Welcome to the German Program in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech).
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Information Sessions on Internships, Fellowships and Fulbright ETA on October 21, 2013
Amanda Daquila, a VT alumna, Fulbright Fellow, and Cultural Vistas representative, will speak about internships and fellowships in Germany, Spain, Argentina, and Chile, and about the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Program. She will share some of her own experiences studying abroad and teaching as a Fulbright ETA at a German high school, will talk about the application process, and will share tips for successful applications.
12:15 to 1:15 p.m.: GCC pizza lunch with Amanda Daquila, Major Williams 434
4:00 – 4:45 p.m.: Fulbright ETA Program, Senior Common Room of the HRC
4:45 – 5:30 p.m.: Internships and Fellowships in Germany, Spain, Argentina, and Chile, Senior Common Room of the HRC
Oktoberfest on October 24, 2013
Come out and celebrate Oktoberfest with the German Culture Club! Bring your best dish for the cooking competition and also join in our German trivia contest! Oktoberfest starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Cranwell International Center. Come join us for German conversation, great food, and great fun! For more information, contact Quinn Brogan at email@example.com or Kevin Hopkins at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join the German Program for Kaffeeklatsch on the following Fridays from 4:00-5:00 p.m.: August 30, September 27, and November 8 at Major Williams Hall atrium (1st floor). Bring your own beverage; cookies will be provided! For more information, contact Dr. Hofer at email@example.com.
DAAD Young Ambassador
Among the 43 undergraduates in North America selected for the honor of being a DAAD Young Ambassador for 2013-14 is VT’s own Tyler Weiglein, a junior majoring in German and Civil Engineering and minoring in Green Engineering. The main responsibility of a DAAD Young Ambassador is to promote study in Germany at their home universities and colleges and inspire their fellow students to study in Germany: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Young Ambassador for 2013-2014