Applying for Jobs in Germany

A workshop offered by the Bonn Graduate Center.

Job applications in Germany can differ considerably from those in other countries. This applies to the number of application documents, their structure and contents and whether or not to include a photo and certificates. In this course you will learn how to adapt your application documents to the expectations of German. 

Online Workshop

Tuesday, November 9, 2021
3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, November 11, 2021
3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Trainer

Dr. Andreas Stützer

Language

English

Location

Online

Target Group

Doctoral students, preferably in the final phase of their doctorate

Track(s)

Business and Organizations, Research Management

Certificate

6 units are applicable within the "Doctorate plus" certificate

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Course Content

  • How to create a personal profile to prepare for job applications
  • How to find suitable job offers
  • How to write "German" CVs and cover letters
  • What questions to expect in job interviews

Course Description

Job applications in Germany can differ considerably from those in other countries. This applies to the number of application documents, their structure and contents and whether or not to include a photo and certificates. Doctoral degree holders should also take into account if they want to apply for postdoc positions at university, for jobs in the private economy or for administrative positions in the public service.

In this course you will learn how to adapt your application documents to the expectations of German employers in general and to those of the above-mentioned target groups.

Finally, the procedure of a typical job interview, the most common questions and possible answers will be explained and discussed.

Contact

Bonn Graduate Center

Contact

+49 228 73-60141

graduiertenzentrum@uni-bonn.de

Address

Alte Sternwarte
Poppelsdorfer Allee 47
53115 Bonn

Also see

Certificate Doctorate plus

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Qualification Program    Doctorate plus

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