Summer Internships in Prague

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Czech Republic—Business & Communication

Arrive Date:  2019 (TBD)    End Date:  2019 (TBD)

Program Overview

The capital of the Czech Republic and headquarters for many international companies, Prague is home to over 1.25 million people. Located on the scenic Vltava River, Prague has long been a political, cultural, and economic center for Europe. With CEA’s extensive network of Prague-based companies and organizations, you will gain practical skills in a career field while having life-changing experiences in one of central Europe’s most beautiful cities. Students can expect to spend 20 hours over the course of 4-5 days per week at their internship, and to dedicate another 8 hours per week to the online course facilitated by a UC Davis instructor. Other program components may include weekly discussion groups, small group activities, and a range of cultural and social events to help students integrate into the city, their cohort, and their internship.

Taught in:  English (course taught remotely)

Total Max Enrollment:  15

Program Coordinator:  Aspen Felt

Courses

Education Abroad Program (EAP) 192. Internship (4 units)

University Writing Program (UWP) 198. Writing for Internships (2 units, P/NP)

Internships

Students will participate in a professional internship for ~20 hours per week. Internship details, placement information, and sample internships.

Eligibility

Interested students are strongly encouraged to have completed 3-4 courses directly related to the internship field of interest or six weeks full time work in the field. It is recommended that students have completed one year of college by the time of application. Students with a GPA between 2.5 and 2.75 will be required to submit an additional statement that outlines why they have a lower GPA and what they are doing to raise their GPA. 

Program Highlights

  • Exceptional intercultural communication opportunities in an international workplace.
  • Excellent opportunity to hone and apply concepts learned in classrooms in real-world, global contexts.
  • Tremendous opportunity to make exciting cultural, professional, and geographic discoveries.
  • Exciting opportunity to grow professionally and personally.
  • Outstanding résumé line item and interview talking point.

Info Session Presentation (VIDEO)

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