AIFS Study Abroad in Rome: Semester Internship

Location: Italy: Rome

Term: Academic Year, Spring, Fall

Program Duration: 7-12 Months, 3-6 Months

Dates: 2020,2021,2022

1 High Ridge Park Stamford, CT 06905 United States

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Phone: 800-727-2437

Fax: 203-399-5590


Spend a semester or academic year in Rome with AIFS. Earn up to 16 credits through the International Internship Program at Richmond University in Rome. No previous Italian language study is required.

Your program begins with a 1-week language and cultural orientation to acclimate to life in Italy.

Internships are available in:
• Art
• Art History
• Business
• Communications
• Design and Media
• Economics
• Education
• Film Studies
• Finance
• Food Studies
• History
• International Business
• International Relations
• Management and Tourism
• Marketing
• Museum Studies
• Political Science
• Social Science

Live in an Italian homestay or a shared student apartment. An excellent meal plan is included with both options.

You'll enjoy numerous social and cultural activities including a:
• 3-day excursion to Sorrento, Naples, Pompeii and Capri
• 3-days in Florence
• Day trip to the villages of Assisi and Spello.

Optional excursions include 3-days to Venice, 3-days to Auschwitz and Kraków, Poland and 3-days in Palermo, Sicily.


1. Combine academic study, internship, volunteering, and cultural immersion in ONE exciting semester program abroad!

2. Gain hands-on, professional experience in your chosen field, such as political science and education.

3. Enjoy complete Italian language and cultural immersion through a homestay.

4. Discover the rich cultural and historical heritage of Rome, as well as Italy, through cultural activities and trips.

5. Hone your Italian by taking a mandatory language course.

Degree Level



Students must meet all the normal criteria for admission to Richmond, The American International University in London and have:

-enrolled at least 45 semester credits by the time the program begins and enrolled in a ----full-time degree program
-2.75 minimum GPA for students with at least 75 semester credits; 3.0 minimum GPA for students with 45-74 semester credits (3.0 for all students seeking placements in political science)
-a thoroughly and thoughtfully completed internship application which forms part of their portfolio
-paid or unpaid work experience during the last two years
-letter of reference from a former employer
-two letters of academic reference
-a current resumé

Minimum Education

High School

Intern Types
  • Web Design
  • Fashion Business
  • Fashion Design
  • Journalism
  • Tourism
  • Museum Studies
  • International Relations
  • Hospitality
  • Food Science & Nutrition
  • Economics
  • Culinary Arts & Cooking
  • Social Sciences
  • Political Science & Politics
  • Marketing, Advertising, & PR
  • History
  • Graphic Design
  • Education
  • Media
  • Communications
  • Business
  • Art & Fine Arts
  • Art History
  • Finance
Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • English

Cost in US$:

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

AIFS is a premier provider of study abroad programs. Comprehensive fees cover tuition and housing with $800,000 in scholarship and grant funding available each year. A meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service are also included. Coordinated AIFS Flight Packages are available.

Credit Available


Experience Required


Volunteer Types
  • Marketing
  • English Teaching
  • Business
  • Community Development
This Program is open to

Worldwide, American Participant.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Apartment/Flat
  • Home-stays

Application Process Involves
  • Online Application
  • Transcript
  • Letters of Reference
Post Services Include
  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Job and Internship Network
  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home
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