Call for application and procedure

The application period for internships in 2020 will be open from 1st of May till 15th of June 2020.

Who can apply?

Students of higher semesters (completed at least 6 semesters of BA, MA, PhD studies) and young graduates with or without first job experience are eligible to apply. Their field of studies should have following scientific foci:

  • Waste management and recycling
  • Construction
  • Mining and geotechnical engineering
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry / Pharmaceutical industry
  • Electrical engineering / Mechatronics
  • Energy management and Renewable energies
  • Finance / Insurance
  • Geography
  • German studies
  • Design and Architecture
  • Law studies
  • Communication / Media
  • Agricultural engineering and management
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Political and social studies
  • Management consulting
  • Economics and audit
  • Transport & Logistics
  • Environment protection and „green economy“
  • IT und computer technology

The applicants must be enrolled in an Ukrainian university and possess Ukrainian citizenship!

They should not be older than 30 years. A very good command of English and/or German is required.

Please, apply only for ONE field! Otherwise your application will not be considered. If you should have more than one internship preference, please leave a remark in your motivation letter. Be aware that all communication with companies takes place exclusively by our team. You should NOT contact companies in advance.

The application procedure consists of:

  1. Online application in English or German. Your application shall be submitted to the following email address: Bewerbungen-GIZ-Stipendienprogramm-Ukraine@giz.de
  2. Interview in one of the following cities – Kyiv, Kharkiv, Lviv, Odesa;
  3. Interview with a company as a rule via Skype (if requested by the company).

Dates:

  • Call for application – 1. May – 15. June 2020.
  • Pre-selection interviews (Kyiv, Kharkiv, Lviv, Odesa) – beginning of August 2020.
  • Matchmaking (forwarding short-listed profiles to the participating companies; selection procedure done by the companies. Often companies decide based only on the written profiles. Some companies may prefer to conduct additional Skype or telephone interview with the candidate) – August – November.
  • Internship arrangements / Meet&Greet (contracts, insurances, visa, working permit, accommodation) done by the project team in cooperation with scholarship holders and alumni, official reception of new interns – mid of December 2020 in Kyiv.
  • Introduction in Germany. The participation is obligatory – end of February 2021.
  • Beginning of the internship (departure to the respective cities) – 1. March 2021.

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