To satisfy student's demand for practical training abroad during their course of study most degree programmes require an internship. An internship is meant to give students the opportunity to learn about their field in a real working environment. The emphasis lies on learning.
An internship abroad offers students aditional advantages:
You will learn about new cultures and working environments
You will learn new ways of working and problem solving strategies
You will be able to practise and perfect your language skills under real life conditions
You will widen your chances foran international career
The "International Internship Manual" is meant as a compact guide, to help students at the University of Bremen to succesfully plan their internships abroad and have a valuable experience. To help with questions you will find information on different regions of the world as well as information on financing and where to find additional and reliable information.
The part of the handbook which is addressed to employers is meant to facilitate communications with employers. All this aime to help you shape your individual planning stage, since there is no such thing such as "a golden path" or a "secret recipe". Your time abroad will - not only in hindsight - be one of the most valuable and best experiences during your studies. The more so if it has been tailored to your individual ideas and wishes. Tailored by you on the basis of solid information.
Having said this, enjoy and we wish you success with your internship abroad.
Please note: You will find further information supplementing the Information contained in this handbook on the Career Centers german website. This information is targeted especially at students at the University of Bremen. There you will also find information on Seminars organized by the Career Center.