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Internships

Gain international work experience in any type of organization—from local schools to radio stations to hospitals. Many internship opportunities are available to match your interests and the Bologna study center staff is available to help you set it up.

Key Facts

  • Internships on this program are optional
  • Best suited for the year and spring terms

Language

Although there is no language requirement for this program, most internships require a basic knowledge of Italian. You can gain those skills through the required intensive language program (ILP) course. Some internships will require a more advanced level of Italian. The study center will be available for advice on internship opportunities.

Academics

No course is required, but to receive academic credit you’ll have regular meetings with an internship supervisor and a final project or paper. You will receive detailed instructions on how to get credit for your internship after you apply to the program.

  • Pass/no pass credit

Arrangements

To arrange your internship, you’ll receive a list of organizations and advice. It will be up to you to find an internship provider and request an interview. You make most of the arrangements after arrival. 

 

Get an Award

Student with camera

Scoring academic credit while learning real-world skills during an internship is just the start. After your program ends, you can apply for an award. You’ll focus on the marketable skills you gained—an ideal addition to your résumé.

AWARD

$500

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