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IAESTE Programs to Germany and Japan

IAESTE United States
Register now for Short-Term Programs to Germany and Japan

IAESTE United States is currently offering two new short-term programs to Germany and Japan this May. These programs, which are open to students, young professionals, university faculty/staff, and other interested parties, provide participants an opportunity to gain international experience and an understanding of the intersection of science, technology, and global citizenship through a blend of industry and university site visits, professional development sessions, and cultural immersion opportunities.

Information about each program, including links to the full agenda and to the application form, can be found below. If you or your colleagues have any questions about our MayMersion programs or would like additional information, please feel free to contact me at mjackson@aipt.org or via phone at (443) 539-0533.

Best regards,

Mike Jackson
University Relations Manager
IAESTE United States

MayMersion! Kaihatsu
Registration Date:
Monday Feb 23, 2009!

Trip Dates:
May 17-28, 2009

Cost: $4,500

Meaning "development" in Japanese, the Kaihatsu program will allow participants to observe Japanese research and development methodologies and expose participants to Japanese culture and business practices. The program will explore Japan's role as a Research and Development leader through site visits, seminars and cultural activities.

The group will spend six nights in Tokyo and four nights in Osaka, with trips to Kyoto and the Hakone hot springs at the foot of Mt. Fuji.

MayMersion! Germany
Engineering the Global Engineer
Registration Date: February 23, 2009

Trip Dates:
May 18-27, 2009

Cost: $2,500

A combination of site visits, workshops, and shadowing will allow the group to investigate the competencies required to be an Engineer in the global marketplace. Participants will leave with a plan for becoming the Engineer of 2020 and memories of an unforgettable tour of Germany with a new domestic and international network.

Students will travel to Frankfurt, Mannheim, Karlsruhe and Munich during this 10-day exploration of German engineering, corporate culture, and academic structure. IAESTE Germany has student representatives in each city willing to showcase the diverse competencies required to be a Global Engineer, and they will show us Germany from a local perspective!

IAESTE United States
10400 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 250
Columbia, MD 21044

410.997.2200 www.iaesteunitedstates.org

Posted by kkowatch at February 20, 2009 02:16 PM


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