Finding an Internship

What do I need to take into account when applying?



Please bear in mind that application procedures may vary considerably from country to country.  It is advisable to adjust your own application to meet the relevant requirements.  You can also find individual information and application advice for different countries worldwide at .

At the university:

Speak to lecturers with contacts abroad, your department’s International Relations Coordinator (Auslandsbeauftragte) or the Internship Coordinator.  Our teams at the Career Service, the Language Center and here at the International Office will be happy to provide you with information on application documents, as well as tips and information on how to search.



Internet search:

You’ll find detailed information, tips and advice about internships in other European countries here:
Use the Internet to find out about internship vacancies by visiting the websites of larger companies and organizations, where you’ll also find the relevant contacts and their contact details.


The following online databases provide information on internship vacancies free of charge:

Student organizations


AIESEC – an international internship exchange program offering specialized internships in over 80 countries, primarily in the field of the economic sciences.

You’ll find further information at



IAESTE is an international internship exchange organization offering internships all over the world in the fields of engineering, the natural sciences, agricultural and forest science.

Application deadline: 30.11. for an internship in the following year.

Your contact is the resident IAESTE-Local Committee Mainz/Wiesbaden at the University of Mainz.  Further information and the online application form are available at: