Femtec Career Building

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Academics meet application – Femtec prepares women studying the STEM disciplines for professional and future management tasks.


As one of the leading technical universities within Europe, RWTH Aachen University is committed to the education of responsible young professionals and future executives.  We are especially dedicated to promoting the careers of female academics in engineering and the natural sciences.  Therefore, we support our best female students by giving them the opportunity to enter the Femtec Career Building Program.  We would be pleased if many young women took the opportunity to proactively manage their career planning and development early on during their studies by participating in the Femtec program.

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. E. Schmachtenberg, former Rector of RWTH Aachen

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Target Group:
Female STEM students
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Femtec Careerbuilding Program Scores Points Early On for Later Professional Career

A career in science or in a presitigous international company doesn't have to be a dream. Ambitious female students studying engineering or the natural sciences at RWTH can acquire the necessary tools by participating in the the Femtec Career Building Program.

The one year long program offers special trainings for developing communication, leadership, and management skills. It also continuously offers individual consulting and mentoring for internships and entering the job market.

Network of Eleven Global Companies and Eight Technical Universities

Femtec is supported by a network of twelve global companies and nine technical universities. Women students who have enthusiam for technology can score points for a successful career with this program and the support of the network.


Next Application Period

The next application period runs from October 16 to November 5, 2023.

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