Education - Career Opportunities for Graduates
The ongoing transformation process of the utility industry requires managers who are able to consider technical, economic and political aspects in their decision making. Well-educated professionals specializing in deregulated utility markets are in great demand in industry and commerce despite the current economic slowdown. The interdisciplinary nature of the education makes it relatively easy for graduates to establish careers with excellent prospects, in Germany and abroad.
Graduates of the Energy Research Division find themselves in demand by a range of organisations which includes:
- Utility companies
- Energy traders and brokers
- Equipment manufacturers
- Engineering and construction companies
- National and international planning bureaux
- Software manufacturers
- Investment banks
- Investment funds
- Energy consumers
- Public authorities on communal, regional or national level
- National and international organisations as well as industry associations
Graduates find employment in a wide range of technical or managerial roles, starting typically as analysts, junior consultants, advisors to the board of directors, in sales or as energy political subject matter experts.
Recent job advertisements are available at the Energy Research Division building. All research staff is happy to give further advise.