Job application training for internationals - How to Apply and work in Germany

Contact

Name

Juliane Mühlenbruch

Contact for Organizational Matters

Telephone

workPhone
+49 241 80 99119

E-Mail

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Contact

Name

Doris Frank

Contact for Content-Related Matters

Telephone

workPhone
+49 241 80 94042

E-Mail

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Key Info

Basic Information

Type:
Workshop
Topic:
Career
Language:
english
Staff Development Measures:
Yes
Fields of Action:
Promote internationalization
Institution:
Career Development
Participation Fee:
Free

Description

In this seminar you will learn to find your job in Germany. On the first day you have the chance to formulate your application for the German job market. On the second day you get all tips you need for the job interview and you will practice the correct answers to typical interview questions. Finally on the third day you will be informed about legal formalities within the German job market and you will do an excursion through the German business etiquette and corporate culture.

Content

First topic - my application for the German job market

  • My job expectations

  • How to find the appropriate company?

  • Analysis of the job ad

  • How to present your competencies in the proper light?

  • CV and cover letter for the German job market

  • My application (individual exercise)

In the first topic you learn to write a successful application for the German job market.
You have the chance to go over your own CV and cover letter individually.


Second topic – Successful in the job interview

  • Whom German companies are looking for?

  • What is expected in a job interview?

  • My questions to the enterprise

  • The etiquette manual for the interview

  • Frequently asked questions – tips

  • Frequently asked questions – training

In the second topic you learn to manage the job interview successful.
In a final exercise you have the chance to practice usual interview questions.

Third topic – Business etiquette and corporate culture

  • From the job interview to the employment contract (content negotiation, legal formalities)

  • Corporate culture in Germany

  • Business etiquette and communication

  • The first 100 days in your job – tips for the qualifying period

In the third topic we discuss the corporate culture in German companies.
You learn all about the German business etiquette and you get tips for the qualifying period.

Target Audience

doctoral candidates, who are registered in the Center for Doctoral Studies

Appointments

Number:2019-CDS-303
Date:26/11/2019 to 28/11/2019
08:30 - 16:30
Course Coordinator:Angela Schütte
Place:

German Research School GRS, Schinkelstraße 2a, 52062 Aachen

room 102

Participants: up to 12
Registration:
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