I was just wondering whether the application process for spring weeks in the Engineering/Technology divisions are as competitive as they are for Investment Banking. I just skimmed through previous threads and was pretty surprised as I hadn't expected the majority of applicants to already have work experience/extracurriculars. It made me a little worried. How would you estimate my chances with this profile?
- Abitur/A-Levels: 1.0 (best possible grade), I guess it's equivalent to A*A*A(*)
- subject of study: physics (at one of the great STEM universities in Germany - however, the concept of target universities doesn't really exist here)
- ECs/work experience: I already studied physics at university during my last year of high school (achieved best possible grade); I'm a part-time (voluntary) software engineer at a NGO providing help for developing countries; I'm currently contributing to open-source educational software; other non-tech stuff such as working at a supermarket, tutoring maths - those are not worth including, are they?
Good luck with your applications!