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  • A multiethnic team in conversation
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    © Getty Images/Koh Sze Kiat

    Tips for your career start

    Four Germany alumni report on what makes starting a career in Germany easier and what should be avoided.

  • Young woman working at the solar power plant
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    Professionals in Germany

    Germany offers attractive job opportunities for international experts from abroad. Read on to learn about the sectors in which there are lots of vacancies.

  • Brainstorming in the office
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    Designing your career support team using the 5-50-100 rule

    Who is supporting you in your career growth, and how can you ensure your career support team is providing you with balanced perspectives? The 5-50-100 Rule offers a straightforward method for ensuring holistic career guidance.

  • SDG Ziel 13: Maßnahmen zum Klimaschutz
    SDG Ziel 7: Bezahlbare und saubere Energie
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    Commitment to climate action

    Mario Cornaló tells us what brought him to Germany for a semester abroad, and why working in the European energy sector is so exciting for him now. 

  • Side view of a female employee inspecting newly manufactured solar panels at the company. Female quality engineer inspecting solar panels in the factory.
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    © Getty Images/alvarez

    Sustainable careers: green jobs in Germany

    Find out what exactly is meant by ‘green jobs’ and the areas where you can find them, and learn about the opportunities they are creating for international professionals.

  • [Translate to Englisch:] Die TU Berlin hilft afghanischen Akademiker*innen
    The TU Berlin helps Afghan academics© Christian Kielmann
    The TU Berlin helps Afghan academics © Christian Kielmann

    Support for 62 Afghan IT specialists

    On August 15, 2021, the Afghan government was overthrown by the Taliban. The four alumni of the computer science master’s program at the Center for International and Intercultural Communication (ZiiK) at the TU Berlin fled their offices that day and from day to day they lost not only their jobs, but also the hope they had in them country had returned after studying in Berlin.

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    Innovation in Germany: many strengths and some room for improvement

    Germany is investing intensively into research and development: experts speak about Germany’s strengths and weaknesses as a location for innovation.

  • Dana Newman is an influencer.
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    © Dana Newman

    Dream job as an influencer? The jungle of self-employment

    Dana Newman has made it. She moved from Florida to Munich and is now a successful social media entrepreneur in Germany. She uses her YouTube channel ‘Wanted Adventure’ to narrate funny misunderstandings that are encountered when you're new to Germany. Her videos have since been viewed over 40 million times. But she first had to learn how to work as a freelancer in Germany.

  • PhD with entrepreneurial potential: participants in the ‘From PhD to Innovator’ workshop talk about their experiences.
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    © Young Entrepreneurs in Science

    Tools for researchers interested in starting a business

    There are many hurdles on the path from abstract idea to tangible product development. Entrepreneurial workshops like those run by the DAAD and the Falling Walls Foundation can give academics the necessary tools to overcome these challenges, and to awaken their inherent entrepreneurial potential. Three participants in the ‘From PhD to Innovator’ workshop talk about their experiences.

  • Goethe-Institut abroad provide for an increased qualification of foreign skilled workers
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    Study on skilled worker immigration

    Locations with a Goethe-Institut lead to a better linguistic and intercultural qualification of foreign skilled workers who would like to immigrate to Germany.

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    © DAAD/Martin Magunia

    The untapped potential of doctoral theses

    Developing visionary solutions: ‘From PhD to Innovator’ was the title of the workshop in which DAAD alumni and scholarship holders had the opportunity to dive into the topic of entrepreneurship in May. A cooperation between the DAAD, the Falling Walls Foundation and the Young Entrepreneurs.

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    © Getty Images/ Zoran Zeremski

    English-taught master's degrees in Germany

    A master’s degree is seen as an easy route for transitioning into the German labor market. While that can be true for some, there are some common pitfalls you should be aware of – find out here what you should look out for.