THINK BIG! Our career event for students


think BIG! Career with construction machinery and building material machines

THINK BIG! The largest trade fair in the world is thrilling, particularly for young visitors. Are you a student who is interested in a career in the construction-machine industry? This is the place to get information about available opportunities directly from the source.

The event for students at bauma

  • Information about education, training, careers and the industry at the ICM

  • 614,000 m² of exhibition space at bauma to explore

  • Fun guaranteed every day from April 8–14, 2019

Fascination bauma—Our offer for you

16 Top-Rate Companies
Educational institutes and associations with exciting events, information and training advice. Simply experience it live: a high-tech cockpit, joystick table football, excavator models, grader driving simulators, ball-in-a-maze puzzles, talent machines and lots more.

Live Workshop!
Trainees work on large machines and are interviewed at the same time by the presenters Mike and Ina Atig, so that you learn about their education and future plans.
The shows always start on the hour from 10:00 to 16:00.

Vocational School Live!
What actually happens in a vocational school? How is it different from a “normal” school? Vocational school teachers and trainees give you real insight into the lessons.

A Classic Mechanical Engineering Course of Studies
Students and academic staff from various German universities tell you about their experiences studying mechanical engineering and answer your questions.

Dual-Track Studies (Technology)
A dual-track course of studies consists of a combination of practical work in a company and lectures at a university or vocational college. Students pursuing such studies are on hand to provide further information about this.