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.)
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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
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.