International Careers in German Companies

Career Online Session

… about career opportunities for international talents on 8 June 2022 from 15:30 – 17:00 (CET) in cooperation with the Unite! University Network, Merck and Bosch Rexroth.

The labor market in Germany is an interesting prospect for internationally positioned specialists: low unemployment rate, moderate working hours, high quality of life. Due to the growing shortage of skilled labour, especially in STEM professions, engineers, IT specialists and natural scientists will be in high demand in the long term.

Invest 90 minutes and learn

  • some figures about the labour market labor market in Germany.
  • in which work areas German top employers like Bosch Rexroth and Merck employ international talents.
  • how young professionals with migration backgrounds have managed to start their careers and how they experience working life in Germany.
When? 8 June 2022 from 15:30 – 17:00 (CET)
Where? Online, via Zoom.

  • Registration closed!
  • Access: You will receive the link to join the session one day before the event by email.
  • Settings: We will record the online session. The cameras will be off. We invite you to ask the speakers your personal questions in the Questions & Answers..
For whom? Students and graduates of Unite! universities:
Please use your university email address for verification.
With whom? Young professionals and HR managers from Bosch Rexroth and Merck

Adil Ilyas,
Bosch Rexroth

Work on your soft skills (language, communication, presentation, etc.) in addition to your technical skills. This will help you a lot during job search as well as during your career.

15:30 Greetings and introduction
Some figures about the labour market in Germany
Inken Bergenthun, TU Darmstadt, Career Service
15:40 Bosch Rexroth
  • Career entry and prospects for international professionals
    Philine Broderius, Human Resources Manager
  • How I started my career
    Adil Ilyas, Quality Engineer
    Degree programme: Mechanical Engineering (Bachelor in Italy), Production Engineering (Master in Germany)
    Origin: Pakistan
16:10 Merck
  • Start your journey of discovery
    Peer Elger Schotmann, Global Head of Graduate Sourcing & Recruiting
  • How I started my career
    Ellen Bruce, GOglobal Trainee, Project Management Electronics
    Degree programme: Chemical Engineering (Master in Sweden at KTH)
    Origin: Sweden
16:40 Questions & Answers

As a global partner, Bosch Rexroth supports the global mechanical and plant engineering industry with technological excellence and unique industry knowledge. Around 31,100 associates work in more than 80 countries worldwide on safe, efficient, intelligent and high-performance solutions.

Germany worldwide
associates 14,200 31,100
locations 9 plants 80 countries

Merck, a leading science and technology company, is represented in Germany by all three business sectors: Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. Merck's employees develop, manufacture, and market high-quality medicines, innovative products for the biotech and pharmaceutical industries and for academic research as well as specialty chemicals for high-tech applications.

Germany worldwide
associates 12,000 60,300
locations 11 sites 66 countries

Unite! is a network of 7 universities – currently enlarging to 2 further partners – that will set a new model for a European virtual and physical inter-university campus. Unite! aims to transform European higher education through multidisciplinary, multicultural and multilingual education, research and entrepreneurship. Unite! wants to connect engineering, science and technology with the grand challenges of society in co-creation by students, faculty and staff – providing skills for a new generation of European and global citizens. See more