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Virtual Internships (for direct credit only)

INTERNATIONAL VIRTUAL INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES (for direct credit only)

Sant’Anna Institute is pleased to announce the launch of our Virtual internships (for direct credit only). Please find all features below:

TERMS & HOURS

SPRING 2021

– OPTION 1

  • Dates : January 24 / April 17, 2021
  • 120 total hours
  • Program includes : 8 weeks online and 4 weeks ( last 4 weeks ) on site in Sorrento*
  • Application deadline: October 30th

PRICE INTERNSHIP : $1,690.00
PRICE 4 WEEKS ACCOMMODATION ( last 4 weeks ) : $1,200.00
Total 12 weeks : $ 2,890.00

 

– OPTION 2

  • Dates : January 24 / April 17, 2021
  • 120 total hours
  • Program includes : 12 weeks online
  • Application deadline: October 30th

PRICE : $1,690.00

Total hours and dates may be flexible if required

PLACEMENTS

Professional fields, academic areas, potential projects, and professional partners proposed for the Summer II 2020 and Fall 2020 terms:

  • Arts
    • Architecture, Interior Design majors
    • Professional Partners:
      • Architecture studio
    • Projects:
      • Drafting solutions to design projects on architecture software

 

  • Business & Marketing
    • Human Services Management, Business Administration, International Business, Marketing, and Finance majors
    • Professional Partners:
      • Local municipality
      • Hotels and B&Bs
      • Event planners (including wedding, culinary, and music events)
      • Local commercial shops
      • International education institute
    • Projects:
      • Analytics for social media and website
      • Competitor research and analysis
      • Research and contact new markets with the aim of recovering business and/or promoting Sorrento as an international destination
      • Helping develop and communicate protocols for health & safety and wellness for staff and clients
      • Marketing company strengths through various materials/channels, such as presentations, handouts, activities, website, etc.

 

  • Communications
    • Advertising, Journalism, English majors
    • Professional Partners:
      • Local printed magazine
      • Online newspaper
      • Hotels and B&B’s
      • Event planners (including wedding, culinary, and music events)
      • Local commercial shops
      • International education institute
    • Projects:
      • Researching effects of the crisis on these types of businesses and writing strategic articles and/or social media content with the aim of recovering business

 

  • Education
    • Education majors
    • Professional Partner:
      • Foreign language institute
    • Projects:
      • Developing, administering, and assessing online ESL courses for individuals/groups

 

  • Italian Studies
    • Italian Studies majors
    • Professional Partner:
      • Foreign language institute
    • Projects:
      • Helping develop and assess online Italian language and culture courses for individuals/groups

 

  • Social Sciences
    • International Studies and Political Science majors
    • Professional Partners:
      • NGOs that support the social integration of refugees
    • Projects:
      • Carrying out an international pen pal project for refugees to connect beneficiaries from Italian organizations with those in the U.S.

 

PROGRAM FEATURES

  • Interview: video interview with Internship Coordinator to discuss student’s objectives and potential placements
  • Customized Program: Before the start of the term, the student will receive a program with information on the work placement and project outlines, designed according to the goals of the student and needs of the Professional Partner.
  • Orientation: a virtual group orientation for all students participating during the term, where the program layout and expectations will be explained.
  • LEaD Workshops: live weekly group meetings on professional development topics with reflection assignments. This includes 1 Guest Speaker for the Summer term and 2 for the Fall semester.
  • Advising: weekly email check-ins and feedback as well as periodic, virtual, one-on-one meetings with Internship Coordinator, Faculty Advisor, and Company Supervisor
  • Final evaluations completed by student, Internship Coordinator, Faculty Advisor, and Company Supervisor
  • Final presentation in e-portfolio format given virtually to peers, Internship Coordinator, Faculty Advisors, and Company Supervisor
  • Certificate of completion: includes number of hours completed and signed by Sant’Anna Institute and Professional Partner
  • Possibility to use Advisors/Supervisors as future references

 

CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • Cancellation up 2 weeks prior program start: full refund minus bank fees.
  • Cancellation between 2 weeks and 1 week: 50% refund minus bank fees.
  • Cancellation from 1 week and or after the start of the program: no refund

 

***Please note that the Virtual Internship program is not offered for credit by our school of record Jacksonville University. However, students may request direct credit for the program from their home university.

Please visit our International Internship Course page for the onsite internship opportunities accredited by Jacksonville University.

 

Please contact:
– Sant’Anna Study Abroad Coordinator, Ms. Serena Vacca at Serena.Vacca@santannainstitute.com, for general information and application information
– Sant’Anna Internship Coordinator, Ms Emily Hammeren at Emily.hammeren@santannainstitute.com, for questions related to internships
– Sant’Anna Academic Director, Dr. Marco Marino at Marco.marino@santannainstitute.com, for specific academic inquiries.