Thursday, January 15, 2015

UW Rome Center Student Internship 2015/2016

In 2001 the University of Washington established a Rome Center Student Internship position. This position is designed to provide UW students with practical experience working in an office environment, and especially affording them the opportunity for contact with a cultural environment other than their own. This single Internship position is especially suited to a student enrolled at the University of Washington while working on Italian language studies or on other independent study topic which would be enriched by study in Italy. The Rome Center Student Internship position is outlined below.

  • Dates: June/July 2015 - June/July 2016
  • 20-hour work week
  • Flexible hours; some hours required outside normal office hours
  • Must be enrolled for study at the UW for duration of internship, with UW faculty member overseeing independent study.
  • Prior participation on a UW Rome-based academic program preferred
  • Study abroad registration through Office of International Programs & Exchanges (for more info contact IPE office at
  • Small studio apartment at Rome Center provided (includes all utilities except phone)
  • $450 monthly stipend
  • Working knowledge of spoken/written Italian
  • Good understanding of computer hardware & software
  • Study visa (long-stay, multiple-entry type) for 1 year
  • Application form. Please email Sheryl Brandalik ( for an electronic copy.
  • Assists with program arrivals/departures (compiling student data, preparing check-in materials, handling keys and deposits)
  • Maintains student and program data (updating databases, generating lists)
  • Assists staff and faculty (e.g. setting up A/V equipment, preparing classrooms)
  • Helps students integrate into life in Rome (information source for Rome/Italy-related questions, etc.)
  • Provides library & computer lab assistance (shelving & cataloging library materials, basic IT troubleshooting)
  • Provides general office assistance (errands, filing, distributing mail, photocopying, etc.)
  • Performs other tasks as assigned
Application deadline is February 28, 2015. 

Interviews will be scheduled, and an intern selected, in March 2015.