Immersive Internship Program in Berlin

Kickstart your career with a CV-boosting international work experience program.

Berlin exudes a relaxed but ambitious vibe. One of Europe’s most fun and dynamic cities – Berlin is a powerhouse in design, architecture, and entrepreneurship.

Well-known for its start-up successes and blooming art scene, no other German cities balance work and play as well as Berlin. You may be meeting new friends at a rooftop BBQ or playing beach volleyball in the Volkspark Friedrichshain after work.

On a more personal level, Berlin seems to reject the concept of the usual or unusual and emanates a vibe of acceptance of individual style and persona. Discover your true self with our Berlin internship.

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What’s Included

What

Career Development

A guaranteed professional internship in your preferred industry

You will get a guaranteed internship in the industry of your choice. We’ll carefully design your Immersive Internship Program so it has the perfect ingredients for your career success. From picking the right role for you within our extensive network of partner firms, to ironing out the details with your internship company.

Immersive workshop

Our workshop includes exercises and activities that will help you thrive in your internship as well as your future career. A typical workshop may include sessions on communication, leadership, personal branding, building confidence etc.

Career coaching and support

Your 1-to-1 career coaching session with our qualified coach will help you understand your strengths and gain clarity on your career plans. Scheduled at your convenience, this will be a fantastic opportunity to review existing aspirations or start future plans afresh.

You will also have access to personal career and interview advice throughout the duration of your program.

Curated calendar of professional networking events

Our local team is constantly on the lookout for professional networking events across the city. Make sure you keep an eye out for our invites – these events will be great opportunities to meet inspiring people and make valuable contacts.

Curated online courses and tools

A range of curated online courses and resources to help your professional and personal development.

Please check out the Career Development section below to find out more.

CV support

A stand-out CV will boost your chances of getting a job you love. We’ll make sure yours is finished to the highest standards and is ready to send out.

Beyond Academy Certificate of Excellence

Once you’ve successfully completed the program, your alumnus status will be confirmed with a Beyond Academy Certificate of Excellence.

Community & Events

Thriving local community

Excited but nervous about your upcoming adventure? No worries – you will join a local community of existing and new interns, who’ve all been in your shoes. Of course, our incredible local Community Team is always there to make sure you have a great time.

Comprehensive 24/7 local support

Our local team will be on hand to make sure you have the best experience possible, and support you in any challenges that you may face during your program.

Orientation

Take your first day settling in (and get over jetlag for those coming from afar!). You will be invited to a comprehensive orientation on your second day in the country, where we will tell you everything you need to know about the city and what to expect from the program in the coming weeks and months.

Welcome dinner

After the orientation, our welcome dinner will be the perfect opportunity for you to get to know your fellow interns better. Many of our previous interns have made friends for life during their internship programs!

Bi-Weekly community dinner

There will be a community dinner every few weeks to keep you in touch with everyone.

Every few weeks we will get everyone together for a fun evening of catchups and good local food.

Local events and day trips

During the program we’ll run three events, from spectacular cultural sites to amazing cooking classes and food tours. Please check out the Community section below to find out more.

A bustling social calendar of exciting events

We run an active program of events; so when you are free join us and let your inner explorer go wild.

Farewell dinner to celebrate program completion

As your course nears its end, celebrate your achievements with our end of program dinner.

Some extras

Visa support

We get it, applying for a visa can be complicated. But don’t worry, if you need a visa, our team will be on hand to support you throughout the process. Head to our Visa Eligibility page to find out if you need a visa.

Airport transport on arrival

We’ll pick you up when you arrive, and take you to your accommodation.

Beyond welcome bag

A bag of exciting hand-picked goodies.

SIM card (on request)

If you need a country-specific SIM card for your phone, we’ll have it ready for you on arrival.

Career Development

Our carefully designed career development program will equip and empower you, so you can flourish during your internship and beyond.

An intern at her host company International interns at a business workshop Career coaching for an intern Overseas intern taking online courses
An intern at her host company International interns at a business workshop Career coaching for an intern Overseas intern taking online courses

A professional internship

We offer a guaranteed internship in the industry of your choice, with start dates every month and durations from between one and six months.

An internship gives you sound insight into local business practice wherever you are. Plus real-world skills you can use everywhere.

The city itself, oozing history, evident in its architecture and attitudes, is a fascinating place to live and work. The old and the new live side-by-side in this edgy city full of energy and culture.

Work experience in Berlin will provide you with a comprehensive introduction to business as well as an international network to kick-start your career.

Immersive workshop

Our workshop is meticulously designed to help you get the most out of your program experience.

Run by inspiring speakers and coaches, our workshop program teems with exciting and useful exercises and sessions that help you hone your skills.

Get ready to come out of the workshop empowered and inspired – both professionally and personally.

Build up your core communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills.

Work on your personal brand and learn how to build confidence. Discover and harness passions for lasting career success.

Career coaching & support

Our qualified coach will take you through a1-to-1 coaching session. Tailored around you, your coach will walk through the plans, goals, and aspirations for your career. It’s a fantastic opportunity to explore who you want to be, both professionally and personally.

You can schedule it around your diary, which is bound to be pretty full, so you can talk about what is most important to you. Do it at the beginning of the program to focus on making the most of the internship. A mid-term session is great if you want to talk about how you’re finding things.Take it towards the end if some self-reflection and forward-planning is in order.

Don’t forget you can get personal career advice and interview tips from our team at any time during the program.

We can also help you perfect your CV and LinkedIn profile, or prepare a professional portfolio.

Online tools and courses

We’ve curated a selection of the very best online tools and resources that will support you in making the most out of your internship experience, and boost your career in general.

