There are many such jobs. Firms and companies in Karlsruhe often search for students. Especially attractive are surely the jobs of the so-called junior assistant scientists (abbreviation Hiwi) or tutors at the various institutes of the department. The advantage of such jobs consists in the opportunity to get to know the organisation of the university, it also provides an insight into research and interesting projects, the possibility to carry out activities, which are useful for one's own studies and it allows to socialize with other students.
As a rule, it is possible to arrange the time of weekly working hours and thus to adjust to individual needs. Doing this HiWi job, the earnings are about 8,29 euro/h. The civil engineers' department of Karlsruhe belongs to the most active ones in research in Germany, thus there are always enough contracts and projects to employ “hiwis”.