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Interview with Philipp Keuchel, a German college student of Political Science at Munich College, who not long ago invested two months as a U.S. Military Europe-Africa intern at the U.S. Army Garrison (USAG) Ansbach Community Affairs place of work.

Philipp, this internship was advertised by U.S. Military Europe-Africa. The position description was held very common. Why did you think about it?
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I located this position as an intern on coincidence but it instantly caught my notice. The career alone but also the atmosphere listed here sounded magnificent to me so I did not have to assume 2 times when the solution of doing this internship here was available to me and I’m happy that I did it.
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What was your to start with impression of your area of perform at the U.S. Army Garrison (USAG) Ansbach?
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The initially day I arrived at the kaserne that I was explained to to appear to, I did not really know what to hope. I have never ever been to the United States so all my knowledge comes from motion pictures or Tv set displays. But when I walked into the setting up of the USAG Ansbach Command Group it seriously looked like one would visualize it. A good deal of portraits on the partitions exhibiting the hierarchy of the garrison and flags and awards in all places. A single of the very first things I desired to study were being all the armed forces ranks and getting able to tell the which means of the a lot of different patches and it took me a when but it was really worth it.
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What were being your obligations at the General public Affairs Office, and ended up you capable to learn new things you can use later on on?
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My tasks during the internship various a ton which designed it a incredibly exciting continue to be for me. We did distinctive interviews, for instance with superior university graduates or with winners of an E-Sporting activities tournament. I acquired to attend all distinctive varieties of ceremonies, ranging from a Change of Obligation to a spring reception or a Adjust of Command. We also held the “Herrieden Shoot”, where German and American teams competed against just about every other with the M4-rifles more than 25 meters. I was permitted to shoot as nicely which built an awesome knowledge. I acquired to edit and build pictures and banners in laptop or computer plans like Lightroom or Photoshop, which I identified really practical and interesting.
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Did you get to see additional of the USAG Ansbach than the Community Affairs office environment?
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My coworkers built confident to present me all around and get me to see each aspect of the numerous services in Ansbach. I also acquired to examine the distinct helicopters from the inside of, which not quite a few Germans can say. The weekly beer back garden was a terrific chance to get in contact with People from different states and various job fields and understand a lot more about the American way of living. The highly modernized health club was the spot to get to see the American way of enjoying basketball, which is a little rougher than what I was used to, or lifting weights like actual Soldiers.
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What was your beloved knowledge and what surprised you most at the USAG Ansbach?
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My favorites had been the American speedy meals restaurants at the Exchange which can only be uncovered in installations of the Army and not on the German economic climate. My internship here enabled me to see so many exciting items about doing the job in a Community Affairs Business office but also to obtain know-how of how the people today from the United States are living here. The garrison feels like a village someplace in the States with its possess bowling alley, the commissary with all its amazing American solutions, the theater and specially the high faculty. It actually surprised me that the young ones of the Troopers have their very own American substantial university listed here and do not have to go to a German school. The eating facility definitely surprised me as nicely, the foodstuff is wonderful and way superior than one would expect from a standard canteen.
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Would you endorse an internship or even a long-lasting position at USAG Ansbach to your fellow students?
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The Commander of the garrison gave me the job to speak to fellow German workforce about conversation issues and other concerns they have. This gave me a extremely fantastic perception into the jobs of the blue collar personnel but also the work in other directorates, like the Useful resource Administration Business office. I also did research to locate strategies to make youthful Germans apply for the many careers the Military features that are vacant at the minute. The US Army is a excellent employer but not several Germans know about all the alternatives that are presented below.
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I would definitely advise this internship to each individual German who would like to find out something about the function of a General public Affairs Business office and the American tradition in Germany. It was an brilliant time and I appreciated it a large amount.

About the U.S. Military Europe-Africa intern application: USAREUR-AF is providing internships in multiple regions and disciplines from Human Resources and Strategic Scheduling to Intercontinental Relations and Media Relations – and lots of extra. The target audience is substantial-doing Neighborhood Nationwide University pupils intrigued in sharpening their English skills and attaining functional get the job done knowledge relevant to their method of review. USAREUR Nearby Countrywide Internships are categorized as voluntary, but will be compensated in accordance with German Social and Labor Legislation. Learners must be at least 18 decades of age and now a whole-time college student in Germany. A successfully concluded track record look at which enables obtain to U.S. Military installations and attainable DoD laptop or computer community is necessary. The program is developed to very last three months (90 times).
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To locate out additional about the U.S. Army Europe-Africa internship system, go to:
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https://www.europeafrica.military.mil/Careers/

https://www.europeafrica.army.mil/Portals/19/files/Reality%20Sheets/20201113English-LNInternProgramFactSheet.pdf?ver=ebJbKnKqumlBtDamJZKUWw%3d%3d

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Day Taken: 08.25.2021
Date Posted: 08.25.2021 09:08
Tale ID: 403869
Place: ANSBACH, BY, DE 

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