Career Guidance Workshops

For the 2021/2022 winter semester

As part of the College Program, the CBS’s Career Guidance team offers students several workshops and events each semester. Take a look at the workshops and excursions being offered this semester. To sign up for a workshop, please use the link provided below.

The workshops are offered on a first come, first serve basis, so please click the registration link below to sign up. One week before the workshop is set to start, all registered students will receive a notification by e-mail whether they have received a spot to attend the workshop. Those who were unable to be guaranteed a spot will be placed on a waitlist and may receive an invitation should a slot become free.  

If you have received a slot and are unable to attend the workshop, please reach out to Mr. Alan Cordell and notify him so that we can provide one of the registered students on the waitlist the opportunity to attend.

>> Click here to view our poster of current events and workshops.

Carl Benz School, College Program, Career Workshops
 

New: Introduction to the German Job Market

Whether looking for a part-time job during your studies or looking to enter the workforce in your first real job, join us to learn about what you need to know when working in Germany. Learn about the important documents needed when starting your first job, visa restrictions on non-EU workers, working student regulations and more. Find exactly what you’re looking for in our explanation of the German job market so you are up-to-date on the most important terminology.  

Date: January 25, 2022

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm (CET)

Location: Carl Benz School of Engineering

Trainer: Alan Cordell

Semesters: all CBS students 

 

 

New: Finding and applying for internships

Join the CBS team to learn how to begin the search for internships in both Germany and abroad. Learn what to look for in internship listings and how to navigate the multitude of internship databases. Seal the deal with solid communication skills by learning how to speak to both recruiters and formulate an appealing cover letter for your dream internship.

Date: February 12, 2022

Time: 10:00 - 11:30 am (CET)

Location: Carl Benz School of Engineering

Trainer: Alan Cordell

Semesters: Semesters 1 and up

 

New: Excursion - Incubators and Innovation Hubs

Join the CBS team for an excursion to the Zeiss innovation hub to learn how the KIT, local companies, and the Incubators are fostering innovation and new talent. We will explore the Zeiss Innovation Hub and see their new state-of-the-art facilities in a guided tour. Afterwards, learn more about from a local start-up how they operate and bring their ideas to life in a conversation with one of the Innovation Hub’s start up leaders.

Date: in March 2022 

Time: to be announced

Location: ZEISS Innovation Hub

Trainer: Alan Cordell

Semesters: all CBS students

 

Project and Time Management I

Stay tuned, more information coming soon!

Date: February 16, 2022

Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm (CET)

Location: Carl Benz School of Engineering

Trainer: Dr. Robert Landwehr

Semesters: Semesters 1 and up

 

Project and Time Management II

Stay tuned, more information coming soon!

Date: February 17, 2022

Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm (CET)

Location: Carl Benz School of Engineering

Trainer: Dr. Robert Landwehr

Semesters: Semesters 3 and up

 

 

Project and Time Management III

Stay tuned, more information coming soon!

Date: February 18, 2022

Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Location: Carl Benz School of Engineering

Trainer: Dr. Robert Landwehr

Semesters: Semesters 5 and up

 

Application Documents

Join the fuks team for a workshop on the fundamentals of how to prepare your application documents for the job market for both Germany and abroad. In this workshop you can learn valuable tips for optimizing your CV and your cover letter. Fuks job market experts will provide you with insights into the application process for the German and global labor market so you can find your dream job or internship.

Date: December 18, 2021

Time: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm (CET)

Location: Carl Benz School of Engineering

Trainer: fuks e.V.

Semesters: all CBS students

 

 

Interview Training

The next step in a successful application process is getting an invitation to a job interview. Prepare yourself and know what to expect from an interview by participating in interview simulations, where you can practice your interview skills in a professional setting.

Date: January 15, 2022

Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm (CET)

Location: Carl Benz School of Engineering

Trainer: fuks e.V.

Semesters: all CBS students

 

German Business Culture

This workshop will prepare you for what to expect when working in a German business environment. Topics like: the German working mentality, structure & rules, and business etiquette will be addressed.

Date: January 22, 2022

Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm (CET)

Location: Carl Benz School of Engineering

Trainer: fuks e.V.

Semesters: all CBS students

 

Leadership

Learn with the Fuks team the fundamentals of leadership and how to successfully lead and manage a team. Recognize the attributes that make a strong leader and learn to apply them to your skill sets. This is a great workshop for those looking to work in management and leadership positions in their future careers.

Date: January 29, 2022

Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location: Carl Benz School of Engineering

Trainer: fuks e.V.

Semesters: all CBS Students

 

International Recruitment Manager, Carl Benz School
Your contact

Please get in touch with Alan for any questions about our upcoming career workshops.

Alan Cordell 
alan.cordell@kit.edu | +49 (0) 721 608-47867

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Registration Career Guidance Workshops

Attendance Policy Please choose your favorite workshops for the 2021/2022 winter semester and fill out the form below. The spots will be allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please note that the registration is binding as there are only a limited number of places available. If you are unable to attend, please cancel your registration with Alan Cordell in time so that someone else might be able to take your place.
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