Get Paid to Go Abroad: Funded International Fellowships and Internships to Advance Your Career

Would you like to spend a year immersing yourself in German language and culture? Could gaining first-hand experience in Moscow help leverage your career?

Does taking your talents overseas sound great, but you’re not quite sure how to pay for it?

Whatever your interests or field of expertise may be, application season is well underway for a variety of Cultural Vistas’ programs offering a little something for everyone.

The following programs off international work experience and are all fully-funded or guarantee paid internship placements.

Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program

Reached a plateau in your career? Use the Bosch Fellowship to Germany to engage with industry experts and learn German to keep climbing that career ladder. Once it’s over, enjoy all the benefits of the prestigious Robert Bosch Foundation Alumni Association (RBFAA).

The Bosch Fellowship Class of 2019-2020.

Deadline:
November 1, 2019

Who’s eligible?
U.S. citizens 40 years of age or younger with a minimum of five years of full-time professional experience.

How can I use the Bosch Fellowship to further my career?
Learn more about what you can do as a member of the prestigious Robert Bosch Foundation Alumni Association.

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Alfa Fellowship Program

Gain first-hand work experience in the business, public policy, and cultural environments of Russia while studying the Russian language.

The 2014 Alfa Fellows.

Deadline:
November 15, 2019

Who’s eligible?
U.S., U.K., or German professionals aged 25–35 with at least two years of relevant professional experience.

How is the fellowship impacting alumni?
Learn how Sam Schatz leveraged his experience in Moscow to join an innovative global agricultural company.

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Cultural Vistas Fellowship

The Cultural Vistas Fellowship offers fully funded opportunities for undergraduate students to complete eight-week summer internship and immersion programs in Argentina, Germany, and Hong Kong.

The 2019 Cultural Vistas Fellows who traveled to Argentina, Germany, and Hong Kong.

Deadline:
November 15, 2019

Who’s eligible?
U.S. citizens between the ages of 18–30 who are full-time undergraduate students. Strong preference is given to students with limited financial means to intern abroad.

What kind of internships are available for Cultural Vistas Fellows abroad?
Read about the experiences of our 2020 fellows.

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Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX)

Immerse yourself in German culture by spending a year studying the German language, honing your skills at a professional internship, and living with a German host family.

CBYX YP American Orientation Group Photo

Deadline:
December 1, 2019

Who’s eligible?
U.S. citizens with a high school diploma between the ages of 18.5–24.

What’s it like to spend a year living and learning in Germany?
Recent alum Ben Conard shares the 5 things he learned from his year abroad.

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International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experiences (IAESTE)

See the world and complete a paid internship in your technical field of study in one of more than 30 different countries.

Deadline:
Saturday, December 1, 2019

Who’s eligible?
English-speaking students enrolled in technical fields at U.S. universities. Recent graduates may also be eligible.

What are the benefits of a STEM education abroad?
Find out how you can branch out of your field, use technical knowledge to transcend language barriers, and get funding opportunities as a STEM intern abroad.

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