TUM Mentoring by Alumni for Students
TUM Mentoring JobTalk
The JobTalk is a short mentoring: One question – one conversation. Students and doctoral candidates ask concrete questions, alumni contribute their assessments and experiences. They get into contact in a timely and uncomplicated way by phone, virtually or personally.
This is how it works for Mentees:
This is how it works for Mentors:
Alumni and challenges
How do You do this?
Four alumni tell us about extraordinary situations in their lives and how they dealt with them.
„The goal should be to turn fear into anticipation“
Consultant and Coach Franz Kapsner
In his work as a coach, TUM alumnus Franz Kapsner (Diploma in Mathematics 1977) helps others to tackle changes and master new challenges. He presents options for every period of life and helps people to identify their talents, inclinations and abilities and express them. KontakTUM asked the long-time mentor about the challenge of retirement.
Mathematician Rebecca Bürkle
“This is where I learned to think big”
Birgit Spanner-Ulmer will die Welt Stück für Stück „einfacher“ machen. Seit ihrer Promotion an der TUM widmet sie sich der Optimierung von Produkten und Prozessen – in der Industrie, der Wissenschaft und seit 2012 beim öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunk.
Mentor Karl Fordemann
“This is meaningful living at its best!”
After more than twenty years as its Managing Director, TUM Alumni Karl Fordemann decided to leave the family brewery. Today, he is managing an academy for self-development. A decision that has not been easy for him. What he has learned from this experience, he is now passing on to his mentees.
Mentor Viktoria Leonhard
"I don't enjoy boring, routine tasks"
TUM Alumna Viktoria Leonhard never misses out on opportunities for further education and is always on the lookout for new projects. She has twice volunteered her experience as a TUM Mentor. Most recently, she started the Alumni Group Stuttgart. And she does all this alongside her management position at Allianz.
Consultant and Mentor Kai-Olaf Dammenhain
“I want to develop solutions with people”
To achieve what he wants, TUM Alumnus Kai-Olaf Dammenhain is emphasizing self-initiative. For years the management consultant has been passing on his recipe for success as a TUM mentor. For his commitment he was honored with the golden TUM pin.