Summer internship program
LEADERS for FUTURE

LEADERS for FUTURE is an internship program in Berlin for the ambitious people from all over the world. The program is designed to strengthen your professional skills, present the international job market and provide networking. During the stay in Berlin you will strengthen personal and social skills through numerous activities in the multicultural society.

Participants will learn to deal with different professional challenges, work in a team in a performance-oriented manner and develop leadership qualities. 

The mission of the Leaders for Future internship program is to create a dynamically networked community of inspired professionals who have a vision to drive positive change for a common sustainable world.

Program sequence

1st Month

CEREMONIAL OPENING

DIALOGUE WITH LEADERS

INTERNSHIP

WORKSHOP

LEISURE ACTIVITY

INITIATIVE EVENT

CULTURAL EVENT

2nd Month

WEEKEND TRIP

TRAINING COURSE

INTERNSHIP

DIALOGUE WITH LEADERS

LEISURE ACTIVITY

CULTURAL EVENT

CLOSING CEREMONY

Scholarship

Program participants can also apply for full scholarship, or partial scholarship.

On the application form you have the possibility to choose accordingly.

The full scholarship covers the administrative costs, costs for counseling and mentoring, liability insurance, events, and housing. In addition monthly pocket money will be paid. 

The partial scholarship covers the administrative costs, costs for counseling and mentoring, liability insurance, and events. Monthly pocket money is also paid. The holders of the partial scholarship cover the accommodation costs completely.

Accommodation

The participants will stay in the comfortable and furnished apartments in the center of Berlin. The apartments are located centrally and have  single and double rooms. A fast internet connection will also be provided. In the appartments will stay only the participants of internship program LEADERS for FUTURE.

Placement

An exciting program experience begins with diligence and open-mindedness. Whether on your own or through our referral, you will find a matching internship. Our program coordinators will provide you with advice and support throughout the internship search and application process. 

If you get accepted into our program, you will be contacted by our program coordinators via Skype or phone to discuss the detailed program process. Through constant communication before the program starts, our staff will try to learn more about your field of interest, career goals and skill level to give better advice. Also, there will be trainings on how to design a proper CV, how to collect complete application materials, and how to prepare for an Interview.

Internship

The LEADERS for FUTURE internship program combines summer fun with professional development. 

In 2022, the program will run from July 01 to August 31

There is also the possibility to participate in the program for up to 6 months. If you wish to participate in the program for more than 2 months, a fee (980 EUR) will be charged for each additional month, regardless of the type of scholarship awarded. On the application form you have the possibility to indicate if you want to stay additional months.

During the internship, program participants will gain valuable work experience in Berlin. Since Berlin is the largest city in Europe, there will be a development opportunity for all career fields. 

After the successful application process, several helpful tips and information will be provided.

 

Requirements

1.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old at the time of application

2.

Applicants from all countries are welcome

3.

All occupations

4.

Good knowledge of English or German (at least B1)

5.

Be motivated, independent and responsible

Advantages

Exceptional experience in Berlin

Improvement of professional language skills

New professional perspectives

Intercultural communication

Development of personal competencies

Networking and new professional contacts

Practice oriented learning

Individual support

Application documents

For the successful application is required a complete curriculum vitae. The CV should not exceed one page. It should be written chronologically and in German or English.

Application procedure

Application procedure consists of three stages:

 

1) ONLINE APPLICATION VIA THE APPLICATION FORM

Application period:

October 1 - November 30, 2021

2) TASK SHARING VIA YOUTUBE

The selected candidates are assigned a specific task via Youtube.

Beginning of December 2021

3) INTERVIEW PHASE

After completing the tasks, selected candidates will be invited for a personal interview.

January 2022

All candidates will be informed about the final results by February 1, 2022.

If you have any questions, please contact us at application@copernicusberlin.de