valuable contacts for your future career