Posts Categorised: Internship abroad

Experience Magic in Japan

Experience Magic in Japan

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It’s said that magic happens outside of one’s comfort zone, and as I like to experience the magic on a regular basis, I decided to take another step outside my own comfort zone to develop myself personally and professionally. Apart from living the magic, I was very keen on mastering different quality techniques, and given…

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Intern at Continental Japan – Central Controlling

Intern at Continental Japan – Central Controlling

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I am Yannik Meka, 22 years old and I am studying International Business Administration at the RheinMain University in Wiesbaden (Germany). As part of my studies I spent 2 semesters abroad and my choice was Japan. After a semester of studying in Japan, I started my internship here at Continental Japan in Central Controlling. I’ve…

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My VIE experience at Continental in Schwalbach, Germany

My VIE experience at Continental in Schwalbach, Germany

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I am a French citizen and I work for Continental in Schwalbach, Germany through a VIE program. The Volontariat International en Entreprise is an excellent French trainee program opened to every European citizen between 18 and 28 years old who wants to get a first experience in an exciting international environment. Therefore I had the…

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A French in the USA

A French in the USA

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I am a young French guy who joined Continental in January 2016 as a V.I.E (I previously worked one year for Continental as a subcontractor). The V.I.E program, made through a French organization, enables a young graduated not older than 28 years to have an experience abroad. I am doing it in the USA! I am currently working…

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Internship in Ecuador – Moderating Workshops and Learning what achachai Means

Internship in Ecuador – Moderating Workshops and Learning what achachai Means

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I am Melanie Kraschitzer, I am 26 years old and I am studying the master Management & Engineering at the University of Lueneburg (Germany). As the end of my studies was slowly approaching, I wanted to do an internship abroad once again. The ProMotion (student binding program of Continental) team arranged everything so I could go to…

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11,688 km away from home – My work experience in Shanghai!

11,688 km away from home – My work experience in Shanghai!

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New culture, new people, new food. These were the first three things coming to my mind when people asked me why I want to go to China. As a part of the integrated Bachelor degree course in Hanover (Germany), I got the chance to gain three months work experience abroad. Due to my earlier travels in America,…

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Advice for Future Interns

Advice for Future Interns

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In my last blog posts I told you about my experiences as a foreign intern in Germany. If there is anything worth remembering, it’s this: Learn German! “Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Be culturally aware! “When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It…

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