Vincent Heddesheimer was a double-degree student in Political Science at Rutgers University and the University of Konstanz, Germany. At the University of Konstanz, he majored in International Relations and European Integration. He conducted both qualitative and quantitative research in the areas of international political economy and international conflict. After his time at Rutgers, he will link those two areas in his Master thesis. Before coming to Rutgers University, he got a Bachelor’s degree in Politics and Public Administration from the University of Konstanz and spent one academic year at the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain.
During his academic career, Vincent completed internships at the German Parliament in Berlin, the European Parliament in Brussels, and the United Nations Security Council Affairs Division in New York City. Before he started his studies, he spent three months in Colombia for voluntary social service where he worked as a teacher and tutor for street children. Vincent is fluent in English, German, and Spanish and has basic knowledge of French.
Vincent seeks to work in international organizations, government agencies or think tanks where he wants to contribute to solving the various challenges the international community is facing.