The internship must meet the following requirements:
Suitable employers are research institutes (e.g. Ifo Dresden, DIW Berlin, IZA Bonn, etc.), ministries (e.g. Federal Ministry of Finance, Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, etc.), employees’ and employers’ associations (e.g. DIHK, IHK Berlin, DGB, Verdi), banks (e.g. Deutsche Bundesbank, ECB, German Bank, etc.), consultancies (Rambøll Management, McKinsey, etc.), political parties or NGOs.
In general, we encourage you to complete the internship as a whole. However, since this is not always possible, several internships or a split internship will be recognized in justified cases. Yet, the amount of hours of work must still account for at least 540 hours of work (at least 320 hours of work according to the old study regulations). Please discuss this with the program coordinator or his team in due time.
Once you have received your internship certificate from your employer, you must present the original of that certificate to Mrs. Cordula Arlinghaus (please leave your student ID number and your e-mail address in case of questions). You will be notified of the status of the recognition via e-mail. In case of a successful recognition of the internship, a letter of recognition will be forwarded to the examination office directly, without any further action on your part.
Get in contact with the program coordinator or his team beforehand in order to find out whether your internship meets all requirements to be successfully recognized!