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Are you looking for a suitable internship? Or do you already have your degree in the bag and want to start your career full-time?
The job market offers a wide range of opportunities for TUM Students and Alumni. The TUM Career Guide shows you how to secure the most attractive jobs and stay one step ahead of everyone else when starting your career.
Here’s everything you need for a successful application and career start: Analyzing strengths and weaknesses, finding jobs, drafting a resume and cover letter, mastering interviews, and much more.
Counseling & CV-Checks
Wie meistere ich meine erste Führungsrolle?
Wie sieht der Alltag einer Führungskraft aus? Wie komme ich an meine erste Führungsposition? Und macht Führen eigentlich Spaß?
In der dritten Folge des Karriere-Podcasts für die TUM Community „That’s my Job“ erzählt TUM Alumna Dr. Viktoria Leonhard, wie sie ihre erste Führungsrolle mit knapp 30 Jahren gemeistert hat und was sie jungen Führungskräften empfiehlt.
How to Start a Job in Germany
What do German companies value and how can I get through the application phase motivated and successfully?
In the second episode of the career podcast for the TUM community “That’s my Job”, TUM alumnus Himanshu Panandikar talks about his application process and the first months in a German company. This episode was recorded in English.
Career with doctorate
Looking for role models? These alumni earned their doctorates at TUM
Founder and AI expert Florian Grigoleit
"Just give it a try!"
Florian Grigoleit is the CEO and co-founder of modelwise, a TUM startup that provides AI-based software for automated safety analysis. Florian received his master’s and PhD degrees in computer science and AI-based modeling at TUM, where he met his co-founders.
Honorary Consul Raymond Wittmann
"I'm more than happy to take on this responsibility"
TUM Alumni Raymond Wittmann has lived and worked on three continents. Interacting with people from different cultures is a passion of his. When the Mexican Consulate was looking for an Honorary Consul in Bavaria, he was the one chosen. The fact that he was given this position is due in part to his doctoral studies at TUM, he believes.
Entrepreneur Jan Goetz
“I swapped my academic career for a start-up career overnight”
A global race has broken out over the future of supercomputing. TUM alumnus Jan Goetz is right at the front of the pack. His start-up has assembled the largest team of the foremost quantum computing hardware experts in Europe. His studies at TUM gave him both specialist knowledge and the necessary entrepreneurial skills.
Professor Kerstin Prechel
"If I am able to encourage just one woman, I have already achieved my goal"
TUM Alumna Kerstin Prechel worked her way up to international management, to being a professor and an entrepreneur. And she did so even though neither her parents nor her grandparents went to university. Now her goal is to encourage others to follow in her footsteps.
Alumni and challenges
How do You do this?
Four alumni tell us about extraordinary situations in their lives and how they dealt with them.
"Our aim is to revolutionize the use of energy"
Entrepreneurs Arthur Singer, Christoph Dietrich und Nam Truong
With their start-up, TUM Alumni Arthur Singer, Christoph Dietrich and Nam Truong have developed a groundbreaking technology for the switch to clean energy. TUM played a key role in supporting the founders' team in their endeavor.