The non-profit organization known as Cultural Vistas offers a wide range of internship-abroad programs, many of which are either paid or supported by scholarships. Cultural Vistas is affiliated with U-M’s German department.
Four Cultural Vistas programs have a deadline of Monday, December 1 (see below for announcement from Cultural Vistas with links).
Three take place in Germany; IAESTE internships are for Engineering and science students only and are offered worldwide.
Undergraduates, graduate/professional students and current students who will graduate are all eligible.
Note that the academic-year Congress-Bundestag program is open to students as well as alumni between the age of 18-24!
Peggy Wunderwald-Jensen, who is the Cultural Vistas Midwest representative and a faculty member in U-M’s German department, will be happy to respond via e-mail to any questions you may have.
(Bill Nolting, U-M International Center)
- Summer Internships in Germany 2015
Placement program open to U.S. students and international students in all fields; internships are 2-3 months; mostly paid in Germany. Scholarships available.
German language skills required.
Paid internship opportunities for students majoring in technical fields (U.S. citizens and international students); selected from a network of 80 member countries; generally 2-3 months in the summer (fall and long-term internships are also available).
Foreign language skill requirements vary by position. Most positions only require English.
Full year, reciprocal work-study scholarship program providing 75 U.S. students and young professionals with an understanding of everyday life, education, and professional training in Germany. Scholarship includes round-trip transatlantic flight, university tuition, language training, living stipend, and program-related travel costs in Germany. Current students, graduating seniors and alumni ages 18-24 are eligible. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Prior knowledge of German language helpful but not required.
EMGIP offers internship opportunities at state parliaments (“Landtage”) across Germany’s 16 state capitals. The program encourages applications by students (with US or Canadian citizenship) with a background in a field related to Public Policy, International Relations, Public Administration, Political Science, Law, Business, Economics, European Studies, German Studies, or Journalism. A monthly stipend of EUR 670 is provided.
High intermediate German language skills required.
Lecturer, Germanic Languages and Literatures
Midwest Representative, Cultural Vistas
University of Michigan
812 East Washington, MLB 3416
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
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