Career

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Here you will find exciting articles on the subject of careers. The focus is on career opportunities in Germany.

International alumni report on their career paths and experiences in Germany. You will also find tips on how to apply for jobs, free training opportunities and career seminars.

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  • Teaser image for the infographic Careers in Germany for researchers
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    © Alumniportal Deutschland

    Academic career in Germany

    Infographic

    This infographic provides an overview of career paths in science and research in Germany and gives helpful tips for international researchers seeking an academic career in Germany.

  • Diverse group of a businesspeople talking together while walking by windows in the corridor of a modern office
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    © Getty Images/Goodboy Picture Company

    Proper job communication

    Communication between people from different cultures can quickly result in misunderstandings that can impair collaboration. We provide tips on how to avoid the pitfalls.

  • A smiling young man with his colleagues at work
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    © Getty Images/jacoblund

    Further training for international skilled workers

    International further training, language courses, mentoring and intercultural competence: Further training helps international skilled workers gain a foothold in Germany. An overview of free training opportunities.

  • Woman and AI robot working together in the office, automation and technology concept
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    © Getty Images/demaerre

    How artificial intelligence is changing our workplace

    How is AI changing our jobs and the ways in which we’ll collaborate in the future? What the use of AI means for our workplace and which ethical issues remain unresolved.

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    Shared dreams, joint objectives

    The story of spouses that have studied and conducted research in Germany together — funded by the DAAD and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. 

  • Inside Deutschland
    © Illustration: Alumniportal Deutschland / Hinterland; Photo: Jessica Schüller
    © Illustration: Alumniportal Deutschland / Hinterland; Photo: Jessica Schüller

    Podcast: Inside Deutschland

    Your Guide to Careers in Germany - This podcast provides you with insight into working in Germany, and covers topics such as the do's and don'ts for job interviews, pitfalls to avoid in communicating with employers and colleagues, and how to navigate opportunities and challenges across the German labor market.

  • Participants of the network meeting of the Europanetzwerk Deutsch 2018 in front of the German Bundestag.
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    © Goethe Institut/Bernhard Ludewig

    A bridge between language, culture and politics

    Through the Europanetzwerk Deutsch, the Federal Foreign Office and the Goethe-Insitut are promoting German as one of the languages in which the EU works and conducts its proceedings. The programme has led to the development of a lively German-speaking network in Europe.

  • Young African American female engineer operating a robotic welding arm machine in the warehouse factory.
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    © Getty Images/klingsup

    Studying artificial intelligence

    Discovering and applying future technology: find out more about study programmes, interdisciplinary perspectives and career opportunities in this future-oriented discipline.

  • Cheerful businesswomen shake each other's fists in a boardroom before a meeting to celebrate a success.
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    © Getty Images/jacoblund

    The most important rules of conduct in everyday working life

    Professional etiquette in Germany: read on to understand the rules you need to observe to get off to a good start in Germany.

  • Adult Indian man in wheelchair working at home on laptop in his kitchen and has a video appointment.
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    © Getty Images/Edwin Tan

    New working models in Germany

    The job market is undergoing major transformations that are driven by increasing digitisation. And there are concomitant advantages for employees. Here is an overview of the most significant new approaches.

  • A multi-ethnic group of business people are indoors in an office boardroom. They are sitting around a table and making plans. An Ethnic woman is explaining papers to her coworkers.
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    © Getty Images/Fat Camera

    Germany aims to attract skilled workers

    Germany is making migration easier for graduates and experienced professionals. Here are the key changes and what they mean for Germany alumni.

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    The inspiring background of Bunye Ngene

    After his German Studies, Germany alumnus Bunye Ngene from Nigeria has established himself as an author in Germany. He writes everyday stories from two cultures.