Internship Program in Germany

Internship Program in Germany

The Cultural Vistas Internship Program in Germany provides an excellent opportunity for students to gain valuable international work skills, improve German language abilities, and experience German life and culture firsthand. Internship placements are available in a variety of fields, including, but not limited to business, engineering, finance, tourism, IT, media/communications, international relations, the nonprofit sector, German studies, and economics. Most internships are 3 to 12 months in length and have flexible start dates. Many internships are paid and scholarships are available to qualified participants who receive unpaid internships. Participants will receive a scholarship application following acceptance to the program. A limited number of language course stipends are also available for those who qualify.

Subjects

  • Accounting
  • Agriculture
  • Art History
  • Biology (General)
  • Communications
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance
  • Graphic Design
  • History
  • Hotel/Restaurant/Hospitality
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Affairs/Relations
  • Journalism / Broadcasting
  • Law
  • Liberal Arts
  • Linguistics
  • Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations
  • Mathematics
  • Medicine
  • Museum Studies
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Political Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Sociology
  • Sustainable Development
  • Technology
  • Travel / Tourism

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