CAREER Fairs & Talks

In addition to the variety of CAREER Talks offered by the HMGU Career Center, we have also created a list of German, European and international CAREER Fairs and Talks, which will give you further insight into a diverse range of career paths available to you.

The list below gives you an overview. For further information on each event, please click on the name of the event, in order to be directed to the respective website.

CAREER Fairs (virtual & on-site)

Name Focus
Helmholtz Data Science Career Day Learn about different Data Science career fields and meet Helmholtz employers and partners
Master Messe München Primarily for Master students, but relevant information on further education and Master's programs
Jobvector Career Day Engineers, computer scientists, physicians and natural scientists
Chance Messe Graduates and founders
T5 Jobmesse Natural scientists, engineers, computer scientists
Women & Work Digital career fair for women
herCareer Women in MINT subjects
Analytica Leading career fair for laboratory technology, analytics, biotechnology & analytica
IKOM Recruiting Fair at TU Munich (TUM)
BioVaria Europe's largest showcasing event for life-science technologies
MINT Jobtag MINT career fair in Munich
PhD Talent Career Fair World's biggest career fair for MINT etc.
PhD Job Fair Job fair for young researchers
Chemtogether Job fair for chemistry and pharmacy
Research in Germany Reseachers from all subjects
Bonding - Kontaktmesse Researchers from all subjects, focus on MINT subjects
BCF Career Fair Biosciences, chemistry & food sciences; possibility to meet employers (Belgium, Netherlands) & CV checks
Tech Job Fair For tech and digital professionals (several events per month)


CAREER Talks, Podcasts & Webinars

Name Focus
DKFZ Career Day Insights into different career paths in specific fields, with the use of live career talks and webinars.
EMBL Career Events EMBL Career Days & Webinar series providing live career talks about different career paths.
German Scholar's Organization (GSO) Insight into paths to professorship, as well as career transitions into industry (mainly German speaking events), career talks and webinars.
HirePhD Series on alternative career paths (career talks)
MedComms Networking and dialogue among pharmaceutical industry and medical communications, focussing on specialist medical education, medical communications and medical publishing activities. Several events each month (webinars).
Young Entrepreneurs in Science (YES) Workshops helping you discover the potential of your Ph.D. and explore your entrepreneurial spirit.
When Science Speaks Podcast for scientists, engineers, and technical professionals featuring career talks
Wissens-Handeln? Wie können sich Wissenschaftler*innen jenseits akademischer Diskurse gesellschaftlich engagieren und in öffentliche Debatten oder politische Entscheidungsprozesse einbringen? Podcastreihe der Arbeitsgruppe „Engagierte Wissenschaft“ der Jungen Akademie. 
Working Scientist The Nature Careers podcast with a strong focus on supporting early career researchers working in academia and other sectors.
PhD Career Stories A podcast where PhDs share stories, successes and failures of their career development after completing their doctorate.
Papa PhD Podcast exploring career and life balance for academics and graduate researchers.
Hopkins Biotech Podcast

John Hopkins University Podcast. Featuring life science career opportunities in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, consulting, venture capital, and other private sector industries.

Beyond the Lab Vanderbilt University Podcast. Interviews with biomedical science PhD and postdoctoral alumni about their career path.
Careers in your Ears King's College London Podcast. The Careers Podcast for PhD Students and Research Staff at King's College London.
Datacast A Podcast following the career journeys of founders, operators, and investors in the data and AI infrastructure space.
herCAREER voice Diverse perspectives about the social, political and scientifical aspects that define our workplaces and especially the female career planning.
The Cancer Researcher Podcast Insights into the inspiring and often challenging world of being a cancer researcher.

Science Communication Accelerator

This scicomX podcast aims to empower scientists, universities, and research organizations to share more science on social media. To do so, the podcast creates episodes with experts in the field of social media and science communication.