Learn about the companies where our Transatlantic Ruhr Fellows will be doing their internships!

The American India Foundation is committed to improving the lives of India’s underprivileged, with a special focus on women, children, and youth. AIF does this through high impact interventions in education, health, and livelihoods, because poverty is multidimensional. AIF’s unique value proposition is its broad engagement between communities, civil society, and expertise, thereby building a lasting bridge between the United States and India. With offices in New York and California, twelve chapters across the U.S., and India operations headquartered in Delhi NCR, AIF has impacted 12.9 million lives across 26 states of India since 2001.

Schott AG is a German multinational glass technology company specializing in the manufacture of glass and glass-ceramics. Headquartered in Mainz, Germany, it is owned by the Carl Zeiss Foundation. The company’s founder and namesake, Otto Schott, is credited with the invention of borosilicate glass.

MyPostcard lets its users send postcards to friends worldwide, personalized with their own photos. Founded by CEO Oliver Kray in 2014, MyPostcard started with the mission of making personal post not just easy, available and affordable, but normal again! Except since then, MyPostcard has become so much more than a postcard with nice photos. They are also a platform for independent artists to share and sell their work, a medium for demanding change and a brand that does more than just care about making the world a better place.

Meet the people is a next-generation advertising and consultancy group. They help clients grow and scale through complementary, deep domain expertise—uniting creative, data, production, content, media, design, shopper and retail marketing, and experiential. Not because bigger is better. Because smarter is better.