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For Students

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Our Offers for You

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Where are you at? And where do you want to go from here? We will help you find your own way!

We can give you feedback on your covering letter and CV, plan the application process, and discuss upcoming job interviews.
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...a student or graduate job? If so, please take a look at our job portal.

If you are not sure where to go from here: Book an information and advice appointment with us.
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Our sample documents with tips on content and format.
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Lectures by representatives from industries?

Exciting and profitable workshops?

Or the next crash course for the first insight into the field of job applications?

Find all this and more in our upcoming events.
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In most study programmes, the focus is on the theoretical aspects of the subject area. As a result, there is often little room for individual specialization and further qualification.

Here, you can find interdisciplinary open offers at the University of Jena.

Our Offers – as a Video!

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Consultation

As experienced providers of careers and employability guidance, we offer tailored one-to-one support on the following topics:

  • check of your application documents
  • career planning, career start, finding your career path
  • internships in Germany and abroad

Coaching

We offer one-to-one coaching to develop new approaches, ideas, and strategies. We help you help yourself. We will listen to you and ask further questions. This way, you can organize your thoughts, adopt new perspectives, and find your own way.

Some of the questions that we can help you with:

  • Which job / career pathway / internship is the right fit for me? (reviewing your strengths, competences, and potential)
  • Where do I come from and where am I now? (taking stock of your biography and current position)
  • Where and how do I want to work outside academia? (developing career strategies for graduates, as well as alternatives)
  • How do I make sure that I keep well despite my challenging studies and job (search)? (work-life balance / life-work planning)
  • I am about to graduate—What is next?

Covering Letter and CV

Our sample documents with useful tips on content and format.

Covering Letter [pdf, 241 kb]

CV [pdf, 493 kb] vers. 1 – »blocks«

CV [pdf, 431 kb] vers. 2 – »all in one«

Thinking Outside the Box. Opportunities to Broaden Your Skill Set.

Wirtschaftskompetenzen und Management Expand entry
Software und Digitales Expand entry
  • Data Literacy – Einführung | Friedolin
  • LaTeX – Grundkurs | Friedolin
  • Python – Grundlagen Teil 2 | Friedolin
  • Einführungen in die Literaturverwaltungsprogramme Citavi, EndNote und zotero | Friedolin
  • Künstliche Intelligenz – Einführung | Friedolin
Soft Skills und Kompetenzen Expand entry
  • Interkulturelles Training | Friedolin
  • Wissen finden. Literaturrecherche und mehr | Friedolin
  • Rhetorik – Grundlagen | Friedolin
  • Sprechkunst – Grundlagen | Friedolin
  • Wissenschaftsbasiertes Verhandeln in der Praxis | Friedolin
  • Angewandte Ethik als wertebasiertes Konfliktmanagement – Einführung | Friedolin

 

  • Grundlagen der Ernährung | Friedolin
  • Natur- und Umweltschutz | Friedolin
  • Klima- und Umweltwandel | Friedolin
  • Nutz-, Nahrungs- und Genussmittelpflanzen | Friedolin
  • Samstagsvorlesung der Physikalisch-Astronomischen Fakultät | Friedolin

 

  • Geschichte der Biologie | Friedolin
  • Wozu Soziologie? | Friedolin
  • Europa und die Ukraine | Friedolin
  • Film und Geschichte. Filmgeschichte, Geschichtsfilm, Filmgeschichten | Friedolin
  • Biopolitik. Natur und Menschen in der modernen Welt | Friedolin
  • Biodiversität in Gesellschaft und Politik | Friedolin
Sprachen Expand entry
  • Deutsch als Bildungssprache. Wie schreibe ich richtig | Friedolin

  • Englisch für Politik- und Sozialwissenschaftler/innen (Academic Reading) | Friedolin

  • Französisch für Mediziner/innen | Friedolin
    Französisch für Juristen und Politikwissenschaften | Friedolin

Studies Done – what now?

The Federal Employment Agency offers first guidance about the sector in which you might want to start your career.

The Thuringian labour market, too, offers graduates various career opportunities. Have a look at the many interesting professional fields and sectors available in Jena and elsewhere in Thuringia.