Career Service


Your path to success


HHL Career Service

At HHL, the career service is run by the Employer Relations / Career Service department, which is responsible for gathering all the relevant essential or useful information on which our advice to students is based. Our services begin when the student is admitted to HHL and continues throughout the studies. Additionally, we also offer our alumni advice in all career related questions through our Alumni Career Service. 

Our students benefit from the following services:

Individual Career Development Application Preparation Job Search
Personal career coaching Application training On-campus recruiting events
Individual company and alumni contacts Case study training Résumé book
Training on salary negotiations Interview preparation Online recruiting platform
Job newsletter and online job portal
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Full-time MBA

We provide an individual service for our MBA students. We work with them on self-assessment, career path modeling, application preparation and mock interviews – all designed to aid their personal and professional development.

Company presentations, on-campus recruitment visits and workshops conducted by leading companies frequently take place at HHL. International firms regularly hire HHL graduates – for both internships and permanent positions.

The majority of our students receive multiple offers by the time they complete their studies.

CV and Cover Letter Checks

  • Advice on how to create successful application documents tailored to the candidate and position
  • Insights from recruiters’ point of view
  • Guidelines on formalities of CVs and cover letters

Personal Career Coaching

  • One-to-one coaching regarding career strategy and development
  • Skill analysis
  • Advice on application procedures
  • Optimization of application documents
  • Recommendation of HR and alumni contacts

Mock Interviews

  • Practicing of interview situations
  • Practicing of various interview questions (personal interviews, case study interviews)

Application Training

  • Application workshops to prepare students for the application process
  • Focus on career assessment, how to find the right internship or job, networking, preparation of successful application documents, interview guidelines – types of interviews and interview questions

Case Study Training

  • Organization of case study training with external and internal providers
  • Approaches on how to tackle case studies
  • Extensive exercise with real life case studies

On-campus Recruiting Events

  • Fantastic networking opportunities with high profile company representatives, recruiters and HHL alumni
  • Company presentations with insights on projects, everyday work, career opportunities, recruiting procedures
  • Career workshops
  • On-campus interviews
  • Exclusive dinners

Résumé Book

  • Compilation of all CVs per class incl. statistics and program details
  • Publication before graduation
  • Distribution amongst company contacts and HHL alumni

Online Recruiting Platform

  • CV database
  • CV search tool for recruiters
  • Opportunity to present CV to corporate contacts

Job Newsletter and Online Job Portal

  • Weekly job newsletter with new internship and job offers via email
  • Information about upcoming external recruiting events and recruiting fairs
  • Additional posting of all offers in the online job portal and on the bulletin board

Company and HHL Alumni Contacts

  • Provision of corporate contacts and recruiter details
  • Recommendation of selected alumni contacts in a wide range of sectors and functions
  • HHL alumni act as ambassadors for their companies
  • Valuable source for informal job market and insider information
  • Mentoring: HHL Alumni serve as career coaches; sharing of professional experience and personal networks

Salary Information

  • Information on salary expectations in various sectors and functions
  • Advice on salary negotiations

Part-time MBA

Part-time MBA students often face the question: “What should be the next logical step of my career within the company?”

We provide a highly individual career service and discreetly help our students to find answers to such questions. Our students will benefit from a variety of career services.

CV and Cover Letter Checks

  • Advice on how to create successful application documents tailored to the candidate and position
  • Insights from recruiters’ point of view
  • Guidelines on formalities of CVs and cover letters

Personal Career Coaching

  • One-to-one coaching regarding career strategy and development
  • Skill analysis
  • Advice on application procedures
  • Optimization of application documents
  • Recommendation of HR and alumni contacts

Mock Interviews

  • Practicing of interview situations
  • Practicing of various interview questions (personal interviews, case study interviews)

Résumé Book

  • Compilation of all CVs per class incl. statistics and program details
  • Publication before graduation
  • Distribution amongst company contacts and HHL alumni

Experienced Hire Job Newsletter

  • Monthly job newsletter with job opportunities for experienced hire positions
  • Sign up for the Experienced Hire Job Newsletter via: career-service@hhl.de

Company and HHL Alumni Contacts

  • Provision of corporate contacts and recruiter details
  • Recommendation of selected alumni contacts in a wide range of sectors and functions
  • HHL alumni act as ambassadors for their companies
  • Valuable source for informal job market and insider information
  • Mentoring: HHL Alumni serve as career coaches; sharing of professional experience and personal networks

Salary Information

  • Information on salary expectations in various sectors and functions
  • Advice on salary negotiations

Full-time M.Sc.

Our Career Service department supports M.Sc. candidates with their individual career strategy from the moment they have been admitted to HHL, throughout their studies and will also continues its services on career related issues beyond graduation.

