Rome, Italy

Summer Global Internship

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Information for term Summer Global Internship

Application deadline, and cost information.

Application Deadline

February 15, 2023
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: February 15, 2023
  • Dates: May 15 – Jul 8, 2023 (8 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 semester hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Overview

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Looking for an insider’s perspective on Europe’s economy? Rome, capital city and business hub of Italy, offers booming tech firms, non-profits, and multinational companies where you can expand your business portfolio. A summer internship in Rome offers a unique professional opportunity in the city of the seven hills.

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. Internships are competitive and confirmed upon a successful interview. You will have an edge on the competition because CIEE helps you navigate the internship interview process. CIEE staff offer constructive resume revisions and provide you with the tools to succeed in your interview. Learn more about our personalized placement process.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

CIEE is requiring all participants to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before traveling on programs. Read more ›

  • GET TO KNOW SOME OF THE ROME’S YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS

    through an internship in a city that has evolved into one of the top emerging hubs in the world.

  • Explore

    the Colosseum, the Vatican Museums, St. Peters and much more.

  • Learn

    how to make fresh pasta or pizza.

  • PEOPLE IN THE METROPOLITAN AREA OF ROME

    3.7m
  • EUROS COLLECTED FROM THE FAMOUS TREVI FOUNTAIN EVERY NIGHT

    3,000
  • CAPACITY IN THE COLOSSEUM OF ROME

    87k

Location & Culture

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With a history of over 2,500 years and a population of 4.3 million, Rome is one of the most vibrant cities in the world. The city is home to hundreds of churches, monuments, museums, as well as some of the most visited places in the world - Saint Peter’s Basilica, the Vatican Museums, the Colosseum, the Spanish Steps, and the Pantheon - all of which you’ll have a chance to see for yourself.

CIEE wants all our students to feel welcomed, supported, and empowered to succeed while studying abroad. Local CIEE staff have provided details about conditions and cultural attitudes that students with specific identities might encounter in Rome.

EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES

  • Visit numerous significant Rome locations, such as the Colosseum, the Spanish Steps, the Pantheon, Saint Peter’s Basilica, Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel Ceiling, the Trevi Fountain and Mussolini’s own Forum.
  • Learn how gelato is made in one of Rome’s most famous "gelaterie" and taste their exciting flavors!
  • Take a cooking class in the world’s gastronomical capital

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Take advantage of resume help and interviewing skills based on local business culture
  • Explore the professional working world of Rome through organizational site visits, industry networking events, and guest lectures
  • Participate in workshops that will help you make the most of your internship

Daily Life

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  • Housing

    Residence Halls/Apartments: Students share rooms in residence halls or apartments in safe, residential areas, close to markets, shops, restaurants, and public transportation. Students will be housed in single, double, or triple rooms. Accommodation is within a 40 to 50 min commute to CIEE Rome. If we cannot accommodate your first choice of housing, we will let you know before you arrive onsite. 

  • Meals

    Meals are not included.

What People are Saying

  • "It is a good and easy way to go visit and study/work in another country. The head people of CIEE are accessible if ever needed and are willing to help you with whatever you need. And they provide a lot for the group sessions and setting up trips for your group."

    Corinne L., Texas Christian University
  • "CIEE Study Abroad has always offered me a wonderful experience professionally, academically, personally, and culturally."

    Shine K.,

Academics

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Academics

As a global intern in Rome, you’ll work in a non-paying position within a wide range of opportunities across a diverse set of innovative industries. Extra-curricular cultural activities in and around Rome complement your coursework and immerse you in the history and culture of the city.

This eight-week program includes a full-time internship and an integrated online academic course

GPA

2.5

Language Prerequisites

There are no specific language requirements for this program.

Additional Requirements

Rising sophomore standing and above required at time of participation.

*Additional visa restrictions may apply and CIEE will advise students as part of the early application process.

Individual courses may have additional prerequisites; for CIEE courses, these are listed in the syllabi below. Students are responsible for having their own course approval conversations with their advisors.

Program Requirements

Students participate in an academic course taught in an online learning environment alongside the eight-week, full-time internship. Participation in the integrated academic course and internship are mandatory for all participants.

PROGRAM CREDIT

Total credit: 6 U.S. semester/9 quarter credits

Course Credit

Internship: 6 U.S. semester/9 quarter credits; 15 integrated academic course hours, 225-300 internship placement hours

Individual courses may have additional prerequisites; for CIEE courses, these are listed in the syllabi below. Students are responsible for having their own course approval conversations with their advisors.

Academic Culture

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 academic course is designed to prepare students for leadership in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse workforce.

Class Format

Students participate in an eight-week CIEE full-time internship and academic course taught in an online learning environment. Class 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 during the work week.

Grading

Students will be assessed via assignments and activities related to the academic course, including but not limited to: online discussion forums, reflection papers, analysis of readings, an internship work plan, and feedback from internship supervisor. Internship supervisors and students each provide written evaluations of progress towards goals.

Individual courses may have additional prerequisites; for CIEE courses, these are listed in the syllabi below. Students are responsible for having their own course approval conversations with their advisors.

Language of Instruction

English

Individual courses may have additional prerequisites; for CIEE courses, these are listed in the syllabi below. Students are responsible for having their own course approval conversations with their advisors.

Courses

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Course Information

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.
"(GI)" denotes courses that originated at CIEE's Global Institutes and that are offered at multiple CIEE sites.

Scholarships

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Scholarships & Grants

CIEE offers 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
  • CIEE Stem Scholarship

To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.

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Dates & Fees

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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.

Program

Application Due

Start Date

End Date

Fees & Housing

Summer 2023 8 weeks Feb 15, 2023 May 15, 2023 Jul 8, 2023
$6,950
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Program Fees

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 = $3,953

Housing = $2,500

Insurance = $197

Total Fees = $6,950

Financial Aid

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.

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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.

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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What's Included

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What's Included

Tuition
Housing
Pre-departure Advising
Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
Orientation
Introduction to your program plus practical information about living in your host city
On-site Staff
Full-time program leadership and support in your city
Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
Excursions and/or Study Tours
Travel Protection
CIEE iNext and a local liability insurance

Get Started

Here's what you need to do to take the next steps:
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    START AN APPLICATION
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    CONNECT WITH YOUR CAMPUS STUDY ABROAD OFFICE 
    Share your plans and confirm you're on track to meet all required steps to go abroad. 

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    Contact Us

    Send us an email if you still have questions or need information about applying to this program.