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Full Time Internship | Prague

Czech Republic | Optional Credit Available | Fall 2023
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Overview

With rich history, medieval architecture, one-of-a-kind markets, and so much more – Prague is a bustling hub of politics and culture. It’s the perfect city for people who enjoy limitless options of things to do and places to go.

No matter what you’re interested in, Prague has almost any sort of career field on demand for an internship. As a global center of finance, fashion, technology, marketing, and media, Prague has incredible internship opportunities. Internships in the Czech Republic range between 8 to 12 weeks and take place in the summer, fall, and spring.

With easy access to the rest of Europe, there will always be something for you to do and see during your internship in Prague.

With Global Experiences, you’ll have everything you need to have a life-changing adventure and gain valuable professional experience. Early applications are encouraged, because Internships in Prague are in increasingly high demand!

What’s Included

The AIFS Abroad inclusive program fee includes all of the great features below in addition to many pre-departure, on-site and upon-return services to help interns make the most of their time abroad.

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  • Guaranteed Internship Placement

    Once accepted into program we guarantee an internship in one of your approved career fields

  • Global Career Readiness Program

    Connecting academic goals to professional experiences

  • Housing

    Student apartment

  • Excursions

    2-day excursion to Moravia and trips to places like Mariánské Lázně, Vienna and Mikulov

  • Cultural & Social Activities

    A wide range of AIFS-organized cultural activities and social events to enrich your experience

  • On-Site Location Coordinator

    to help with any questions or advice you may need throughout the program

  • Green Initiative

  • Health & Safety

    24/7 emergency support and comprehensive insurance

  • Personal/Professional Development

    Access to the renowned Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment and alumni network

Additional Options & Opportunities

  • Flight Package

    Round-trip flights from 25 U.S. gateways

    Airport transfers to and from accommodation

  • Credit

    Credit can be obtained through our School of Record, Fairfield University

    Earn up to 6 credits during the summer, and up to 12 during the semester

    Some universities require credit to be earned, and we cannot change a university’s requirement

Program Details: Full Time Internship | Prague Multiple Career Fields

Dates

September 2, 2023November 26, 2023

Term

Fall

Application Deadline

June 1, 2023

Inclusive Fees

$8,990

Eligibility

Open to

Minimum of GPA

Additional requirements may vary by course selection. See Academic section below.

Visa Requirements

A visa may be required for this program. Contact your advisor or login to your portal for more information.

Global Themes

  • Arts, Culture & Creative Industries
  • Business, Innovation & Social Entrepreneurship
  • Education & Social Services
  • Global Public Health & Psychology
  • Global Sustainability
  • Language, History & Culture
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Internship Opportunities

AIFS Abroad offers a unique global educational experience for students on this program, with the following academic options available:

The Global Experiences Enrollment Team reviews application materials, which are a combination of relevant work experience, college or university level course work, and an assessment of maturity and readiness for working in a professional setting. After a participant has been accepted, we guarantee an internship placement. 

Our team works with applicants 1:1 to gain a better understanding of the skills you will bring to your team, talents you want to grow, and expectations you have of your experience. By working individually with each intern, we can assess academic knowledge, career goals, language proficiency, and overall expectations for your time in Lisbon, in order to place you in a dynamic work environment.

Once a match is found, all interns will interview by phone or Zoom with your manager before the placement is offered and confirmed. When you arrive in Prague, Location Coordinators will be there to help you start your internship and support you with on-site check-ins and coaching to make the most of your internship placement. 

Global Experiences has 20+ years of history matching talented interns with top tier international companies. Our placement team is dedicated to finding the right employers for our interns in a variety of career fields. Below are some of our top fields for our Czech Internship program, but are not limited to these:

  • Information Technology/Computing
  • Business
  • Marketing 
  • Finance
  • Graphic Design 
  • Architecture
  • Communications

Global Experiences provides an award-winning Global Career Readiness Program which combines assessments, career coaching, and experiential learning to connect interns’ academic knowledge with their professional ambitions. The Strengths-based approach focuses on interns meeting their potential and thriving in their future careers. 

Core Components Include

  • CliftonStrengthsFinder® Assessment
  • On-on-One Career Strengths Coaching
  • Goal Setting and Career Planning
  • Interview preparation
  • On-Site Career Seminars and Networking Events
  • Leadership Training and Recruitment Opportunities
  • Summer 3-6 Credits
  • Semester, up to 9 Credits
  • Semester, up to 12 Credits

Adding credit can allow interns to access existing financial aid options and gain credit towards graduation for many majors. This is suitable for interns who attend a university that does not offer credit for internships. Some universities will require credit and we cannot change university requirements. For more information please discuss your situation with your program consultant at time of application.

Credit will be obtained through our School of Record, Fairfield University. 

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Living Abroad

AIFS Abroad provides excellent accommodations, activities, resources and staff to help interns learn about and integrate into their host community.

Apartment

  • Single or shared room
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Desk
  • Shared living/dining area
  • Full Kitchen
  • 24/7 Security
  • Located just outside of the city center

Architecture

Nicknamed “the City of a Hundred Spires,” Prague is known for its Old Town Square which is at the heart of its historic core. The city is lined with colorful baroque buildings, Gothic churches and is home to the largest castle in the world.

HistorY

Dating back to the ninth century, the Prague Castle spans an impressive 18 acres and is home to stunning cathedrals, chapels, royal palaces and gorgeous ornamental gardens.

Attractions

Two famous attractions you’ll find in Prague include a graffiti wall devoted to John Lennon and the famous Astronomical Clock on the Old Town Square.

Hailey is the Prague Program Manager for Global Experiences. Hailey spent a summer studying in Madrid, Spain while studying at Virginia Tech, and had the opportunity to travel to Switzerland and France. She loves the ability to combine her passions for travel and higher education to help students grow professionally in an international setting. She holds two Bachelor’s degrees in International Studies and Spanish.

To help you get a true taste of Czech culture, a wide range of cultural activities and excursions are included in your program fee. Activities and events may include:

  • Visit to a Bohemian glassworks factory
  • A boat cruise on the Vltava River
  • Prague city walks focusing on different neighborhoods
  • Visits to the Jewish Museum, synagogues and cemetery
  • Opera, theater, ballet and concert visits
  • Sports events such as hockey and soccer games
  • Yoga sessions and climbing
  • Visits to famous Prague cafés
  • Czech Buddy program offered through the university’s International Club for Czech language practice and exchange in addition to AIFS Buddy Program
  • Czech cooking class
  • Events such as concerts, festivals and markets which take you off the tourist trail to venues attended by Czech locals
  • Castle trips and day trips to other towns such as Plzen and days out in the countryside including hiking trips
  • Czech related and seasonal events such as Easter craft or Halloween activities, Czech Christmas cookie baking and folklore crafts

Some events may require a small supplementary fee.

Excursions

This program offers a range of excursions that will take you outside Prague and deepen your social, historical and cultural understanding of the Czech Republic. 

Buildings in Moravia, Czech Republic.

Moravia

Tour a seasonal selection of the following: an inhabited cloister in Tišnov, Napoleon battle site in Austerlitz, wine country, central Mikulov town, Lednice park and castle, Historic Slavkov town, Brno, Gregor Mendel’s Garden and Museum, the Ossuary at St. James’ Church and the Moravian Karst cave complex. Dinner at Vinný sklep U Vrbů, a family-run winery in Hustopeče. Includes round-trip transportation, accommodations, and select entrance fees.

  • Czech Republic
  • 2 Days
  • Included in Program Fee
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Kraków and Auschwitz-Birkenau

Sightseeing tours of Market Square, Wawel Castle, Podgorze District, Wieliczka Salt Mine, and the Jewish Quarter, Kazimierz. Guided visit to the former concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, now a memorial and museum. Free time to explore Kraków. Includes round-trip transportation, accommodations, daily breakfast, lunch and entrance fees.

  • Poland
  • 3 Days
  • Not Included in Program Fee
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Bohemian Switzerland National Park

Hike, visit scenic viewpoints, reach the highest peak in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains (Děčínský Sněžník), and see the iconic Pravčická Brána, the largest natural arch in Europe. Includes round-trip transportation, accommodations, breakfast, lunch, and entrance fees. 

  • Czech Republic
  • 2 Days
  • Not Included in Program Fee
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Social identity & access

One of the best things you can do before departure is enter into the journey knowing that your time abroad will be unique to this experience. The resources, community, and support available to you when abroad will likely be different as well. In order to help you prepare for your experience, we have compiled many resources about social identity and access in specific locations abroad. Your program staff will also provide you with more details pre-departure and during orientation.

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Important Dates & Deadlines

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Dates & Deadlines

Details

  • Early Application Deadline*
    May 1, 2023
  • Application Deadline**
    June 1, 2023
  • Scholarship Deadline
    April 1, 2023
  • Optional Departure Flight from US***
    September 3, 2023
  • Program Begins
    September 2, 2023
  • Program Ends
    November 26, 2023
  • Optional Return Flight to US***
    November 26, 2023
  • * We encourage applicants to apply by this date for a better chance of acceptance into their preferred career fields.
  • ** Deposits are due within 10 days of acceptance.
  • *** Included for students on AIFS flight package.

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Ready to Study Abroad in Prague?

For more dates or questions, contact your program consultant:
(203) 399-5163 or email: aifsabroad@aifs.com