Driving on the Fast Lane in Bavaria

Driving on the Fast Lane in Bavaria

Bavaria is much more than Lederhosen, beer and Octoberfest. One of German’s most successful car companies is located in Munich, right in the heart of this lovely federal state.

Its name does not only stand for Bavarian Motor Works, but also its logo represents the Bavarian colours blue and white.

With a passion for sporty cars, they currently also embark on the trend of electric cars. Moreover, “The Ultimate Driving Machine” also offers car in Mini format. Continue reading “Driving on the Fast Lane in Bavaria”

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Is Excellence your Passion as well?

Is Excellence your Passion as well?

Despite great cars and amazing food products, German companies have even more to offer.

Since I have been a little child, I was fascinated by the fancy hair spray my mum and also Heidi Klum use and once tried it out on my Barbies which resulted in a huge mess. Moreover, family-wide we have been using the same detergent ever since and even when coming to Australia I have to admit that I brought some because the smell reminds me of home. Memories from childhood are also brought back every time I look at the bright red package of the adhesive which does not help putting broken hearts back together unless they are made from paper but does a perfect job in almost any other case an adhesive is needed.

All those products have been developed by a great German company who operates under the motto “Excellence is our Passion” and some of them are even available in Australia. Continue reading “Is Excellence your Passion as well?”

Inventions for Life

Inventions for Life
  • What company has come up with ABS, TCS and ESP*?
  • What company has applied for 4,600 patents worldwide in 2014?
  • What company produces household appliances such as washing machines and refrigerators?
  • And what company produces the chips for nearly every smartphone that turn the content into the direction you’re turning your smartphone to?

Nope, it’s not multiple companies, it’s one German company that’s responsible for all of that. The answer to all of those questions is Bosch. Continue reading “Inventions for Life”

Help Creating Delicious Moments of Joy!

Help Creating Delicious Moments of Joy!

Oreo, Cadbury, Toblerone – that sounds heaven to you? So did it for the candy addict in me and interested in what company stands behind those amazing brands (and many more, including Vegemite, Philadelphia Cream Cheese and Kraft Peanut Butter), I stumbled across Mondelēz International, formerly knows as Kraft Foods Group. That was the starting point of an amazing and incredibly delicious internship. Continue reading “Help Creating Delicious Moments of Joy!”

Product Marketing for the World Car of the Year 2015

Product Marketing for the World Car of the Year 2015

“The automobile is a temporary phenomenon. But the horse is there to stay forever.” 120 ago, the Prussian emperor was quite wrong with this statement…

Germany is well known for its automotive industry. Everywhere in the world, German cars are regarded a standard for luxury, safety and desire. And it also was a German who developed the first engine and fit it into a coach in 1886. Thereby, the cornerstone for one of Germany’s most successful companies was laid. Continue reading “Product Marketing for the World Car of the Year 2015”

Welcome to my blog on Internships in Germany!

Putting theory into practice gives us students the possibility to finally make use of what we learned in class and gain valuable real-life experience in the business world. However, finding a company and a position you get most of for your individual career can be difficult, especially when looking outside of your home country.

Germany offers a wide range of internship opportunitites and is open to welcome students from abroad! That’s why I will provide you with insight into companies and experience from former interns in order to help you find the perfect match!

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Happy reading!