Category: Enhancing Learning in Education Abroad: Study, Work, Intern, Volunteer, and Research Innovations

A University-Company Network Project

Wednesday, May 31
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Table 25

Learn about a program that focuses on establishing a university-company partnership network offering internship opportunities in engineering for German and American students.

Christiane Sgonina

International Affairs Coordinator
Hochschule Bremen City University of Applied Sciences
Bremen, Germany

With an academic background in Finance and Accounting, Christiane Sgonina has been working for the Bremen City University of Applied Sciences (HSB) since 2001. As Deputy Director of the the International Office, she coordinates the international affairs at HSB and is in charge of scholarship programs and study abroad counselling.
Through the UAS7 network with its liaison office in New York City, founded by seven German Universities of Applied Sciences to open up new possibilities for U.S. exchanges, Christiane Sgonina is contact partner for colleagues from partner institutions as well as incoming and outgoing students.

Sandra Conrad-Juhls

Faculty Exchange Coordinator Nature and Engg.
Bremen, Germany

Having an academic background in Tourism and Leisure Science, Sandra Conrad-Juhls has been working for Hochschule Bremen since 2009. Here, she offers services for incoming and outgoing exchange students, teaching and staff mobility and international cooperation in the faculty of nature and technology. Aiming to enhance existing U. S. Partnerships even further, she is also striving to win more partners for her internship network. Through the UAS7 network with its liaison office in New York City, founded by seven German Universities of Applied Sciences to open up new possibilities for U. S. exchanges, she had the pleasure to welcome and guide along exchange students and interns from the States more than once.