Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Department of Social Sciences

Career services

As part of our student services package, we offer specific career counselling. During your time in Berlin, we will help you plan and prepare for your career by offering the following:

  • Individual career coaching
  • Workshops in social science methods and academic skills
  • Literature and software on academic and scientific topics (methods, database use, etc.) and career planning and preparation (interview process, negotiating, resumé examples, etc.)
  • Access to and help navigating the career services centers at Humboldt and Freie Universität and other interesting offers throughout Berlin.
  • Recommendations for career preparation courses suited to your individual needs
  • Jobnewsletter provided exclusively for our students
  • Mentoring program

Our goal is to support you whether you are planning to work directly after your MA or to go on to complete a Doctorate/PhD. We are here to help you get on the right track to your ideal career.

Professional development

The Career Center of the HU offers courses on additional vocational qualifications, career entry events, application trainings as well as personal counselling. On top of that, there is a Jobportal for students and graduates.

As a HU student you can also take advantage of further vocational education offers. Please note that a small fee is charged for these courses.

Career preparation courses: