InternAmerican Space Leipzig is offering an internship-for-university-credit position for the project’s event coordination and (social) media communication starting 4 January 2016.

The selected MA or BA student will earn credit through the relevant American Studies Internship Module.

American Space Leipzig is an initiative between the U.S. Government and the Universität Leipzig to encourage learning, exchange, and dialogue between the United States and Germany. The initiative‘s Director is Professor Crister S. Garrett. You can find out more about American Space Leipzig at

Professional skills to be practiced and developed include:
planning and development of international events, effective social media communication, working in a fast-paced team environment, interacting with a professional German-American and transatlantic community, working independently and meeting multiple deadlines, and self- initiative for problem-solving.

Tasks include:
• Event coordination and completion • Technology support
• Supporting guests & speakers
• Social media support
• Advertisement and partner communication

Please send your application documents, including a letter of motivation (maximum 200 words), CV, any certificates, and overview of grades to by December 6.