|US Partner Institution||Lafayette College|
|Faculty||Course taught by AIB faculty|
|On-Site Coordinator||Mira Arbeiter|
|Sequence||4-week internship extension of Summer Program|
The AIB can arrange for internship possibilities in various fields in the Cologne-Bonn region, Germany. Possible fields range from German businesses, scientific partners, political and cultural institutions to international NGOs with focus on:
First choice of internship interest not guaranteed. Placement takes place based upon language skills and personal qualifications.
The AIB Internship Program also includes the International Professional Career Development course. This course is designed to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills that help them to interact successfully in their working environment. The course builds on the students’ first-hand experience in their internship and provides models for critical reflection as well as self-assessment. Furthermore, the course provides the students with basic business German and knowledge of the German labor and educational system.
In addition the course introduces students through practical exercises and activities to basic concepts from the field of intercultural communication that are relevant in and applicable to the students study abroad situation, such as:
Students participating in this program have the opportunity to:
Students participating in this program receive:
Format: 4-week internship, subsequent to the German Language & Culture Immersion Summer Program
Pre-Requisite: Successful participation in the German Language & Culture Immersion Summer Program at AIB
Internship Dates: July 1 – July 29, 2020
Internship Program Costs: $ 1775
Included AIB Services:
Step 1: Submit application documents by February 15:
Please sent by e-mail to Mira Arbeiter, firstname.lastname@example.org; one pdf-file.
Step 2: Down payment to AIB (March)
Step 3: Personal interview with AIB Internship coordinator via skype (March/April)
Step 4: Final payment to AIB (due May 15)
Step 5: Internship Placement & On-Site Introductory Visit (June)