Internships at the University of Münster

Are you almost finished with school or do you have to complete an internship as part of your graduation requirements? The University of Münster offers internships for pupils in order to help them choose an occupation and become acquainted with the University as an employer.

Do your study regulations require that you complete a mandatory internship as part of your your university education? We offer student internships in the University administration for various degree programmes.

Are you required to complete a mandatory work placement as part of a retraining programme in a commercial field? We can help you find one in the University administration in selected occupational fields.

With some 45,000 students and 7,115 employees, the University of Münster is one of the largest universities in Germany and largest employers in Münsterland.

The University of Münster is committed to supporting young talent – not only in research and teaching, but also in the administrative and support-service areas. In a pleasant learning and working environment, interns at the University of Münster have the opportunity to become familiar with diverse occupational fields and prepare themselves both personally and professionally for a successful career.

  • Internships for pupils

    Are you almost finished with school or do you have to complete a internship as part of your graduation requirements?

    In order to help pupils choose an occupation and become acquainted with the University of Münster as an employer, we offer vocational training in the following occupations:

    Carpenter
    Chemistry laboratory technician
    Computer technician (specialisation: System Integration)
    Computer technician (specialisation: Application Development)
    Electronics technician (specialisation: Energy and Building Technology)
    Electronics technician (specialisation: Equipment and Systems)
    Gardener (specialisation: Ornamental Plant Cultivation)
    Geoscientific preparator
    Glass apparatus maker
    Information technology officer
    IT system electronics technician
    Media and information services specialist (specialisation: Library)
    Office management specialist – with additional optional qualification as European assistant (IHK)
    Precision mechanic (specialisation: Precision Engineering)
    Sport and fitness specialist

    Read more about the occupational profiles we offer.

    We encourage you to spend some time looking into what occupations might interest you. Also be sure to apply early as there are only a limited number of internships available. Experience shows that the ideal time to submit applications is three to four months prior to when the internship is scheduled to begin.

    Please send us – via email if you wish – an application letter explaining which occupational profile interests you and the desired training period (often prescribed by the school). In addition, please include a short CV and your last two report cards. If applicable, also include the letter from your school addressed to potential work placement providers.

    Please send your application for a pupil internship to:

    Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität
    Personalentwicklung
    Stichwort: Praktikum - "Bezeichnung des Berufsbildes"
    Schlossplatz 2
    48149 Münster

    or by email to: schulpraktikum@uni-muenster.de

    PLEASE NOTE:
    Internships at the University of Münster are not allocated on the basis of a central list of all available places at the University. Rather, we make an effort to individually match each candidate to an area suited to his/her abilities and interests – and always in close consultation with the relevant departmental representatives. That is why we cannot provide any estimate by phone as to the prospects of your application in advance. We ask you for your understanding.

  • Internships for students

    Do your study regulations require that you complete a mandatory internship as part of your your university education?

    We offer student internships in the University administration for the following degree programmes:

    • Electrical Engineering
    • Energy Management
    • Facility Management
    • University Management
    • Psychology (specialisation: Occupational, Organisational and Business Psychology)
    • Social Work
    • Supply Engineering
    • Economics
    • Business Informatics

    Please make sure to apply early and include details about your interests and the desired timeframe of the internship. Based on this information, we will determine whether we can offer you a suitable internship.

    The same applies to students who wish to write their thesis or dissertation as part of an internship in the University administration.

    If you did not find your degree programme above but are still interested in an internship in the administration of the University of Münster, please contact us!

    Please note

    Internships in the faculties are allocated by the faculties themselves. Therefore, we recommend directly contacting the faculty representative responsible for internships in your preferred field.

    Current internship offers

    There are no internships available at the moment. Nonetheless, we welcome unsolicited applications by email:
    praktikum.verwaltung@uni-muenster.de

  • ... Other options

    Work placements for professional retraining programmes

    Are you required to complete a mandatory work placement in the commercial field as part of your retraining programme? We can offer you work placements in the University administration in the following areas:

    • Finance
    • Purchasing

    Contact

    Jessica Willamowski
    Tel. +49 251 83-21590
    Internship and work placement queries