The “Career Program For Internationals” is an intensive training program which provides a time-efficient, goal-oriented and success-optimized job search in Germany.
Learn the secrets of a successful job search with this structured programm. The training breaks down your vision into practical implementation steps that you work through one by one. It combines self-study courses, in-depth live workshops and individual sessions. Your participation is confirmed with a “Career ProFI-Certificate”, which confirms your employability in a German environment and shows employers your willingness to learn German standards and develop personally.
Learn how to search for job offers on the German labour market.
Learch how to write application documents that will convince German recruiters.
Learn how to master interviews with German companies.
Learn how to estimate and negotiate an appropriate German salary.
How to understand employment contracts even in German language.
Learn how to work with Germans professionally.
The Career Program is for job starters and transitioners, who want to find a new job Germany´s industry and fullfil the following criteria:
If one of your answers is “no”, it might not be the right time to start the training yet.
The next class takes place from February till May 2024. Dates, details and your suitability for the program is clarified in a preliminary interview.
The program fee shall be fair and effordable for everybody. Therefore it is not a fixed amout but 5 % of your next annual salary in Germany.
In addition to the practical implementation of the current job search, the training pursues overarching learning objectives that ensure sustainable change and applicability of the training content in the future:
You gain a universal understanding of rules and methods. Your current application phase is our “practice case” so that you can be a compelling candidate again in the future.
You become aware of the value of your qualifications and experience. If you know what you have to offer, you can communicate it and sell yourself better.
You get to know the perspectives and working methods of recruiters. This will enable you to understand necessary changes and really impress HR decision makers.
Do I get individual support in this program?
Yes, you will recieve feedback for your application draft and for your self-introduction in job interviews. Moreover you get all your personal questions answered in the live workshops.
Is the career program fee tax deductible?
The participation fee is tax deductible and part of the so called “Werbungskosten”. Please collect and keep all invoices and bills for your effords to find a job in Germany e.g. for flights, Visa, phone calls, relocation and this career advice as well. If you have finally found a job in Germany you should read more about tax declarations in Germany to get your investments back. You can also use the support of a tax assistance union (“Lohnsteuerhilfeverein”), which is much cheaper than a tax consultant.
To get an overview of the most common costs, I recommend these two articles. They are in German but you can use the translation function of your browser.
If the program is too comprehensive for you, check the self-study courses for selected topics.