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I graduated - what now?

Studying English at the HHU opens all doors to the working world for you.

Whether you want to stick closely to what you've done in your courses by becoming a translator or working in dubbing, or venture out to new and different careers such as directing, project managing or becoming your own boss and working self employed - we offer everything you need to gain the skills it takes to reach your goals!

Click here to hear what paths other students have taken.

Below you can find everything the HHU offers to prepare you for your professional life. 


Career Entry Events Summer Semester 2022

This is where our alumni work today:

- Social Media
- Translation
- Event & Project Managing
- Filmproduction & Directing
- Content Consultancy
- Speech Therapy
- Science Management and Study Organization
- Human Resources
- Search Engine Optimization
- Software Development
Get more insights at our Alumni Talks

Soft skills you will acquire in your studies:

- Excellent English Skills
- Organisational and Time Management
- Communication and Presentation
- Research and Analysis
- Project Management

Career Orientation during your Studies:

- Regular Alumni Talks
- Campus-Rookies website to help you find internships and jobs
- Seminar topics with professional relevance

The Studium Universale program offers you the opportunity to learn new things outside of your own university program. Here you will be able to find courses from other institutes, as well as language coures. 

The KUBUS program aims to prepare you for your working life. In the different seminars you will learn about various occupational fields and handy tricks for the application process. 


Are you looking for an internship or a job? The Campus-Rookies will help you find the right placement for you! This job exchange website was founded by students of the HHU and supports you in your career entry into the job market.


The HHU Career Service supports you in an easy transition from uni to work life. The Career Service team can support you all the way from finding a job to helping you perfect you application papers, entirely free of charge!

Career Service


The English and American Studies institute offers a variety of courses to prepare you for your professional life, for example, creative writing classes or specialised courses for application and preparation.  If you have completed an internship that is relevant to your studies, you can have it recognised for your Career Orientation module. 

You can find the courses for the Career Orientation Module on the HiS-LSF.

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