General Studies: Employability

Topic Employability

How do I best prepare myself for an upcoming job interview? What do I have to consider during a job interview? How should I appear? How can a HR-manager become aware of me? Find with us the answers to these questions before attending a job interview.

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Language: English
Lecturer: Aline Plachky, Welcome Centre Rhein-Neckar

Application training for international students entering the German job market.


  • The German business landscape
  • how to look for a job
  • how to read the job advertisement
  • the application documents (cover letter, CV, certificates etc.)
  • the successful job interview
  • employee rights in Germany

Language: English
Lecturer: Jessica Kulczycki & Lukas Berger

Course description:

  • This interactive course is designed to encourage you to identify your own skills and use them in your application process.
  • The analysis of job advertisements will help you through practical exercises to recognize requirement profiles and you will be able to integrate these purposefully into your application.
  • In addition, you will gain the knowledge of how to fully prepare for your job interview. Through the interactive exercises you will also strengthen your self-confidence and can thus leave a positive impression in the company.

Language: English
Lecturer: Jessica Kulczycki & Lukas Berger

Course description:

  • An interactive course which provides you to improve your presentation skills
  • Intensive discussion of presentation techniques, body language, communication skills and dealing with stress situations
  • The aim of the course is to enable you to present confidently in front of people and to inspire your participants with your topic

Language: English
Lecturer: Stephanie Mirzwa

Learning objectives:

at the end of this webinar you will know…

  • ...which advantages the Business Network LinkedIn offers you.
  • employers use LinkedIn for recruiting students and young professionals.
  • to best design your own LinkedIn profile to attract the attention of potential employers.
  • to increase your own visibility and online reputation on LinkedIn.
  • you can build and expand your networking activities on LinkedIn.
  • you can actively search for jobs on LinkedIn.

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