Karlsruhe School of Optics & Photonics

Career Workshops

New Registration Policy

This semester we will be introducing a new registration format for our career guidance workshops.

1. Registration:

Register for the workshop you bindingly want to participate in around 3 weeks before the event.

The workshops are offered on a first come, first served basis. Around three weeks before the event, you will have the chance to make a binding registration. Registration will be open around 3 weeks before the event. Please register using the form below.

2. Attendance policy:

In case of a later cancellation or non-appearance in the course, KSOP may charge 25 € as a course fee and the registered person will be put on the waiting list at the next event registration (any workshop/ seminar/ excursion/ etc. offered by KSOP). If a doctors note is provided to the KSOP Office, the action mentioned in the previous sentence will not come into effect.

Please also note that if the critical participant number for each workshop is not attained, we might have to cancel an event. In event of a cancelation, the full deposit will be directly refunded in cash.


Workshops Winter Term 2020/2021

Application Documents

We offer a workshop on how to prepare your application documents. This includes valuable tips for your CV and your cover letter and general information on the application process on the German labor market. In addition, there is a working session in which you have the chance to work on your own cover letter. After this workshop there is a possibility to get your application documents checked. 

Date: January 14, 2021

Time: 17:00 - 19:30 (GMT+2)

Registration Period: Dec. 21, 2020 - Jan. 6, 2021

Career Fair Do's and Don'ts

If you are planning to attend the KIT career fair External Link, we offer a short recap for our students and alumni in how to make most of a career fair. This includes tips on which steps to take after you have talked to HR staff at a career fair.

Date: TBA

Time: TBA

Registration Period: TBA

Interview Training

The next step in a successful application process is an invitation to a job interview. In order to prepare our students and alumni best, we offer interview simulations, where you can practice your interview skills in a professional setting. This is complemented by a theory session in which best practices are elaborated.

Date: January 22, 2021

Time: 16:00-19:00 (GMT+2)

Registration Period: Dec. 21, 2020 - Jan. 6, 2021

German Business Culture

If you are just about to start your internship or job position, this workshop prepares you for what to expect in a German business environment. Topics like German mentality, structure & rules, and business etiquette will be addressed.

Date: January 30, 2021

Time: 10:00 - 15:00 (GMT+2)

Registration Period: Jan. 7, 2021 - Jan. 14, 2021

You can register for the workshops through the following form.

Registration Career Guidance Workshops

The registration period is expired. (2021-01-06 01:00:00 - 2021-01-14 23:59:00)