Do you possess very good German language skills and wondering which career opportunities exist in Germany? Would you like to know how to apply for the epos DAAD scholarship? Evalyne Mungai shared with us her career path in Germany. Watch her LIVE session below:


Evalyne is an enthusiastic customer experience specialist in various industries. She started out as junior product executive for an international tour operator, before transitioning to operations and guest  relations management.

After working for 5,5 years in Kenya, she decided to pursue a different path in Germany. Having studied German as a foreign language and business studies , Evalyne pursued an MBA in international management with a scholarship from the DAAD and got a job in one of the biggest tech companies in Germany. She has since transitioned still in IT to the construction industry. Evalyne is passionate about people and the world and the opportunities offered by technology and is more than happy to share her passion with you.

DAAD EPOS scholarship link: >>Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS)

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Rose Wambui came to Germany in 2010 as an Au-pair. After the Au-pair programme, she joined the FSJ programme and volunteered for one year as she continued learning the language. 

Many young people are looking for opportunities to study locally or abroad. Having a connection to a network with professionals to mentor and give the career guidance is very vital as well.

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