Career events

The Max Planck Institute organizes several events concerning important aspects of your career throughout the year. The Institute also supports third-party events as a partner.

Annual Events

Summer Schools organized by the International Max Planck Research School Magdeburg (every two years)

Ladies Night for Women in Engineering Sciences, for students and Ph.D. students in the engineering sciences and pupils, who are interested in technical professions (April)

Schülerpraktikum „Verfahrenstechnik und Technische Kybernetik“, internship for high school students (Easter holidays)

Zukunftstag – Girls‘ & Boys‘ Day, for school students from 7th to 10th form end of March or April)

Selected Previous Events


March 7: Ph.D. - What’s next? Was kommt nach der Promotion? Career Day from doctoral students for doctoral students

March 18 - 20: YCOPE 2019 - Young Professionals Conference on Process Engineering


March 14: Industry Career Workshop “From academia to industry: applied research and career challenges”

February 2-3: Softskills-Course on "Planning your career"


November 11: Women Career Day


April 18: Alumni Speed Informing: Professional Career Paths – What happens after Max Planck?

2006 to 2015: Exhibition booth at ACHEMA fair, Frankfurt / Main

2010 to 2017: Exhibition booth at BIOTECHNICA fair, Hannover

2016 and 2017: Exhibition booth at Perspektive MINT fair, Magdeburg

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