Funded International Internship Programs to Jump-Start Your Career

Would you like to spend a year immersing yourself in German language and culture? Could gaining first-hand experience in Russia help leverage your career?

Does going abroad sound great, but you’re worried about how to pay for it?

Whatever your interests or field of expertise may be, application season is well underway for a variety of Cultural Vistas’ programs offering a little something for everyone. The following programs off international work experience and are all fully-funded or guarantee paid internship placements.

Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program

Learn German and engage with industry experts and decision-makers in this fellowship targeting later-stage career professionals.

Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program in Germany

Deadline:
November 1, 2018

Who’s eligible?
U.S. citizens 40 years of age or younger with a minimum of five years of full-time professional experience.

What’s it like?
Learn more about the impact the Bosch Fellowship has had on 2013-’14 alumna Christina Tsafoulias.

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Alfa Fellowship Program

Gain first-hand work experience in the business, public policy, and cultural environments of Russia while studying the Russian language.

Deadline:
November 15, 2018

Who’s eligible?
U.S., U.K., or German graduate-degree holders aged 25–35 with at least two years of relevant professional experience.

How is the fellowship impacting alumni?
Learn how Sam Schatz leveraged his experience in Moscow to join an innovative global agricultural company.

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Cultural Vistas Fellowship

Never been abroad? The Cultural Vistas Fellowship provides full funding for undergraduate students to complete eight-week summer internship and immersion programs in Hong Kong, Germany, and Argentina.

Deadline:
November 15, 2018

Who’s eligible?
U.S. citizens between the ages of 18–30 who are full-time undergraduate students. Strong preference is given to students with limited financial means to intern abroad.

What is the work culture really like in Hong Kong?
Find out some insider tips on living and interning in Hong Kong from our 2018 class of fellows.

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Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX)

Immerse yourself in German culture by spending a year studying the German language, honing your skills at a professional internship, and living with a German host family.

Deadline:
December 1, 2018

Who’s eligible?
U.S. citizens with a high school diploma between the ages of 18.5–24.

What’s it like to spend a year living and learning in Germany?
Recent alum Ben Conard shares the 5 things he learned from his year abroad.

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International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experiences (IAESTE)

See the world while completing a paid internship in a technical field in one of more than 30 different countries.

Deadline:
Saturday, December 1, 2018

Who’s eligible?
English-speaking students enrolled in technical fields at U.S. universities. Recent graduates may also be eligible.

What’s it like?
Find out how Sandra realized her lifelong dream thanks to IAESTE.

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