Hasso-Plattner-InstitutSDG am HPI
Hasso-Plattner-InstitutDSG am HPI

Student Assistants (m/f/d)

Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) is Germany’s center of excellence for digital engineering (www.hpi.de). The Digital Engineering Faculty, founded jointly by the University of Potsdam and HPI, offers a highly practical and engineering-oriented computer science study program, which is unique throughout Germany. HPI’s university research earns international recognition, with the main focus of its teaching and research on the foundations and applications of large, highly complex and networked IT systems.

The Digital Engineering Faculty, established jointly by Hasso Plattner Institute and the University of Potsdam, is one of Germany‘s excellence centers in Computer Science and IT Systems Engineering. In the course of our ongoing expansion, we are currently seeking 

Student Assistants (m/f/d)

(HPI Standard rules applies)

For “The Chair of Design Thinking and Innovation Research"

Your future tasks

  • Create appropriate website content/ web site structure aligned with the organization’s strategy
  • Improve the User Experience of the website for the different stakeholders regularly
  • Facilitate hosting and server management via Digital Ocean and Couch
  • Evaluate and manage website performance
  • Investigate web site issues and coordinate resolutions

Your skills

  • Excellent Skills in programming languages and fluency in English (C1-C2) is a must, skills in design (InDesign) are a plus
  • To be enrolled as a Master student in areas relevant for the topics of the chair (Management, Design, IT, etc.) and availability for at least six months
  • Team-oriented and entrepreneurial working attitude
  • Ability to recognize and resolve system-related problems

What we offer

  • To be part of a motivated and inspiring team working on highly relevant societal topics
  • Experience with relevant technologies and methods
  • Cooperation with project partners and other scientists
  • Cooperation with first-class students as one of the best computer science degree programs in Germany
  • Flat hierarchies, motivated teams and none-bureaucratic cooperation
  • Flexible working hours in a stimulating environment

We encourage people with disabilities and from other diverse backgrounds to apply. We provide accessible working space. We look forward to receiving your application (Short Letter of Motivation and CV) via mail. Please sent the attachments as PDF.


Hasso-Plattner-Institut für Digital Engineering gGmbH
Prof.-Dr.-Helmert-Str. 2-3, 14482 Potsdam, Germany