Exciting international work placements

Imagine yourself living and studying in Rome, the Eternal City, for a semester – then add in a wonderful placement experience in an organization that fits with your career ambitions. This internship program is an academic journey during which you apply what you learn in the classroom to the workplace and vice-versa. It offers you the chance to live and breathe all things Italian while also strengthening your resume for graduate school and/or employers.

Past placements have included: St. Stephen's School of Rome; Joel Nafuma Refugee Center; Trajan's Market Museum; Roma Tre University. 

You’ll spend 12-18 hours a week in your placement and enjoy seminar sessions designed to give time to discuss and reflect on your experience. You’ll also complete an academic project based on independent research and workplace experience.

You’ll take courses at the Arcadia Rome Center:

  • Internship Cornerstone Course – Work in Thought and Action includes embedded Italian language instruction at the start of the semester to help orient students to the local culture.
  • Optional Italian Language – beginner, intermediate or advanced – whatever your level.
  • Four electives from a varied selection of courses.

You’ll enjoy excursions, guest lectures and events organized by the Arcadia Rome Center to help you get to know other students and the many attractions of this magical city.

Fees & Scholarship Details
Term/Period Departure Date Return Credits Base Program Fee Application Deadline
Fall 2019 9/2/2019 12/20/2019 12-18 $15,550 4/20/2019 More Info
Academic Year 2019 9/2/2019 5/8/2020 24-36 $29,120 4/20/2019 More Info
Spring 2020 1/20/2020 5/8/2020 12-18 $16,250 10/15/2019 More Info
Fall 2020 TBA TBA TBA TBA 4/20/2020  
Academic Year 2020 TBA TBA TBA TBA 4/20/2020  

Program fees listed are base fees only. Please select MORE INFO for an estimate of additional expenses and any additional fees that may be incurred based on enrollment selections or housing placements. Dates and fees for future terms will be posted as they become available. Please see Program Calendar for detailed dates.

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