Internship/Independent Studies


July – December, 2023

We are looking for

students who will assist incoming exchange students from the U.S. in all organizational matters prior to their stay and during their first weeks in Germany.

Your tasks will include

helping our exchange students to:

  • apply for a visa
  • find their way around Mainz and JGU campus • set up a bank account and health insurance
  • register with the city
  • get a sim card

You will also:

  • accompany incomings to JGU’s International Office’s Info Days and other JGU events
  • help with course registration paperwork
  • introduce them to student life in Mainz
It’s your chance to receive

credit for Independent Studies in the American Studies B.A./M.A. program as well as an official certificate. While there is no credit opportunity, B.Ed./M.Ed. Students are also very welcome to apply.

You are the perfect Pathfinder

if you are highly motivated, organized, and eager to contribute to a smooth process for our incoming students. In order to provide the necessary support, we ask applicants to be ready to accompany the process from July to December.

How to apply

Please send your application, including a CV and a letter of motivation to both
Dr. Julia Velten ( and Nina Heydt, M.A. (


June 15, 2023

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