UW Rome Center 2015/2016 Student Internship

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON 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.

GENERAL TERMS:
dates: June/July 2015 – June/July 2016

20-hour work week

flexible hours; some hours required outside normal office hours

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS:
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 ipe@uw.edu)

WAGES & HOUSING:
small studio apartment at Rome Center provided (includes all utilities except phone)

$450 monthly stipend

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
working knowledge of spoken/written Italian

good understanding of computer hardware & software

study visa (long-stay, multiple-entry type) for 1 year

submit application form

JOB DUTIES:
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

Previous student interns have thoroughly enjoyed becoming “Romans” for a year, and we have loved their enthusiastic and capable assistance. If you are interested in this position, please feel free to write and ask for more information and an application.

Please contact:

Sheryl Brandalik, Program Administrator
University of Washington Rome Center
Piazza del Biscione 95, 00186 Rome

Tel. (011-39-06) 686.8807
Fax (011-39-06) 6880.2849
Email: sbrandal@u.washington.edu

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