Germany Summer Internships
June 1 - July 31, 2018
- 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
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.
The estimated program cost is $4,400 plus tuition (approximately $615 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. One additional cost is the work authorization permit; for U.S. citizens this is €50 and paid for on-site.
This price includes:
- Round-trip airfare
- Local transportation
Academic Requirements & Credit
Students are required to have a minimum of 3.0 GPA for this internship. Prior German language study is recommended, but not required. Students must have completed 4 semesters before starting the internship and the internship must be related to their major field of study.
Students are required to take this internship for credit; CGE recommends that students pursue a 1 credit internship to fulfill the Experiential Learning requirement of the core curriculum (however only 1 credit is required to participate in the program). The Experience and Professional Development Office can assist with this process.
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.