It makes sense to start thinking about career opportunities while you’re still at university. There are many options for this. Do you want to start working or continue studying? What about a doctorate? But where can you make the right contacts? Which professions are suitable for your degree? And where can you find guidance and support? We would like to accompany you on your next or your first steps into professional life.
Guidance from the Career Service
We can support you in all questions concerning the application process and new careers and help you to compile and draft your application documents.
We also offer international students additional information on employment law if they wish to start a career in Germany as well as assistance with making contact with German employers.
The Team Akademische Berufe of the Federal Employment Agency
Twice a week, the Team Akademische Berufe of the Federal Employment Agency pays us a visit to provide further guidance services. It offers advice on the topics of
- professional orientation
- labour market-oriented study design
- Federal Employment Agency services
- Dienstleistungsangebot der Agentur für Arbeit
FURTHER ADVISORY SERVICES
SMILE is a collaboration between Leipzig University, HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management and Leipzig University of Applied Sciences (HTWK). The joint project supports students, employees and graduates interested in entrepreneurship. SMILE offers a range of events on the subject of self-employment and starting a business.
In addition to various advisory services (including social counselling, student finance/BAföG, legal advice, help with problems and conflict situations), each semester Leipzig Student Services also offers a series of courses, for example on the topics of stress management, exam anxiety and rhetoric. For more information please visit the Leipzig Student Services website.
The Research Academy Leipzig is the umbrella organisation for structured doctoral programmes at Leipzig University: The aim is to create the best possible conditions for promoting the next generation of researchers. Its services include an interdisciplinary qualification programme. This contains curricular elements for Key Qualifications, which the Research Academy Leipzig offers across disciplines and Graduate Centres as part of the candidate’s doctorate. The courses are aimed at all doctoral candidates.
The Kooperationsstelle Wissenschaft und Arbeitswelt Leipzig (KOWA) is a joint initiative of the DGB Saxony and Leipzig University. Until the end of 2020, its Plan B(eruf) project will advise potential drop-outs and, in some cases, place them in vocational training.