Kooperationspratika der Universität Potsdam: Internship at the Department of Modern Languages, University of Southampton

The University of Southampton is a public research university located in Southampton, England. Southampton is a founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities in Britain. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework the university was ranked 8th for research intensity in the UK and is regularly ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world.

The Department of Modern Languages at the University of Southampton is looking for a student from the University of Potsdam to support an initiative promoting the study of the German language and culture in the UK. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the national campaign Think German, which is coordinated by the German Embassy in London. We call our plan the SoGerman Project!


The internship will give you the chance to develop your creative skills as part of a dedicated team of staff and students and we will welcome your ideas on how best to reach a young audience. You will also have the opportunity to assist academic staff with research projects and participate in all the academic and social activities in this lively department.

Date of foundation: 1862

Type: Public University

University of Southampton

Internship at the Department of Modern Languages

Your profile

  • A background in German, English or European Studies
  • A strong knowledge of German life and culture
  • Excellent communicative skills in speaking and writing
  • Ability to write in fluent and idiomatic English
  • Experience of working with social media
  • Creativity and imagination
  • Ability to work independently and in a team

Your tasks

  • 35 hours per week including opportunity to participate in seminars
  • Help to organize events for a local festival of German arts and culture (only 2nd period)
  • Develop our SoGerman blog aimed at school students and their teachers
  • Maintain our SoGerman social media profile on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram


Opportunity to apply for the Erasmus+ scholarship.


    Please submit your CV and a one page outline in English of your ideas for developing the SoGerman project to Lucy Lemke. More information at Praxisportal.

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