August 10, 2019
News from DAAD USA
Stay up to date on DAAD's activities in the US - from news about scholarship programs to opportunities for study and research in Germany. Fun facts, tips on living in Germany, and application advice for scholarships included! 
Important Dates

August 23rd-24th: GAIN19 Annual Conference 
Upcoming Application Deadlines

September 15th: EMGIP-Bundestag Internship 
DAAD Programs, Scholarships, and Grants
Call for Applications
EMGIP Bundestag Internship

EMGIP (Émigré Memorial German Internship Program) offers internship opportunities for U.S. and Canadian students in the German parliament, the  Bundestag . The internships are two months long and student interests are matched with the position. Apply by September 15th, 2019. 

GAIN Annual Conference 2019
German Science and Career Fair
GAIN19 in San Francisco

Come to GAIN19 in San Francisco from August 23rd-24th! The annual conference and talent fair is the largest German science and research career fair in the US. I t is an ideal place for MA, PhD, and postdoctoral students, as well as junior faculty of all disciplines to learn about academic careers and funding opportunities in Germany. You can connect with representatives from over 100 German universities, research institutions, and funding agencies. Find out more today!
Job Opportunities
Apply Now!
Program Manager, DWIH

The German Center for Research and Innovation New York (DWIH) is seeking a full-time Program Manager. DWIH New York is one of five German Houses of Science and Innovation (DWIHs) worldwide and is part of the German government's Strategy for the Internationalization of Science and Research.

Falling Walls Lab Boston
Last Chance to Apply!
Falling Walls Lab Boston

Calling   talented scientists and entrepreneurs to pitch their cutting-edge ideas and innovations at the Falling Walls Lab Boston in September! The winner will receive airfare to and accommodation at the Falling Walls Lab Finale in Berlin in November. Apply by  August 15th, 2019.

DAAD Network
TED Talks
DAAD Research Ambassador Dr. Elisa H. Barney Smith on TEDxBoise

DAAD Research Ambassador and alumna Dr. Elisa H. Barney Smith gave a TED Talk on "How digital technology helps solve mysteries in the humanities." During her TED Talk, she references a project on World War I postcards that she worked on during her research stay at TU Dortmund. To view the TED Talk, please click here . For information on DAAD opportunities, please click here .
Open House Day at the German Foreign Office
Open House Day
The German Foreign Offices Opens Its Doors

Will you be in or around Berlin on August 17th or 18th? If so, the German Foreign Office (the Auswaertiges Amt ) will open its doors in Berlin to the public. This is your chance to get a firsthand look at the inner workings of the German Foreign Office, while enjoying food, performances, and more!

Green Energy in Germany
Renewable Energy Sources
Hydrogen as the Next Option?

Germany is increasingly looking toward hydrogen as a viable green energy source of the future. Hydrogen, though expensive and complex to produce as a fuel, releases only water when burned. Germany already has the first hydrogen-powered train, but companies, as well as the federal government, are beginning to invest more resources to explore the hydrogen option.

Destination Germany
Summer Suggestions
Summer Traditions in Germany

Summer isn't over quite yet! If you're in Germany for any part of the summer and are looking for some refreshing ideas to enjoy the season while staying cool check out these suggestions! Our personal favorite is ordering a Spaghettieis at your local (and aptly named) Eiscafe !
Study in Germany
Webinar Archive

Missed out on a webinar? You can find all past webinar presentations and recordings in our archive here .
Application Tip #99
I have been admitted to study in Germany. How do I go about getting the correct visa?

All information regarding visas, including finding the right visa for you and required documents, can be found on the German Federal Foreign Office page here .
Fun Fact
Did you know...

... that the most common age group for tourists from Germany (including both domestic and international travel) is the age group 65 and over, which accounts for over 20% of all tourists from Germany?

M.Sc. Applied Computer Science, M.Sc. Big Data and Business Analytics, M.Eng. Water Technology

Graduates are offered an 18 month job-searching visa, with access to high-tech companies. Develop professional competencies in 5-week modules and study in international teams in small groups.

Learn more here.
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Benedikt Brisch, Director DAAD New York
Jessica von Tresckow, Peter R. Kerrigan, Editors
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