Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange For Young Professionals


This is a scholarship program with a strong focus on cultural exchange, designed to give participants an understanding of everyday life, education, and professional training in Germany. It is intended primarily for young adults in business, technical, vocational, and agricultural fields. 75 Americans and 100 Germans participate in the program each year. For American participants, the 12-month program begins in late July, and consists of 2 months intensive German, 4 months classroom instruction at a German University of Applied Sciences, 5 months internship in career field.


U.S. citizen or permanent resident, age 18-24, with completed general coursework in target internship field at a community college, college, or university and with Completed some relevant work experience (short-term, volunteer, or internship) in target internship field. German proficiency is preferred, but is not required.


One year internship program in Germany