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German Internships. 2 Options 1.Placement in an internship based on your skills and goals 2.Take language courses geared towards the work environment,

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1 German Internships

2 2 Options 1.Placement in an internship based on your skills and goals 2.Take language courses geared towards the work environment, work in a placement based on your skills and goals provided by the Goethe Institute, finish with summative language courses

3 Option 1

4 8-12 weeks during spring/summer terms 2 applications –1 to BYU’s International Study Programs – 1 to our placement agency Tailored to meet your personal talents and goals

5 Potential Employers Abenteuerspielplazt Riederwald e.V. Accenture Adam Opel, Inc. AmCham - American Chamber of Commerce in Germany American - German Business Club e.V. BBDO Consulting BESTgroup, LLC Carl Schurz Haus Freiburg CDU Fraction Frankfurt CDU/CSU Bundestagsfraktion Cerberus Deutschland, LLC Citigroup Global Markets Germany, Inc. City Utilities - Kassel, Inc. City of Wiesbaden Commerzbank, Inc. Deutsche Bank, Inc. Deutsche Bundesbank EDAG Engineering + Design, Inc. Ecologic - Institute for Intern. & European Environmental Policy ERGO Insurance Group Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Gas-Union, LLC

6 German American Chamber of Commerce of S. Carolina German Federal Foreign Office German Federal Ministry of the Interior German Federal Press Office Gresser Archictects GmbH Hamburg Business Development Corporation, LLC Hassia Group Hessen State Government HR - Hessen State Broadcasting ifo Institute für Wirtschaftsforschung IFVE Institut für Vermögensentwicklung Ion Power, Inc. Johns Hopkin University Medical Center KPMG, Inc. Lawfirm of Haag, Eckhardt and Schoenpflug Lenz Winery Maryland Disability Law Center Mensana Clinic Morgan Stanley Bank, Inc. Perlitz Strategy Consulting Group PersonaTEC IT Consulting, LLC PIMCO, LLC Research Center Karlsruhe, LLC Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects RWE, Inc. Sal. Oppenheim jr. & Cie. KGaA Siemens, Inc. SPD Fraction Frankfurt

7 State of Virginia - European Office SWR - Southwest State Broadcaster Tchibo, LLC Theater Freiburg Titan Corporation University of Applied Science Mainz University of Freiburg Medical Clinic UPS, Inc. VCM Venture Capital Management Washington State European Office WestLB, Inc. WINGAS, LLC ZDF - Second German Television Broadcaster

8 Cost $25 application fee  non-refundable $100 placement fee  refundable only if no placement is found for you BYU tuition  scholarships can be applied All travel costs Should the employer provide a stipend, it will not cover all living expenses. Be prepared to pay living expenses of 750 – 1,500 Euro per month. These may be lower depending on where you work. An administration fee of 70 € for our placement agency applies once an internship has been accepted. –paid at orientation –goes towards work permit waiver.

9 Placement Agency Application To be completed after accepted to BYU’s program Signed and completed application form Resume in German with photo Cover letter tailored to the desired internship field(s) Transcript of courses taken (unofficial) Copy of your passport Verification of language abilities by the Germanics Department addressing oral and written abilities Confidential letter of recommendation

10 Housing Options Living with German students – Most students in Germany live in communal apartments or WGs (Wohngemeinschaft) rented by a group of individuals who share a kitchen and bath. Subletting – There are numerous websites/ online newspapers where people advertise rooms to rent. Rental Agency – A proportional sum is required by the agency (ca. 100 Euro for 2 months), but it assures that you have a clean room with sheets and towels. Universities – Some universities offer rooms to sublet during the summer months (Ferienvermietung, etc.).

11 Option 2

12 8 weeks 3 weeks language classes, 4 weeks at the internship placement 1 week language class 07 May June 2007 Located in scenic Schwaebisch Hall

13 Cost $25 application fee  non-refundable $100 placement fee  refundable only if no placement is found for you BYU tuition  scholarships can be applied All travel costs 2 meals/day € 2180  includes shared room and breakfast

14 Housing A peaceful place with a view of the city A 5 Minute walk from the Institute Single or double room All rooms come with a shower in the bathroom and refrigerator Telephone and Internet connection possible One kitchen per apartment complex Washing machine and dryer available for your use

15 BYU Credit You set up courses you want/need –Choosing the language course option will limit your options to Generally German internship or conversation credits are included Required minimum 4.5 credits per term

16 The application to BYU’s International Study Programs 2 letters of recommendation $25 Resume Letter of intent Transcript


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