Career Booster UNC Charlotte 2019
Barnhardt Student Activity Center

Which career opportunities open up for you when learning German?

The German Department at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC) and Goethe-Institut Washington invite interested students and teachers of German at the high school and university level, as well as representatives of German businesses and experts in the field of studying and working in Germany to our Career Day “Career Booster German(y)”. This free event offers many diverse opportunities for information and exchange surrounding the topic: Which career opportunities open up for you when learning German?

Throughout the day, students will have a chance to visit information tables, workshops and panel discussions that focus on topics essential for studying and working in Germany or with German in the US.

In the morning, high school students will have the opportunity to attend various presentations on the advantages of and the opportunities with German. The afternoon presentations will be geared towards college students and recent graduates by providing insight about the career opportunities that open up with German language proficiency.

We look forward to welcoming you at UNC Charlotte on November 18th!

TARGET AUDIENCE:
STUDENTS OF THE GERMAN LANGUAGE AND/OR STEM
• High school students
• University undergraduate, graduate students and recent graduates
 
EXHIBITORS/PRESENTERS/PARTNERS
• International Firms and Companies
• German and American Universities with German/STEM Programs
• Exchange Organizations
 
TOPICS COVERED
• Various Career Path Models, Professional Trainee and Preparatory Programs
• Employment, Internship and Apprentice opportunities
• University Degree Programs, Scholarships & Study Abroad Opportunities (German/y)

When/Where:
UNC Charlotte
Barnhardt Student Activity Center 
Monday, November 18th 2019
09:00 AM - 04:30 PM*
 
Registration and Travel Stipends:
Due to the high demand for this event, attendance for school groups is by registration only. We know it is not always easy to organize a field trip, which is why look forward to providing the first 15 schools bringing 20+ students with a travel stipend of $250 to support your participation.

FIELD-TRIP REGISTRATION

COMPANY REGISTRATION

 

PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE

8:30 - 09:00AM High School Students Arrive
   
09:00 - 09:30AM Welcoming Remarks
   
9:30 - 10:00AM Concurrent Workshops for High School Students
   
10:00 - 10:15AM Break
   
10:15 - 10:45AM Concurrent Workshops for High School Students
   
10:45 -11:00AM Break; College Students Arrive
   
11:00 AM - 12:00PM Panel Discussion "How GermanY Boosted My Career"
   
12:00 - 12:45PM Lunch Provided for High School Students
   
12:45 - 1:45PM Career Fair;  High School Students Visit Information Tables
   
12:45 - 1:30PM Concurrent Workshops for College Students
   
1:45 PM High School Students Depart
   
1:45 - 03:30PM Career Fair;  College Students Visit Information Tables
   
03:30 - 04:15PM Concurrent Workshops for College Students
   
04:15 - 04:30PM Closing Remarks
   
04:30 PM End of Career Booster GermanY 2019




 

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