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Full Time Internship | Prague

Czech Republic | Optional Credit Available | Fall 2023
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Large buildings in the heart of Prague, Czech Republic.

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  • Fall 2023

  • Spring 2024

  • Fall 2024

  • Spring 2025


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 residence hall

  • Excursions

    Moravia (2 days)

  • 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

  • Optional Excursions

    Kraków and Auschwitz-Birkenau, Poland (3 days)

    Hiking in Northern Bohemia (2 days)

    Czech Spa Town Experience (2 days)

  • 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

Program is closed


September 2, 2023November 26, 2023



Application Deadline

July 1, 2023

Inclusive Fees



Open to

Minimum of GPA

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 and Creative Industries
  • Business, Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship
  • Education, Social Services, and Psychology
  • Global Peace, International Security and Human Rights
  • Global Sustainability
  • Language, History and Culture
Learn More About Global Themes

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
  • One-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.

Student Residence Hall

Live with other AIFS and international students conveniently located within easy reach of stores, restaurants and public transport.

  • Shared double rooms (some single rooms may be available on request; contact the AIFS Program Advisor for details)
  • Shared bathroom and kitchenette
  • Full-sized common kitchen on each floor
  • Dormitory Assistant
  • 24-hour security
  • Laundry facilities, gym and piano room on-site


European-style cold breakfast included Monday-Friday

Wi-Fi Internet access is included in all AIFS housing in Prague.


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.


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.


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.

Jenny Bohuslavova

In addition to excursions, a cultural calendar of weekly activities and social events is included in your program fee. These activities will include both typical tourist sites and attractions and lesser known visits which take advantage of the expert knowledge of our local AIFS staff and give you a more authentic and insightful view of Czech life. Typical activities, tours and visits may include:

  • 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
  • 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 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.

The AIFS Office is right in the heart of the city in one of the oldest parts of Prague conveniently located within walking distance of the university. There is a student center, library, and a computer lab in the office, with PCs for college work or leisure. Free printing is also available, making it ideal for students to print their projects and essays on their way to class. Staff are always there to help with any issues that might arise.

AIFS can arrange volunteer activities across a variety of fields and within a range of organizations. Recent offerings have included: 

  • English/Spanish tutor with Jedlička Institute and schools for physically disabled people
  • English assistant in school for visually impaired students
  • Teaching English in elementary schools in Prague
  • Crafts and sport with kids from SK HOPO, a shelter for displaced families 

Interested students should contact the Resident Director directly once they have been accepted into the program. 


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.


Tour a seasonal selection of the following: Napoleon battle site in Austerlitz, wine country, central Mikulov town, Lednice park and castle, Brno, Gregor Mendel’s Garden and Museum, the Ossuary at St. James’ Church, visit to Mucha’s Slav Epic Paintings at Moravský Krumlov, 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
  • $375
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Bohemian Switzerland National Park

Hike, visit scenic viewpoints, reach the highest peak in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains (Děčínský Sněžník), and hike at Tisa rocks, the filming location of Narnia. Includes round-trip transportation, accommodations, breakfast, lunch, and entrance fees. 

  • Czech Republic
  • 2 Days
  • $275
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A view of Prague.

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


  • Early Application Deadline*
    May 1, 2023
  • Application Deadline**
    July 1, 2023
  • Scholarship Deadline
    April 20, 2023
  • Visa Deadline****
  • 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.
  • **** AIFS Abroad offers visa processing services to applicants who enroll into the program by this date. All other applicants who enroll after this date will be responsible for securing their own visa with guidance from AIFS Abroad.

Optional Flight Package

Students can select an optional transportation package for all AIFS programs. Students who choose to book their own flights should meet up with group at the program location and will need to make their own ground transportation arrangements.

Below are fees by departure city based on average historical costs and subject to change. If you select this option on your application, the total flight package price will be confirmed in your account 6 months prior to departure. (Program fee is guaranteed.)

Depature City


  • Atlanta
  • Boston
  • Buffalo
  • Charlotte
  • Chicago
  • Cincinnati
  • Columbus
  • Dallas
  • Denver
  • Des Moines
  • Detroit
  • Houston
  • Los Angeles
  • Miami
  • Minneapolis
  • New York
  • Newark
  • Orlando
  • Philadelphia
  • Phoenix
  • Pittsburgh
  • Raleigh/Durham
  • San Francisco
  • Seattle
  • St. Louis
  • Washington/Dulles
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Ready to intern in Prague?

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