Daria Benefeld (neé Matusovich) was a Student Trainee in Consulting and Public Relations at oha communication from January to September 2009.
Daria had studied Germanistics and Anglistics in Kemerovo (Russia) and worked as a translator and lector for the West-Siberian newspaper “Stoboj”. In 2005, Daria moved to Germany to study business administration with technical orientation at the University of Stuttgart.
Languages: Russian, German, English
Nicole Biedermann was a Student Trainee in Consulting and Public Relations at oha communication from September 2011 to Juli 2012 and supported the team with texts and research.
Nicole had been studying communication science since October 2009 at the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart. Her main focus was on PR, Interactive Media and Online Communication. As a Student Trainee in Communication Management and PR she worked at oha communication and the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering. She was also involved as a voluntary editor at the street newspaper Trott-war.
Languages: German, English, French
„My time at oha communication was a truly broadening experience. I got involved in many interesting projects and had verying tasks. I wrote press releases, organized press meetings, and analyzed the media resonance. I really enjoyed the pleasant working atmosphere. I had questions, I could always approach Oliver and his team. But also in planning my further personal career, they always supported me. I can only recommend to become part of this great team at oha communication.”
Dihya Sophie Biesinger was a Student Trainee in Consulting and Public Relations at oha communication from March to April, 2011.
Since October 2009, Dihya had been studying communication science at the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart and supported the team with research and texts. As she knows several cultural groups, Dihya wanted to gain experience especially in international and intercultural communications. Her traineeship helped to prepare her for her advanced studies, where she wanted to deepen her knowledge in Public Relations as well as in Market Research.
Languages: German, English, French, Italian, Spanish
“During my time at oha communication I could get to know PR work in an agency. So I was allowed to research, write and send out press releases, to prepare offers and calculations, to develop international PR and marketing concepts and present them to customers as well. To place individual customer issues I contacted journalists from Germany, Italy, Czech Republic and Poland and profiled by my language skills. I especially liked the diversity of the jobs, the internationality of the customers and the close and pleasant collaboration with colleagues and my supervisor who has regularly given me constructive feedback.”
Lea Engelhardt was a student apprentice and supported oha communication in July, 2013.
Lea Engelhardt was a student at the Philipp-Matthäus-Hahn-Gymnasium in Echterdingen where she graduated in spring 2015. Lea was raised bilingually and she feels at home in both Lyon and Stuttgart. After school she wanted to study advertising or PR in Australia. When she was young, she already developed her own ideas for advertising spots. Then she came across the job of a PR Consultant, who combines the three things she likes most: foreign languages, writing texts and conceiving creative concepts. At oha communication she gained first practical experiences in the world of PR.
Languages: German, French, English, Spanish
Verena Engenhart was at oha communication from April 2008 until Dezember 2010, at last as an Account Executive in Consulting and Public Relations.
Verena graduated in international marketing management and gathered professional experience at B/S/H Bosch and Siemens Home Appliances, Junkers and Burkhardt Leitner constructiv. She joined oha communication as a Trainee in 2008 and continued in 2010 as a PR Consultant after an internship at our partner agency Spector & Associates in New York City.
Languages: German, English, French, Slovenian
Janina Groffmann (neé Sendatzki) was a Student Trainee in Consulting and Public Relations and supported the team with texts, research and Online PR from Januar 2011 to February 2012.
Janina had studied media und economics in Bochum and Madrid. In the summer of 2010, she joined the Master program “Communication Management” at the University of Hohenheim. During her studies she worked as a tutor for international students and gained practical experience in Corporate Communications at Henkel.
Languages: German, English, Spanish
“At oha communication I was able to link theory and practice during my master program. I was involved in interesting and diverse project and learned a lot. I especially appreciated the pleasant atmosphere and the possibility to contribute own ideas. For the future I wish Oliver and oha communication’s team the very best.”
Deborah Gyesaw was a student apprentice and supported oha communication in September, 2010 with the updating of a media list, a mailing, the writing of a press release including English translation, and the research of pictures.
Deborah is currently a student of the Erich Kästner Gymnasium in Eislingen. In spring 2011, she will do her final secondary-school examinations and wants to study afterwards. Based on her choice of occupation, she passed a work experience at oha communication.
Languages: German, English, French
“My work experience at oha communication amused me a lot. I was well received and was free to contribute active right from the start. Because of this, I gained an extensive insight in the working world of consulting and international public relations. The atmosphere at the office was excellent and so I was able to manage my tasks uncomplicated, with application and pleasure. All in all, I’ve learned a lot in these few days of my work experience and I think that I can require it for my future. ”
Ira Haller was a Student apprentoce and supported oha communication in November, 2010. She was involved in a media resonance analysis, the writing of a press release and clipping research for clients. .
