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Internships focused on the environment, marketing, public relations, and business are available in Berlin. Providers may be government or non-government organizations and range from small tech startups to large multinational corporations. You can also work with researchers at Berlin museums or at the US embassy.

Key Facts

  • Internships on this program are optional
  • Some sponsors may expect more hours and a longer time commitment


Some internships require fluency in German language. The language expectation varies by placement. A working knowledge of German will increase your chances of finding an internship.


No course is required, but to receive academic credit you’ll have regular meetings with an internship supervisor and a final project or paper. You will receive detailed instructions on how to get credit for your internship after you apply to the program.

  • The internship can replace a course
  • Pass/no pass credit


To arrange your internship, you’ll receive a list of organizations and advice. It will be up to you to find an internship provider and request an interview. You make most of the arrangements after arrival. 


Get an Award

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Scoring academic credit while learning real-world skills during an internship is just the start. After your program ends, you can apply for an award. You’ll focus on the marketable skills you gained—an ideal addition to your résumé.



Learn About Internship Awards