Internships at Our Berlin / Potsdam Sites

Please note that we cannot guarantee an internship in a specific field or organization, though we will make every effort to accommodate. Please be aware that prospective internship providers normally expect candidates to have appropriate skills or background knowledge and interest in the field. In addition, students must have strong functional skills in the target language. 

Please also note that this list of internships is not comprehensive — we’re happy to add another institution’s name due to your interest! 

List of Internship Providers (Berlin / Potsdam)

While there is no guarantee that a specific internship will be available in a specific semester, this list enumerates internship providers who have welcomed our students in the past and who have expressed their interest in providing an internship to our students in the future.


  • Rainer Warzecha (artist)
  • Werner Brunner (artist)
  • Galerie Esther Schipper (art gallery)
  • Galerie Max Hetzler (art gallery)
  • Katharina Maria Raab (art gallery)
  • Collection Regard (art gallery)
  • Galerie Deschler (art gallery)
  • Artopd (art gallery)


  • Architekturbüro Dr. Mertens Architekt BDA 

Business / Economics:

  • NATULIS Group AG (Real Estate)
  • UNIQUE Fragrance GmbH (Cosmetics, Business, HR)


  • Barbara Bosch (focus: presentation skills)


  • DEFA-Stiftung (film/archives)
  • Ch. Links Verlag (publishing house)
  • Verbrecher Verlag, Listau & Sundermeier GbR (Publishing House)
  • Arsenal – Institut für Film und Videokunst e.V. (film institute, video art)
  • Mare Verlag (publishing house)
  • Deutsche Welle (radio)

Political Institutions / Associations / NGOs:

  • Berghof Foundation (NGO, Humanitarian Work)
  • UN World Food Programme (WFP) (Humanitarian Work)
  • arche noVa – Initiative für Menschen in Not e.V. (NGO, Humanitarian Work)
  • Ecologic Institut gemeinnützige GmbH (environmental protection)
  • Bundesakademie für Sicherheitspolitik
  • Citizens For Europe e.V. (NGO)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik e.V., USA/Transatlantische Beziehungen
  • Human Rights Watch (NGO)
  • Klaus Mindrup, MdB (member of Bundestag)
  • Democracy Reporting International (NGO)
  • Senatsverwaltung für Justiz, Verbraucherschutz und Antidiskriminierung
  • Haus der Demokratie und Menschenrechte
  • Über den Tellerrand e.V. (NGO)


  • Prof. Ingo Peters, Otto-Suhr-Insitut für Politikwissenschaft FU Berlin (Political Science), Center for Transnational Studies, Foreign and Security Politics (ATASP)
  •  Haus für Poesie Berlin (Literature, Poetry, Visual Arts)
  • Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung (Culture and Literature, Research Institute)
  • Prof. Dr. Hilge Landweer, FU Berlin, Institut für Philosophie (Philosophy)
  • American Academy in Berlin 
  • ResearchGate GmbH 
  • Priori Data GmbH (IT)
  • Tandem (e-learning)
  • KAIROS GmbH (IT, Biomedical Research)



  • John F. Kennedy German-American Community School (Elementary/Middle/High School)
  • Leibnitz Gymnasium Potsdam

Additional Internships in Potsdam:

In addition to the support of the School in Germany, our students enrolled at UP have full support from UP’s own Career-Service Team. While students will have access to UPs Praxisportal boasting an incredible variety of open positions checked and preapproved by UP, they can also participate in internships supervised by the History Department with different providers, amongst them the Preußische Stiftung Schlösser und Gärten Berlin-Brandenburg.

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