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German Professional Conference


German in the Professions Series   

The German Professional Society has held annual fall conferences since November 2011.  Due to the pandemic, the Society will hold a series of one hour professions-focused events via Zoom this year beginning on Thursday, 22 October. There is no charge to Clemson students to attend this event. 

Alumni Panel Discussion.  22 October 2020.  12:00-1:15PM

This event is open to all in the Clemson University community.  To be added to our Zoom meeting, please contact James Bradham (, German Professional Society President or  Lee Ferrell (, BMW Senior Lecturer of German. 

 Matthew Allen GPS series 2020 guest

Matthew Allen
German-American Chamber of Commerce, New York
Director of Careers and Education

Alexia Andrews GPS series 2020 guest

Alexia Andrews
Adidas Brand and Creation Technologies,  Herzogenaurath, Germany
Senior Administrative Assistant

Austin Jordan GPS series 2020 guest

Austin Jordan
Bosch-Rexroth, Easley, SC
Project Purchasing Buyer 

Anne Meyer GPS series 2020 guest

Anne Meyer
Hochschule Bremen, Germany
Program Coordinator,  International Graduate Center

Brian Wright GPS series 2020 guest

Brian Wright
BMW Manufacturing Co., Greer, SC
Product Integrator – Exterior Rear End


Previous conferences:

German Professional Conference 2019
“German Language Study and Your Career: Internships and Study Abroad"
October 9, 2019

Sessions run from 10:00AM-4:00PM, Hendrix Ballrooms A&B

Hosted by the Clemson German Professional Society and the Department of Languages and German Program at Clemson University

Sponsored by the Department of Languages, UAS7 German Universities of Applied Sciences, Draexlmaier Automotive Group,  Ivannovation Language Management, IFA Rotorion, And Hofmann Services 

Participating Companies:
Adidas, BMW Manufacturing Company, Bosch Rexroth, Context Design Group, Draexlmaier Automotive, Hofmann Services, Human Solution, IFA Rotorion, Ivannovation Language Management, Robert Bosch, UAS7, ZF Transmissions 

Photos from 2019

2019 German Professional Conference

German Professional Conference 2018
“Business, Engineering, and Consulting in the Upstate"
October 10, 2018

Hosted by the Clemson German Professional Society and The German-American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern United States

Sponsored by the Department of Languages

Participating Companies:
Adidas, Bosch Rexroth, BMW Manufacturing Company, Draexlmaier Automotive, Fehrer Automotive, German-American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern U.S., Hofmann Services, Ingenics Corporation, P3, Roedl, Langford de Kock, tesa tape, ZF Transmissions

Photos from 2018

2018 German Professional Conference

Photos from 2017

2017 German Professional Conference