One Year in Berlin: An Internship

by Patrick Molligo Photo courtesy Patrick Molligo After several weeks of juggling term papers, rugby practices, and even a bit of traveling, I’ve finally seemed to settle back into a somewhat normal rhythm here in Berlin. One major advantage of studying in Europe for a full year (as opposed to one semester) is the [...]

By | February 23rd, 2015|Berlin, General, Living in Germany, Study in Germany, Working in Germany|Comments Off on One Year in Berlin: An Internship

How I Got a Fashion Internship in Germany

by Justine Steiner Photo from Gratisogrpahy Finding a German company willing to give an internship to an 18-year-old American girl with no experience and rough German skills isn’t exactly the easiest thing to do. But somehow, I managed to do just that. After being accepted into the Congress-Bundestag Vocational Youth Exchange Program, my [...]

By | January 8th, 2015|Berlin, Fashion, General, Working in Germany|2 Comments

How to Launch Your Career in Germany

by Christina Olivier Photo, text added They say that life is not about the destination, but rather the journey toward it. In the case of finding and establishing a career path in Germany, that statement has never been more true. It is not so much about what one wants to become, but [...]

By | January 6th, 2015|General, Working in Germany|2 Comments

Expat Life: How I Found a Job and Moved to Germany

by Greg Webb Photo If you had asked me two years ago if I would be here in Cologne, Germany, the fourth largest city in the country, I would have likely laughed in your face and asked, "With what money?!" However, approaching my final year of college and with no clear plans [...]

By | December 30th, 2014|Expat Life, General, Living in Germany, Working in Germany|4 Comments

Working in Germany: Culture Shock

by Teresa Osmera  Photo: A whole new level of cultural shock awaited me once I entered the working world in Germany. After my internship, I took my first full time job at a University. At home I had already worked 10 years before coming to Germany and four years within the same [...]

By | December 23rd, 2014|General, Working in Germany|1 Comment

An Au Pair’s Story: The Ups and the Downs

by Krysten Bacon Photo coypright McPHOTO, dpa I’m not a perfect guardian and I was a bad au pair. My temper ran short and my cooking skills didn’t exist and all I wanted to do was go out in Berlin, dance, ride my bike, and talk to boys. But I was an au [...]

By | November 18th, 2014|General, Working in Germany|Comments Off on An Au Pair’s Story: The Ups and the Downs

Working in Germany: Tips for ESL Teachers

After obtaining degrees in English Literature and English Secondary Education,Sean Lords packed up his bags and left for Seoul, South Korea where he lived for three years teaching English abroad. Sean has since returned to the States and is currently at work on his Master's degree. When traveling internationally, the ability to speak English is [...]

By | July 15th, 2013|General, Working in Germany|Comments Off on Working in Germany: Tips for ESL Teachers