Information for term Summer Global Internship
Application deadline, and cost information.
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info
- Dates: Jun 18 – Aug 12, 2018 (8 weeks)
- Credit: 6 semester hours / 9 quarter hours
- Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA
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CIEE Global Internship programs are built just for you! All of our locations offer a wide range of internship opportunities across a diverse set of industries. When you apply, we work directly with you to find an internship that suits your unique needs and professional goals. Learn more about our personalized placement process
Prague, home to 1.2 million and some of Europe’s most dazzling architecture offers a rich cultural life, featuring festivals, concerts, and cultural programs. Spend your summer working with leading organizations, diving into a field of interest, and expanding your professional portfolio in this breathtaking and prosperous city.
Take an interviewing skills webinar
based on local business culture to prepare for Skype interviews with potential internship supervisors.
Be humbled and inspired
by the spectacle of a 14th-century stone bridge, a hilltop castle and a lovely, lazy river – the Vltava.
Visit the National Gallery
in Prague with large collections of Czech and international paintings and works by Picasso, Monet and Van Gogh.
international visitors annually7 M
the year Prague Castle was founded880
bars and restaurants3500+
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The Czech Republic is a modern-day success story, having established itself as the most politically stable and economically prosperous of the post-Communist countries of Europe. CIEE Prague, located in the historic Vyšehrad neighborhood of Prague, is housed in a former seat of the Catholic Church’s provost and is close to many of the city’s historical sites and cultural activities.
EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES
- Take excursions throughout the Czech Republic and see sites of historical and cultural importance, like Prague Castle, Old Town, and the historical halls of Charles University, the oldest university in central Europe.
- Make your summer internship truly geared to your interests and skills through individual pre-placement meetings, a personalized matching process, and coaching for each student.
- Enjoy a performance at one of many concert halls, cinemas and music clubs in the city.
- Take advantage of resume help and interviewing skills based on local business culture
- Explore the professional working world of Prague through organizational site visits, industry networking events, and guest lectures
- Participate in workshops that will help you make the most of your internship
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Students reside in apartments in popular neighborhoods with fellow CIEE participants. In some apartments, students have a local Charles University student as a “flat buddy” – a roommate who helps with student activities and provides a bridge to the local culture. Students share double rooms and kitchen and bathroom facilities.
Apartments are located throughout Prague and commuting times and distances vary. It’s important for students to be aware that commuting is part of daily life in Prague, and the location of most apartments requires daily use of public transportation. It is common for the student commute, including public transportation and walking, to take up to 30 minutes one way. A transportation pass is included in the program fees.
Meals are not included and are the responsibility of the student. Students can purchase food supplies and prepare meals in the apartment kitchens.
Prague, Czech Republic
Where You'll Study
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As a summer intern in Prague, you’ll work in a non-paying position with a wide range of opportunities to gain hands-on work experience. Possibilities include working in the field of content development, PR, business development, media, international relations, etc. Organizations include start-up companies, non-profit organizations, think-tanks and established corporations.
There are no specific language requirements for this program.
Students participate in an academic seminar taught in an online learning environment alongside the eight-week, full-time internship and weekly co-curricular workshops, site visits, and lectures. Participation in the integrated academic seminar and co-curriculars is mandatory for all participants.
Total credit: 6 U.S. semester/9 quarter credits
Internship: 6 U.S. semester/9 quarter credits; 30 integrated academic seminar hours, 200-240 internship placement hours
Students are expected to dress and behave professionally throughout their internship project and are subject to the agreed-upon internship protocols arranged by CIEE and the host organizations. The weekly seminar is designed to prepare students for leadership in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse workforce.
Students participate in an eight-week CIEE full-time internship and academic seminar taught in an online learning environment, complemented by a number of on-site curricular activities, such as site visits, workshops, and guest lectures. Classes, co-curricular excursions, and/or work hours may be scheduled Monday-Friday, and attendance is strictly enforced for all. To avoid falling behind, students should not plan personal travel away from the city when classes are in session.
Students will be assessed via assignments and activities related to the academic seminar, including but not limited to: online discussion forums, small group peer coaching, reflection journal, polarity map, individual or group presentations, analysis of readings, an informational interview, internship work plan, a capstone project and feedback from internship supervisor. Internship supervisors and students each provide written evaluations of progress towards goals.
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Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.
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Scholarships & Grants
CIEE offers more than $8 million in scholarships and grants annually to help students like you make your study abroad dream a reality.
Students who apply to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:
- Ping Scholarships for Academic Excellence
- Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
- CIEE Gilman Go Global Grant
To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.See more scholarship info
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Dates & Fees
You get more for every dollar when you study abroad with CIEE, because our high-quality programs include everything from excursions to insurance. There are no hidden charges, and no disappointing surprises when you arrive.
Fees & Housing
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CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.
Participation Confirmation = $300 *
Educational Costs = $3,633
Housing = $2,250 **
Insurance = $167Total Fees = $6,350
Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.
Meals not included in program fee = $600
International Airfare = $1,350 †
Local Transportation = $240
Books & Supplies = $50
Visa Fees = $50
Personal expenses = $200Total Estimated Costs = $2,490
CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.
This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.
Students required by their US home institution to study abroad via CIEE's School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.
** Does not include a meal plan
† Roundtrip based on U.S. East Coast Departure
To help you budget, keep in mind that students are responsible for the cost of international airfare, local transportation, books and supplies, visas, and personal expenses. In addition, your college or university may charge additional fees for study abroad, or may require you to receive a transcript via CIEE's School of Record, which carries an additional fee of $500.
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