When making the transition from your studies to your career, there are many personal and sometimes challenging decisions to be made. You should carefully consider the questions that are important to you. Here you will find offers and information to support you in this phase.
When you start your professional life, you set an important course. Perhaps you are afraid of making the wrong decision or not being able to gain a foothold? On this page you will find various tools to help you determine where you stand and plan your career, as well as specific information on job hunting and the application process.
Overview of topics
- Assessment of your current situation and competence profileFind out more about your strengths, your potential and the direction you would like to take.
- Fields of (professional) activityGet an overview of the options
- Job search and networkingFind and identify suitable job opportunities
- ApplicationCreate a convincing first impression
- Job interviewGet to know the procedures around the first meeting
- UnemploymentUnemployed, now what?
Links from the Universities of Bern on how to start a career
The University of Bern's study guide presents entry opportunities after graduating with a Bachelor's degree. Also visit the Career Service of the University of Bern
- University of Bern – Study guide – Graduation – and now? – Internships and career entry (German and French)
- University of Bern – Studies – Counselling services – Career Service
With its Career Service for Students, the Bern University of Applied Sciences provides offers and information on preparing for working life.
The Bern University of Teacher Education supports students entering the profession during their first two years with various continuing education programmes.
«Career entry during studies» is aimed at students of the Institute for Preschool and Primary Education (IVP) of the Bern University of Teacher Education.
«Jeunes@Work» offers young graduates free coaching for their entry into professional life. It also offers the opportunity to make concrete contact with companies and to take part in an assessment
- Jeunes@Work – Homepage (German and French)
- Our counsellors will support you in your career entry. Register for personal counselling if you need it – free of charge and confidential.
- You can also find out about our workshops (in German) on career entry on our webpage.