College students looking for the opportunity to gain work experience in Germany can now apply for a summer internship through the AATG Internship Program. Internships are available in a wide variety of fields, including social services, agriculture, medicine, business, childcare, and engineering.
Eligibility. Undergraduates who have at least Intermediate Mid German proficiency and meet all other internship-specific requirements are eligible to apply. See the ACTFL Profiency Guidelines for information on language proficiency ratings. Participants must be between the ages of 18 and 30 at time of departure. Graduating seniors are not eligible to apply.
Internship Duration. 3 months.
Internship Program Cost is $2,000. The costs include the application fee and fees for placement, housing, work authorization, and residency permit application. Students must also have a minimum reserve of $1,500 at the time of departure to pay for personal expenses during their stay.
Internship Compensation. All internships provide compensation in the form of a salary or room and board. Salaries are paid monthly and depend on the particular internship. See specific internship listings below for salary information. Unless otherwise noted, room and board are not included in compensation.
Application Deadline was February 1, 2017.
Apply by sending the following application materials to Program Coordinator April Ann Hemphill, email@example.com.
Online Application Form. Complete the form and upload the following. Note: Partial progress on the Online Application Form cannot be saved.
Agreement Form. Print and sign.
A copy of your student ID
Recommendation Form. Completed by applicant's German professor.
A copy of the signature page of your passport
Online Language Self-Evaluation
$500 initial payment. Payment options:
Pay online with credit or debit card through the AATG Store
Send a check to AATG, 112 Haddontowne Court #104, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
If you do not upload your Recommendation Form and copy of the signature page of your passport with the Online Application Form, e-mail these materials to Program Coordinator, April Ann Hemphill, firstname.lastname@example.org. Full payment is due six weeks prior to departure.
Internships in Germany
The following internship positions are available for 2017. Click the arrow for more details. Contact Program Coordinator April Hemphill email@example.com if you have any questions.
Requirements: Intermediate High German proficiency, sophomore or junior standing with a major in Early Childhood Education, Sociology, Psychology, or a related field Compensation: 100 Euros/month and room and board Hide▲