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Career Guidance

Career Guidance

Career Guidance

We offer personalised support to help you make decisions about your future and plan for how you’re going to get to where you want to be.

Interview Skills

Interview Skills

CV and Interview Skills Workshop

You will be able to practise your interview skills and hone your CV with our expert advisors, giving you the best chance of success when you’re applying for jobs.

Placement and Partnerships

Placement and Partnerships

Work Placements and Internships

Through our industry connections, we can help find positions for you which are related to your course and which will give you valuable business experience.

BSBI Alumni network

Alumni network

In addition to the services above, you will also become part of our alumni network: a group of graduates and professionals from all over the world, available to offer you support and guidance when you need it.

You’ll automatically become a member of this global network once you graduate, giving you instant professional contacts and access to a wealth of useful information. 

Careers Centre

Careers Centre

Our dedicated careers centre helps students and alumni achieve their career goals. We have a number of specialised services and we aim to build long-lasting relationships with alumni and employers.

The Careers Centre helps students realise their career plans and their potential. We will improve personal and professional development.

We also build strategic partnerships with local firms and associations to organise networking events for students to meet employers.

Employability Services

By combining theory with practice, BSBI bridges the gap between university studies and the rapidly changing needs of today’s global marketplace. Graduates of our school have progressed to a variety of industries including: financial services, engineering, oil and gas, and consulting.

The services we provide to students increase their chances of finding employment in the German labour market, upon graduation.

Our services include:

  • Career Training.
    • Training helps students understand the range of skills and competencies employers require and how to apply these. The following are topics we assist students with:
  • German business culture
  • Job application and job search
  • Self-marketing
  • Networking skills
  • Negotiation
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Decision-making
  • Conflict management
  • Leadership
  • Mock Interviews
    • When a student is invited to an interview, either in-person or by phone, they receive a mock interview to improve their technique. Mock interviews are an extremely reliable and effective way of preparing for a real interview.

       
       
       

Industry Connections & Networking

Company presentations

Company presentations

Company Presentations

Company representatives from leading German and international firms are invited to BSBI to teach students about their work. The visits give students the chance to learn about organisational value and any open recruitment positions.

Networking events

Networking events

Networking Events

BSBI organises networking events to link students with businesses. Our networking opportunities are unique as we give students the chance to work on certain topics and develop ideas with company representatives.

Coaching

When you begin the job application process, the careers centre is on-hand to help you tailor your application for any position.

In addition, coaching sessions are available for any career-related concerns you wish to discuss.

We also assist our students in their search for an appropriate internship or work placement. Internships and placements are useful for students, as they allow you to experience German work and business culture.

You will also make important professional contacts and apply your knowledge and German language skills in the workplace.

Coaching Pool

BSBI supports life-long learning and developing our students into tomorrow’s success stories.

Our coaching pool enables you to work with experts from a range of sectors and enhance your skills.

We advocate a coaching partner as it’s an excellent way to improve personal and professional development. The coach we provide you will be from an industry you wish to join after you graduate, and this will inspire you to be better.

Coaching sessions take place each month.

All our coaches are specialists in their fields, with much professional experience. Our coaches will:

  • Share their skills and knowledge with you
  • Help you realise your skills
  • Provide guidance and feedback
  • Help you improve gaps in your knowledge/skills
  • Support you in setting goals

Full-time international MBA and Master in Management students can receive a coach. The following requirements must be met by you:

  • You must be interested in developing your career in Germany upon graduation
  • You must be willing to improve your skills and learn competencies Germany employers require
  • You should be open to new challenges

Everything your coach teaches you, will be tailored to you. The following are all the areas a coach can guide you on:

  • Career coaching
  • Organisation and culture within German firms
  • Career pathways in Germany
  • Preparing for specific positions in certain industries
  • Job application documents
  • Job interviews and assessment centres
  • Personal coaching
  • Identifying current skills and skills to be developed
  • German business etiquette
  • German business culture
  • Decision making
  • Self-marketing
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