The student at the Hölderlin Gymnasium Stuttgart was to receive her Abitur in 2013 and wanted to study afterwards. Since her choice of profession was aiming into the PR direction, she wanted to do an orientation internship at oha communication.
Languages: German, English, French
Laura Harter was a student apprentice at oha communication in July, 2011. She helped with the preparations for MEDICA, an international trade fair for medical technology, visited the event “Mehrwert – Marktplatz für Mittelstand und Kreative” and supported the team with further tasks.
Laura was attending the 10th grade of the Kepler-Gymnasium in Freudenstadt, Germany. In spring 2013, she was going to graduate and then wanted to go to college. She decided to intern at oha communication because her career aspiration will probably focus on PR or marketing.
Languages: German, English, French
“My week at oha communication thrilled me! I was received very friendly and got involved in many different tasks. I was able to take over jobs, i.e. the preparations for a mailing or the update of a media list. The team was really engaged and I felt very well looked after, got great insights into PR and gathered many good experiences.”
Philipp Hofmann was a student apprentice and supported oha communication in March, 2011.
Philipp was attending the 10th Grade of Ganerben- Gymnasium in Künzelsau, Germany. After his graduation in spring 2013 he wanted to study Public Relations or Marketing and wanted to gain experience at oha communication.
Languages: German, English, Spanish
„My week at oha communication was very interesting and informative. I was involved right from the start and could really work on my own. The atmosphere was very friendly and open. I got to solve tasks, e.g. homepage-updates, the preparation of press texts, expansion of distribution lists etc., with a lot of enjoyment. The work experience has provided me a good insight into PR and through conversations and information, I experienced which prospects this job has. After this week can I really imagine to study and work in this orientation.”
Caitlin Hurt was a Student Trainee in Consulting and Public Relations. As a specialist for media and PR in the USA she supported the team with research and presentations in July and August, 2010.
Caitlin was studying Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing, as well as Global Communication in Seattle, Washington. Her practical experience thus far included market research, merchandising planning and cross marketing consultation. As a personal interest, she continued to explore the increasing importance of social media and intercultural communication in public relations.
Languages: English, German, Spanish
“At oha communication I felt at ease and like part of the team right from the start. I also found the overall atmosphere of the office to be a great place for achieving high quality results. I was very involved and had the opportunity to develop and create concepts, presentations and press releases. I’m pleased to have acquired professional work experience at oha communication and know that I now have a good reference for the future.”
Christiane Laude was a Student Trainee and supported oha communication from July 2010 until February 2011 in international PR projects with focus on South America.
Christiane grew up in Brazil. She studied communications and journalism in her hometown Salvador da Bahia. Since 2005, she has been working as an editor and presenter for newspapers, radio and TV stations. In 2009, Christiane moved to Stuttgart to join the Master Program “Corporate Communications” at the Media University (HdM).
Languages: Portuguese, German, English, Spanish
„My time at oha communication came during an interesting phase of my masters program. Here,I was able to combine theory and practice and gained realistic insights intointernational communication. It was a great pleasure to contribute to projects where I was able to bring in my experiences and mother tongue from Brazil. Oliver and his team have developed true expertise in international communication and I am convinced that this company is heading for a bright future!”
Brygida Mayer was a Student Trainee in Consulting and Public Relations and supported the team from November 2012 to February 2014.
Brygida had been studying PR and communication management biginning in March 2012 at the University of Mittweida that cooperates with the media Academy in Stuttgart. During her time at school in Tuttlingen, she participated in several student exchange programs to France, Ecuador, and England which supported her interest in other countries and languages. Therefore, Brygida would like to gain further experiences abroad during and after her PR studies. The practical work in international communication at oha communication created a good foundation for this.
Languages: German, Spanish, English, French, Polish
Lena Müller was a student apprentice and supported oha communication in April and August, 2010.
Lena was a student of the Gymansium Renningen, where she attended the 10th grade. In April 2010, she already assisted at oha communication as part of the internship BOGY.
Languages: German, English, Italian, French
“In April I already spent a very interesting week at oha communication and also this time I had a lot of fun, making further interesting experiences in the day-to-day work in the PR industry. I especially liked the nice atmosphere and that I was integrated into so many tasks. I had the chance to shape presentations with my research, take photos, learn more about social media and attend a meeting. I got insights into quite different topics and for sure they will be pretty useful for my future.”
Carmen Sabrina Nasalean was an intern and then a Student Trainee at oha communication from January to September, 2012.
Carmen was born in Brasov/Kronstadt, a city from the Transylvanian region. She went there to a German school, which opened the way to her studies abroad. Carmen has been studying communication science at the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart since October 2009 with focus on PR and online-communication. Through her previous internships she gained experience at Daimler AG, at the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering and at the European Parliament from Strasbourg.
