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Feb 7, 2024

When you first begin thinking about looking for work in Germany, you may wonder how soon you should start applying for internships or jobs. For both, 3-6 months ahead of time is a general rule of thumb, assuming you have put in the time to do company and position research, develop a search strategy, and create application materials that have been reviewed by a professional.

Jessica Schüller is an international career services consultant focused on Europe and Germany, and host of the Inside Deutschland: Your Guide to Careers in Germany podcast. Her global work and study experience spans 8 countries and several years in the areas of international career services, international program and project management, international student and scholar advising, and higher education research. She is the founder of Germany Career Coach, a career consulting agency that serves thousands of internationals every year at 40+ universities and educational organizations across the globe. Concurrently, she is pursuing her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership with a focus on the internationalization of career services at Miami University (Ohio) and is project manager of the Cross-Border Education Research Team (C-BERT). She holds an Erasmus Mundus joint master’s degree in Research and Innovation in Higher Education from universities in Austria, Finland, Portugal, and India, as well as an MBA in Education and Research Management from the University of Oldenburg in Germany. Her award-winning research on career services internationalization has been featured in the Journal of Comparative & International Higher Education, Career Development International, the Journal of Student Financial Aid, International Higher Education, and the SAGE Handbook of Graduate Employability.

Todays Tasks:

1. Common Mistakes at starting looking for a job in germany
2. First Steps 
3. Which Skills do you need


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