Link tips for foreigners to work in Germany
Federal Employment Agency
You don't have a scooby what the labor market in Germany is about? The Bundesagentur für Arbeit, Germanys Federal Employment Agency, advises you. It is the central address when it comes to job hunting. Here you can search for jobs, seek advice and get information about possible financial support, etc.
International Placement Services (ZAV)
The ZAV is the expert for the international job market at the employment agency. Here you'll find information on working in Germany as well as contacts advise you in your first steps..
Federal Foreign Office
The Foreign Office informs on working and living in Germany. You can find helpful tips on ways of working in Germany, visa regulations, recognition and much more.
Federal Office for Migration and Refugees
The Federal Office for Migration and Refugees helps you to navigate between the legal rules, to find the right person for the necessary documents and applications as well as giving information and advice on working in Germany.
The portal www.info4alien.de informs about alien law. Here you can find information about work, residence and asylum. In the collection of links, there are other useful addresses.
There is detailed information on labor law on www.arbeitsrecht.de. You can find everything about unions, contracts, holiday entitlement, sickness, rates and links to job boards and much more here.
Find out how and where you can have your certificate officially recognized: www.anerkennung-in-deutschland.de
Tips for working for foreign students
The DAAD provides some basic information on making money in Germany, working alongside and after graduation as well as further links for your research.
Internships for students from non-EU states in Germany
A brief summary of the provisions can be found on: http://www.praktikums-boerse.de/html/praktikant/nicht_eu.cfm?Global.from_ur.
Vacation employment in Germany for Foreign Students
A document of the Federal Employment Agency answers all questions on holiday employment in Germany, e.g. how long can I work? Do I need a work permit? Where can I apply? What are the working conditions?
Make it in Germany
On make-it-in-germany.com there is for example a guide on "working in Germany", information on which occupations are in demand and a quick check, with which you can check your opportunities to work in Germany.