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Effectively creating a career path

Anyone who chooses to complete practical-oriented studies at a renowned business school, such as the EMS, has a good reason for doing so – to promote their desired career path.

Experience and a look at careers of successful people show that in addition to excellent training, other factors are crucial to achieving career goals. The right idea at the right time, a decisive encounter with the right person … Here and there, luck might play a role, but in most cases a successful career is the result of far-sighted and intelligent planning.

Therefore, we accompany you beyond just your lectures with our Career Services, which contribute in many ways to ensuring that your career success does not remain a coincidence.

Networking sustainably

During your studies, we help you make valuable contacts with the business world. Our Career Services employees have been promoting networking for many years and steadily expanding the intensity and diversity of our business cooperation’s. This creates exciting initiatives, projects and events that are profitable for companies and students alike.

Career advisement: optimize your start

The employees in the Career Service Department know the job market and what is available for specialists and executives both in Germany and abroad through their daily work. They actively acquire information on vacancies of interest for EMS graduates through our national and international corporate network. These job opportunities are available to students in our Career Center. We help you view and evaluate offers and submit convincing application documents. We also have excellent professional tips to help you prepare for your next job interview.

Internship support: the right application

Practical experience motivates, creates orientation for career planning and often provides a distinct advantage when applying for employment. The EMS therefore integrates an internship into all study programs – no matter whether the program is a bachelor or masters, in English or German. Our Career Service team will advise you on which internships in companies and departments in Germany and abroad match your qualifications and career goals. You will also have access to our internal job portal where cooperating companies regularly advertise internships. And in order to make sure you have the best possible chance at your desired internship, contact us for a personal consultation. We are happy to help you to prepare and optimize your application documents.

Career events: get inspired!

The Career Service team regularly invites experts to campus from the business world. They present their companies, share personal career experiences, and discuss current challenges and trends in the market with our students. Meet exceptional founders, high-level entrepreneurs, and be inspired by success stories. At the EMS career events you will find food for thought for your own future, new perspectives and maybe an exciting idea for the topic of your thesis.

Networking und Events

In keeping with study-related topics, our Career Service Department organizes specialized lectures that are integrated into regular courses or organized as separate career events. Experienced company representatives inform you about current market and industry developments and highlight occupational aspects. Discuss economic issues with experts and expand the know-how surrounding your area of expertise.

During plant and company tours you gain a personal impression of different industries and corporate cultures. Students gain insights into production processes and process management, get to know different departments and occupations, and talk with local HR managers about entry-level opportunities within the company. Lectures or workshops are often part of our excursions.

During the lecture series Management Insights, our guest speakers are the spotlight. Top managers, successful executives and selected guests share their experiences, give insights into their careers and tell their stories about their professional lives. Here you have the unique opportunity to hear assessments and opinions of experienced market players and take part in discussion.

Get in touch with the founder spirit! Business start-ups and self-employment are becoming increasingly important for many graduates of the EMS. In our event series Entrepreneurs@EMS you have the opportunity to meet successful young entrepreneurs and start-ups. Here you can benefit from their experiences and receive valuable tips and food for thought for your own goals and visions.

The EMS Business Breakfast is a sophisticated event concept that offers you the opportunity to take advance of a high caliber professional networking platform. In the premises of a first-class business hotel, our students and graduates meet renowned speakers, professors and executives. After a keynote speech, moderated discussions on various topics are held in smaller groups. With each course added to the buffet, you rotate groups and get to know new guests. This creates a dynamic that can accelerate the development and expansion of your professional network in an exciting and effective way.

Our Career Talk event provides you the valuable opportunity to have direct discussions with HR managers from different companies and industries during which you receive an overview of entry and career opportunities in the respective companies. If you are already in contact with the key players, you can use the opportunity to arrange an internship or student job and discuss the possibilities of starting a career after graduation.

The Career Day is a recruiting event where we invite companies to spend a day on campus and meet our students. This event gives you the opportunity, within a short period of time, to talk to numerous HR managers from different industries and companies about entry and career opportunities, to find out about the requirements for graduates and to leave a first impression through a personal conversation.

When it comes to the best possible application for our students and graduates, our Career Service Department leaves nothing to chance. Anyone who wants to convincingly apply for an internship or a job offer will receive vast assistance. Upon request, we will examine and provide ideas to optimize your application documents, advise you on application strategies and provide tips for preparing for job interviews and assessment centers.

In addition, we offer simulated job interviews, which are conducted by company representatives at the EMS. Take the unique opportunity to train for job interviews under “real” conditions and receive honest open feedback from HR managers. With workshops and coaching opportunities on topics such as intercultural competencies, personality development, time management or self-marketing, you are well prepared for your entry into the professional world.

Our Professional Development Programs offer our students additional qualification opportunities with which they can develop and expand their skills. Use these often free further educational offers to differentiate yourself from other applicants and to secure the best possible chances on the job market.

Each semester, varying topics from the fields of economics, IT and soft skills are offered (business etiquette, business English, Excel, PowerPoint, HTML, team training, self-marketing). After successful completion of the course, you will receive a participant certificate, which you can attach to future job applications.

Career Center: You portal for exclusive chances

Are you looking for an internship or side job as a student? Do you intend to write your BA / MA thesis in a company? We hook up our young professionals with successful companies: The Career Center offers internships and job offers from more than 400 companies and plenty of helpful opportunities to assist you in your career planning.

Register for free. In just a few steps, your personal profile is created, which leads you directly to the desired job offers and makes companies aware of you.

For Students

Register now and find internships, student jobs and entry-level jobs. You can also find events and other interesting content.

For Companies

Publish your job advertisments for free. Create you company profile now and schedule the career events.

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Head of Career Services

Barbara Knapp

Tel.: +49 (0) 6131 88055 21

Fax: +49 (0) 6131 88055 20

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