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Career counselling

We do not offer face-to-face meetings at the moment. However, you still have the option to get career counselling online.

Book a career counselling session on Skype below.


As a student at Aalborg University you can get counselling and coaching on all aspects of your work life at AAU Career - from the first stages of a job search (feedback on your CV and cover letter), going to a job interview, to counselling on your competences.

We can provide information on:

  • Cover letter and CV (resume)
  • Internship, student jobs and project cooperation
  • What type of jobs to apply for
  • What you can offer as a newly qualified graduate
  • The business world and the different industries
  • Unemployment benefits and unions

Book a career counselling session

Here, students at Aalborg University can book a meeting for career counselling (change the language in the top right corner):

Book a session in AalborgBook a session in CopenhagenWe can at the earliest meet you 3 days from today - we need time to prepare.

Remember to upload your materials, such as cover letter, CV, and job advert. You can also e-mail them to us - at the latest 2 days prior our meeting. Follow our guides on how to structure and describe yourself and your competences.


Counselling via mail

If you study at AAU in Esbjerg or for other reasons are not able to attend a meeting or seminars, you can ask for counselling via mail on careers related questions such as career oppotunities or unemployment benefits by writing to karriere@aau.dk.

We may ask you a lot of questions when we answer your mail. Knowing your situation is a prerequisite for being able to give you a good counselling. We will respond on your email within a couple of days.


Counselling on Skype

You can also book a career counselling session n Skype. When you book a Skype meeting, you get a supervisor from AAU in Aalborg. You do not need to install Skype on your computer.

  1. Book Skype guidance at the link below
  2. Before the meeting, you will receive a calendar invitation with a link to the Skype call
  3. You can open the link in Skype or in a browser. Please check the link well in advance to make sure the microphone and camera work (you may need to install a plugin).

Book a Skype session


Career counselling for PhDs

As a PhD student or postdoc at AAU in Aalborg, you can thorugh project Science for Society receive individual career counselling or coaching, with a particular focus on the employment prospects for PhDs outside the university sector.

Read more



AAU Career also organizes a number of interesting events and courses. Stay up-to-date with the careers related seminars.


Considering a PhD? 

If you are considering doing a PhD, we have some guidelines for you. 


For students at AAU only

Counselling is for students at Aalborg University only, and it is free of charge. If you are not studying at AAU, you may find similar services at your unemployment insurance fund or union.