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Internships

Monash students from any faculty who would like to have an international work experience can now apply to do an internship in Prato and gain credit points towards their degree.

Most of our internships are for language assistants in local primary and secondary schools, but some other options are available.

This is the current offering for the year 2018-19: 

Prato internship offerings 2018-19

School and Research

Host organisations

Type of internship

Number of interns

Start date and duration

Requirements/Description

Convitto Nazionale Cicognini

(Primary and secondary school)

English language teaching assistant for children in primary (6 to 10 years old) or students in secondary school (11 to 18 years old)

2

All year round – except June- July - August

Good interpersonal skills

I-Camp

(Summer camp)

Language teaching assistant for children (aged from 3 to 8 years old)

2

From June to August

Must be dynamic and enjoying working with kids

Liceo Scientifico Copernico

(Secondary school)

English language teaching assistant for students in secondary school (11 to 18 years old)

1

All year round – except June- July - August

Good interpersonal skills

S. Niccolò

(Primary and secondary school)

English language teaching assistant for children in primary (6 to 10 years old) or students in secondary school (11 to 18 years old)

2

All year round – except June- July - August

Good interpersonal skills

Scuola primaria Ciliani

(Primary school)

 

English language teaching assistant for children in primary (6 to 10 years old)

2

All year round – except June- July - August

Good interpersonal skills

Liceo Cicognini-Rodari

(Secondary school)

English language teaching assistant for students in secondary school (11 to 18 years old)

2

All year round – except June- July - August

Good interpersonal skills

Scuole Medie Mazzoni

(Middle school)

English language teaching assistant for students in secondary school (11 to 18 years old)

2

All year round – except June- July - August

Good interpersonal skills

Scuola primaria De Andrè

(Primary school)

 

English language teaching assistant for children in primary (6 to 10 years old)

1

All year round – except June- July - August

Good interpersonal skills

Istituto Tecnico Dagomari

(Secondary school)

 

English language teaching assistant for students in secondary school (11 to 18 years old)

1

All year round – except June- July - August

Good interpersonal skills

 

Museums, National and International Institutions, Archives, Journalism

 

 

Host organisations

Type of internship

Number of interns

Start date and duration

Requirements/Description

Australian Embassy in Rome

Assisting in the organization of public diplomacy events, undertaking research, note-taking at international meetings, drafting reports on political and economic developments in Italy, and assisting with social media.

1

All year round. At least 4 weeks.

Through the involvement in the Embassy’s activities, the intern will experience a range of work in an international environment. The intern will have the opportunity to work in a team and gain a general understanding of the role of diplomacy.

The ideal candidate should have a high level of English and at least an intermediate level of Italian.

Gori Collection - Fattoria di Celle (Art collection in Pistoia)

Cataloguing a range of different materials (photographs, magazine articles, etc.)

1

September/October/November 2018

At least 4 weeks.

Very good knowledge of Italian language.

The Florentine

(magazine based in Florence)

 

 

 

 

Editorial assistant

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

September/October/November 2018

Two months preferred.

 

 

 

 

Copy editing and proofreading; interviewing and writing; translating and conveying in English news taken from Italian primary sources; attending press conferences and events. Requirements are:intermediate to advanced Italian, previous journalistic experience

 

Contact the Academic Programs and Internships Coordinator to find out more about our offerings.

Internships can be arranged at any time of year, excluding the months of July and August. Students undertaking the internship program are eligible for Monash Abroad funding.

The following faculties currently offer internships in Prato: Arts, Education, and Art Design and Architecture.