Whether it's an application document check, individual counselling or career guidance coaching: we are available to answer all your questions about applying and starting a career and provide you with personal advice.

Open consultation hours: application check and brief counselling

Are you currently looking for a job and would like an expert to take another look at your application? Or do you have urgent questions about the application process? In the open consultation hour, the KIT Career Service counsellors will give you some final tips on your application documents and answer any questions you may have. No appointment is necessary for this short counselling session (5-10 minutes) for KIT students and graduates. The open consultation hour takes place on two days:

Tuesday: Open consultation hour on campus
Tuesdays from 11:00 to 13:30

 Service office in the foyer of the canteen on Adenauerring, located between the staircases to the lines 4 and 5.

Thursday: Open online consultation hour
When? Thursdays from 11:00 to 12:00

Where? ZOOM: Simply click your way to the counselors in the room between 11 a.m. and 12 noon. If you have to wait in the waiting room first, the room is currently occupied and you will be admitted as soon as the room is free.

Click here for the virtual consultation room

We look forward to you!


For a detailed consultation (1 hour), please book a personal appointment.

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Application check by e-mail

If you are unable to come to an open consultation for an application check, simply send us your application documents and the relevant job advertisement by e-mail. For a detailed consultation (1 hour), please book a personal appointment.

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Individual counselling & coaching

Would you like detailed counselling or coaching support? We will be happy to talk to you in person - either in person or online, depending on your preferences.

In an individual application check, we will give you detailed feedback on your application documents and put the finishing touches to your application together.

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The following topics, for example, can be discussed in an individual appointment for professional orientation: 

- How do I write a customized and professional application?
- How do I search specifically for jobs and expand my network?
- How do I prepare for the upcoming job interview?
- What are the current trends in the application process?
- How can I use artificial intelligence (AI) for my application?
- How do I create an appealing digital application profile?
- What skills and competences do I have?
- What are my motives, values and professional goals?
- Which working environment suits me?
- Which specialization should I choose?
- Should I do a Master's degree or go straight into a career?
- And much more.

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Applying with chronic illness and disability

If you have any questions regarding applications with disabilities and chronic illnesses, please contact Ms. Scherwitz-Gallegos, KIT Representative for Students with Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses.


Counselling opportunities for doctoral researchers and postdocs

Doctoral researchers and postdocs can contact the Karlsruhe House of Young Scientists with any questions about career options after the doctorate or postdoc phase: info does-not-exist.khys kit edu.


Consulting by the Agentur für Arbeit

The university team of the Agentur für Arbeit supports the KIT Career Service and conducts consultations and application checks. Registration and dates via the events calendar