Languages: German, Romanian, English, Spanish, French
Laura Neusser was a Student Trainee in Consulting and Public Relations and joined the team from March 2013 to March 2014.
Laura had been studying PR and communication management at the media academy in Stuttgart since October 2012. She has always been interested in editorial work. She wrote articles for the school magazine and for a local newspaper in Tübingen. To Laura, Public Relations are an exciting combination of creative and strategic work. This is why she is glad to have gained a lot of practical experiences at oha communication.
Languages: German, English, Spanish, French, Portuguese.
Franziska Nitsche was a Student Trainee in Consulting and Public Relations and supported oha communication from January to April, 2011.
In autumn 2010, Franziska finished her studies in communications at the University of Hohenheim. During her studies she worked as a student assistant and freelancer for a local daily newspaper. Franziska gained practical experiences in PR and corporate communications at Daimler AG where she also wrote her diploma thesis dealing with “management of sustainability communication in companies”.
Languages: German, English, Spanish
“During my time at oha communication I was treated as a full team member from the very beginning. So I was allowed to research and write press releases, to prepare offers and calculations and to develop international PR and marketing concepts. I especially liked the diversity of the jobs and the close and pleasant collaboration with colleagues and my supervisor. I can recommend every student of media and communications science to apply at oha communication in order to make these interesting and positive experiences on themselves.”
Nelli Rein (neé Littau) was an intern and then a Student Trainee at oha communication. She supported the team from March, 2012 to February, 2013.
Nelli has been studying PR and communication management at the private Media Academy in Stuttgart since March 2011. As a four-year-old, she had moved from Kazakhstan to Germany. After receiving her Abitur diploma, she completed a vocational training as an agent for digital and print media at the Stuttgarter Zeitung and gathered first work experiences as a sales representative. At her internship, Nelli wanted to apply her knowledge from the PR studies. She was especially interested in the particularities of international communication.
Languages: German, English, Russian
Jackeline Jose da Silva was an assistant in consulting and public relations. As an expert for media and PR in Brazil and Latin Amarica, she supported oha communication in March and April 2010.
Jackeline grew up in Brazil, where she earned a degree in History and worked in corporate banking at ABN Amro Bank. She moved to the USA in 2000 and earned a second degree in Public Relations and Communications at the University of Oregon. During her studies, she gained professional experience in PR at the NGO “Food for Lane County” and at Kyodo PR in Tokyo, one of Japan’s biggest PR agencies. In 2009, Jackeline moved to Germany and joined oha communication in March 2010.
Languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish, Italian, German
Joanna Stephenson (neé Pacan) was a Trainee in Consulting and Public Relations. From May to July, 2011, she supported oha communication with the planning and implementation of international PR activities.
Born in Poland and raised in Germany, Joanna had studied economics at the University of Hohenheim. At Bosch as well as the agencies Gatzanis and Beaufort8 she worked in marketing communications, online marketing and international public relations. She was responsible for the Polish and British market.
Languages: German, English, Polish
war Trainee in Consulting und Public Relations. Sie unterstützte oha communication von Mai-Juli 2011 bei der Planung und Umsetzung von internationalen PR-Aktivitäten.
Languages: German, English, Polish.
“I had an exciting and instructive time at oha communication. I liked the variety of tasks and the pleasant teamwork the most. The possibility to contribute my ideas and thus be fully integrated in projects was given at any time. I am delighted that I had the opportunity to gain that much PR and marketing experience and I wish Oliver and his team continued success!”
Katharina Staszkow joined oha communication as an Account Executive in Consulting and Public Relations from January to December, 2013.
Katharina is bilingual in German and Polish and has a German-French M.A. in Intercultural European Studies. At ‘SBS systems for business solutions’ in Rome, she supported projects enhancing German-Italian business relations and worked in corporate communications at SES, the global satellite operator in Luxembourg for two years. Subsequently, she spent one year backpacking through Asia and New Zealand. Katharina has been bringing in her experiences at oha communication – consulting clients in international PR projects.
Languages: German, Polish, English, French, Italian.
Jan Stratmann was a student apprentice and joined oha communication in October, 2010. He helped with the preparation for the exhibition „Global Connect“, research and with the composition and realization of a short corporate movie.
Jan had been attending grade 11 of the Gymnasien im Ellental in Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany. After graduating in 2012, he wanted to study journalism or public relations.
Languages: German, English and French
„The week at oha communication was very varied and much fun. From the very beginning I got well integrated into the team and was free to work on my own responsibility. Through various activities in the field of public relations, such as preparation for an exhibition or media analysis for customers, as well as through many conversations with the oha team I got a great insight in the profession of an PR-Agent. Thanks to a great working environment I could finish various activities with passion and really enjoyed working at oha communication.“