Research School » Programme » Career Guidance

Use your chance to connect with institutions and representatives from business, industry, administration, and the public sector and collect information about international and domestic job opportunities.

For more information on our Career Guidance programme contact Annegret Kunde

Build up your own career – we support you

The Career Guidance program supports your preparation for a successful career in and outside academia. Research School and RUB offer numerous opportunities for you to actively develop your personal and professional skills in a variety of areas. Several activities help plan and familiarize you with career perspectives before the completion of your doctorate.

Research School Career Workshops and Training

The workshops are designed to support your research management and career planning skills, addressing different levels and competences

Mentoring programs

We offer a number of mentoring programmes. Here you find more information for RUB mentoring opportunities within various fields. Business Mentoring Programme & Insider Exchange offer insights from experts on requirements and work life in business.

RUB Career Service

Find information and advice on applications, job interviews, career start and planning as well as various events and workshops. More information online or contact Astrid Knott or Mathias Grunert.

Research School Wirtschaftskolleg

Gain insights from RUB Alumni and experts from business and public sector at our Wirtschaftskolleg on their experiences with making a career in your field of interest.

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Research School Site Visits

Get to know companies and institutions within the Ruhr Area and beyond on site and learn more about requirements and working cultures by exchanging with employees.

Get to know more about Site Visits.

Research School Dialogue between Science and Economy

For the annual dialogue between science and economy, we invite leading experts from the business world for a joint discussion with doctoral researchers. Find out more on upcoming events.


Find out more about support and information on self-employment and start-ups provided by RUB's Worldfactory