Applied-Science Internships

 

ACS-Research Human Collaboration Experiential Labs

ACS-Research is a forward-thinking, fast paced startup company looking for undergraduate students in the Mainfranken, Würzburg area to hire as interns in a variety of positions. Our labs are working on exciting new developments and offer a solid education to interns of all levels, so please apply regardless of your year and experience level.

 

This is a very good opportunity for young students and we look forward to working with interns as they grow their skills.

Communications Intern Responsibilities

  • Contribute to website redesign project in various ways

  • Monitor and post on blogs, forums, and social networks

  • Online outreach and promotion using Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter, and more

  • Website and social media optimization

  • Keyword analysis

  • Cost/benefit analysis
     

Lab Intern Responsibilities

  • Recruit test subjects

  • Gather data through interviews and/or field observation

  • Conduct experiments

  • Set up experimental facilities

  • Scheduling

  • Lab duties

  • Research
     

Software Engineering / Computer Science Intern Responsibilities

  • Documentation and testing new software applications

  • Assessment of new application ideas

  • Research competitor offerings

  • Develop applications (coding, programming)

  • Interview beta testers
     

Marketing / Sales / Advertising Intern Responsibilities

  • Assist in the creation of signage, circulars, e-mail campaigns, online promotion, etc.

  • Assist in the distribution or delivery of marketing materials

  • Assist with fulfillment of marketing offers

  • Assist with the preparation and delivery of training materials

  • Perform analysis of marketing and sales data

  • Prepare presentations

  • Enter contact information into contact management systems

  • Provide support to social media efforts

  • Maintain tracking report of public relations activity
     

Finance / Accounting Intern Responsibilities

  • Assist with month-end financial reports

  • Post journal entries

  • Help with accounts receivable, payable and bank statement reconciliation

  • Assist with audits

  • Balance sheet reconciliation

  • Update Business and Finance Plans

  • Manage the monthly tracking of our physical inventory

  • Data entry

  • Credit checks
     

Public Relations Intern Responsibilities

  • Monitor all forms of media

  • Schedule and coordinate speaking engagements, appearances and other special events

  • Write press releases and other materials

  • Screen phone calls

  • Assist with mailings, print production

  • Create interview preparation materials

  • Compile contact lists

  • Search for press clippings

  • Create or update databases

  • Greet guests and clients
     

Requirements

Students applying for an internship should be Marketing, Psychology, Business, Communications, Sociology, Mathematics, Journalism, Public Relations, Computer Sciences or Language majors.

Interest in developing excellent research and presentation skills, knowledge of statistics, and experience with respective business functions will also be considered when reviewing applications.

Applicants should have excellent verbal and written communication skills. PowerPoint, Word and Excel experience is a bonus, and will be considered when choosing the best applicants for these internship positions.

 

Majors

Marketing, Psychology, Business, Communications, Sociology, Geography, Mathematics, Journalism, Public Relations, Computer Sciences or Language

What Students are Saying

"Taking into account the type of tasks and empowerment I was given to complete them, my internship at ACS-Research was a very rewarding experience. Philo gave me the tools and I had the opportunity to make the decisions. This helped me grow both academically and personally. A big highlight was advising a group of 40 people from 25 different countries. This gave me the chance to interact with experienced professionals from multiple departments. I highly recommend the ACS-Research Internship Program to students - it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience that I will never forget."

 

Luis Sepúlveda, International Business Student, Argentina  

"My internship was great. I raised my communication, organizational and professional skills. As an advisor for an international student project, I took part in different stages of planning and organizing the project. It was an amazing experience that enriched my  knowledge, broadened my outlook, inspired and motivated me. It was something I could have never learned from books and that’s why it was so unique."

 

Evgenia Niskoroda, Media Management, Ukraine

“My internship at ACS-Research gave me the chance to work with many people from all over the world with diverse knowledge and skills. This greatly improved my teamwork abilities. I learned valuable insights about strategic planning, data analysis and integration management methods. Philo was an amazing mentor. He helped me better understand the meaning of time and taking steps to comprehend what other people are saying. I greatly recommend to students interested in improving themselves to apply for an internship at ACS.”

 

Rita Kwartemaa, Business Management, Ghana

“My ACS-Research internship was a great opportunity because it allowed me to develop in a multiple ways. First, the work with students within an intercultural team gave me the chance to see different ways of thinking and working; and how to get project teams going. Second, the project work which included conception, planning and technical equipment was a great challenge. It was inspiring to discuss the developed concepts with the team and then to get the team involved. Dealing with communication concepts in an international project team is an opportunity everyone should take. Even if you are interested in only one of these topics is reason enough. The combination made an phenomenal internship.“

 

Dietbert Hahn, Political and Social Sciences, Germany

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