Registration: Ca_02: ONLINE Find a Job in German industry: Job Search & Application (04.05. 2 hrs + 05.05. 4 hrs) - all

Online workshop

Time: 04.05.: 09:30 – 11:45 h; 05.05.: 09:30 – 11:30 + 13:00 – 15:00 h

Trainer: Heidi Störr
Language: English
Participants: max. 12 persons
Credit Point: acknowledged with 0,25 CP for RUB-RS Certificate


The workshop is particularly suitable for

Doctoral researchers who are aiming for a position in the German industry after their doctorate. Leaving academia and looking for a job in German industry is an important and sometimes difficult step. Understanding the application rules and expectations of companies support you to go through the job-search process outside academia.


Content Overview

  • Active and passive job search strategies
  • Ideas for possible positions
  • Content and design of an application
  • Identifying key requirements in job ads
  • Estimation of chances of success

1st day: Job Search - How to search for job offers & how to get ideas for job roles

In this seminar you will understand how to target your search for future employment, and where you can look for vacancies. You get to know various options of job databases and activities to come into contact with employers. Furthermore, we discuss positions in the industry which might be interesting for you and how you can find more possible jobs.


2nd day: Application Documents - How to write a perfect application & estimate your chances

In this seminar you will understand how to write your cover letter and CV, and how best to adapt your application to the job offer. You will see examples for a professional application design and photos. Moreover, you will get advice for your certificate selection and receive important hints for your application phase in general. Additionally, you will learn the meaning of typical phrases in job advertisements and identifying “must” and “can” criteria. With an example it is explained how much your chances of success are influenced by requirements you cannot fulfil.


During the course we will discuss some examples of your own applications. If you want to make use of of this, please, prepare a CV/cover letter for a job of your choice.



Heidi Störr: After her graduation in business studies she worked for several companies as a HR Specialist. Since 2012 she offers advice for German and international academic graduates. With her seminars she provides an introduction to most central aspects of starting a career in Germany after graduation. For more details about the trainer visit:


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Date: 04.–05.05.2021

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