He's confident that the latest interview went well: He got to talk to real engineers, not just HR reps.
"It's a little bit discouraging at first, because everyone is saying, 'you are sought so much, you're an electrical engineer, everyone wants you,'" Lutz says. "But then you get out, and it's not true."
On the eve of the launch of Class of 2012, Lutz's fortunes turn. He sends out this tweet:
"I got my first official job offer! I will stay in Berlin, building elevators."
Developing electric circuits for elevators is a far cry from Lutz's ambition of making the world a better place through green technologies, but it's a start.
"How awesome," he tweets.
This story was reported by Efty Katsareas, Theodora Tongas and Elena Becatoros in Athens; Cassandra Vinograd and Tom Rayner in London; Greg Keller in Paris; Daniel Woolls and Hernan Munoz Ratto in Madrid; Kerstin Sopke and David Rising in Berlin. It was written by Joji Sakurai in London.
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