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Occupational Fields

Here we provide information on different occupational fields. In our download area we have collected job market information for specific occupational fields provided by the ZAV (Zentrale Auslands- und Fachvermittlung der Bundesagentur für Arbeit).

Occupational Fields

  • Career Informations for the USA - Career Descriptions, Job Profiles etc. The Career Descriptions section offers:
    • Real-World Career Stories containing over 1000 unique job descriptions and career advice as told by those in each occupation.
    • Comparative US salary and job growth information on hundreds of careers.
    • Top US cities for each job indicating which metro areas have the most jobs per capita.
    • Top industries for each career in terms of employment and salary.
    • College search tools for helping those wishing to continue their education in the US
    • US city and town information with comparative crime, demographic, and other stats on 20,000+ places in the States.
  • www.deutschland.de/en/science/international-cooperations.html
    Deutschlandportal - listing of international projects in education and research

Biology

  • www.vbio.de
    With BIG (Biofirmen-Internet-Gateway) the vbio offers a portal to the Homepages of currently over 8.000 companies and und institutions related to the biological sciences. The database was established in 1997 and is constantly updated.

 

Chemistry

 

Energy

 

Research & Education

  • www.academics.com
    career portal of the sciences - online job market for education and research in the german language area. An initiative by DIE ZEIT and Forschung & Lehre.
  • https://www.euraxess.de/
    The Mobility Portal is an initiative by the European Comission and the member states, meant to help scientists find information pertinent to spending a research period abroad. It has been expanded to include information on scholarships and visa for all European and associated countries.
  • www.giga-hamburg.de
    Jobs and internships at the Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien in Hamburg
  • www.helmholtz.de
    The Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft is an association of natural sciences / technical and medical / biological research centers. The 15 Helmholz-Zentren employ aprox. 25.700 employees. 40 percent of these work on natural phenomena, advancing technological development and to make generally furthering progress in the medical / biological field.
  • www.kisswin.de
    Communication and information platform for students at universities and universities of applied sciences, employees whishing to do their doctorate, PhD students, post-Phds, postdoctoral fellows, junior professors, German and foreign scientists, graduate colleges as well as all persons interested in a scientific career in Germany.

 

Geography and Geology

  • http://www.dgg.de/cms/front_content.php?idcat=83
    Job aktuell der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften (DGG)
     
  • www.earthworks-jobs.com/
    Jobs in oil, energy, mining, geoscience, seismology, geodesy, earth science, earth system science, environmental science, environmental engineering, remediation, contaminated land, agriculture, forestry, ecology, plant science, meteorology, atmospheric science, oceanography, marine science, geography, hydrology, hydrogeology, soil science, remote sensing, GIS, geomatics, geotechnical / civil engineering, transport, asbestos surveying, renewable energy, carbon management, EIA, EMS, waste management, sustainable development, electrical engineering, maintenance engineering and related subjects.
  • www.gdi-de.org
    Interministerieller Ausschuss für Geoinformationen: Liste mit Verweisen auf diverse nationale und internationale Internetdarstellungen rund um das Thema Geoinformation

 

Engineering

  • www.northsea-guide.com/deutsch2.htm
    jobs on offshore platforms for Dipl.-Geologen (Geo-Chemie), Dipl.-Geophysiker, Dipl.-Informatiker, Ingenieure für Maschinenbau, Ingenieure für Elektrotechnik/Computertechnik etc.
  • www.vde.com
    The Association for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies
  • www.vdma.org
    Verband deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau e.V. (VDMA) - German Engineering Association
  • www.zvei.org
    job offers at the ZVEI - Zentralverband Elektrotechnik- und Elektronikindustrie e.V.

 

Information technology

  • www.bitkom.org
    Bundesverband Informationswirtschaft, Telekommunikation und Neue Medien e.V. (BITKOM)
     
  • www.emploris.com/
    Karriereportal EMPLORIS für IT und Consulting
  • www.gi-ev.de
    job offers for members of the Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI) Wissenschaftszentrum

 

Law

 

Culture related occupations

 

Education

  • www.kmk-pad.org
    Pädagogischer Austauschdienst: offers for German and foreign students, teaching degree students and teachers
  • www.ijgd.de
    Internationale Jugendgemeinschaftsdienste (ijgd): internships in workcamps
     
  • www.eduserver.de
    Deutscher Bildungsserver - Jobbörse Bildung (JoBi) for pedagogy and educational sciences
     
  • www.ijgd.de
    Internationale Jugendgemeinschaftsdienste (ijgd): internships in workcamps

 

Mathematics

  • www.gdv.de
    Gesamtverband der deutschen Versicherungswirtschaft e.V. (GDV)

 

Media & Communications & Journalism

  • www.dasauge.de
    job market for designers, photographers, multimedia and advertising

Physics

  • www.cnrs.fr
    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
  • ert.cern.ch
    CERN - European Organization for Nuclear Research CERN
  • www.jobs.ac.uk
    Jobs at universities and research facilities in Great Britain

 

Psychology & Public Health

  • www.apa.org
    American Psychological Association: Career Informations
  • www.bps.org.uk
    The British Psychological Society Careers Service Website
  • www.dgps.de
    Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie(DGPs) - course of studies and beyond
  • www.dh.gov.uk
    Department of Health in Greatbritain: The DH offers both full and part-time positions, volunteering and placement opportunities and has a graduate training scheme.

 

Sociology

  • www.gesis.org
    GESIS - Gesellschaft Sozialwissenschaftlicher Infrastruktureinrichtungen e.V.
  • www.soziologie.de
    Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS) - job offers for social scientists

 

Environmental Sciences

  • www.bund.net
    Bund für Umwelt und Naturschutz Deutschland (BUND): internships and jobs
  • www.dbu.de
    Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU): job offers and scholarships
  • http://oekoportal.de/en/eco-uni-jobs
    You can find top eco jobs at universities and colleges around the world here. The jobs available are directly linked to the respective uni / college.

 

Economics and Business Administration

  • www.ipc-darmstadt.de/
    Internships abroad for Wirtschaftsingenieure und Wirtschaftsinformatiker - (IPC) International Placement Center e.V.