Italy Rome Internship
Students in the Internship Program take Italian language courses for a total of 6 credits, a 6-credit unpaid internship placement and 1 additional 3-credit course related to their internship. Students may also choose an additional 1-credit optional Introduction to Italian Art course, taught primarily during the field trips to Naples and Florence.
Online Registration – Very Important
Students register for all classes online at: www.richmondinrome.it.
Registration week is: June 5-12, 2017 (fall semester 2017), November 6 – 13, 2017 (spring semester 2018)
Program at a glance
In a competitive world, practical experience is an invaluable addition to classroom learning. Richmond’s Internship Program provides vital insights into a career field, experience in the global workplace, practical exposure to demands of specific jobs and development of professional and personal skills.
Richmond internships are supervised and combined with reflective academic study that help students apply theoretical knowledge in the workplace.
Italy’s largest and most populated city, Rome is home to many international organizations, companies, and humanitarian NGOs.
All foreign countries have their embassies in Rome, some of them also have a second embassy to the Vatican.
Three public universities and numerous private research institutes provide academic research and advanced technological services.
Culture and tourism are key factors for the Roman economy. A network of marketing and communication enterprises operate to promote the incredibly rich cultural heritage of the city.
A unique opportunity for an international educational experience, internships are available for Semester or Academic Year (see itineraries above) in Rome in the following areas:
- Art, Design & Media
- Economics & Finance
- International Business
- International Journalism
- International Relations
- Political Science
- Social Science
Orientation Program – 2 weeks
• Intensive language classes (2 credits)
• Orientation for your life in Italy
The Rest of the Semester in Rome – 12 weeks
• Tailored made Internship seminars
• Language classes (4 credits)
• One class of your choice related to your internship (3 credits)
• Internship placement and work – 260 hours (6 credits)