Major: German

Location: CT, United States

Course; Grading: GERM 3292; Graded, A-F
Course co-requisites; Grading: N/A; N/A
Possible number of credits: One – Six
Course prerequisites: Instructor consent required. Three years of college-level German or equivalent.
Minimum class standing and GPA: Junior; 3.00/4.00
Academic work requirement: 15-page internship report in German language.
Can non-majors receive credit? No
Internship is a graduation requirement for
this program:
No
When course is offered: Spring
Additional information: Placement of students as trainees in business, industry, research institutes, and social or government agencies where foreign language skills can be put to use.

 

Sample Internship opportunities for German majors:
Government, Industry, Research and Development, Editorialist, International Development Advocate, Translation Services Assistant, Linguistics and Communications Intern

Sample organizations where German majors have interned:
Audi, Bayer, BMW, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Bosch, Continental, Daimler-Benz, Fraunhofer Institute, Heidelberg University Hospital, HLRS High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart, Karl Storz Endovision, Mercedes Benz, Mercedes AMG, MTU Aero Engines, Porsche, SAP, TRUMPF, Volkswagen, US Embassy in Frankfurt, German Parliament (Bundestag) in Berlin.

Ways to find an internship:
Internships can be found on Handshake, or through online resources found at career.uconn.edu/experiential-learning.

For more information about internship policies in this department, please contact:
Sebastian Wogenstein, Associate Professor
Oak Hall, Room 262
wogenstein@uconn.edu
860-486-9262

internships@uconn.edu
career.uconn.edu
860-486-3013

Sponsor:College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Website:languages.uconn.edu/german