EMGIP Internship Program with German State Parliament – via Cultural Vistas

The Émigré Memorial Internship Program – German State Parliaments (EMGIP) is a fellowship program that provides US and Canadian students with internships at a German State parliament (Landtag).  Internships afford students an excellent opportunity to gain government work experience, improve their advanced German language skills, and learn about German culture firsthand.  This professional opportunity overseas is ideal for students planning on pursuing careers at a regional level of government in the US or Canada, or who have an interest in a specific policy issue such as the environment, education, or healthcare.

Eligibility Requirements
Candidates for EMGIP must:

  • be a US or Canadian citizen
  • be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at accredited US or Canadian colleges and universities before, during and after the program
  • be 18-30 years of age
  • have high-intermediate German skills (oral and written)
  • have a minimum of two years of university level studies in a field related to one of the following: international relations, public administration, political science, law, economics, European studies with emphasis on Germany, German or German studies, with a minor in one of the fields listed
  • have some relevant work experience (e.g. internship, volunteer work, summer job)

€670 per month

Application Deadline
Early October for spring programs.  Early December for summer programs.  Late March for fall programs.

Additional Information

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