Career entry and plans following a dual course of study

Coverbild: BWP 3/2018
Ausgabe/Jahr (Jahrgang) 3/2018 (47)
Seite(n) 50-54

(Potential) students associate the completion of a dual course of study with guaranteed entry into a profession and good career opportunities. But what is the transition into work actually like? The article considers the start to a professional career and the future plans of this group of bachelor students on the basis of a research project conducted by the Institut für Arbeit und Qualifikation (IAQ) [Institute for Work, Skills and Training]. The findings support both school leavers in their choice of degree and career as well as companies and universities in designing and developing dual courses of study.