Internship at the German-Russian Meeting Center in St. Petersburg
Have you always been dreaming about living in a big city and getting integrated there? Can you imagine staying in the cultural capital of beautiful Saint Petersburg, Russia? You are currently studying, creative, and like to pass on your knowledge? Then you should come to us for your internship!
The German-Russian Meeting Center as a kind of a private school offers a lot of activities to Russians through which they can specifically learn German and English. We provide courses for elementary pupils (1st-4th class) as well as for young adults up to 11th class. Therefore, we are searching for motivated, native English-speaking volunteers from May 2019 who deal with a special theme, for example, theater, singing, politics, philosophy, just basic knowledge about Germany or any other topic which is important to you in your everyday life. It might also be a kind of sport or art which you know well – we are open to everything! The most important thing is your initiative and your motivation. Your work won’t consist only teaching though, but you will also assume responsibility in some office tasks and preparations for concerts and other events. There are exciting weeks ahead!
If you are interested, please, send your application via email or post and tell us, how you would like to integrate yourself in our team.
Students of German/English philology or Slavic studies, preferably English or German as a foreign language, with a focus on arts, music, cultural sciences, philosophy or theater
German or English as native language
Knowledge of Russian is advantageous
We expect commitment and the motivation to work on your field creatively and independently
Experience in teaching and pedagogical work are advantageous
Support with your invitation letter, visa application, and registration in St. Petersburg
Accommodation and provisioning during the language camp
Host families for the further duration of your internship (if required), costs about 250-350 euro per month
A friendly working atmosphere
Friendly and open-minded colleagues who mostly speak German very well
The opportunity to creatively integrate yourself and gather experience in language and youth work
Unfortunately, we cannot provide any salary as the work is absolutely voluntary.
Working with children and youngsters
Conducting courses for children and youngsters in German or English
Supporting everyday tasks
We are always open to new ideas!