Get Ready for a Job

Campus Koblenz

Campus Landau

STAIR - Information Meeting for the new Students

The STAIR Project helps international students to integrate in the regional labor market (from internships and student jobs to permanent positions). The Welcome Center will present the events and courses within the project as well as inform you about the application process and participation rules.

When: 8 May, 12.30 pm

Where: E 312

Since 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.

"Working and living in Rhineland-Palatinate" - Presentation

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Koblenz will give a brief overview of the German labor market and outline the opportunities for international graduates entering this market. The students will learn everything about their chances to work in Rhineland-Palatinate during and after their studies.

When: 15 May, 12.30 pm

Where: E 113

How to apply for jobs in Germany?

Students learn how to apply for a job in Germany. They learn about the Do’s and Dont’s on the German job market and how to write a C.V. and a motivation letter. Moreover, students can train job interviews with a job application coach.

 

"How to apply for a job in Germany?" - Written application workshop

Writing an impressive job application increases your chances of getting an interview for a job and thus represents your ticket to the German labour market.

In this workshop you will learn how to create your application documents and what really matters for the structure and style of excellent cover letters and CVs.

When: 16 May, 2.00 pm

Where: D 238

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 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.

Written application - Check up

Ms. Fühner – a staff member of the German Federal Employment Agency – will review your application documents and give you hints regarding the covering letter, the curriculum vitae and the application procedure in Germany.

When: 21 May, 1.30 - 3.30 pm

Where: D 117

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 introduce the services of the Job Center.

The presentations will be bilingual (German presentation with an English translation).

CompuGroup Medical - Company Visit

The CompuGroup Medical is an international software developer in the healthcare sector. The headquarter of CGM is located in Koblenz.

When: 24 May, 9.00 am

Where: Meeting point at the Löhr-Center

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.

Visit of the TZK (TechnologieZentrum Koblenz)

Visit the TZK (TechnologieZentrum Koblenz) and get to know the Startup Office! Both institutions will introduce their service to the students. Furthermore, German companies will be presented.

When: Wednesday,  29 May at 11.45 am

Where: Meeting point in front of the D-building

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.

Start your own business! Self-employment for Non-EU-citizen

Persons who are not citizens of an EU country can successfully become self-employed in Germany – however, there are preconditions that have to be considered.

During the event the following topics will be addressed: right of residence, business plan and further information for self-employment for non-EU-citizen.

When: 5 June, 11.45 am

Where: Meeting point in front of the D-building

 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.

Digital application - How to create an e-portfolio?

In this workshop you will learn how to create an online application profile on “mahara” (URL einfügen). There you can upload your application documents and link to your work sampling. When your profile is completed you can send a link via e-mail to the employer for whom you’d like to work and she/he will be able to have a look at your profile on mahara.

When: 19 June, 12 pm

Where: C 207

Written application - Check up

Ms. Fühner – a staff member of the German Federal Employment Agency – will review your application documents and give you hints regarding the covering letter, the curriculum vitae and the application procedure in Germany.

When: 21 May, 1.30 - 3.30 pm

Where: D 117

 

For more infomation, please contact the Welcome Center Koblenz

For  more information, please contact the Welcome Center Landau