Welcome to the Career Services for Internationals!

The project "Career Starters" supports students with refugee experience and international students in their individual start into the German job market. During the semester, we organize workshops and offer personal counseling on topics related to career entry.

Events & Workshops

Workshops in Summer Semester 2022

Writing application documents, getting hired after a job interviews or networking at career fairs – in our workshops in May and June 2022, you will learn in small groups how to successfully master the start of your professional life.

04.05.2022 | Finding a Job in Germany: Understanding The German Job Market & German Employers

09.05.2022 | Application Seminar for Refugee and International Students

16.05.2022 | Get Connected! Understanding Career Fairs in Germany

Prepare for the upcoming digital career fair at HS Magdeburg-Stendal with this short workshop with interactive input. Learn what German career fairs are for and how they work. Explore German employer expectations, discover how to get the most out of the experience, and learn some tips and tricks to help you on your way to building a network with potential employers in Germany!

For more information and registration, please klick here.

31.05.2022 | International & Engagiert – Freiwilliges Engagement neben dem Studium in Deutschland | Campus Magdeburg

Freiwilliges Engagement – was ist das eigentlich und kann ich mich als internationaler Studierender oder Studierender mit Fluchthintergrund einfach so engagieren? Und wie finde ich passende Engagement-Angebote? Gemeinsam mit der Freiwilligenagentur Magdeburg wollen wir uns diesem Thema nähern.

Weitere Informationen und Anmeldung zur Veranstaltung finden Sie hier.



15.06.2022 | Bewerbungsseminar für internationale und geflüchtete Studierende

In diesem Workshop lernen Sie die Grundlagen für die Bewerbung für (Neben-)Jobs und Praktika in Deutschland kennen. Wir zeigen Ihnen, welche Kriterien Sie bei Ihrer Bewerbung berücksichtigen müssen um deutsche Arbeitgeber*innen zu überzeugen.

Weitere Informationen und Anmeldung über Studium Generale.

27.06.2022 | Get Hired! Interviewing for Jobs in Germany

In this on-campus workshop, international students will learn the ins and outs of the job interview in Germany. We will explore the interview process and review potential employers’ expectations for interview candidates.

For more information and registration, please klick here.

Organizational notes:

  • All workshops are free of charge for students and alumni of Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences.
  • All workshops are held in either German or English. Our trainers are usually bilingual,so you are also welcome to ask questions in English at German-language workshops (and vice versa) if you do not understand something.
  • We are happy to issue a confirmation of participation for you if you have participated in a workshop. A prerequisite for the issuance of a confirmation is a minimum attendance of 90% of the workshop time.

Consultations & CV-Checks

The first job or the first internship in Germany? We support you individually and on the way from the first idea to the employment contract and beyond. We are happy to advise you on the following topics, among others

  • Career choice and career orientation
  • Job search in Germany
  • Application document check (cover letter, CV, attachments)
  • Preparation for the job interview
  • Start of voluntary work

We currently offer advice in German and English and are happy to respond to your language needs. The talks take place online or in presence at campus Magdeburg.

Would you like to make a first appointment with us? Please feel free to contact us by e-mail, telephone or book directly via our calendar!

Links & Materials

Our Recommendations for your Job Search

Various materials (e.g. resume templates, sample job interview questions) will soon be available for download here. You are already welcome to send us an e-mail if you are looking for suitable materials. We will be happy to provide you with information or arrange an individual consultation appointment if needed.



„Career Starters“ is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) within the framework of the programme „Integra


Ulrike Marquardt
Project Coordinator Career Starters

Tel: +49 391 886 4996
E-Mail: ulrike.marquardt@h2.de

Visiting Address: FEZ, Room 1.13

Appointments (in person or online) upon arrangement

Contact and Directions

Event Registration

Career Starters organises talks and workshops. The registration form including all upcoming events is available here...

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