HHU StartMNFiGRADCourse offersWorkshop ProgramFinding a Job in Germany's Industry

Find a Job in Germany's Industry

-Online Course-


Audience: Doctoral Researchers and Postdocs
Language: English

4 days

Days 1-3: 09:30 - 11:45 & 14:00-15:00
Day 4: 09:30 - 10:30 & 75 minutes self-presentation practice in small groups (between 10:45-15:00)


Registration is open for all doctoral and postdoctoral members of iGRAD and of the associated programs.
For a binding registration please send an email to: iGRAD-Office


medRSD: Please register via the medRSD-Office

Capacity: max. 12
Competence Area: This course is assigned to Competence Area 2a:

Next Events:

Date: Time: Online Tool

July 09/10/15/16, 2020

fully booked

9:30-11:15 & 14:00-15:00 (9/10/15 July)
9:30-10:30 & 75 minutes in sub groups (16 July)


Content Overview

  • Active and passive job search strategies
  • Identifying key requirements in job ads
  • Content and design of an application
  • Estimation of chances of success
  • Prearrangements and interview phases
  • Salary negotiation and trick questions
  • Practice of self-introduction
  • Calculation method for starting salaries

Content Details

Module “Job Search - How to find jobs & analyse job ads”

In this online course you will understand how to target your search for future employment, and where you can look for vacancies. You get to know various options of job databases and activities to come into contact with employers. You will learn the meaning of typical phrases in job advertisements and identifying “must” and “can” criteria.

Module “Application Documents - How to write a perfect application & estimate your chances”

In this online course you will understand how to write your cover letter and CV, and how best to adapt your application to the job offer. You will see examples for a professional application design and photos. Moreover, you will get advice for your certificate selection and receive important hints for your application phase in general. With an example it is explained how much your chances of success are influenced by requirements you can not fulfil.

Module “Job Interviews - How to master a job interview”

In this online course you will get general information about your preparation, including suitable clothing. You learn more about the interview structure and salary negotiation strategies. We will also discuss your self-introduction, typical questions a recruiter will ask you and ways of answering them while avoiding common mistakes.

Module “Starting Salaries - How to define an adequate salary.

In this online course you will see typical salaries for job starters and criteria which can influence the salary. We will practice a salary calculation method you can use to determine a salary for a specific position.


The online course will be conducted with the webinar software platform ClickMeeting. ClickMeeting is committed to comply with the GDPR (DSGVO). With your registration you agree with the privacy policy of ClickMeeting which can be found here: https://clickmeeting.com/en/legal

Heidi Störr, Career Consultancy “Push Your Career” www.push-your-career.com/about


Heidi Störr
Career Consultancy “Push Your Career” www.push-your-career.com/about

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