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Transatlantic Ruhr Fellowship

Every year from August to September, students of the University Alliance Ruhr can first develop their intercultural skills in a two-week seminar and then gain practical experience in a six-week internship in the New York metropolitan region.

The 2022 Transatlantic Ruhr Fellowship takes place from 1 August to 25 September 2022. The application deadline is 10 December 2021.

The Programme

Beginning in early August, the Transatlantic Ruhr Fellows will first participate in a one-week summer school on Global Markets and Entrepreneurship, followed by a one-week skills seminar in New York City. This will be followed by a six-week internship in a renowned US company or international organisation in the New York metropolitan region.

The seminars will cover the followiung key areas:

  • Intercultural communication
  • Introduction to the differences between US and German corporate culture
  • Workshop for the development of leadership skills
  • Career counseling
  • Talent management
  • Diversity in the workplace
  • US labor law basics
  • Working in the 21st century
  • Entrepreneurship
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