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Be successful in your application I - Get the self-marketing package for your application documents!

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Work and management techniques | Strategic Career Planning

Starting Point

Skill comes with practice. To no surprise this is also the case when you apply for a job. But would you still want to practice when applying to what may be THE job of your dreams?

In this training you can get ready beforehand! You will receive the self-marketing package for your next application. And you can practice what you have learned about how to use your application documents to make an outstanding first impression.


You know how to impress with your skills, experiences and style in a convincing written application.


  • SWOT analysis – what are your hard and soft strengths and when are they most relevant in the application process?
  • Techniques to write a great covering letter which is different to that of other candidates  - how can it be outstanding and unique?
  • Differences between English and German CVs – and what is a video CV?


Interactive input, discussion rounds, self-reflection, oral and written exercises as well as feedback will keep you active and improve your style.
Max. number of participants: 12


This training is aimed at the scientific staff of the TU Berlin who would like to get ready for English applications.

If you wish to benefit from feedback on your individual CV, please send it to the trainer one week before the training. You will receive a reminder beforehand.

Student workers are welcome, subject to availability. 


Course informations
Mon, 25.04.2022, 9.00am-4.00pm
Mon, 02.05.2022, 9.00am-4.00pm

14 hours, 16 working units à 45 min
Classroom meeting
ZEWK, Frauenhoferstr. 33-36, 10623 Berlin, R: FH1004
Simon Chaplin
Course language
For employees, assistant lectures, registered doctoral candidates at TU Berlin and junior scientists at HU, FU, Charité, the course is free of charge. If you do not belong to these groups of people, please contact  for information on fees.
Participants should have English language skills at least the B2 level.
Assuming successful participation, you receive a certificate of attendance.

For registration, please fill in the provided form. In case of any questions regarding the course, please contact .

In case of any organizational questions please contact .


Your binding participation is very important to us. On the one hand, our courses are connected with high costs. On the other hand, we plan much group work and work interactively with you. Hence, should you be unable to attend the entire course or should you be prevented from attending the course at all, please let us know as soon as possible so that we can allocate the place to other interested persons. In the event of multiple unexcused absence, we reserve the right to exclude you from further ZEWK courses.

Please help us to develop our program in a targeted manner. Your data will not be disclosed to third parties.

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