A personal development plan toolkit. Online seminars on how to succeed at interviews. Sessions on making an impact, building your personal brand, or developing professional IQ. These are just some of the examples of interesting and useful resources you will have access to.

Community & Events

We want you to feel at home when interning with us. Our Community Teams will help you do just that. They’ll assist you in getting settled in and provide pointers in the right direction, should it be needed.

Our Berlin intern community Berlin interns at their welcome dinner Interns at a networking event Interns in Berlin take a Potsdam Trip Berlin Art & Food street tour Our interns in Berlin enjoy an evening at CLAERCHENS Berlin
Our Berlin intern community Berlin interns at their welcome dinner Interns at a networking event Interns in Berlin take a Potsdam Trip Berlin Art & Food street tour Our interns in Berlin enjoy an evening at CLAERCHENS Berlin

Your Berlin Community

Berlin is not a difficult city in which to feel at home. It is relaxed and multicultural – you can find any cuisine you may fancy, from gyros to sushi. The architecture is diverse and fascinating, including Soviet-era buildings that have been kept in places like Frankfurter Allee.

There is always lots to find out and explore in a new city – what better way to do so than with your fellow interns? Want to rent a bike during your time here or curious about our Postdam Trip? Our Community Team will be on hand 24/7 to answer any questions your have.

Welcome Orientation

A full introduction to the program, the city and other interns. The perfect chance to get ready for the transformative few months ahead. There’ll be more dinner invites every few weeks, so keep an eye out.

Networking Opportunities

We’ll invite you to events and networking opportunities in Berlin. Build up your international contacts and have fun while doing it.

Potsdam Trip

About 40 minutes from Berlin lies the beautiful Potsdam. The baroque building and 17 regal palaces tell you much about the history of this fairytale-like village. Explore at your leisure.

Art & Food

During your walking tour, you’ll get a feast for all your senses. Cool art galleries and street murals are well worth seeing. The street food like Flammenkuchen and Currywurst are a taste sensation.

Clärchens Ballhaus

This dance hall was opened in 1913 by Fritz Bühler, and quickly became known as Clärchens Ballhaus. The Clärchens defined the Berlin nightlife scene for over 100 years, and you’ll get to see why.

Your Berlin program
at a glance

See what awaits you – here’s a snapshot of what it’s like to intern in Berlin based on a typical 6-week program.

Intern during her first week in Berlin

Weeks 1 & 2

You’re finally here! In the beating heart of one of Europe’s most fun and exciting cities.

Your first day will be about finding your feet and getting your bearings. Get settled into your accommodation and join us for your orientation and welcome dinner. This is a great opportunity to meet the other interns and start your shared experiences.

The initial weeks give you plenty of opportunities to get to know your coworkers and get used to your work environment. Grab a coffee with your Community Manager in one of Berlin’s trendy cafes and ask any questions you may have.

Our business workshop will also help you add more strings to your bow during your internship in Berlin.

Berlin has so much to offer as a city – exquisite culture, amazing food, incredible history – you will never have a dull weekend. Indulge in street food whilst enjoying street art during our area walking tour – a fantastic intro to this incredible city!

Interns in Berlin enjoying the city

Weeks 3 & 4

By now, you will find yourself fully immersed in work. Also, make sure you head to some of the many networking events the city offers. Get inspired and make contacts – you never know who you might meet!

Although you don’t need to speak German to get by in Berlin – might still be fun to pick up some phrases while you are here?

Unwind from work with our Potsdam day trip – the magnificent Sanssouci Palace will take your breath away.

View over Berlin

Weeks 5 & 6

By now, you should have an idea of what you’ve enjoyed and how your experience here may shape your future ambitions. No doubt the network of friends and connections you have fostered will be invaluable to you.

Now is also the perfect time to take advantage of our one-to-one business coaching session to cement everything you’ve learned.

Celebrate your time in this great city and end your Berlin experience on a high with our dinner at the historic Claerchen’s Ballhaus. Before you go – how about a final play at the Schaubuhne or a visit to the Tiergarten?

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Program Costs

Our guarantee: In the highly unlikely event that we’re unable to find you a role within your chosen industries, you will receive a full refund of any program payments made.

Already in Germany? German nationals as well as international students with a valid German visa will be eligible for a €450 discount. If you think you may be eligible, let us know during your admissions interview and we can discuss with you during the call.

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! Please note that flights, food and Visa costs (if applicable) are not included. Visit our visa eligibility page   to find out if you need a visa.

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Length of Program

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Pay in full discount
In order to qualify for the discount, you’ll need to make your payment in full within 7 days of your program offer.
Less than 7 weeks from start date

Deposit: 10% of the total program fee, payable within 7 days of being accepted to the program.

Payment 1: 90% of the total program fee, payable at least 4 weeks before your start date.

7 – 10 weeks from start date

Deposit: 10% of the total program fee, payable within 7 days of your program offer.

Payment 1: 90% of the total program fee, payable within 4 weeks of your program offer.

11 – 14 weeks from start date

Deposit: 10% of the total program fee, payable within 7 days of your program offer.

Payment 1: 45% of the total program fee, payable within 4 weeks of your program offer.

Payment 2: 45% of the total program fee, payable within 30 days of your internship role confirmation.

15+ weeks from start date

Deposit: 10% of the total program fee, payable within 7 days of your program offer.

Payment 1: 45% of the total program fee, payable within 4 weeks of your program offer.

Payment 2: 45% of the total program fee, payable within 30 days of your internship role confirmation.

Living in Berlin as a Student and Young Professional 

“Berlin combines the culture of New York, the traffic system of Tokyo, the nature of Seattle, and the historical treasures of, well, Berlin.” - Hiroshi Montomura

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