Excellent apprenticeship at Fraunhofer IOF
Josefine Canis completed her apprenticeship as a physics laboratory assistant at Fraunhofer IOF as the top apprentice in the state of Thuringia. She was recently honored for this achievement by the Industrie- und Handelskammer Ostthüringen (IHK, engl.: Chamber of Industry and Commerce of eastern Thuringia). The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft also honored her and other outstanding graduates at a virtual ceremony in early November. Antje Oelschläger, who was in charge of the vocational education of Canis, was also honored for her excellent performance as supervisor.
As so often these days, it was a ceremony with neither handshakes nor group photos. Nevertheless, there were plenty of beaming faces and heartfelt congratulations at the virtual ceremony for "honoring the best": On November 4, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft had invited its best apprentices of the year to the annual award ceremony. Traditionally, apprentices in initial training who have completed their final exams with an excellent grade or who are among the best in their chambers of commerce, their federal states or in Germany are honored.