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How to find jobs in Germany as an international student?

International students in Germany are allowed to work part-time for up to 120 full days or 240 half days per year. Here are some tips on how to find a job in Germany as an international student:

  1. Check with your university: Many universities in Germany offer student jobs on campus, such as research or teaching assistant positions. Check with your university's career center or job board to see what opportunities are available.

  2. Look for part-time jobs online: There are many websites that list part-time job opportunities in Germany, such as Indeed, Glassdoor, and Stepstone. You can search for jobs based on your skills and interests.

  3. Network with people: Talk to your professors, classmates, and other people you meet in Germany to see if they know of any job opportunities. Attend career fairs and other networking events to meet potential employers.

  4. Consider a student job agency: Some agencies specialize in finding part-time jobs for students, such as Studitemps and Jobmensa.

  5. Be proactive: If you don't see any job listings that match your skills and interests, consider reaching out to companies directly to see if they have any openings. You can also consider starting your own business or freelancing.

Remember to check the legal requirements for working in Germany as an international student, such as work permit requirements and taxation laws. Also, make sure to balance your job responsibilities with your academic studies.


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