International Students Testimonies

Career start at Sat.1 Frühstücksfernsehen

After his traineeship, Dominik Schwaegerl was able to start directly at Sat.1 Frühstücksfernsehen.

It had been clear to Dominik Schwaegerl that he would like to work in the media industry one day, even before his bachelor's degree in Journalism and Corporate Communications. During his studies, he did an internship at Sat.1 Frühstücksfernsehen, where he was able to do a traineeship directly after graduation. Today he is an editor & on-air reporter on the morning show and especially appreciates the diversity of tasks and the contact with people.

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Freelance editor at Reuters: Lukas Kuite on his entry into journalism

Lukas Kuite (25) is now working as a freelance journalist for the Reuters news agency.

Lukas Kuite acquired a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Corporate Communications at HMKW Berlin and Cologne. After gaining initial work experience at local and regional newspapers as well as the radio station SWR4, he has now joined the well-known news agency Reuters as a freelance journalist. In this interview he talks about his greatest professional challenges, his plans for the future and gives students practical advice for their entry into journalism.

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Alumna Lena Herrgesell organizes weddings and events

Lena Herrgesell (B.A. Media and Business Psychology) works now as a event and wedding planner.

Events are Lena Herrgesell's greatest passion. Immediately after her studies of media and business psychology she started her own business as a wedding planner. How does her experience and knowledge from her studies help her in her profession today? We asked her about her everyday work and her time at HMKW Berlin.

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Career start as a PR & Communication Manager at Scandic

Christopher Rust works for Scandic as PR & Communication Manager.

Christopher Rust discovered his enthusiasm for corporate communications during his studies. After working for Hamburger SV and the agency schoesslers, he has been responsible for internal and external communications for all German hotels of the Scandic Group since August 2019. In the interview we asked him about his career start and his previous experiences.

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Career start as a SAP consultant at IBM

Janina Rebhahn is currently working as an SAP consultant for the global IT group IBM as part of her extra-occupational master studies.

In 2018 Janina Rebhahn completed her studies in Media and Event Management successfully at HMKW Berlin. In the interview we asked her about her career start, her career goals and her current job position as an SAP consultant at IBM as part of her extra-occupational master's degree.

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The future starts now: Marketing on the EUREF Campus in Berlin

Business psychologist Sarah Mehlhorn on the EUREF Campus (in the background the Gasometer Schöneberg)

For Sarah Mehlhorn, her great enthusiasm for marketing was already apparent during her studies in business psychology. She completed both her bachelor's and master's degree at the HMKW Berlin. Today she works at the EUREF campus in Berlin-Schöneberg and in her everyday work she deals with seminal topics such as energy, sustainability and mobility.

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