Internships in Germany

Looking to gain work experience? Apply to join an internship in Germany. There are paid and up-paid internship programs in cities like Berlin and you can join placements in different industries like IT, media, human resources and engineering.

 
 

To Reasons to Intern in Germany

Summer Internships in Germany

  • Gain experience
  • You'll get lots of time to explore and see new places on cultural programs experiencing a new culture
  • Learn a new language and improve your CV / resume 
  • Live abroad
  • Meet new people
  • Learn new skills

 

Best Places to Intern in Germany

  • Berlin
  • Munich
  • Hamburg
  • Cologne
  • Frankfurt
  • Essen
  • Stuttgart
  • Dortmund
  • Dusseldorf
  • Bremen

 

Dates & Duration

  • You can join all year round
  • You will usually need to start on a Monday
  • Internship duration: Usually 4 weeks - 12 weeks + longer on request
  • Summer internships in Germany are very popular and you will need to get your application in early to guarantee a placement

 

Eligibility

  • Placements are available for participants aged 18+
  • Due to visa restrictions, participants must be citizens of the European Union, United States of America, Switzerland, Japan or Australia. If you are an Indian citizen or student you will need to apply through a company in your home country
  • Might need to provide proof of your health insurance, personal/public liability insurance and your accident insurance
  • You will need an up to date CV (preferably written in German), an application letter and a photocopy of your passport
  • You might need to take a phone interview before joining to assess suitability
  • You need at least beginner level of the German language 

 

How to Apply

Some companies offer structured placements where you will need to pay a fee, this include:

You will need to apply around 2-3 months before the date that you are considering commencing an internship.

 

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