The term trainee has long ceased to be a synonym for long-term interns or low-paid career starters. Although trainees lag behind direct career entrants in terms of earnings, they often gain experience that pays off in their future careers.
Mechanical engineers earn above average starting salaries and can increase their salaries significantly over the course of their career - even without a doctorate.
Women in engineering are still the exception rather than the rule. Read here why it is worthwhile to work as an engineer, how it can succeed and what salary is waiting for female engineers.
In Germany, access to higher education is regarded as an basic right to education. How is higher education organised, what requirements have to be fulfilled in order to study, and what must foreign students and researchers watch out for?