ERIC Number: ED347848
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Internships in Germany: Unique Opportunities for Students of Science and Engineering.
Ways are described that Michigan Technological University has responded to the national need of internationalizing the engineering curricula by integrating engineering coursework with courses in area and international studies and ensuring the development of proficiency in several foreign languages. The university's approach focuses on Germany. Students can take traditional courses in language and literature, as well as courses in Scientific German, German for Business, intercultural communication, pre-departure orientation for study abroad, and courses leading toward certification. An internship in Germany culminates the students' linguistic and professional training. Details on the internship program are provided. (LB)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Germany; Michigan Technological University
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Eastern Michigan University Conference on Languages and Communication for World Business and the Professions (11th, Ypsilanti, MI, March 25-28, 1992).