All career events at a glance and helpful tips for applications
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.
Counseling & CV-Checks
TUM Career Guide
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.
All TUM students and alumni can collect the TUM Career Guide free of charge at the Alumni & Career office (Richard-Wagner-Str. 3, Munich).
Career with doctorate
Looking for role models? These alumni earned their doctorates at TUM
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.
Social Geodesist Uchendu Eugene Chigbu
"A good idea can improve people's lives"
TUM Alumnus Uchendu Eugene Chigbu is passionately pursuing his dream. By promoting secure land tenure knowledge and practices, he hopes to eliminate land injustices and promote productive economies in Africa's rural areas. At TUM, he realized that he could achieve that as a scientist.