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Helpful links for the job search

This overview was created together with the Jobcenter Leipzig and expanded over several events. The last update was on 13 January 2023.
Here you will find many links to further information on the topic of job search.

Learn German

BAMFIntegration course search
ArbeitsagenturJob language course search
LeipzigBrochure on available language learning offers, language practice

Recognition of degrees/ qualifications

LeipzigConsultations on the recognition of foreign qualifications – IBAS
Anerkennung-in-DeutschlandDetailed information on the topic of recognition (BMBF)
ArbeitsagenturDetailed information on the topic of recognition (Agentur für Arbeit)
Validierungsverfahren“Valikom” – recognition of qualifications without certificates
(work experience of at least 25 years)
IHK Halle/Dessau,
Dr. Kathrin Rhenländer,
Phone: 0345/2126-260,
HWK Halle/Saale,
Ulrike Thomas,
Phone.: 0345/2999-282,

Career counselling

Planet-BerufCareer orientation and job application training
ArbeitUndLebenMentor Project “Labour Market Mentors Leipzig”

Completion of higher education

Naomi-LeipzigNaomi e.V.
StudentenwerkStudentenwerk – Student Services

Entrepreneurship/ Self-employment

EGZ-LeipzigStart-up support through the EGZ start-up centre
Jobcenter-LeipzigGeneral information from the Job Centre on self-employment
Jobcenter-LeipzigDetailed information from the Job Centre on self-employment

Labour law

Arbeits-ABCSupport for beginners

Job search

BackInJobRegional job search
CesarSearch engine that queries several job platforms
Indeed“Bulletin board”
ArbeitsagenturNationwide job search
JobRapidoWorldwide job search
KimetaSearch engine for job search
RosinenpickerMainly regional job offers
MonsterWorldwide network for job search
Stepstone“Bulletin board”
MeineStadtNationwide job search
XingSocial network for work and career

Job search for different groups of people

JobwareProfessionals and managers
Wila-ArbeitsmarktJob vacancies for scientists from 92 daily and weekly newspapers, 23 specialist journals and around 100 selected job exchanges and other online sources
StaufenbielFor students, graduates and young professionals
AbsolventaFor students, graduates and young professionals
Jobnetzwerk-50plusOffers for people 50+
JobWorldOffers for professionals and managers

Job search by industry

Bau-StellenConstruction jobs
BauweltOffers for architects and building planners
GreenjobsOffers for eco-professionals
Haushaltsjob-BoerseMini-jobs in the household
HogapageJobs in gastronomy
HotelCareerJobs in the hotel industry
IngenieurTechnologies – Career – News
Ingenieur-JobsFor engineers and technicians
InterAmtJobs in the public service
JobvectorJobs for scientists, doctors, programmers and engineers

Training for the application for a study or work place

BewerbungTopics, tips and tools for job/study applications
BewerbungsdschungelTips for taking up work/study
BewerbungsmappenApplication structure and examples
Bewerbung-TippsApplication generator
KarrierebibelTips, tools for application
MonsterCareer development guide with templates and tips
StaufenbielJob interview
TelefoninterviewAll about telephone interview
ArbeitsagenturInfo on career choice and job market entry
Jova-NovaHow to write a CV?
How do I create a personal CV?
What is my career profile?

Society/ Lifestyle

LeipzigLeisure activities in Leipzig

Further education/ apprenticeship

ArbeitsagenturCourse search

Migration counselling services

BAMFSearch for migration counselling facilities

Contacting the Job Centre

Jobcenter-LeipzigContact and opening hours
Jobcenter-LeipzigFeedback form