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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.
BR´s Production and Technical Director Birgit Spanner-Ulmer
“I always come up with something new again”
Birgit Spanner-Ulmer aims to make the world ″easier“ bit by bit. Since earning her PhD at TUM, she has been dedicating herself to the optimization of products and processes – in the industry, in science and since 2012, in public service broadcasting.
University Chancellor Andrea Bör
“In extreme situations I remain very calm and focused”
For decades, TUM Alumna Dr. Andrea Bör has been moving unerringly on the management levels of male-dominated domains. The engineer is now Chancellor of the Free University of Berlin.
Ministerialdirigent ret. Wolfram Ruhenstroth-Bauer
“My motivation was to help people”
For almost forty years, TUM Alumni Wolfram Ruhenstroth-Bauer advocated for refugee and development aid. His commitment far exceeded any official duties and was highly decorated. For him, it was simply humanity at work.
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.
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