Get Ready for a Job

Campus Koblenz

Campus Landau

Entrepreneurial Design Thinking Workshop

At the Entrepreneurial Design Thinking School (ED School) methods and competencies are experienced, learned, and practiced. The ED School is like a studio for innovation! Diverse teams experience and learn, in different formats and degrees of intensity, how to develop innovative ideas and to transform them into business ideas using creative Business Modeling, with the vision of seeing these ideas come to fruition in partnership with our team.

Please register until 8 December!

When: tbc.

Where: Emil-Schüller-Straße 12-14, top floor

In summer semester 2017 the Welcome Center Landau offers a series of information sessions in cooperation with several institutions on campus as well as external presenters in order to prepare international students for the German job market. Below you can find the sessions on offer...


Career Day

Meet professionals and companies from the region of Koblenz! Explore your chances for an internship, your master thesis or a permanent job after your studies! The Career Day addresses students and PhDs candidates.

When: tbc.

How to apply for jobs in Germany?
In this information session, students will learn how to apply for a job in Germany. They will be informed about the Do’s and Dont’s on the German job market and will learn, for example, how to write a C.V. and a motivation letter.

When?  8 June 2017


Workshop “Make it on the German Labor Market”

The students will learn everything about their chances to work in Germany during and after their studies. Mr. Rolf Müller (Federal Employment Agency/ Agentur für Arbeit) will give a brief overview of the German labor market and outline the opportunities for international graduates entering this market.

When: tbc.

Where: tbc.

Digital application – How to create an e-portfolio application?

Nowadays, many companies request a digital application from their applicants. They might even ask you to submit an e-portfolio application. In cooperation with the IWM, we would like to prepare students for such cases by offering an information session about how to create an e-portfolio application with the option of starting to create your own e-portfolio.

When?  13 June 2017


Project “Find an Internship!”

Prepare yourself for an internship or a job! In cooperation with companies located in Koblenz and the surrounding region the Welcome Center and Federal Employment Agency offer an intensive week “Find an Internship!”. The project includes information on the German labour market, a job application training and preparatory German language trainings. The workshop closes with a business speed dating with local companies.

The goal of the project is to find internships in the participating companies for you. The project addresses international students and graduates.

When: tbc.

Working in Germany as a foreigner

During this session the Foreigners' Office will explain the administrative side of things, like different types of visa/residence permits depending on what students want to do after they finished their degree.
In addition, a colleague from the Job Center in Landau will give a presentation on the job market in Landau (with a focus on Environmental Sciences) and the services of the Job Center.
The presentations will be bilingual (German presentation with an English translation).

When? 19 June 2017

For more infomation, please contact the Welcome Center Koblenz

Professional Photos for applications

In Germany, companies want applicants to include a photo on their C.V. In cooperation with the Fotostudio of the Medienzentrum, we are offering time slots for photo sessions. During these students can have a professional photo taken, which could be used for applications. Appointments can be booked at the Welcome Center Landau.

When? Time slots available on 26 & 28 June 2017


Starting your own business! But how?

Starting your own business is a big step that involves a lot of preparation, paperwork, permits, and many more things. The Gründungsbüro of the University of Koblenz-Landau, therefore, offers an information session for international students about starting your own business and how to begin that process.

When?  19 July 2017


Studying for a PhD – How to get started?

Are you thinking about starting your PhD but don’t know how you should set that step in motion? Are you not sure about the things you need to take into consideration when starting your PhD? Then you should attend our seminar “Studying for a PhD – How to get started” where the IPZ will provides students with the necessary information.

When? 26 July 2017


For  more information, please contact the Welcome Center Landau