CV and Cover Letter Checks

  • Advice on how to create successful application documents tailored to the candidate and position
  • Insights from recruiters’ point of view
  • Guidelines on formalities of CVs and cover letters

Personal Career Coaching

  • One-to-one coaching regarding career strategy and development
  • Skill analysis
  • Advice on application procedures
  • Optimization of application documents
  • Recommendation of HR and alumni contacts

Mock Interviews

  • Practicing of interview situations
  • Practicing of various interview questions (personal interviews, case study interviews)

Application Training

  • Application workshops to prepare students for the application process
  • Focus on career assessment, how to find the right internship or job, networking, preparation of successful application documents, interview guidelines – types of interviews and interview questions

Case Study Training

  • Organization of case study training with external and internal providers
  • Approaches on how to tackle case studies
  • Extensive exercise with real life case studies

On-campus Recruiting Events

  • Fantastic networking opportunities with high profile company representatives, recruiters and HHL alumni
  • Company presentations with insights on projects, everyday work, career opportunities, recruiting procedures
  • Career workshops
  • On-campus interviews
  • Exclusive dinners

Résumé Book

  • Compilation of all CVs per class incl. statistics and program details
  • Publication before graduation
  • Distribution amongst company contacts and HHL alumni

Online Recruiting Platform

  • CV database
  • CV search tool for recruiters
  • Opportunity to present CV to corporate contacts

Job Newsletter and Online Job Portal

  • Weekly job newsletter with new internship and job offers via email
  • Information about upcoming external recruiting events and recruiting fairs
  • Additional posting of all offers in the online job portal and on the bulletin board

Company and HHL Alumni Contacts

  • Provision of corporate contacts and recruiter details
  • Recommendation of selected alumni contacts in a wide range of sectors and functions
  • HHL alumni act as ambassadors for their companies
  • Valuable source for informal job market and insider information
  • Mentoring: HHL Alumni serve as career coaches; sharing of professional experience and personal networks

Salary Information

  • Information on salary expectations in various sectors and functions
  • Advice on salary negotiations

Part-time M.Sc.

The majority of students who are completing the part time M.Sc. program at HHL are aiming to enhance their career after finishing their studies.

Therefore the Career Service department offers a range of activities for our part time M.Sc. students aiming to support the students in their career development.

CV and Cover Letter Checks

  • Advice on how to create successful application documents tailored to the candidate and position
  • Insights from recruiters’ point of view
  • Guidelines on formalities of CVs and cover letters

Personal Career Coaching

  • One-to-one coaching regarding career strategy and development
  • Skill analysis
  • Advice on application procedures
  • Optimization of application documents
  • Recommendation of HR and alumni contacts

Mock Interviews

  • Practicing of interview situations
  • Practicing of various interview questions (personal interviews, case study interviews)

Case Study Training

  • Organization of case study training with external and internal providers
  • Approaches on how to tackle case studies
  • Extensive exercise with real life case studies

Résumé Book

  • Compilation of all CVs per class incl. statistics and program details
  • Publication before graduation
  • Distribution amongst company contacts and HHL alumni

Experienced Hire Job Newsletter

  • Monthly job newsletter with job opportunities for experienced hire positions
  • Sign up for the Experienced Hire Job Newsletter via: career-service@hhl.de

Company and HHL Alumni Contacts

  • Provision of corporate contacts and recruiter details
  • Recommendation of selected alumni contacts in a wide range of sectors and functions
  • HHL alumni act as ambassadors for their companies
  • Valuable source for informal job market and insider information

Salary Information

  • Information on salary expectations in various sectors and functions
  • Advice on salary negotiations

Doctoral Program

In order to support doctoral candidates and graduates in their further career planning and strategy HHL’s Career Service established a number of services for doctoral candidates.

CV and Cover Letter Checks

  • Advice on how to create successful application documents tailored to the candidate and position
  • Insights from recruiters’ point of view
  • Guidelines on formalities of CVs and cover letters

Personal Career Coaching

  • One-to-one coaching regarding career strategy and development
  • Skill analysis
  • Advice on application procedures
  • Optimization of application documents
  • Recommendation of HR and alumni contacts

Mock Interviews

  • Practicing of interview situations
  • Practicing of various interview questions (personal interviews, case study interviews)

Experienced Hire Job Newsletter

  • Monthly job newsletter with job opportunities for experienced hire positions
  • Sign up for the Experienced Hire Job Newsletter via: career-service@hhl.de

Company and HHL Alumni Contacts

  • Provision of corporate contacts and recruiter details
  • Recommendation of selected alumni contacts in a wide range of sectors and functions
  • HHL alumni act as ambassadors for their companies
  • Valuable source for informal job market and insider information

Salary Information

  • Information on salary expectations in various sectors and functions
  • Advice on salary negotiations

Alumni

HHL’s Career Service offers a lifelong support far beyond graduation. Apart from our monthly alumni job newsletter which is especially targeted at professionals with several years of work experience we also offer individual career coaching, application support and other individual career services.

CV and Cover Letter Checks

  • Advice on how to create successful application documents tailored to the candidate and position
  • Insights from recruiters’ point of view
  • Guidelines on formalities of CVs and cover letters

Personal Career Coaching

  • One-to-one coaching regarding career strategy and development
  • Skill analysis
  • Advice on application procedures
  • Optimization of application documents
  • Recommendation of HR and fellow alumni contacts

Mock Interviews

  • Practicing of interview situations
  • Practicing of various interview questions (personal interviews, case study interviews)

Experienced Hire Job Newsletter

  • Monthly job newsletter with job opportunities for experienced hire positions
  • Sign up for the Experienced Hire Job Newsletter via: career-service@hhl.de

Company and HHL Alumni Contacts

  • Provision of corporate contacts and recruiter details
  • Recommendation of selected fellow alumni contacts in a wide range of sectors and functions
  • Encouragement to strengthen HHL alumni network

Salary Information

  • Information on salary expectations in various sectors and functions
  • Advice on salary negotiations

Contact

Any questions? We are here for you!

Martina Beermann
Director Employer Relations / Career Service
T +49 341 9851-887
F +49 341 9851-662
martina.beermann(at)hhl.de
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