Services and Fees

Cultural Vistas provides personalized support to participants during the application process, throughout the program in Germany, and after returning home. As a non-profit organization, we are dedicated to remaining an affordable option for students and young professionals looking to enhance their careers while living abroad.

Cultural Vistas' Internship Program in Germany offers:

  • Assistance drafting a Lebenslauf (German resume) and crafting a professional essay
  • Internship placement in your field of study with a German host company
  • Pre-departure packet with tips, hints, and advice on life in Germany
  • Financial assistance for unpaid internships through the Cultural Vistas Scholarship Fund (apply separately, based on need)
  • Work authorization services
  • Health insurance (at an additional cost)
  • Enrollment in language course (at an additional cost with limited stipends available)
  • Housing assistance
  • Support in Germany throughout the internship
  • Invitation to networking events at the Cultural Vistas European office in Berlin
  • Reentry guidebook about marketing your work experience abroad for the U.S. job market

The program fee for the Internship Program in Germany is $775, which includes a non-refundable $75 application fee. Applications are reviewed only after the application fee has been received. Please note that we will only process payments from qualified applicants.