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Career & Network

Are you seeking to back up your theoretical knowledge with practical know-how? Are you looking for interesting job offers? Do you need support with your application? Or do you hope to benefit from the University of Bayreuth's network as one of our alumni? Then you've come to the right place.

Starting out well-networked

The University of Bayreuth Career Services team provides a central interface between your studies and career. It supports students of all disciplines in starting their careers, and offers alumni contact to their alma mater. At the same time, it provides companies with access to the talented young people at our dynamic and research-oriented university through a wide variety of cooperations.

The two flagship events organized by Career Services are the Career Days workshop series in the summer semester and the Career Forum company contact fair in the winter semester. These events enable direct exchange between students and partners practising in business, and are often the first step towards an internship or your first permanent position. 

Find the right companies for you

You want more? Sure:

In addition to these highlights, Career Services offers a varied programme of events every semester, filled with workshops, excursions, seminars, webinars, and lectures. If you don't want to miss any of these events, sign up for the Career Services & Corporate Contacts (KUK) newsletter! 

You need support? We’ll help:

This offering is rounded off with comprehensive advice on the subject of applications and careers. This includes application portfolio checks, individual careers advice, simulated interviews, as well as helpful links and tips. 

In order to be able to use the offerings of the staff unit, please enrol in the e-learning course "Counselling Career Services & Corporate Contacts (KUK)". Another tip: In cooperation with students from Media Studies, Philosophy & Economics, and Business Studies, the Beyond Bayreuth project has created podcasts on career orientation. Why not listen in?

Internship services: We’ll help you on your way

Many degree programmes include internships. Internship Services are responsible for all questions regarding the recognition of compulsory internships in economics and engineering. Students studying a Bachelor of Arts degree programme should contact their programme coordinator for recognition of internships.

Compulsory internships for Bachelor of Arts students: The contacts for processing are the programme moderators.

Staying in touch

50 percent of all jobs are filled via networking. Take advantage of this opportunity and make new contacts. The University of Bayreuth offers numerous opportunities through its alumni initiatives. Below you will find an overview, sorted by faculty: