What about some practical work experience? by Christine Burgmer | Jun 26, 2014 | Allgemein | 0 comments A lot of people find it difficult to translate the German word ‘Praktikum’. I like to talk about a ‘work placement’ or just ‘practical training’. But you’ll also hear the word ‘internship’ in American English. Submit a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.