School of Business and Economics

Do you have questions about career planning and job opportunities? Do you already know in which area or professional field you would like to work after graduating?

Find events where experts from the field, often alumni, pass on their experiences to you. You can also make contacts that make it easier for you to start your career. On this webside we display coming events to help you with your networking, job orientation and practical experiences.

As most of our events are in German, you may find more on our German website.

Upcoming Events in Tübingen

20.5., um 17 Uhr: How to Get an Internship in the U.S.

Cindy Klarwasser, German American Chamber of Commerce, New York 

At the informative event of the German-American Institute Tübingen on Thu. 20.05. at 5:00 pm, Cindy Klarwasser from the German-American Chamber of Commerce New York will provide information on everything worth knowing about professionally oriented stays abroad in the USA.  Participants will receive helpful tips for a successful application and learn more about the general conditions, the visa application process and the various organisations that can help with planning. Afterwards, there will be time for individual questions.

Online via Zoom in English and free of charge.
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EY: The Better Working World Data Challenge

EY and Microsoft are looking for problem solvers, analysts and any student who craves a challenge and wants to help build a better world. Is that you? Do you have the tech skills needed to innovate and solve society′s toughest challenges?

The Better Working World Data Challenge asks you to look at how data and AI can be used to find tangible solutions to real-world problems. For 2021, the Challenge is to develop an automated fire-edge detection and forecasting model using airborne and satellite imagery from NASA, to help tackle the global threat of wildfires/bushfires [delete as appropriate].

What will you get?

  • Free access to Microsoft’s cutting-edge technology stack, Azure
  • Access to industry expert tutorials and training, including sessions to get you up to speed on the Challenge
  • Free Microsoft IT certifications
  • The opportunity to collaborate with students around the world
  • An opportunity to present your work to leading global organizations, such as EY, NASA and Microsoft
  • The chance to win up to US$10,000 in cash prizes
  • The top 60 global finalists will be offered mentoring from EY

Registration is open now. To join the Challenge go to

Feel free to get some impressions on YouTube:

09.06.2021: Implementing Equal Pay in a German Blue-Chip Company (Online-Talk)

New series of lectures: Giving back - Alumni report from the field

On June 9th at 5 p.m., our alumna Maike Wehage and her colleague Christian Ruckriegel will discuss the fundamentals of competitive compensation schemes with a focus on equal pay in the approximately one-hour presentation. With current figures in tow, the two will outline the key drivers of equal pay and the considerations for a successful implementation - all based on their experience in a large, established company which is listed on the DAX stock exchange. At the end of the presentation there will be time for Q&As and an open chat to mingle and network.

To register please send an e-mail to alumnispam by June 2nd, 2021 and include your name and major.

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