AIFS Internships Abroad

AIFS Internships Abroad

AIFS offers several opportunities to work and study abroad on internship programs at international companies and organizations. Earn academic credit, diversify your work experience, and build your resumé while experiencing the benefits of study abroad! AIFS offers internships in London, Florence, Rome, Granada, and San José.

Semester and Summer Internship in London, England

Richmond, The American International University in London

  • Internship Placement: 4 days a week for 8 weeks (semester or summer) in fields including: advertising, art and design, art history, event planning, fashion and beauty, finance and accounting, marketing/market research, media, journalism and publishing, Music, non-profit / NGO, politics and government, PR/communications, psychology and research, theater and theater management
  • Earn up to 12 credits
  • Cultural activities such as a theater production visit, guided walking tour, a ride on the London Eye, and day trips to Cambridge and Stonehenge
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA for students with 45-74 semester credits or 2.75 GPA for students with 75 semester credits or more. (3.0 for all students seeking placements in finance and political science; 3.2 in psychology). Additional criteria apply.

Semester Internship in Florence, Italy

Richmond, The American International University in London – Florence Campus

  • Internship Placement: 5 days a week for 12 weeks (6 credits) in fields including: art history, art design & media, communications, economics, education, international business, hotel management and tourism, and marketing
  • Earn up to 18 credits
  • Take Italian language as well as one other course in the same field as the internship
  • Cultural activities such as visits to museums, art galleries, churches, theaters, course-related field trips, and excursions to Rome and Venice
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA for students with 45-74 semester credits or 2.75 GPA for students with 75 semester credits or more. Additional criteria apply.

Summer Internship in Florence, Italy

Richmond, The American International University in London – Florence Campus

  • Summer Internship Placement: a minimum of 5 days a week for 7 weeks in the hospitality, tourism management, and Italian food and wine fields.
  • Students will take the Italian Food & Culture course alongside their professional internship placement.
  • Earn 6 total credits (3 credits for the Internship + 3 credits for the Italian Food & Culture course).
  • Cultural activities such as visits to museums, dinner with Italians, cooking and wine tasting classes, gelato tours, course-related field trips, and optional excursions to Rome and Venice
  • Open to students with a minimum of 45 completed credits by the start of the program. Minimum 2.75 GPA. Additional criteria apply.

Semester Internship in Rome, Italy

Richmond, The American International University in London – Rome Campus

  • Internship Placement: 5 days a week for 11 weeks (6 credits) in fields including: art, design & media, communications, education, history, international business, international relations, political science, social science.
  • Earn 16 credits
  • Take Italian language as well as one other course in the same field as the internship
  • Cultural activities such as visits to museums, art galleries, churches, theaters, course-related field trips, and excursions to Venice, Naples, and Pompeii
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA for students with 45-74 semester credits or 2.75 GPA for students with 75 semester credits or more. (3.0 for all students seeking placements in finance and political science). Additional criteria apply.

Summer Internship in Rome, Italy

Richmond, The American International University in London – Rome Campus

  • Internship Placement: 7 weeks (6 credits) in the fields of arts and tourism with the purpose of preparing students with the skills and expertise for management, marketing, and operations in the field of Arts and Culture
  • Students will take the Art and Culture in Rome course alongside their professional internship placement
  • Cultural activities such as visits to the Vatican Museums and the Colosseum, pasta-making classes, markets, course-related field trips, and an excursion to Florence
  • Minimum 2.75 GPA

Semester Internship in Granada, Spain

University of Granada

  • Internship Placement: 45 hours (3 credits) in fields including Communications, Internet Design, Graphic Design, Video Production, Nutrition and Renewable Energies
  • Open to Intermediate, Advanced, and Superior level Spanish students
  • Earn up to 15 semester credits (3-credit Internship placement, plus Spanish language courses and other courses from the regular Granada program)
  • Cultural activities such as guided tours of the Alhambra and Albaicin, tapas with Spanish students, hiking in the Sierra Nevada, an afternoon at the Arabic Baths, a 3-day visit to Gibraltar, Seville and Cordoba and a day trip to the Costa del Sol

Semester Internship in San José, Costa Rica

Veritas University, San Josť

  • Internship Placement: 30 or 40 hours a week for 8 weeks (4 or 6 credits) in fields including: Advertising Design, Animal or Veterinary Science, Archaeology, Arts, Communication Science, Cooperatives, Economic Sciences, Education, Engineering, Environmental Science, Molecular Biology and Conservation, and Tourism
  • Earn up to 20 semester credits (Internship is worth 4-6 credits)
  • Cultural activities such as tours in and around San Josť, tropical dance lessons, visits to local attractions including museums and markets, theater performance and concerts
  • Open to college sophomores and juniors. Minimum 2.6 GPA. Students must be 20 years of age by the start of the internship and must have a high intermediate or advanced level of Spanish to participate in the Internship program.

Additional Internships

AIFS offers an additional internship opportunity in Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Need help choosing the perfect study abroad program? We are here to help! Call our Student Advisory Center at (800) 727-2437 or email studyabroad@aifs.com.