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The TUM Career Guide is TUM’s official and free application guidebook. Using many examples, it explains step by step how to draft successful application documents. You will learn the most important strategies for successful job interviews, salary negotiations and starting your career.
Career with doctorate
Looking for role models? These alumni earned their doctorates at TUM.
Conservator Nora Eibisch
„I have learnt to ask the right questions“
Standing in front of Mark I, Nora Eibisch had goosebumps. The TUM Alumna is dreaming about restoring this computer from the 1940s. She did her PhD thesis in restoration on Konrad Zuse’s Montagestraße SRS 72 at Deutsches Museum.
Entrepreneur Georg Schroth
„I want to find tangible solutions to problems“
TUM Alumni Georg Schroth is the co-founder and manager of the start-up NavVis. Its innovative technology makes virtual tours of airports and museums possible.
Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess
„Motion is my main passion“
Just a few weeks ago he has reached the top. Since April TUM Alumni Herbert Diess is the new Chief Executive Officer of the Volkswagen Group. A big task, which the 59-year-old engineer takes on with a lot of vigour and passion.
Top Manager Elisabetta Castiglioni
„I draw the best from different cultures“
After her doctorate at TUM , TUM Alumna Elisabetta Castiglioni decided against a habilitation and for a career in business. Today, the sought-after expert for digitisation has an unparalleled international career in top management.
Innovation expert Marion A. Weissenberger-Eibl
„I am fascinated by how new things come into the world“
After completing her Abitur TUM Alumna Marion A. Weissenberger-Eibl did an apprenticeship as a tailor. Today the futurologist is among the top 100 most influential women in the German economy, and she acts as a consultant to the German government.
Technology pioneer and alumni donor Reimar Lenz
„Look for something that is application-oriented, something that is needed“
From scientist to entrepreneur and vice-versa: Prof. Reimar Lenz has already had a distinct tinkerer gene in him since his youth. As a true pioneer of digital photography, the TUM Alumnus develops microscopy cameras that are used all over the world.
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