International Internship Programme IIP

In a competitive world, practical experience is an invaluable addition to classroom learning. Richmond's Internship Program provides vital insights into a career field, experience in the global workplace, practical exposure to demands of specific jobs and development of professional and personal skills. Internship available in: Communications, Media and Visual Culture, Global Competences, Economics & Finance, European Politics, Food and Mediterranean Studies, Social Sciences. 15 credits.

Italy's largest and most populated city, Rome is home to many international organizations, companies, and humanitarian NGOsAll foreign countries have their embassies in Rome, some of them also have a second embassy to the Vatican.
Three public universities and numerous private research institutes provide academic research and advanced technological services.
Culture and tourism are key factors for the Roman economy. A network of marketing and communication enterprises operate to promote the incredibly rich cultural heritage of the city. 

The International Internship Program– 15 CREDITS
Orientation Program - two weeks
• Intensive language classes (2 credits)
• Orientation for your life in Italy

The Rest of the Semester – twelve weeks
• Tailored made Internship seminars
• Language classes (4 credits)
• One class of your choice (3 credits)
• Internship placement and work (6 credits)

COMMUNICATIONS, MEDIA AND VISUAL CULTURE
Course Code and Credits: ADM 486 US - ADM 6862 UK (15)
Course Title: INTERNSHIP IN ART, DESIGN & MEDIA
Course Description: This program offers students the opportunity to do a full-time internship at the Rome Study Centre. The experience provides the opportunity to enhance and complement classroom learning and to develop professional skills and competencies.

Students take Italian Language (6 credits) plus one 3 credit course at choice among:
ADM 103/ADM 3800 Drawing I
ADM 341/ADM 5850 Photography for the Media
ARH 305/AVC 5810 Introduction to Renaissance and Baroque Art in Rome
ARH 308/AVC 5840 Art and Culture in Rome
ARH 321/AVC 5845 Baroque Rome and Its Monuments
ARH 322/AVC 5805 High Renaissance Art
COM 308/COM 5855 News and the Media in Italy
COM 315/FLM 5800 History of Italian Cinema and Society
COM 461/COM 5845 Luxury Fashion in Rome
MGT 302/MGT 5850 Project Management for the Arts and Culture
An internship for a total of 270 hours in museums, art galleries, art and design studios, or photo/press agencies.

Course Code and Credits
: COM 486 US - COM 6862 UK (15)
Course Title: INTERNSHIP IN COMMUNICATIONS
Course Description: This program offers students the opportunity to do a full-time internship at the Rome Study Centre. The experience provides the opportunity to enhance and complement classroom learning and to develop professional skills and competencies.

Students take Italian Language (6 credits) plus one 3 credit course at choice among:
ADM 341/ADM 5860 Photography for the Media
COM 308/COM 5855 The News and the Mediain Italy
COM 315/FLM 5800 History of Italian Cinema and Society
COM 461/COM 5845 Luxury Fashion in Rome
MGT 302/MGT 5850 Project Management for the Arts and Culture
MKT 301/MKT 5800 Principles of Marketing
An internship for a total of 270 hours in international fashion and entertainment companies, cinema and film industry, marketing offices, media environment.

Course Code and Credits: JRN 486 US - JRN 6862 UK (15)
Course Title: INTERNSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL JOURNALISM
Course Description: This program offers students the opportunity to do a full-time internship at the Rome Study Centre. The experience provides the opportunity to enhance and complement classroom learning and to develop professional skills and competencies.

Students take Italian Language (6 credits) plus one 3 credit course at choice among:
ADM 103/ADM 3800 Drawing I
ADM 341/ADM 5860 Photography for the Media
COM 308/COM 5855 The News and the Media in Italy
COM 315/FLM 5800 History of Italian Cinema and Society
COM 461/COM 5845 Luxury Fashion in Rome
An internship for a total of 270 hours in newspapers and magazines, photo/press agencies, media environment.

GLOBAL COMPETENCES
Course Code and Credits: ECN 486 US - ECN 6862 UK (15)
Course Title: INTERNSHIP IN ECONOMICS
Course Description: This program offers students the opportunity to do a full-time internship at the Rome Study Centre. The experience provides the opportunity to enhance and complement classroom learning and to develop professional skills and competencies.

Students take Italian Language (6 credits) plus one 3 credit course at choice among:
ECN 357/ECN 5805 International Economic Relations
INRSCL 313/INR 5800 Globalization: A European Perspective
MGT 302/MGT 5850 Project Management for the Arts and Culture
MGT 358/MGT 5810 Human Resource Management
MKT 301/MKT 5800 Principles of Marketing
PLT 359/PLT 5810 The European Union in the New International System
An internship for a total of 270 hours in national/international institutions and agencies, media-related companies.

Course Code and Credits: EDU 486 US - EDU 6862 UK (15)
Course Title: INTERNSHIP IN EDUCATION
Course Description: This program offers students the opportunity to do a full-time internship at the Rome Study Centre. The experience provides the opportunity to enhance and complement classroom learning and to develop professional skills and competencies.

Students take Italian Language (6 credits) plus one 3 credit course at choice among:
ARH 308/AVC 5840 Art & Culture in Rome
ARH 321/AVC 5845 Baroque Rome and Its Monuments
HST 311/HST 5805 Rome through the Ages
HST 326/HST 5820 History of the Italian Mafia
INR 306/INR 5805 Human Rights
MGT 302/MGT 5850 Project Management for the Arts and Culture
PLT 302/PLT 5805 Italian Society: From Fascism to the Present
PLT 331/PLT 5800 Ethnicity and Identity
PLT 359/PLT 5810 The European Union in the New International System
An internship for a total of 270 hours in daycare, primary and secondary schools, recreational centers, libraries.

Course Code and Credits: FNN 486 US - FNN 6862 UK (15)
Course Title: INTERNSHIP IN FINANCE
Course Description: This program offers students the opportunity to do a full-time internship at the Rome Study Centre. The experience provides the opportunity to enhance and complement classroom learning and to develop professional skills and competencies.

Students take Italian Language (6 credits) plus one 3 credit course at choice among:
ECN 357/ECN 5805 International Economic Relations
INRSCL 313/INR 5800 Globalization: A European Perspective
MGT 302/MGT 5850 Project Management for the Arts and Culture
MGT 358/MGT 5810 Human Resource Management
MKT 301/MKT 5800 Principles of Marketing
PLT 359/PLT 5810 The European Union in the New International System
An internship for a total of 270 hours in national/international buy & sell companies, national/international trade and commerce offices, consulting agencies, media-related companies.

Course Code and Credits: INB 486 US - INB 6862 UK (15)
Course Title: INTERNSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
Course Description: This program offers students the opportunity to do a full-time internship at the Rome Study Centre. The experience provides the opportunity to enhance and complement classroom learning and to develop professional skills and competencies. 

Students take Italian Language (6 credits) plus one 3 credit course at choice among :
ARH 308/AVC 5840 Art & Culture in Rome
ADM 341/ADM 5860 Photography for the Media
COM 461/COM 5845 Luxury Fashion in Rome
MGT 302/MGT 5850 Project Management for the Arts and Culture
MKT 301/MKT 5800 Principles of Marketing
INRSLC 313/INR 5800 Globalization: A European Perspective
PLT 359/PLT 5810 The European Union in the New International System
SCL 307/COM 5860 Made in Italy: Symbols of Italian Identity
An internship for a total of 270 hours in international fashion, food and wine companies, tourism promotion industry.

Course Code and Credits: INR 486 US - INR 6862 UK (15)
Course Title: INTERNSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Course Description: This program offers students the opportunity to do a full-time internship at the Rome Study Centre. The experience provides the opportunity to enhance and complement classroom learning and to develop professional skills and competencies. 

