- Rome, Italy
- Program Type:
- Intern Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Work Types:
- Arts & Architecture, Business, Education, Fashion, Hospitality
- Program Description:
Spend your summer interning abroad in Rome! You'll earn 6 credits through the International Internship Program at Richmond, The American International University in Rome. Students can earn an additional credit by enrolling in Introduction to Italian Art. Courses are taught in English and Italian, with no previous Italian language study required.
This Internship Program focuses on the fields of arts and tourism to prepare students with the skills and expertise for management, marketing and operations in the field of arts and culture. An Internship Coordinator will support you throughout the program.
Cultural and social activities include:
- Guided city walks
- Visits to museums
- Wine, pizza and gelato tastings
- Opera, ballet and musical performances
- 2-day excursion to Florence.
Optional excursions include a:
- 3-day trip to Venice
- 3-day trip to Sorrento, Pompeii, Vesuvius, Naples and Capri (Session 2 only).
- A 2-night tour of London is included for students on the AIFS Flight Package.
- Setting Description:
- Living in central Rome puts over 2,000 years of history at your doorstep. Be a part of the community, not just a tourist, living in your own Roman apartment. Thanks to Rome's great transport connections, you can easily travel wherever you wish in Italy and beyond.
- AIFS is a premier provider of study abroad programs. Program fees cover tuition and housing, and over 50% of our study abroad participants receive financial support from AIFS in the form of scholarships or grants. A meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance, and 24-hour emergency service are also included. Coordinated AIFS Flight Packages with major airlines are also available.
Additional Program Information
- Open to students with a minimum 45 credits completed by the start of the program. Minimum 2.75 GPA. No previous Italian language study required. Must be 18 years or older to apply.
- Scholarships Description:
- Over 50% of our study abroad participants receive financial support from AIFS in the form of scholarships or grants. Please see website for deadlines and eligibility requirements.
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