Program Details

The Center for Italian Studies “BABILONIA” in Taormina, Sicily, passionately dedicates itself to the study of the Italian language and culture.
Location:
Taormina, Italy
Program Type:
Intern Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer
Work Types:
Arts & Architecture, Business, Computer Science, Education, Fashion, Hospitality, Journalism, Sciences & Environment, Social Sciences

Program Overview

Program Description:

Internship programs in Taormina, Sicily, Italy

Academic international internships are available Spring, Summer and Fall Semesters.

Academic study abroad internship in Italy opportunities are available in diverse companies and organizations. Italy’s unique location has made it one of the most globalized nations and Italy ranks 5th in the world as a tourist destination. Internships opportunities include companies which conduct business locally, regionally, cross border and globally.

Students enrolled in a 15 week internship program in Italy can earn 15 credits (1 language course, 2 content courses which a student can choose to take in either Italian or English and a 130 hour 6 credit internship).

Students enrolled in a 12 week internship program in Italy (1 language course, 1 content course which a student can choose to take in either Italian or English and a 130 hour 6 credit internship).

Students in a variety of majors can be placed in academic internships with a focus on…

  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Event Management
  • Retail and Merchandising
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Communication and Media
  • Culture, Art and Museum
  • Food and Agriculture

 

 


Internship in Italy students must:

  • currently be enrolled or recently graduated from a U.S. university
  • have a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • be self-motivated and comfortable in an international environment
  • be flexible and willing to adjust to the working environment in Italy
  • have an interest in Italian culture
  • have Intermediate Italian II level of language proficiency prior to the start of the internship program

 

 

Process:

  • Complete online application
  • Submit Resume and Introductory Letter
  • Submit Letter of Recommendation
  • Submit transcript
  • Online interview
  • Match of internship
  • Schedule start date

At the completion of the internship program students receive a Certificate of Completion from the company along with a recommendation. Students transferring credits to their universities additionally receive a transcript and grade.
 

Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
No
Scholarships Description:
Scholarship opportunities are avaiable at BABILONIA - Center for Italian Studies. Please, check our webpage

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