International Applicants: How to apply for jobs & register to Academic Work

Academic Work is home of the young professionals, meaning that we offer jobs and recruit people at the beginning of their professional careers. Whether you are a university student looking for a part-time job, or a recent graduate or perhaps someone with a couple of years of working experience, we are here for you!

Where can you find jobs for international applicants

Even if most of our vacancies require a good level of German, we might still have a job for you! A lot of companies work on an international or even global scale and offices where English is the spoken language are becoming more and more common. Just check out "Jobs in English" in our career section:

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How to apply for a job at Academic Work Germany

If you find a job you are interested in and would like to apply for, just click on the green button "Jetzt Bewerben" in the job ad itself. You will be requested to login or create an account at Academic Work. To apply for the chosen vacancy, you will need to fill in your details and upload/fill in your CV. Sometimes we also ask for a cover letter where you can explain your motivation and skills in more detail. If you have any question about the job itself or how to apply, refer to the end of the job ad. There you will find a contact person within Academic Work, who is responsible for the recruitment process specifically for this job ad. We are looking forward to your application!

Pro tip: how to get all content on our website in English

Unfortunately, currently, our website is available only in German. However, by using Google Chrome as a browser you may see all content translated to English by clicking the right-side button on your mouse anywhere on our page and selecting "Translate to English".

Problems in applying or registering?

Oh no! Unfortunately, these things do occur but don't worry. We should be able to figure things out. The first step is to check our Frequently Asked Questions to see if you can find the solution. If that doesn't help, reach out to us by sending an email to We promise to help you out!

What can I find from my profile?

When you are logged, have added your CV to the system, and validated your data, you may apply to as many positions as you want with the existing information. Are you curious about where we are in the selection process for a job you applied for? Go to "Meine Bewerbungen" to check the status! Want to keep yourself up-to-date on newly available jobs? Go to "Suchprofile" to activate our job alert according to your wishes. Remember to also check your settings from "Einstellungen".

More about Academic Work Germany

Want to know more about Academic Work? You can always browse the website and our Stories & Insights for more from our colleagues. You want to get a closer look at how and where we work? Check out our Instagram (@academicworkgermany) and Facebook pages for more AWesome content!

Academic Work in other countries

Other than Germany we have job offers in many other countries in Europe. Please do not hesitate to visit our local websites to look for international job opportunities there.

Most frequently asked questions

  • Can't find the job you saw earlier - what to do? Read more.
  • Can I edit my application after sending it? Read here.
  • When will I receive feedback on my application? Check our tips!
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