International Career Day for international Students, PhDs and Postdocs

Networking / Speed Pitches / Job fair / Workshops / Snacks & Drinks

The Career Information Day intends to bring awareness of available career opportunities for international Students, PhDs and Postdocs in Germany at the university, in non-university research institutions and especially in interesting companies in the Rostock area. Additionally, the day provides an understanding of what is required to enter the German job market successfully.

Date: June 09, 2022 | 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Konrad-Zuse-Haus, A.-Einstein-Str. 22, Atrium, 18059 Rostock
Language: English
Participation fee: none

The event aims to support Bachelor students, Master students, PhD Candidates and Postdocs who are seeking for a job or an internship in a company or would like to write a master/Ph.D. thesis or begin a job in research. The participants of the event should learn from recruiters what employers are looking for in international candidates and what are the requirements regarding language, most wanted subjects or other qualifications.

Event Programme

5 p.m.
Opening and Welcome Remarks

5.15 – 6 p.m.
Speed Pitches: Companies & Research Institutes introduce themselves

6 – 9 p.m.
Networking, Snacks & Drinks, Exhibition stands


  • How to apply for a job?

  • How to found a start-up?

  • German working culture

  • Career talks with international alumni

The International Career Day is organized by the Rostock International House in cooperation with Welcome Center Region Rostock.


  • 6-7 pm: Beyond Punctuality: German work culture, Katja Striegler (Migra e.V.), R. 109
  • 6-7 pm: Career Talks with international alumni, Martin Semjank (RIH), R. 101
  • 7-8 pm : Application process, Anja Klütsch (Careers Service), HS 037
  • 7-8 pm: Entrepreneurship/ Founding a startup, ZFE, R. 110

Contact persons:

Dr. Uta Buttkewitz
Koordinatorin Willkommenskultur
E-Mail: uta.buttkewitzuni-rostockde
Tel.: +49 (0) 381 498 1212

Thilo Ebbighausen
Leiter Welcome Center Region Rostock
Tel.: +49 381 381-5453