North American applicants
Unique Opportunities for Gaining Professional Experience in Germany
RISE professional - Research Internships in Science and Engineering - gives recent graduates, Master and PhD students in the fields of Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Geology and Physics a unique opportunity to gain practical, career-building experience working in a German company for the summer. Undergraduates who are RISE alumni or former DAAD scholarship holders are also invited to apply. All participants receive stipends from DAAD to help cover living expenses.
The placements will give North American students the possibility to further develop their practical skills, gain an insight into professional work and get to know the opportunities which are offered by industrial companies. They benefit from working in international teams and gaining international professional experience as well as getting a taste of the culture of the German work place. The internship also looks great on a resume and provides excellent opportunities for establishing life-long professional contacts.