Looking for work and applying for jobs
Looking for work
Are you looking for work in Jena? Exciting employment opportunities in many different areas are waiting for you in Jena. Our work-in-jena job portal has a list of current job vacancies all in one place. In this way, you can easily see the locally available work opportunities conveniently sorted for easy viewing. You can find the job portal and the main industries in Jena here:
Several points must be borne in mind if you want to come from another country to work in Jena. Whether you can work here depends mainly on your qualifications and experience, but also on the type of residence permit you have or are eligible for, and the current situation in the employment market. The team at the Welcome Center will be happy to advise you. Here is a general overview:Arrival and residency
A large number of job fairs and vocational training fairs take place in and around Jena throughout the year. Useful information about these fairs, as well as seminars and other offerings around applying for work, can be found in our Events Calendar.
Applying for jobs
The team at the Welcome Center will be happy to deal with your queries about looking for and applying for work. With the workshop series “Karriere-Treff” we also offer the opportunity to get helpful tips for the application process.
Application documents are very important for successfully securing a job. As a general rule, employers will expect a written application with:
- Cover letter (usually with a photo)
- Cover letter
- Optional: 3. Page/ personal statement
- References/testimonials and record of employment
Companies offering job application coaching in Jena (selection):
Wege in den Arbeitsmarkt Thüringen [routes into the Thüringen labour market]: STAY Studieren video. Working. Living in Thuringia