Public Diplomacy Fellowship
Funded by the U.S. Congress
& German Bundestag


CBYX for German Participants in the U.S.

The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals is a reciprocal program that gives 75 German participants the opportunity to spend one year living in communities throughout the U.S. on a program of study, work, and cultural immersion.  CBYX depends largely on the generosity and hospitality of hundreds of U.S. communities that have opened their doors to young Germans throughout the program's history.  In turn, these communities have been enriched by their involvement in a variety of ways:

  • Companies benefit through the introduction of skilled interns in the workplace. German CBYX participants have already completed extensive training in their career fields through Germany's unique apprenticeship system. All participants have authorization for paid work provided directly by the U.S. Department of State.  Find out more about having a CBYX participant work in your company.