Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Info Session on Work Abroad Opportunities through Cultural Vistas

Cultural Vistas Work Abroad Programs 2013

Monday, November 12, 4-5pm

International Center, 603 E. Madison, Rm 9

Internship opportunities worldwide for U.S. students (U.S. citizens and international students) majoring in technical fields; all internships are paid; internships are 2-3 months in the summer (fall and long-term internships are also available).

Application deadline: December 1, 2012

Foreign language skill requirements vary by position.

·         Summer Internships in GermanySpainArgentina and Chile 2013

Placement programs open to U.S. students in all fields (note: international students can only apply to the program in Germany); internships are 2-3 months; mostly paid in Germany, unpaid in Spain, Argentina and Chile.

Application deadlines:

Dec 3, 2012 (Germany) & Jan 15, 2013 (Spain, Argentina, Chile).

German or Spanish language skills required.

Internship opportunities for students with U.S. or Canadian citizenship to complete one- to three-month internships with German state parliaments and ministries in early summer, or fall 2013.

Application deadline: December 1, 2012, for early summer 2012.

German language skills required.

Three-month (June-August) work-study immersion program for college students in vocational fields; fellowship covers language course costs, international flight and provides a monthly stipend of Euro 300. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Application deadline: December 1, 2012.

At least one semester of German instruction required.

The inaugural class of (12) Cultural Vistas Fellows will participate in eight-week internships in Buenos Aires, Berlin, and Singapore, complemented by a virtual learning seminar on sustainability issues. Fellowship covers program-related travel expenses, accommodation, seminar. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

Application deadline: January 4, 2013

Prior knowledge of language of host country (applicable in Germany and Argentina only) required.

For further information, please contact:

Peggy Wunderwald-Jensen, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, MLB 3416

Tel.: 734 – 615 6336, Email:, Office Hours: Mo 12-2, Tue/Thur 2-4pm

Peggy Wunderwald-Jensen

Lecturer, Germanic Languages and Literatures

Midwest Representative, Cultural Vistas

University of Michigan

812 East Washington, MLB 3416

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Phone: 734 615 6336/ Fax: 734 763 6557/ Skype: pwjensen

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