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Accelerating Your Company’s Global Potential

Connecting Worlds

Accelerating Your Company’s Global Potential


Our custom-tailored intercultural work exchange and education program for global companies with demand for global recruiting, qualification and exchange between headquarters, international subsidiaries and business partners. Our “Connecting Worlds” program is designed to specifically link tailor-made academic education with practical international experience through an internship in your company.

Accelerating Your Company’s Global Potential


THE IDEA


An international company requires highly-qualified junior employees characterized by internationality, flexibility and practical experience. A central success factor of global economic activities is the efficient and effective exchange between headquarters, international subsidiaries and business partners, often located in different parts of the world. Therefore, competent bridge builders with strong intercultural skills and international expertise are needed to connect these different regions in the best way. With »Connecting Worlds« Jacobs University offers an exchange program designed to specifically link tailor-made academic education with practical international experience through an internship in your company.
You define your preferences regarding the locations, partner universities and profiles of your »Connecting Worlds« candidates. Jacobs University selects and proposes potential candidates to you based on your defined preferences. Jacobs University creates a tailor-made program for you, incorporating its diverse study program portfolio to optimally prepare your interns and potential future employees for their work in your company.

The outstanding transdisciplinary and tailor-made education at Jacobs University, the excellent academic support and supervision plus an inspiring atmosphere for creative innovators through the unique and diverse campus life shape the profiles of your candidates before they start their work as interns in your company. The »Connecting Worlds« students experience both an intense academic education tailor-made to your company’s specific needs and practical insights into your corporate culture in Germany.
In return, your company gains the best knowledge about the abilities and motivation of these potential future employees to contribute further to your corporate goals. Overall, the »Connecting Worlds« program offers the chance to evaluate potential candidates on the job, combined with an intense and challenging training in e.g. management and engineering – tailor-made to your company’s needs.

The advantages for your company’s German headquarters

  • Employable high potentials from top international universities with a focus on your preferred academic and training backgrounds
  • Trainees with valuable linguistic and intercultural skills corresponding to your company’s target markets
  • Building networks between the leading universities in Germany and your locations worldwide


The benefits for your company’s subsidiaries, locations and branches

  • Training future employees by working in German company environment
  • The optimal qualification and preparation of future employees for working at your company’s headquarters
  • Projecting an image as an attractive employer to high potentials, as well as to local and regional graduates