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CAREER OPORTUNITIES

GET A HEAD START TO YOUR SUCCESSFUL CAREER

Graduates of Jacobs University follow a variety of career paths all over the world.
Around two-thirds have gone directly into a professional career, with Google, Microsoft, Siemens, Airbus, Roche, and Volkswagen among the top 10 employers of our alumni. Numerous events like the annual career fair offer networking opportunities for internships and employment. Global players such as Facebook, Microsoft, AB InBev, EON, or McKinsey specially conduct recruiting events directly on campus.

“JACOBS IS PROBABLY ONE OF THE TOP UNIVERSITIES FROM WHICH MICROSOFT HIRES SOFTWARE ENGINEERS IN ALL OF GERMANY” - B. MERCER, MICROSOFT

THE MASTER’S DEGREE EXPERIENCE

About one-third of our undergraduate students pursue further graduate or professional studies at Jacobs University or other internationally renowned universities such as Harvard, MIT, Cambridge or Bocconi to name a few.

START-UP SPIRIT

Some of our students have made a leap into entrepreneurship and launched their own businesses. Since 2001, Jacobs’s alumni have founded around 40 start-ups worldwide. Two of them even made it into Forbes 30 under 30 most influential people in Europe.
See one of them in the video:

 

JACOBS UNIVERSITY GRADUATES
  • 60% stay in Europe (40% in Germany) after their studies
  • 95% are in employment or pursuing graduates studies
  • 80% join the Jacobs Alumni Association – a worldwide networking community
  • 95% would again choose Jacobs University

 

GET PREPARED FOR LIFE AFTER UNIVERSITY

THE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

The internship program is a core element of Jacobs University’s employability approach. The curriculum structure includes the option for a semester-long internship which provides experiential learning regarding the labor market as well as practical work experience.

EMPLOYER CONTACTS AND PLACEMENT

Jacobs University provides services and events such as career fairs with the aim of connecting potential employers and students. This forms the basis for a fruitful exchange between companies and future employees and thus lays the foundation for effective company recruitment as well as successful students’ career entries. Company representatives and professionals engage in the Jacobs Career Fair, on-campus presentations, and recruiting events. For many world-leading companies Jacobs University is the first choice university in Germany for recruitment.

Jacobs Career Fair 2017: Recruiting international talents

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

Today’s business world requires disciplinary knowledge from graduates as well as the ability to apply this knowledge. Career-related services at Jacobs University provide information, counseling and training, networks, and events. Jacobs University’s students participate in trainings on project management, business communication, job interview skills, and more. Digital job and internship portfolios help students to prepare for their career.

Contact the Career Services Center for more information
Email: csc [at] jacobs-university.de
Phone: +49 421 200-4225