We are looking for talented and highly motivated individuals for a 6 to 12 months internship at our
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Bavarian State Department of Economic Affairs, Media, Energy and Technology
- Invest in Bavaria -
Our new executive director Antonia Zierer, who joined our team in San Francisco in September 2015, has a broad background in promoting economic development and supporting business in Bavaria: she has worked as deputy head of division for economic policy at the Bavarian Prime Ministers’ office and as a specialist on foreign trade relations with Russia and Central Asia in the Department of Foreign Trade Promotion and Location Marketing at the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs. Before joining the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, she worked as a research assistant at INWISO in Passau and Munich, performing research in the field of economic and social policy. Prior to that Antonia gained work experience in international business and in economic development cooperation with the Bavarian Representative Office in Moscow as well as with IMB International Moscow Bank (now Unicredit) in Moscow and with KfW Development Bank in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Antonia was born and raised in Bavaria’s capital Munich. She holds diplomas of the University of Passau in Business Administration and in Economics and studied Russian Language and Economics at the Moscow State University (GUU) in Russia. She speaks English, Russian and German and has lived both in the USA and in Russia.
As Sr. Marketing & Business Development Manager of the Bavarian U.S. Office for Economic Development in San Francisco, Florian is responsible for the promotion of the business location Bavaria. His role involves the management of the office’s marketing campaigns as well as new business development. He has several years of international experience in the field of economic development and location marketing.
Prior to that Florian gained work experience with Robert Bosch GmbH, Siemens AG and Lindner AG in Germany. He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Otto‐Friedrich University of Bamberg, Germany with a focus on marketing, logistics and controlling.
The permanent staff of the Bavarian office is supported by several trainees with a strong background in the field of business administration, marketing, economics and international law.