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Collin Glatz ’20 to Participate in German American Exchange Internship Program

Collin Glatz ’20

Collin Glatz, a sophomore at Washington and Lee University, has been awarded the opportunity to participate in the German American Exchange Internship Program (GAE).

The program helps American students secure three-month long business internships in Germany. While there, they can work on their language skills while also gaining a better understanding of Germany’s economic and business role within the European Union. Glatz will be working this summer with Fresenius in Frankfurt.

“Collin Glatz is the ideal student for the GAE internship program,” said Paul Youngman, professor of German. “He combines his deep interest in German language and culture with his computer science major in innovative ways and was, therefore, a very attractive candidate for several multinational corporations in Germany.”

The GAE program is an option for students at Washington and Lee thanks to a partnership agreement between W&L and GAE’s U.S. internship office. Students submit their application materials in the fall and learn whether they’ve been selected for the program by March. The students’ materials are posted to an online portal and German companies who participate in the exchange can opt to interview qualified candidates for summer openings.

For more information about the U.S.-German Internship Program, please contact Professor Paul Youngman.