There are many consultation sites and books on the subject of job-seeking and career entry. Some general tips and links can be found on the following internet pages:
Coordination and consultation center for career entry (KoBra)
The organization "Koordinierungs- und Beratungsstelle für den Berufseinstieg" (Coordination and consultation for career entry "KoBra", now Career Service), was established at the Ruhr-University Bochum to support graduates during their career entry. KoBra offers competent consultation for students of the Ruhr-University such as job application training, an overview of job exchanges or review of application documents.
Koordinierungs- und Beratungsstelle für den Berufseinstieg
Career portal from the University of Applied Sciences Bochum
The Fachhochschule (University of Applied Sciences) Bochum has established its own career portal where you can find job offers as well as news and an exchange for theses.
Career portal: http://fh-bochum.euni.de
Academic team of the Agency for Employment
The academic team of the Agency for Employment supports students, graduates and dropouts during study and work orientation and with the introduction into professional life. The academic team offers individual consultation on the following topics:
on questions about the job market
on personal employment prospects
on strategies for finding your first position after your degree
on professional training
on changing your course of studies
on withdrawing from studies
Application training, workshops, lecture series, qualification for students, and tradeshows are also conducted by the academic team in cooperation with the Studienbüro, KoBra and others.
Team Akademische Berufe der Bundes-Agentur für Arbeit Bochum
Mon 10-12 a.m. & 2-4 p.m.
Tue 11-12 a.m. & 2-4 p.m.
Wed & Thu 10-12 a.m. & 2-4 p.m.
Jobmarket of the universities
Many companies use the university job exchange to search selectively for graduates of certain subjects.
Jobmarket of the Ruhr-University:
Jobmarket of the FH Bochum
Jobmarket of the University Duisburg-Essen
Jobmarket of the University Dortmund
Regional center Women and Work middle Ruhr Area
The regional center Women and Work for the middle Ruhr Area (Regionalstelle Frau und Beruf Mittleres Ruhrgebiet) offers information on topis such as qualification, job search or the compatability of children and career. The regional center offers career counseling in Bochum, Herne, Hattingen and Witten.
Regionalstelle Frau und Beruf Mittleres Ruhrgebiet