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Germany is one of the most influential and important countries in today's economy, and when you look at its history, it's not hard to understand why.
When it comes to music, it's no secret that Germany was home to some of the biggest names in classical music, including Beethoven, Bach, and Mozart. Furthermore, Germany boasts the third most Nobel Laureates, ranging from Albert Einstein for Physics to Herman Hesse for Literature. Also among Germany's famous are some of the greatest thinkers and philosophers like Immanuel Kant, Karl Marx, are Friedrich Nietzsche.
The German National Football (Soccer) Team has won the FIFA World Cup three times and the UEFA European Football Championship another three times. German companies are no less impressive: Adidas, BMW, Porsche, Siemens, Volkswagen, and Bayer to name a few.
With all these big names and accomplishments coming out of Germany, isn't it time you experienced the country yourself with an internship?
Business: With 34 Global Fortune 500 companies that call Germany home, the opportunities for a business-minded individual in Germany are endless. Interns could work with multinational pu companies headquartered in Germany, smaller private companies, and even local, regional businesses. Different types of companies will have different needs, but interns can expect to develop an international perspective on business after completion.
Health and Social Sciences: Internships are available for those interested in psychology in psychiatry and social services institutions, hospitals, and ics throughout Germany. Interns could work with battered women, fams, children and adolescents in therapy, the elderly, substance abusers, and refugees. The possibies are abundant for interns to make contributions to the German community.
Law: Delving into the German legal system is a unique experience, full of intricacies and intrigue. Interns could be placed in major corporate law firms, learning about taxation, mergers, acquisitions, antitrust and EU laws, labor laws, environmental laws, banking, and media. Sounde a lot? It's worth it.
Marketing: Germany has a population of over 80 min people, and with so many people come so many different marketing tactics and opportunities. Interns can expect to conduct market research, work with pu relations and communications, and develop competitive analyses. Depending on personal preference, skill sets and specific company needs, marketing interns in Germany could also work with social media and web design.
Pics: Germany has been caught in the eye of pics these days due to its influence in the European Union. Pical internships in Germany are a great way to experience the country's unique pical tendencies and structure. Placements can be found in mayor's offices, municipal offices, lobby groups, as well as the Bundestag, the Federal Pament of Germany.
As Germany's capital city, Berlin is home to many major companies and will definitely be an important place for anyone looking to intern in Germany. However, other smaller cities such as Cologne and Bonn also present great opportunities. Cologne has a large metropolitan and industrial area. Bonn is home to beautiful art and architecture for those interested in museum internships. Internships are available throughout the year, depending on your placement program.
According to Numbeo, an average one-bedroom apartment in the city center will cost about 500 EU per month, while a similar apartment will cost about 370 EU per month outside the city. Similar patterns occur with larger sized apartments. Some placement programs offer their own housing, check with your provider regarding living arrangements.
Be sure to check out the CBYX for Young Professionals fellowship, too!
Currently, there are no legal regulations for internships in Germany. There are talks within the German government to outline specifics for internships, but nothing has substantiated as of now.
Germany is an excellent place to get started in the global economy and gain experience. Interning abroad is highly looked upon across all job markets, and there's no better place than Germany to start
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