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Molly Sykes ’20 to Participate in German American Exchange Internship

Unknown Molly Sykes ’20 to Participate in German American Exchange InternshipMolly Sykes

Molly Sykes ’20, a junior and a double major in accounting and German at Washington and Lee University, will participate in the German American Exchange Internship Program (GAE) this summer.

“Molly Sykes is one of our top German students,” said Paul Youngman, associate provost and German professor. “Having begun her German learning at Norfolk Academy, Molly came to W&L well prepared to be a major. Her Spring term in Austria with Professor Debra Prager, chair of German and Arabic, set her up well to succeed in a longer-term overseas adventure. We are looking forward to hearing about her experiences.”

The GAE offers three-month, paid internships in Germany for American students who study German and one of several other fields, including business administration, accounting, computer science and the natural sciences. While in Germany, they can work on their language skills and gain a better understanding of Germany’s economic role within the European Union. Sykes will be working this summer with Ernst & Young in Frankfurt.

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