Career options include areas such as research and development or management tracks in the automotive and transport, robotics and automation, communication technologies, marine technology and logistics industries. Given the increasing need for automation of daily life tasks through intelligent mobile systems, there is a significant number of career options in addition to the core options that are covered in the program.
The Intelligent Mobile Systems program matches scientific content with real-world use cases. This is a strength of the Jacobs offering, to introduce students to real-world applications.
Field trips to and participation in robotics competitions significantly contribute to bringing students closer to the market and to real challenges, in addition to being an excellent opportunity for professional networking.
Companies which hired recent graduates of the IMS program include Cambio CarSharing Deutschland, Daimler AG, Klöckner Desma GmbH, Objective Software GmbH, and Ubimax.
Several graduate programs have offered a position to IMS students, including the Master in Artificial Intelligence, offered by Universita’ della Svizzera Italiana (Switzerland), the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree on Advanced Robotics, offered by Centrale Nantes (France), University of Genoa (Italy), Warsaw University of Technology (Poland), and Jaume I University (Spain), as well as the Master in Robotics, offered by Heriot-Watt University (Scotland, UK).
The Career Services Center (CSC) as well as the Jacobs Alumni Office help students in their career development. The CSC provides students with high-quality training and coaching in CV creation, cover letter formulation, interview preparation, effective presenting, business etiquette, and employer research, as well as in many other aspects, thus helping students to identify and follow up rewarding careers upon graduation from Jacobs University. Furthermore, the Alumni Office helps students to establish a long-lasting and worldwide network that represents an important asset when exploring job options in academia, industry, and elsewhere.