Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange For Young Professionals

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At-a-Glance

The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals program offers two months of intensive German language training in Germany (no prior German language knowledge required), four months of classroom instruction at a German university or college of applied sciences, and a five-month internship in each participant’s career field.

Program Length

1 year

Eligibility and Application Overview

Public applications are accepted.

The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) for Young Professionals must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, and:

  • Aged 18-24 at the start of the program;
  • Earned a high school diploma or equivalent;
  • Completed general coursework in target internship field at a community college, college, or university;
  • Possess some relevant work experience in target internship field;
  • Proficient in the German language (preferred but not required); and
  • Have clear career goals, good communication skills, and exhibit flexibility and diplomacy.

Visit the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals website for application details.

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