Azubis Go USA
The Joachim Herz Foundation offers an internship program for trainees (Azubis: German apprentices) who want to gain on-the-job experience in the United States.
"Azubis Go USA" promotes international mobility as well as, intercultural and professional exchange. It fosters cooperation and advances the personal and professional development of the trainees and participating companies. The internship program started in 2014 and is organized in cooperation with the Bavarian Ministry of Education and the GACC (German American Chamber of Commerce) South.
Building on the founder's and the Foundation's long-standing ties to the state of Georgia, the Joachim Herz Foundation and its partners are looking for companies and nonprofit organizations from different industries in Georgia that are willing to accept an intern for a period of two months.
Save the Date:
Virtual Transatlantic Networking Day
“Azubis go USA”
November 16th, 2020
9AM - 12PM EST
Projects with and within the United States play an especially important role for the Joachim Herz Foundation on account of its founder’s close ties with the country. We believe that it is now more important than ever to deepen transatlantic exchange and understanding.
We are hence cordially inviting you to join us for our virtual Networking Day which will focus on the German-American Trainee-Exchange. Together with German and U.S. participants, we will discuss how virtual tools can enhance the international exchange of apprentices and young professionals in times of travel restrictions, and which virtual formats could best supplement regular programs. We will also present information on our programs “GATE” and “Azubis go USA” and look forward to sharing best practices regarding professional training exchanges from both sides of the Atlantic. Last but not least, we will offer numerous opportunities to connect and network.
The event will start with welcoming addresses by Darion Akins, U.S. Consul General in Hamburg, and Dr. Nina Lemmens, Executive Board Member of the Joachim Herz Foundation.
Details on the event series:
The annual networking day “Azubis go USA” centers on the field of vocational education exchanges and is open to partners and practitioners such as (but not limited to)
- Educators at German vocational schools and U.S. Colleges,
- Trainers and supervisors at companies interested in or offering apprenticeships,
- Professionals active in the field of international exchange
- International Mobility Coordinators at chambers of commerce, workforce development agencies, and trade groups
Participants from other US-German exchange programs (high schools, career academies, University exchanges) are welcome to join in.
Please feel free to share this “Save the Date” notice with interested parties.