Internship: How to get started

Whether you already know which career you want to pursue or not, whether you already have a place for an internship in mind or not, it is always helpful to do internships to find out what you want to do after leaving the university and collect experiences in different work fields. Don’t know where to start? Reach out via e-mail:!


UPDATE Exam Dates Winter Semester 2021/22

Exam Dates Winter Semester 2021/22

Bachelor Courses

Literature and Culture I (04-001-1001)

  • Lecture: written exam on Feb 8, 2022, 9:15 - 10:50 am - Online via Moodle
  • Seminar a-c (Dr. Stefan Schubert, Solveig Kloss, George Rainov) + Tutorial a-c (Heather Prüssing): take-home essay due Feb 13, 2022 

iTASK (04-001-1004)

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aspeers Calls for Art Contributions on "American Bodies" (deadline: Jan 15)

as|peers is a print and digital journal produced and edited by MA-level students at American Studies Leipzig. In addition to showing the scholarly work produced by students from all over Europe, the journal frequently features art by young artists.

In this open call for art, as|peers is looking for:

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Apply Now: Internship in Bookselling at She Said in Berlin

She said is a bookstore for queer and female authors in Berlin. They are looking for two interns next year, even if you have no experience in bookselling. So, if you always choose all the literature modules at ASL and know your way around queer literature, feminist theory, poetry, and more, apply by December 10, 2021!

You can find their posting concerning the intenships here. The text is copied from that post:


CANCELLED - In-person Office Hours for Internship Support

Due to the current situation regarding Covid-19, the internship support office hour each Wednesday 3-4 pm at GWZ 3.501 is cancelled until further notice. If you have questions regarding internships, please write an e-mail to to make an appointment. Office hours will be conducted via zoom.

Please do not hesitate to contact me and stay safe!


Secretariat Office Hours

As of Nov. 15, 2022 secretariat office hours will be by appointment only. For an appointment please send an email to

Sorry for the inconvenience.

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Prof. Dr. Pisarz-Ramírez classes and office hours via ZOOM

Starting the week of November 8, 2021 all of Prof. Dr. Pisarz-Ramírez classes and office hours will be held via Zoom (until further notice).

We will keep you updated as to further developments.

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Prof. Dr. Pisarz-Ramírez classes CANCELED until November 4. 2021

Due to unforseen circumstances following classes of Prof. Dr. Pisarz-Ramírez are canceled:

Graduate Colloquium (04-038-2002) - Seminar:

  • Wednesday, November 3. 2021, 11 am - 1 pm

Project Module (04-001-1009) - Project Colloquium/Lecture:

  • Wednesday, November 3. 2021, 3 - 5 pm

to all participants of the Project Module (04-001-1009) - look out for an email from

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Prof. Dr. Pisarz-Ramírez classes CANCELED until Oct. 29. 2021

Due to unforseen circumstances following classes of Prof. Dr. Pisarz-Ramírez are canceled:

Graduate Colloquium (04-038-2002) - Seminar:

  • Wednesday, Oct. 20. 2021, 11 am - 1 pm
  • Wednesday, Oct. 27. 2021, 11 am - 1 pm

Project Module (04-001-1009) - Project Colloquium/Lecture:

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Picador Guest Professor Don Mee Choi Wins MacArthur "Genius Grant"

Current Picador guest professor Don Mee Choi has been named as one of the 2021 MacArthur Fellows. The MacArthur Fellowship (sometimes called the MacArthur “Genius grants”) is awared annually to 20-30 people by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation for “extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction.” It is considered oe the most prestigious awards for intellectual and artistic achievement in the United States.

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