Sister Cities seeking Hans Joohs applicants

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Sister Cities Commission is seeking qualified candidates to apply for the year 2018 Hans Joohs Cultural Exchange Program.

The recipient of this award will live up to 12 weeks in or near the City of Ulm, Germany. The New Ulm Sister Cities Commission will provide transportation to and from Germany and a modest stipend. The cooperating Ulm organizations will provide housing and a paid internship in a job setting or settings based on the recipient’s background and interests.

Candidates must be within the age group of 18 to 35 years old and have fluent German language skills. Applicants should be from the New Ulm area or have ties to New Ulm. To learn more about this program and obtain an application form, please write New Ulm Sister Cities, 100 North Broadway, New Ulm, Minnesota 56073; contact the City Manager’s Office at (507) 359-8233 or e-mail For background on the Joohs Exchange visit us/Government/Boards and Commissions/Sister Cities Commission.

Deadline for applying is January 31, 2018