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IU Career Office

At IU, you’re never on your own. Our dedicated team at the Career Office is there for you from day one, with an exclusive range of career services to guide you towards fulfilling your professional ambitions.

Being a student at IU International University of Applied Sciences is about more than just earning a degree — you’re building your future. Whether you’re taking your first steps in the working world, seeking career advancement, or thinking of switching fields, the IU Career Office will help you reach your goals.

We support your career development

Need help writing your CV, don’t know where to start in your job search, or just want tips and tricks on how to ace your next interview? The IU Career Office is here for you!

With our wide range of career services (and more to come), you’ll find at your disposal a wealth of resources that can help you land your dream job. Most of our services are now available online – including our guide for How to get a job in Germany - so no matter where you are in the world, we’re ready to support you in taking that next step in your career. You can view all our career events on myCampus calendar and our online JobTeaser career platform.

Here’s a quick look at the Career Office services currently available to all students, whether you're learning Online or On campus:

Career servicesFrequencyOnlineOn-campus

Career Talks


Career Prep Trainings (Live)

Weekly or Biweekly

1:1 Career Advice (Email or Zoom)

Daily slots; on demand

Application document check (Email)


Jobteaser Platform

24/7, online

Career coffee shots


JobTeaser Online Platform

Our exclusive careers platform includes:

  • Over 130,000 job and internship offers*
  • 2,700+ international company contacts*
  • Company reviews from other students
  • Registration for IU career events & trainings
  • Tips, tricks, and useful links for your job search and application

*The numbers reflected above are subject to changes.

Career Talks

We’re hosting weekly events where you can:

  • Be in direct contact with companies and recruiters
  • Get company and recruiting insights
  • Access job and internship opportunities
  • Network with professionals in diverse industries

Career Prep Trainings

We’ll help you prepare for your job hunt with:

  • Career planning and job search strategies
  • CV and cover letter how-to's
  • Interview techniques
  • Salary negotiations
  • Insights about the German business culture

Sometimes all it takes is a coffee chat to set you up for success

The IU Career Office is launching a new monthly event called Career Coffee Shots. During each 45-minute session, you’ll be in a group call with the Career Office team and other IU students where you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Reflect on your career and get insights on how to advance
  • Learn about career frameworks, trends, and news
  • Get motivated and put yourself in the right mindset

Upcoming Events

With over 50 million active customers in the 25 European markets, Zalando is Europe’s leading e-commerce company integrating fashion, operations, and online technology to deliver a compelling value proposition to both customers and fashion brand partners. In this event, they share key focuses of their business and how they got started, as well as the application process at Zalando and top tips on how to best prepare an application to impress!

Present in over 60 countries and with more than 120,000 employees, Webhelp is a multinational BPO company who ensures that their clients from more than 20 different sectors - from IT to tourism - benefit from their unique B2B solutions in customer engagement, customer experience and outsourcing in the global market. IU students will not only get to know Webhelp Spain, but also learn more about their unique Sales Academy in Barcelona, which is the kick-start for your international B2B sales career.

Did you know that as an IU student, you get FREE membership to the Business Graduates Association? That’s right! IU has partnered with the BGA to open up a world of resources and connections for IU students and alumni. They will join us to share the fantastic member benefits our community can expect ,including access to BGA’s worldwide jobs board, networking events, CV builder, interview simulator, partner discounts and more!

Recent Events

Founded in India, tech company Freshworks has grown to operate from 13 different locations worldwide to serve more than 60,000 customers in a B2B context. In this webinar, our students and alumni met Freshworks’ Lead of Sales Enablement, Mr. Ben Sims, who gave his insights into what SaaS sales mean in today’s world while touching upon some of the most common stereotypes in the market and how Freshworks approaches the selling process. 

Finances are often still a taboo subject. The reason for this is often a lack of awareness on almost all educational paths. Ms. Lara Teyral and Mr. David Bölter from our partner company Horbach joined us to close that financial education gap step by step, from looking at the psychology of money, to the right way to handle your own finances, plus some exciting self-tests with informative materials for further development.

Our partners from A.S.I. Wirtschaftsberatung joined us to talk about salary negotiations for young professionals and fresh graduates looking to take their first steps in the labour market. They advised students on key factors, from how to determine your own salary expectations and what goals you should pursue, to how to prepare for a salary interview to make things work to your advantage. 

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