Tools and resources for developing global employability skills

Tools and resources for developing global employability skills

September 07, 2023


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Are you ready to conquer the global job market? In an increasingly interconnected world, where borders are becoming less distinct and opportunities extend beyond geographical limits, it is essential to possess the necessary tools and resources to cultivate your global employability skills.

At Schiller International University, our commitment goes beyond imparting knowledge; we are dedicated to nurturing personal talents such as creative thinking, resilience, adaptability, and a thirst for continuous learning. Our aim is to provide you with a global perspective and equip you with the competencies required to thrive professionally in any country.

Furthermore, the WEF report highlights that over 75% of companies have plans to adopt technologies like big data analytics, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence (AI) in the medium term. Consequently, merely showcasing theoretical knowledge and technical proficiency is no longer sufficient to enter the global job market. Soft skills are more vital than ever...


Insights to boost your global employability skills at Schiller International University

  • Academic programs with a global focus: You can unlock a wide range of meticulously designed academic programs tailored to enhance your global employability. Degrees in international business, international relations, and international hotel management are just a few examples of the options available. These programs offer a well-rounded education that combines theoretical knowledge with practical application in areas relevant to the global work environment, comprehensively preparing you to tackle challenges and seize opportunities in the professional world.
  • International experiences: Right from the start, you'll be exposed to an international learning experience. How? Through interaction with your classmates, the way topics are approached, our working methodology, and immersive cultural activities in the city, which are essential for real experiential learning. This immersion experience enables you to develop exceptional intercultural competence, opening the door to a wide range of global job opportunities. Additionally, you'll build a network of professional contacts worldwide, creating valuable connections that will propel your career.
  • Study abroad: Imagine studying at different campuses located in up to four different countries, immersing yourself in diverse cultures and business environments, and applying knowledge to real life.
  • Get certificates highly demanded by companies: we understand the importance of staying ahead in the ever-evolving world of technology. That's why we offer highly sought-after certificates that are in high demand by companies worldwide. Our Certificate in Data Science and BSc in Computer Science programs provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in the field. Plus, our partnerships with industry leaders like SAS, Microsoft, and Google ensure that you receive the latest and most relevant training. With these certifications, you'll be equipped to tackle the challenges of the digital age and stand out in the competitive job market.


Global Employability Path: The differentiating factor of Schiller International University

The Global Employability Path takes a comprehensive approach designed to prepare you to enhance your professional career on a global scale. Here are some key aspects and how it can benefit those looking to excel in the international job market.

  • Global skills development: Focusing on developing highly valued soft skills and competencies in the global job market is crucial. This includes intercultural skills, effective communication, critical thinking and problem-solving, adaptability and flexibility, leadership, and teamwork. These skills are essential for excelling internationally and collaborating efficiently with multicultural teams.
  • Practical experience and experiential learning: Through experiential learning methodologies, internships, and challenges based on real business projects, you'll have the opportunity to develop industry-specific skills, build professional networks, and enhance your employability. These practical experiences enable you to stand out in the job market and make a difference from the beginning of your career.
  • Career guidance and professional development: We are committed to supporting our students in planning their career paths. That's why we provide career services, guidance from qualified professionals, and events and training on current market trends.
  • Global connections: Across our four international campuses (Tampa, Madrid, Heidelberg, and Paris), there is ample opportunity to network and develop a global mindset. Diversity is present everywhere: in the student community, staff, and faculty to foster cultural exchange and intercultural understanding, valuable skills in a globalized job market.


The development of global employability skills propels you toward an extraordinary professional future! Discover all of our programs, and don't settle for being just another person: dare to be exceptional! Make the most of every resource and tool available at your university to forge the skills that will set you apart in the global job landscape. The future is yours to conquer!