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TUM Alumni & Career – We help you kickstart your career!


In this session, we will give you an overview and demonstrate how we support TUM students and alumni in navigating the tumultuous sea of job hunting and career development.

Überzeugende Lebensläufe für Promovierende und Postdocs


Wir zeigen Ihnen Möglichkeiten auf, Ihre zusätzlichen Fähigkeiten und Erfahrungen überzeugend zu präsentieren.

Successful Interviewing


In this webinar, you will learn how to effectively prepare to convince recruiters at every step of the process.

TUM Career Guide

Available online and as a hard copy.

Are you looking for a suitable internship? Or do you already have your degree in your pocket and want to start your career full-time?

In the TUM Career Guide you will find everything you need for a successful application and a successful career start. Content on topics such as analyzing strengths and weaknesses, finding jobs, drafting a resume and cover letter, mastering interviews, and much more is available online and as a hard copy.

Get your university’s official application guide at the Alumni & Career office, Richard-Wagner-Straße 3, 4th floor (Mon – Fri, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

→ Check out the preview

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Counseling & CV-Checks

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Fast help


The CV Check will be closed from September 26  to October 4. Thank you for your understanding.


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Effective and personal

Career Counseling

Support in preparing your application documents and charting your next career step. Send us an email detailing the subject you require counseling for to schedule a personal consultation appointment.

E-mail: alumniandcareer@tum.de

Sajjad Hossan Jubair

Sajjad Hossan Jubair (Picture: private)

Irrespective to the hectic schedule, I always try to find time to join TUM career’s session.

I was immensely helped through TUM career guide and other sessions which helped me to spruce up my applications than earlier which indeed helped to land into my very first job in Germany after 3 months of my arrival.

I’ll be looking forward to contiue the journey with TUM career service in this summer semester as well.

Sajjad Hossan Jubair (Master Civil Engineering)

Career Podcasts


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.

Career podcast

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.

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Career with doctorate

You have recently completed your doctorate and are now looking for a suitable career start? You need advice around the industry change from university to industry? We support you with our exclusive career program for PhD students and postdocs.

Looking for role models? These alumni earned their doctorates at TUM

Architect and Urban Planner Doris Zoller

"Climate Change Mitigation is the biggest challenge in housing"

TUM Alumna Doris Zoller has always found herself in male-dominated environments. However, for her this is not an issue. As a strategic planner for the Housing Department of the City of Munich, she carries out her duties with seasoned poise. Her time at TUM further honed her knack for networking and her readiness to embrace new ideas.

Entrepreneur Florian Bauer

„Entrepreneurship is hugely fulfilling“

TUM alumnus Florian Bauer has always wanted to do something to combat climate change. His time studying and completing his doctorate at TUM equipped him for this challenge. With his start-up, Bauer is well on the way to revolutionizing wind energy.

Mentoring tandem Elena Simperl and Phillip Schneider

"I learned that research is a team sport"

As a mentee, Phillip Schneider received decisive professional and personal support from his mentor Elena Simperl. In fact, the mentorship resulted in a joint publication – and in Phillip Schneider's desire to become a mentor himself.

Podcast with TUM Alumna Dr. Viktoria Leonhard (in German)

"To lead well, you have to like people."

The job entry has been successfully completed and now you can move on. How do you get your first management position? What qualifications are crucial? What does the daily routine of a manager look like? And is leadership actually fun?

Podcast with TUM Alumna Marwa El Hefnawy

"You're personal skills are important, too."

For anyone moving from academia to an industrial company, it is important to understand how personnel selection procedures work in industry and which qualifications are particularly valued here.

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.

Career Service International

Hier finden Sie Unterstützung bei der Vorbereitung auf den Arbeitsmarkt Ihrer Wahl.

Internationale TUM Studierende

International first semester students (Picture: Andreas Heddergott /TUM)

Here you will find assistance in preparing for the job market of your choice.

Counseling for a Global Career

Whether you plan to work in Germany or anywhere else in the world – here you will find support in preparing for the job market of your choice

Working in Germany

Global Careers

A degree from TUM is a qualification for careers all around the world. We support you in your job search on foreign job markets, in preparing your application documents for other countries and put you in touch with TUM Alumni who have already been working successfully on different continents.

→ All events related to “Global Careers” can be found here

→ Information on internships abroad is available at the TUM Global & Alumni Office

TUM Student and TUM Alumnus form a successful mentoring tandem (Magdalena Jooß/TUM).

Worldwide Network
Professional Experience by the TUM Community

TUM Alumni offer first-hand professional experience and volunteer to students as friendly advisors.

TUM Mentoring Programmes are among the longest and most successful programmes within the TUM Community. For women, the Women of TUM events are specifically tailored to their needs and provide the perfect platform for boosting their careers.

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Anke Graf - Alumni & Career Referentin

Picture: Magdalena Jooß / TUM

Anke Graf

Focus: International Students & graduates

+49 89 289 22605

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Claus Schultze-Rhonhof

Focus: Students & graduates

+49 89 289 22138

Porträtaufnahme von Sabrina Eisele

Dr. Sabrina Eisele (Bild: Magdalena Jooß/TUM).

Dr. Sabrina Eisele

Focus: PhDs & Postdocs

+49 89 289 22563

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