Students take Italian Language (6 credits) plus one 3 credit course at choice among:
ECN 357/ECN 5805 International Economic Relations
INR 306/INR 5805 Human Rights
INRSLC 313/INR 5800 Globalization: A European Perspective
PLT 302/PLT 5805 Italian Society: From Fascism to the Present
PLT 331/PLT 5800 Ethnicity and Identity
PLT 359/PLT 5810 The European Union in the New International System
An internship for a total of 270 hours in a foreign embassy or international institution.

Course Code and Credits: MKT 486 US - MKT 6862 UK (15)
Course Title: INTERNSHIP IN MARKETING
Course Description: This program offers students the opportunity to do a full-time internship at the Rome Study Centre. The experience provides the opportunity to enhance and complement classroom learning and to develop professional skills and competencies.

Students take Italian Language (6 credits) plus one 3 credit course at choice among:
COM 461/COM 5845 Luxury Fashion in Rome
ECN 357/ECN 5805 International Economic Relations
INRSCL 313/INR 5800 Globalization: A European Perspective
MGT 302/MGT 5850 Project Management for the Arts and Culture
MGT 358/MGT 5810 Human Resource Management
MKT 301/MKT 5800 Principles of Marketing
PLT 359/PLT 5810 The European Union in the New International System
An internship for a total of 270 hours in advertisment and communication agencies, press agencies, recruitment and human resources agencies, national/international sales offices, media-related companies.

EUROPEAN POLITICS
Course Code and Credits: PLT 486 US - PLT 6862 UK (15)
Course Title: INTERNSHIP IN POLITICAL SCIENCE
Course Description: This program offers students the opportunity to do a full-time internship at the Rome Study Centre. The experience provides the opportunity to enhance and complement classroom learning and to develop professional skills and competencies. 

Students take Italian Language (6 credits) plus one 3 credit course at choice among:
ECN 357/ECN 5805 International Economic Relations
HST 326/HST 5820 History of the Italian Mafia
INRSCL 313/INR 5800 Globalization: A European Perspective
PLT 302/PLT 5805 Italian Society: From Fascism to the Present
PLT 331/PLT 5800 Ethnicity and Identity
PLT 359/PLT 5810 The European Union in the New International System
An internship for a total of 270 hours in a foreign embassy or international institution

FOOD AND MEDITERRANEAN STUDIES
Course Code and Credits: HST 486 US - HST 6862 UK (15)
Course Title: INTERNSHIP IN HISTORY
Course Description: This program offers students the opportunity to do a full-time internship at the Rome Study Centre. The experience provides the opportunity to enhance and complement classroom learning and to develop professional skills and competencies. 

Students take Italian Language (6 credits) plus one 3 credit course at choice among:
HST 311/HST 5805 Rome through the Ages
HST 314/HST 5815 History of Food and Table Manners
LIT 329/PHL 5800 Classical Mythology
LIT 330/LIT 5815 Roman Life and Thought
MGT 302/MGT 5850 Project Management for the Arts and Culture
RLG 315/RLG 5800 Religions and Cults of the Roman Empire
An internship for a total of 270 hours in food and wine companies, restaurants, hotels, tourism promotion industry.

SOCIAL SCIENCES
Course Code and Credits: SSC 486 US - SSC 6862 (15)
Course Title: INTERNSHIP IN SOCIAL SCIENCE
Course Description: This program offers students the opportunity to do a full-time internship at the Rome Study Centre. The experience provides the opportunity to enhance and complement classroom learning and to develop professional skills and competencies. 

Students take Italian Language (6 credits) plus one 3 credit course at choice among:
INR 306/INR 5805 Human Rights
INRSLC 313/INR 5800 Globalization: A European Perspective
PLT 331/PLT 5800 Ethnicity and Identity
PLT 359/PLT 5810 The European Union in the New International System 
RLG 300/RLG 5810 Comparative World Religions
SCL 307(COM 5860 Made in Italy: Symbols of Italian Identity
An internship for a total of 270 hours in international companies, foreign Embassies, religious institutions.

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