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Career Services

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The Career Services Department at the Student Service Center is offered jointly by the Central Academic Advising Department (ZSB) and the German Federal Employment Agency (BA).

The following services are intended for graduates of the University of Freiburg who wish to investigate options for their career, receive information on occupational fields or career opportunities, or find an internship in Germany or abroad.


Orientational advising for student internships

  • Which internship matches my abilities and interests?
  • Which internship qualifies me best to achieve my professional goals?
  • Which internship provides the best opportunities for subsequent career entry?
  • Internship database for students [de] (browse regional and national offers)
  • Checking of application documents
  • Formal aspects (contract, pay, etc.)

Appointments and contact:
Elisabeth Zenkner
University Team of the Federal Employment Agency at the Student Service Center
freiburg.171-Akademiker@arbeitsagentur.de
By appointment
Student Service Center, Sedanstraße 6, 79098 Freiburg

The decision at graduation: career entry or master’s degree?

  • Guidance as you approach graduation
  • Should I look for a job right after graduation or should I go on to complete a master’s degree?
  • Which master’s program is right for me?
  • Which profession best matches my interests and abilities?

Please make an appointment for an advising session on our telephone hotline (0761/203-4246), or use our online appointment request form [de].
If you have any further questions, please contact Michael Wenzel.

The Student Service Center and the Center for Key Qualifications of the University of Freiburg organize the lecture series “Von der Uni in den Beruf” (“From the University to a Career”) in cooperation with the Federal Employment Agency’s university team in Freiburg.

Each lecture deals with a different theme geared toward students in the mid to late phase of their studies. The students learn about individual occupational fields and can ask experts with many years of practical experience questions about the organization of internships, financial management, application strategies, employee selection procedures, and much more.

The lectures are held on Thursdays from 6:15 to 7:45 p.m. Registration is not necessary. The lectures are free of charge and are open to students of all fields of study.

View the current program for the lecture series [de]

Advising and information for students and graduates
  • Practical information on fields of occupation and activity for university graduates
  • Information on the current job market and career prospects
  • Tips on important sources of information on careers and the job market
  • Formal aspects of the transition from the university to a career
    Support developing an individual strategy for career entry
  • Individual application document check


Contact
Elisabeth Zenkner, Thomas Notter, Reimund Werner
University Team of the Federal Employment Agency
freiburg.171-Akademiker@arbeitsagentur.de

Open office hours:
Mon., 9 a.m. to 12 noon
Tues., 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 2 to 4 p.m.
Thurs., 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 2 to 4:30 p.m.
Student Service Center, Sedanstraße 6, 79098 Freiburg

Advising from EURES on finding work in European countries
  • Advising on work opportunities as well as living and working conditions
  • Tips on finding information
  • Suggestions on various possibilities for finding job postings
  • Pointers on using national, European, and international employment websites


Appointments and contact:
Advising by appointment
Jürgen Meier, EURES advisor, juergen.meier@arbeitsagentur.de
Student Service Center, Sedanstraße 6, 79098 Freiburg

Working in Switzerland:

Individual job market advising for university graduates with and without prior professional experience by the Swiss EURES Advising
Advising by appointment / Contact:
freiburg.171-akademiker@arbeitsagentur.de

Working in France:

Information and advising on finding internships and jobs in France and application document check for France
Advising by appointment / Contact:
service-hautrhin-freiburg-loerrach@arbeitsagentur.de

Individual job placement for university graduates

The Career Services Department’s job placement service provides you with current job postings and helps you to use the employment database of the Federal Employment Agency as well as other job exchanges and employment databases for specific sectors.

Individual job placement for university graduates:

  • Overview of the concrete job market – regional and national
  • Job offers that match your profile (qualifications and interests)

What kinds of entry level positions are there?

  • Overview of the concrete job market – regional and national
  • Personal job searches on the most popular employment databases
  • Presentation of job offers that match your profile
  • Tips on finding job offers and on employment search strategies
  • Information on typical requirements for applicants from your fields of study
  • National newspapers / magazines with job offers

What else do you offer?

  • Tips on employment databases and job fairs for specific professions
  • In individual cases, submission of your unsolicited application to employers in the region

Contact:
University Team of the Federal Employment Agency
freiburg.171-akademiker@arbeitsagentur.de

The Career Services Department’s Media Center offers an extensive collection of literature on job applications, occupational fields, internships, and career planning, as well as informational brochures and magazines on the job market.

Opening hours:
Mondays: 9 a.m.–12 noon
Thursdays: 10 a.m.–12 noon and 2–4 p.m.

If you wish to access the Media Center outside of our opening hours, please ask at the information desk on the ground floor of the Student Service Center.



Contact

To contact the Student Service Center, call the info hotline at +49 (0) 761 203 4246, Mon. through Thurs. from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or Fri. from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, or send an e-mail to: studienberatung@service.uni-freiburg.de.

The information desk on the ground floor, the place to go for answers to all of your questions about studies at the University of Freiburg, is open Mon. to Thurs. from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Fri. from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.

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