North Carolina State student-athlete Maddy Pike improved her German language skills, gained cultural insights, and built professional experience during her summer internship across the Atlantic. Read more, in her own words
Introducing STEM LAUNCH. We recently unveiled a new initiative that will provide funding for up to 18 students and two faculty members from Morehouse College & Spelman College to spend two weeks abroad exploring careers in STEM in Berlin and Munich this summer. Read more
Some people say that Berlin is the new art capital of Europe. It’s a cheap metropolis, etched in graffiti, torn by history and united in juxtaposition, where intellect is high and museums are in abundance. In this space, talented artists and historians like University of Michigan grad Kristin Schroeder are meeting up to make sense of it all.
Read more about her experience interning abroad at Museum für Fotografie in Berlin and the impact it’s had on her future career plans.
— Read more about this ECSU student’s experience in Germany through the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals
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Birds on the partly frozen river Elbe in Dresden, Germany. Check out more from The Big Picture’s best nature pictures of 2012
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Read more about Malcolm’s travels and internship experience in Sachsen, Germany during the summer of 2012 in this recent alumni profile.
Malcolm is working toward a career in the Foreign Service and his participation in the Émigré Memorial German Internship Program this summer was one IMPORTANT step in helping him get there.
“There will be ups and downs in an experience like this, but you just have to learn to roll with the punches and keep a positive attitude. If you keep this in mind, you will have an amazing experience gaining global perspective, which you wouldn’t be able to gain at home.” Read more
Our Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals participants celebrate Thanksgiving in Münster!
Here’s more from Christopher’s IAESTE experience in Germany this past summer…
On our trip to Munich organized by the International Office at TU Clausthal, one day was spent going up into the German Alps, and over into Austria. This is a picture from one of the beautiful towns in Austria that we stopped in at to have a look around.
We had gorgeous, warm weather, and the alps were very scenic in view with the local homes. We all really enjoyed the trip through the mountains.