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Intern in the field of physical therapy and sports training with a professional or semi-professional Italian soccer team. Qualified interns will assist local sports trainers by providing basic training and care for athletes. Some travel with the team may be required. Participants will also have an opportunity to expand their Italian language skills through intensive Italian language training offered throughout the duration of the internship.
If Italy has a national sport, soccer (called calcio) would most certainly be it. This internship gives participants an opportunity to get hands-on sports medicine experience with a semi-professional soccer team in Italy. The placement requires the intern to attend team training sessions and games, work alongside the team's coaches and serve as the team's primary sports trainer, be motivated, and work hands-on with the team to become immersed in the soccer-centric culture and Italian language.
This region represents the cradle of the Italian language and the birthplace of the Renaissance. Its distinguished heritage and present-day cultural vitality make Tuscany an ideal place for people who have a desire to come into direct contact with Italian life and culture, both past and present. Throughout the course of your internship, you will find ample opportunities to experience the authentic Italian life. You will discover the vibrant culture of Florence and the greater Tuscan region through optional weekly social events and weekend excursions, such as going to visit country villas and wineries as well as to other Italian cities.
World Endeavors offers some of the most affordable intern abroad programs available!
Three or six months of intensive Italian language training (80 hours per month)
All necessary course material
Unique placement opportunity in a Florentine business or organization
Pre-departure material and welcome orientation upon arrival
English speaking directors in Florence for your support
Various intern services and learning support services
Free internet service during normal business hours
Worker's compensation insurance (required for all internship in Italy)
Professional language certification
Free cell phone rental and free incoming calls
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