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FHWS Career Service

The FHWS Career Service is the central interface between students and the professional world. We support students in launching their careers through customised events, individual counselling and targeted information on starting a career.

For FHWS students most our offers are free of charge.


FHWS Career Service
Laura Schnaus
Phone 0931 3511-6410
E-Mail careerservice[at]

Consulting offers by the FHWS Career Service

We advise interested students on all questions relating to applications and entering professional life. In addition, we offer personal coaching in German and English and will also analyse your application documents with regard to criteria for applications in Germany. In order to raise your chances in job interviews, we offer mock interviews in German to train your interview skills.

Visit the FHWS Career Service on E-Learning where you can book yourself an individual appointment (login required).

Events and workshops

We organise workshops about relevant topics, company presentations as well as field trips to renowned cooperating companies from the Mainfranken region. Events are offered in Würzburg as well as Schweinfurt and are conducted mainly in German.

With our offers, we would like to complement the students’ professional qualification and offer both students and companies the opportunity to establish mutually beneficial contacts. An overview of all Career Service events is available in German on the FHWS E-Learning.

Note that the International Office’s Career Service offers events and workshops in English.

Tips on job search and applications

In the Guide to starting your career in Germany by the Federal Employment Agency, you will find useful information regarding job search and applications in Germany. You can also make an appointment there for individual advice.

For searching jobs online, you may use, for example:

You can always search for a job and show your availability by creating your personal profile in an online job portal or professional online networks.

You should also make use of job fairs or trade fairs to get into contact with companies. Since 2020, FHWS participates in the job fair JOBMESSE study&stay, which takes place annually in November.

Tips in English for applications in German are available from the International Career Service.

Member of the Career Service Network Germany e.V.

We are a member of Career Service Network Germany e.V., the umbrella organisation for career-service-facilities at German higher education institutions.

If you click on this element, you will be forwarded to the English page of the Career Service Network Germany e.V.