Intercultural workshop: How to apply for jobs in Germany?
Applying for a job in a new country can be tricky. It´s not only in a different language, but, also the strategies, standards and expectations are different. In some countries, you don‘t attach a picture of yourself on your CV, in Germany you better do! In some countries, you would never mention your hobbies in a cover letter – but how does this work in Germany?
This 3-day workshop takes you on a journey through the german application process best practice examples (cover letters, CV and interviews). You can train your skills through practical exercises and have your questions concerning the job application in Germany answered.
The modules can be booked individually, but we recommend to attend all three dates.
Modul 1: Intercultural orientation: How to apply successfully in Germany (11th of November)
In this module, you will learn about the intercultural differences and find answers to questions as:
• What is a successful strategy for a job application in Germany?
• How to use Storytelling in job applications
• How to analyze job offers in Germany?
Modul 2: Application documents/ written communication in the process of job application (25th of November)
The second module will introduce you to the world of written communication in the process of a german job application:
• Which application documents are common in Germany?
• How to write a successful cover letter
• How to create a CV for jobs in Germany
Modul 3: Guidelines for the telephone and in job interviews (9th of December)
In the last module, you will learn about communication strategies and train your skills in role plays, such as:
• How to tell and sell my story for the job
• How to establish the first contact over the telephone with a company
• How to navigate obstacles in the job interview
The participants receive wide professional input and will learn by exercises, examples, ideas and personal step-by-step support how to receive an internship or a job in Germany.
If you are registered for an event or appointment and cannot attend, please unregister yourself as soon as possible. Unexcused absences will result in blacklisting. In order to register for future events or appointments you will be required to apply in person at the Career Center office.
If all seats are already taken, click on "Waiting list". Unfortunately, it is often the case that registrants do not attend events, so it is often worthwhile to come to the event on good luck. In most cases, participation is then spontaneously possible.