Professional Fellowships

Advance your career abroad.

Cultural Vistas offers several funded opportunities for Americans to advance their careers overseas.

Each fellowship is unique and provides participants with the chance to experience personal and professional growth in an international setting.  

The duration, location, and focus of each fellowship vary so we encourage you to explore each program to determine which best fits your interests.

Cultural Vistas Fellowship
Multinational program providing underrepresented U.S. university students with funded opportunities to enrich their academic learning through professional internship and immersion experiences in Argentina, Germany, and India.

Alfa Fellowship Program
High-level, eleven-month professional development program in Russia placing accomplished young Americans, Britons, and Germans in work assignments at leading organizations in the fields of business, economics, journalism, law, and public policy.

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) for Young Professionals
Full-year, work-study scholarship program providing American and German young professionals the opportunity to live, work, and study abroad

EMGIP Fellowship
One- to three-month fellowship program providing U.S. and Canadian students interested in pursuing careers in government and public affairs with professional internships in the German state parliament. 

Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship
Comprehensive, nine- to twelve-month professional development program in Germany for accomplished young Americans in the fields of business, economics, journalism, law, and public policy.

Baden-Württemberg-STIPENDIUM for Vocationally Qualified People "Work Immersion Study Program" (WISP) 
Funded, three-month summer work-study immersion program for U.S. college students in vocational fields offering language training, personalized internship placement, and the opportunity to experience German culture.