Ap­p­li­ca­ti­on Tips

A good job application is always something eye catching and unique. Just five job applications customized to fit the desired job being applied for are significantly more beneficial than 100 random applications, where the name of the company and a few things have been changed. We offer assistance to students and alumni in all steps of the application process.

You can find tips on prepare a successful application and other information related to the application process, such as how to:

Pre­pa­re the ap­p­li­ca­ti­on

In­ter­pre­ting job ad­ver­ti­se­ments

Interpreting job advertisements
Reading and understanding job advertisements is not as easy as it might seem. This page is currently only available in German.

Interpreting job advertisements: Read More

In­itia­ti­ve job ap­p­li­ca­ti­on

Initiative job application
For those who do not want to wait for the perfect job advertisement you have the option to seize the initiative and create your own initiative job application. [More]

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Wri­te the CV and co­ver let­ter

Ma­ke a To Do list for job ap­p­li­ca­ti­ons

In order to create an excellent job application, it is useful to remember a few key points.

Make a To Do list for job applications: Read More

Co­ver Let­ter

In this document you can write short and direct sentences which embellish you most important qualifications that fit the job of your choice.

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Cur­ri­cu­lum Vi­tae and Ré­su­mé

In these documents you can list your previous working and education experience along with your special skills and talents which qualify you for the job

Curriculum Vitae and Résumé: Read More

Pre­sent the best ver­si­on of yours­elf

Job in­ter­view

After a successful application comes the next step, the job interview. Now you "just" have to overcome this to get the job of your dreams.

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As­sess­ment Cen­ter

Assessment Centers are specialized job interviews designed to test your individual capabilities.

Assessment Center: Read More

Other im­portant Information

De­si­red Sala­ry

When should I mention my preferred salary? Why is a preferred salary even mentioned in job advertisements? What factors contribute to determining what constitutes a proper salary?

Desired Salary: Read More

Soft Skills

Soft Skills play a major role in applying for jobs - but how much is too much? [More]

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Sti­pen­ds

What kind of stipends could I potentially be eligible for?

Stipends: Read More

Ap­p­li­ca­ti­on por­tals

It is becoming increasingly more common that employers have their own online job portals for applicants to submit their job applications. How do you use these portals?

Application portals: Read More