Experience Reports

Michael Maier in front of mountains in new zealand
10/05/2018, Rosenheim/Auckland

Spending a semester abroad in New Zealand

Michael Maier is a former apprentice at Kathrein SE and is currently completing dual studies at the Rosenheim University of Applied Sciences. There, he is studying mechanical engineering and is also working in research and development in the Products division at Kathrein. In order to improve his English and gain experience abroad, he went to New Zealand for one semester. Here is his experience report:

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08/24/2018, Rosenheim/Atlanta

Azubis Go USA

For the fifth time now, the “Joachim Herz Stiftung” has supported 25 apprentices from Bavaria and Hamburg to go to Atlanta, Georgia, for an internship programme. One of them was Max Neumann, who is working as apprentice industrial mechanic with Kathrein. After applying for a scholarship in August 2017 and after successfully passing the selection process, he started his ten-week trip to Atlanta on 17 March 2018. Here is his experience report:

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Andrea Perl infront of the city skyline
02/12/2018, Rosenheim/Dallas

Six Months Intership at Kathrein USA

Andrea Perl is studying mechanical engineering with advanced practical experience at Munich University of Applied Sciences. She is working at Kathrein to do a practical semester and has recently completed a six-month internship at Kathrein USA. Here she describes her impressions:

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Simone Hermann, Johanna Denkschmid and Melanie Hupfauer in front of the Suspension Bridge
05/02/2016, Rosenheim/Bristol


At the beginning of April we, a group of Kathrein trainees, who consist of Simone Hermann, Johanna Denkschmid and Melanie Hupfauer, took the chance to spend our internship abroad.

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Portrait of Isabell Späth - Apprentice at Kathrein
12/01/2015, Rosenheim/London


Staying abroad is a personal gain for young people and is particularly useful for the job or studies. Isabell Späth is doing an apprenticeship as an industrial management assistant at Kathrein. In November 2015 she had the opportunity to spend 3 weeks in London to do an internship at an English company. This was enabled by the European Erasmus+ Programme and supported by the KulturLife organisation. Her employer released her from work and assumed the costs. A field report summarises her impressions.

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