Career for GraduatesCopyright: Thilo Vogel
The Career Center has taken it upon itself to prepare you for the job market and to actively support you with your first steps in the professional world.
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Seminars & Career Training
The Career Center will help you start your career by providing opportunities to strengthen your professionalism and exercise your individual career skills.
Every semester we put together a comprehensive program of seminars and career training opportunities that help you to master your first steps in the professional world.
Under Finding companies we present different ways you can find and learn about companies. For example, every week in our series "career@", a company introduces itself that is interested in RWTH Aachen graduates. Get to know various possible employers and establish initial contact with them.
Femtec Career Building Program
Femtec.Network is a joint career program from eleven partners who aim at preparing women from engineering and the natural sciences from the eight participating universities for management positions.
Job Banks & Bulletin Boards
If you need to apply all of a sudden, look at our application tips. Here we provide you with initial necessary information.
Personal Advising on Application Processes and Application Portfolio Checks
The RWTH Aachen Career Center Team offers all students a service for having their application portfolios looked over. We take a close look at your application materials and give you advice on potential changes you should make. We also provide help with developing your own application strategy. Please set up an appointment by emailing us.
If you need an application portfolio check for materials in English, we can gladly provide you with contact information for external services, with whom we have successfully worked for many years. Native English speakers will look at your application portfolios and make suggestions for possible changes. This service is free of charge. You should likewise send your materials to the Career Center via email.
Career Center Learning Spaces
In our virtual learning space, you can find an action folder for your application process with lots of useful information. Many of the tips in the folder can be downloaded. This folder can be found in the "community area" of the wiki-pages.
All interested students can log in via CAMPUS Office with their student ID number and password. Under "search" for the current semester, enter the course code 17ws-55040 or the key word "Handlungsleitfaden Bewerbungsprozess" and register for the course, in order to gain access to the learning space.
Walk-In Office Hours
Do you have questions but no appointment? We'll be happy to help you during our walk-in office hours.
Walk-In for Application Support
Do you have specific questions about your application portfolio that need to be answered before you can send them off? Then our walk-in hours for applications support are perfect for you. During these designated times, we can provide you with a short feedback regarding content and form of your résumé, your cover letter or other parts of your portfolio. If you need more support after that, we can still make an appointment via email for a later, individual application materials check.
- Mondays, 4 to 5pm, Seminarraum III at the Student Advice Centre, Templergraben 83. Registration is not required
Walk-In Application Support for International Students
Beginning October 18, 2018, the Career Center will offer additional walk-in support for international students. Here, students also have an opportunityl to ask specific questions before submitting their application. We provide tips about the German job market and advise you on the application process. Should you still need more support after that, you are welcome to book an appointment via email.
- Thursdays, 9 to 10am, 1st floor at the Humboldt-Haus. No registration required.
The session can be held in German and English.
- Extracurricular & Leisure Activities
- Exchange Outgoings
Support for Female Students in the Engineering and Natural Sciences
- Skills Training for Doctoral Candidates at the Center for Doctoral Studies
- Division 4.3 - Career Development
TANDEM Mentoring Programs
Mentoring, training, and networking services for researchers and junior researchers at various points in their careers and with different qualifications