The German-American Internship Program was founded by the Steuben-Schurz-Gesellschaft e.V. and the U.S. Consulate General Frankfurt. The Hessen Ministry of Higher Education, Research and the Arts, our Sponsors, Partners are cooperating. Employers strengthen the transatlantic program and intercultural understanding by providing study-related internchips to German and US students. Established in 1999 - as the only non-profit initiative of its kind - participating students as well as companies providing this unique opportunity profit profoundly from on the job experience and the building of international leadership skills. Nothing may change a life's path like early experience. Our program, furthermore, assist the development of future global leaders by encouraging the students to do an internship (8 weeks to 6 months) with a American or German host employer, resp.