AT A GLANCE/LOCATION | PROGRAM TERM | AREAS OF STUDY | COURSE INFORMATION | HOUSING INFORMATION | COSTS | STUDENT LIFE | APPLICATION PROCESS | STAFF CONTACT
AT A GLANCE/LOCATION
Home to nearly 3.5 million people, Berlin is a place of vigorous growth and change. Business and governmental decisions made in this capital city reverberate throughout the European Union and around the world. Berlin houses countless small start-up businesses, with growing communications, life sciences, environmental services, media and music, and digital sectors.
The CIEE Global Internship program is designed for students who want a semester-long program, incorporating an intensive academic internship that offers professional and specific skills development, intercultural development, and a real-world work experience in a local or multinational company or organization. Internships vary by site, discipline, and individual goals. Students take two CIEE electives offered on a six-week academic block system, followed by an eight-week full-time internship with online academic seminar.
Pre-Requisites for Program/Eligibility
An overall GPA of 2.50 is required to be considered for this program.
The exact internship will be based on student academic background and professional experience as well as employer work projects.
Mid August – Late November
Early January – Late April
AREAS OF STUDY
This program offers a range of internships in a wide variety of disciplines. Sample areas include:
- Communication studies
- Political Science
to find the list of available courses.
Homestay (limited: two meals per day)
Residence hall (meals not included)
Shared apartment (limited; meals not included)
1. Administrative Fee: $150
2. Belmont Tuition:
Student will first pay Belmont tuition and then be charged a Program Fee for the difference in total provider program cost and what has already been paid for Belmont tuition. If the provider program costs less than Belmont tuition, the student will only be billed Belmont tuition.
Students are responsible for booking their own international travel.It is recommended that students wait to be accepted fully into their program before booking their airfare.
Required cocurricular excursions and optional cultural activities in and around Berlin complement coursework and immerse student in German history and culture. Students may visit the German Institute for International and Security Affairs to discuss cyber security; walk along the East Side Gallery – the longest existing stretch of the Berlin Wall – with a local artist and political activist; tour Jamba! A ringtone creator and marketing firm that has become one of Berlin’s most successful tech start-ups; and more.
Dates and Deadlines
All requirements must be completed by the Study Abroad Office deadlines: online materials are due by 11:59 PM on the deadline date
How to Apply
- Spring Semester Programs: October 15
- Summer/Fall/Academic Year Programs: March 1
1. Please click the Apply Now button (found at the top-right of this page and/or at the bottom of this page) to apply.
2. You will automatically be directed to your myBelmont account to log-in.
3. After logging in to your myBelmont account, if you are not re-directed back to Belmont Global, open a new window for Belmont Global to complete your application.
This program has a two-step application process:
Step 1) Belmont’s Study Abroad Office application, which requires:
Step 2) The Provider application, to be completed SIMULTANEOUSLY with Step 1:
- Passport photocopy
- Online questionnaires
- Signature documents
- You must submit the provider application and all requested documents directly to the provider by the Belmont Abroad Office deadline, regardless of the deadlines set by the provider organization.
- Instructions for completing the provider application will be provided on your Belmont Abroad Office application. You should contact the provider directly if you have further questions about the application.
- Your application will not be considered complete until you have submitted both the Belmont application and the provider application.
Office of Study Abroad • JAAC 1009
CIEE Global Internship Program in Berlin, Germany
The CIEE Global Internship program is designed for students who want a semester-long program incorporating an intensive academic internship that offers the opportunity for professional and specific skills development, intercultural development, and a real-world work experience in a local or multi-national company or organization. Internships vary from site to site and are available in a variety of academic and professional disciplines.
Students on this program begin by taking two CIEE elective courses offered on a 6-week academic block system. Electives cover a variety of area studies and language courses. Each area studies course includes 45 contact hours for 3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours.
Beginning language courses include 60 contact hours for 3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours.
The second part of the program includes an 8-week CIEE full-time internship (200-240 internship hours) with an integrated academic seminar (30 contact hours) for 6 semester/ 9 quarter hours. In addition, students on this program have the option to enroll in one additional CIEE elective course for 3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours: 1) Intercultural Communication and Leadership (ICL) or 2) Doing Business in Europe during their internship to augment their placement.
Find out more.
Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare.