Germany Summer Internships

Augsburg, Germany

June 1 - July 31, 2017

Program Highlights

  • Learn about German culture and history 
  • Personalized internship placement in field of study
  • Language partner to improve German language
  • Opportunity to pursue German language courses 

Program Description

On this program students will have the opportunity to intern at one of the many placement sites offered by the Germany Summer Internships. Students will also be able to learn about the rich history of Germany and the roles it plays in the European Union and the world. Students will work with a CSB alum to find a placement which matches their field of study. Possible internship sites include social and educational organizations, financial institutions, start-ups and medium to large companies. Prior German language study is not required, although some familiarity with the language is recommended. 

Program Cost

The estimated program cost is $3,500 plus tuition (approximately $573 per credit). The program cost will be paid out-of-pocket by the students; only the tuition will be charged to your CSB/SJU student account. The cost of the required CSB/SJU insurance will be covered by the $300 application fee. 

This price includes:

  • Round-trip airfare
  • Accommodation
  • Local transportation
  • Food
  • Work authorization permit


Students have a two main options for their on-site accommodations. One is to live with local German students in shared apartments and the other is to live in fully furnished apartments alone or with other interns from the program. 

Academic Credit

Participants are required to take this internship for credit; CGE recommends that students pursue a 2 credit internship to fulfill the Experiential Learning requirement of the core curriculum (however only 1 credit is required to participate in the program). The Office of Experiential Learning and Community Engagement can assist with this process.