Internship in Sino-German Industrie 4.0 Project – Policy Team Internships
As a nonprofit, federally owned enterprise, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is active in over 130 countries worldwide, implementing international cooperation projects and measures in the field of sustainable development on behalf of the German Government, as well as other national and international clients (e.g. EU, private enterprises, and foundations). In addition, GIZ is also engaged in the field of professional training around the globe.
With over 30 years of experience implementing projects in the People’s Republic of China, GIZ provides policy advice on various topics and sectors relating to China’s reform process, including: environmental protection, sustainable economic development (especially renewable energies and energy efficiency), sustainable urban development, sustainable transport development, vocational training, law, product safety and consumer protection.
The performance profile of GIZ is continually being adapted to the cooperation needs of both countries – within the framework of the “Comprehensive Sino-German Strategic Partnership” – as well as within the framework of the dynamic changes occurring as a part of Chinese reform policies. In addition, GIZ works as both adviser and service provider at the interface between the economic and political spheres. GIZ is also active in those fields in which German actors possess in-depth profiles and competitive advantages, and where German expertise is in high demand.
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Location: Beijing, People’s Republic of China
Employment Period: Starting in August for a duration of 4-6 months, please indicate your earliest possible starting date as well as your preferred deployment period in your application letter.
Application Deadline: Ongoing
We are looking for a creative and motivated team player, native Chinese with a good command of written and spoken English/German and high interest in international communication and the Sino-German political dialogue processes in the area of Industrie 4.0/Intelligent Manufacturing.
The intern will offer administrative and technical support for the team and should be able to work independently as well as eager to push forward own ideas. Work experience in the field of political science, international cooperation, consulting or AI/Industrial Internet is considered a strong asset.
Our project provides insights into the ongoing Sino-German political cooperation as well as the latest technological trends and private sector developments on Industrie 4.0. Previous work experience in the fields of translation, interpretation and intercultural communication are considered an asset.
The Sino-German Industrie 4.0 Project
As an instrument of bilateral cooperation, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH acts on behalf of the German government and in the interests of both Germany and China. We provide a platform for dialogue and cooperation as well as policy advice to both governments. In doing this, our work strongly supports China’s reform processes to build a sustainable balance between economic growth, social equality and environmental protection.
Since July 2015, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) and the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) are working on facilitating the cooperation between German and Chinese companies in the area of intelligent manufacturing and interconnected production processes.
The Sino-German Industrie 4.0 Project, implemented by GIZ, is supporting the Sino-German Industrie 4.0 Working Group as the Industrie 4.0 China Liaison Office of BMWi to support its implementation of the cooperation mechanism with MIIT based on a MoU. Main partners to the project are ministries and government authorities in both countries, especially BMWi and CCID (China Center for Information Industry Development, the Chinese implementation organization for MIIT on implementing Sino-German intelligent manufacturing cooperation) as well as private sector institutions such as trade associations, research institutes and companies.
You will be working in an international team dynamic and be supervised by a project manager.
The internship is remunerated with a monthly allowance. According to the extent of relevant experience and progress in your studies (advanced post-graduate), other employment formats can be considered.
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Please send your complete application incl. CV and letter of motivation in English or German via e-mail to:
Ms Wei Qi
Ms Hu Xiaolian