Career Orientation Courses

free online courses and workshops in English
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 Dear students,

Below you can get familiar with the offer of online courses organized by our partner – Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz.


Are you looking for your ideal career choice after university? Do you want to apply for an English-speaking job and prepare a professional and convincing application? Do you want to advance your communication skills in English or learn new soft skills to be prepared to work in an international setting?

Our Career Orientation Courses will help you achieve all this… and much more! 

The FORTHEM Alliance is offering its students free online courses and workshops in English that help you with your career orientation, job applications as well as key soft and communication skills. 

Interested in participating?  

Register in the Career Center of Mainz University to find more information about each course and to apply. Use a private browser window to ensure that there is no conflict with your home university platform. As “Course/Programme”, please select your home university. 

 The deadline for application is September 17, 2023. You will receive confirmation as soon as possible after registration.


Course Programme (25.09.2023-05.10.2023)

  • “How to get a job: Step by step”
    Self-study program | available from 25.09.2023
  • “The Power of vision. Crafting an academic and career vision for success”
    09.2023 | 14:00-16:00 CET
  • “Effective communication in a workplace via Transactional Analysis”

28.09.2023, 02.10.2023 & 05.10.2023 (3 parts) | 17:00-19:15 CET

  • “Intercultural competences for employability in international settings”
    10.2023 & 04.10.2023 | 10:00-12:00 + self-study program between courses
  • “Scientific writing”
    09.2023 & 28.09.2023 (2 parts), 09:00-12:30 CET
  • “Communication skills in your job interview”
    09.2023 | 17:00-19:00 CET
  • “Job applications in English”
    09.2023 & 29.09.2023 (2 parts), 09:00-12:30 CET


Looking for a different course or topic?
We offer courses each spring and autumn.
Follow FORTHEM on Instagram to learn about new offers.  

Any questions? Contact the Career Service in Mainz:  

We are looking forward to your participation! 

With kind regards 

Your team of JGU’s Career Service 


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