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  • Locations: Salerno, Italy
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is not currently accepting applications.Applications open on January 5th for Summer and Fall term programs, May 15th for Spring term programs, and November 1st for intersession, spring break and summer faculty-led programs.

Salerno, Italy
Internship in Salerno, Italy

Course Information and Eligibility

Application Deadline: February 1
Professor of Record: Dr. Mojca Del Fabbro, Italian Program Director 
Course: ITA 394 (U)
Credits: 3 Credits
Program Dates: July 5- July 30, 2021
Pre-requisites/Requirements: Open to students of all majors
Course Syllabus: Italy, Study Abroad, Internship Application & Guidelines.pdf

Course Description: Internships are intended to provide the student with an opportunity to apply linguistic, cultural, analytical, interpretive, and creative skills developed in computer handscoursework. Internships will take place in Salerno, Italy, in businesses that cater to language-specific clientele, healthcare programs that serve the community, cultural or community centers, or a relevant not-for-profit organization, library, or archive. Each internship will be tailored-made for each student, based on her/his major or minor.

Learning Outcomes: Apply the theoretical principles (or student's respective academic major) to identify a specific career interest. Gain experience by serving as an intern in that area of career interest. Be inspired to draw upon academic theory, research methodology and methods to solve real world problems. Develop and translate analytic, communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills into civic responsibility. Foster mutually beneficial collaborations between the student and community to promote positive social change. Gain enhanced knowledge of issues of global societal significance and associated alternative cultural and national perspectives toward those issues. 

In Salerno: Salerno is a port city southeast of Naples, in Italy. Atop Monte Bonadies, the centuries-old Arechi Castle has sea views, plus Museo Medievale del Castello, exhibiting medieval ceramics and coins. In town, built on the ruins of a Roman temple, is Salerno Cathedral. It has Byzantine bronze doors, a baroque crypt and a marble altar. The terraced Minerva’s Garden has been growing medicinal plants since the 14th century. 

Excursions: At least one excursion will be included in the programs. Students should note that excursion locations and dates are subject to change. 

ice creamHousing: In Salerno students are accommodated in selected shared standard apartments all walking distance from the school in the city center. They enjoy the traditional and real-life setting, practicing the language and tasting the delicious local food (mozzarella, pizza, pasta, etc.).

For more information about this program and potential internship sites, please contact Dr. Del Fabbro at

All University of Miami courses abroad must meet a minimum enrollment to remain viable. This minimum enrollment varies and is based on the nature of the program abroad. Be aware that any course abroad may be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment for that course. In the event of a cancellation due to low enrollment, program deposits will be returned to students. 

The Study Abroad Office and our faculty directors make every attempt to create a meaningful and affordable study abroad experience for all students. When you commit to participation in a program by submitting your completed application and $500 non-refundable deposit, the Study Abroad Office begins to make financial commitments on your behalf. Therefore, withdrawal from a faculty-directed study abroad program may result in fees related to the timeframe of your withdrawal.  Please contact your study abroad advisor with any questions.

Due to the continued impact of COVID-19, applicants should be aware that changes to academic calendars may occur with little or no notice. Students are encouraged to either wait to book travel or book travel that allows for changes with no financial penalty. 
Applicants should also be aware that processing of visas may be impacted or halted by specific countries. Failure to secure the necessary visa may result in inability to participate in this program.  Participants on this program may be required to self-quarantine prior to the start of their program for a specified period of time. Students are responsible for arranging (logistics and financial) their travel appropriately to ensure self-quarantine is completed prior to the start of the program. 

This program is not currently accepting applications.Applications open on January 5th for Summer and Fall term programs, May 15th for Spring term programs, and November 1st for intersession, spring break and summer faculty-led programs.