Internships and Career Prospects

Here, prospective and current students of the School of Social Sciences will find useful information on career prospects for social scientists and important information on the mandatory internship as well as tips on job search and writing applications. The Internship Office will support you throughout your studies and establish important contacts with companies.

Mandatory Internship

The mandatory internship is an important part of your program of study. Find out more about mandatory and research internships.

Internship and Job Database

Here you can access the internship and job database of the School of Social Sciences.

Tips for Finding an Internship

Haven't you found the right internship or job yet? Here, you will find further international and national job boards.

Internships Abroad

Are you interested in doing an internship abroad? Here, you will find an overview of the most important internship programs.

Mannheim Internship Program

The Mannheim Internship Program offers students exclusive internships during the semester break.

Career Prospects

Find out more about the wide range of career prospects for graduates of the School of Social Sciences.

Tips on Applying

When writing your application, there are various aspects to consider. We are happy to assist you.

Information for Companies

Are you interested in working with students from the University of Mannheim? Then please send us your job offer.


Do you have any questions? We’re happy to advise you!

Students are welcome to contact the Internship Office if they have any questions on the mandatory internship, internships abroad, or their application documents. We also invite employers to send us any open internship positions at their company or institution.

Gesine Götze, M.A.

Gesine Götze, M.A. (she/her)

Internship Manager
University of Mannheim
School of Social Sciences
A 5, 6
A5,6 Building A – Room A 413
68159 Mannheim
Consultation hour(s):
Office hours without appointment:
Monday, 10 – 12 am
Wednesday, 11 – 12 am;
The next office hours will take place on:
08 /10 / 15 / 17 / 29 April.
Counselling can take place via Zoom,
please make an appointment.
Office hours:
Please contact me via e–mail or use the consultation hour via telephone or in person.