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  • Locations: Prague, Czech Republic
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: WFU applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Program Description:

Discover Prague from the perspective of an intern.

The Wake Forest University Internship Program in Prague, in conjunction with European Study Abroad (EUSA), offers qualified WFU students an internship relevant to their field of study. Internships are available in numerous fields, including but not limited to: Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations, Arts, Theatre, Business, Journalism, Fashion, Multimedia, Hospitality, Law, Legal non-profits, International NGOs, Environmental NGOs and more.

Interns work full-time, Monday through Thursday in their designated placement. Each student has a mandatory mid-term review with a member of the on-site internship team to assess progress achieved at the work placement.

Program dates: May 31st to July 24th, 2021. 
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Overview The Wake Forest University Internship Program in Prague, in conjunction with European Study Abroad (EUSA), offers qualified WFU students an internship relevant to their field of study. Internships are available in numerous fields, including but not limited to: Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations, Arts, Theatre, Banking & Financial Services, Business, Film and TV, Journalism, Fashion, Multimedia, Hospitality, Law, Non-Party Politics, Party Politics, Contact Psychology, Occupational Therapy & Physical Therapy, and Psychology Research.

The program is 8 weeks long with the first week comprising of an orientation followed by a 7 week internship. Interns work full-time in their designated placement. Each student has a mandatory mid-term review with a member of the on-site internship team to assess progress achieved at the work placement. Internships are Monday through Thursday.

Program dates:  May 31st to July 24th, 2021.
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Academics In most cases students will take BUS 350, which counts for 3 hours of pass/fail elective credit toward graduation. In some cases, students can receive credit from the academic department that corresponds with his or her internship. For example, if you were planning on getting an internship at an art gallery, you would go to the Art department for credit. Students must find a WFU faculty member in the credit-granting department to serve as his or her supervisor for the duration of the internship. The faculty supervisor is responsible for all academics related to the internship and will assign coursework to be completed during the internship. For BUS 350, the academic supervisor will be provided for you. Coursework could include reflective journals, essays, readings, and research papers.

Note: not all academic departments will grant credit for internships. Please meet with Mike Tyson to discuss this process in more detail.
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Accommodation Students live in shared apartments.
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Selection Good academic standing.
Costs The total cost of summer study abroad can be broken down into four categories:
Program Fee - Usually covers room, in-country travel, international health insurance, and other costs associated with the program.
Tuition – Students on WFU summer programs pay WFU summer school tuition per credit hour. The 2020 summer rate was $900/per credit hour. Expect a small increase for Summer 2021.
Airfare – Varies per location. Students are responsible for their own airfare unless otherwise noted.
Personal Expenses – These will vary depending on the students' spending habits, cost of living in the destination country, and the number of meals included in the program fee.

Program Fee (estimated) - $5,235
Tuition (3hrs) - $2,700
Airfare (estimated) ~ $1,500
Personal Expenses (estimated) ~ $2,000
Estimated total cost - $11,435
Scholarships Summer program scholarships are available through GPS. Information can be found here. 

EUSA offers scholarships of up to $2,000
Students will be selected based on the following criteria:
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Member of a group underrepresented in study abroad
To apply go here: http://www.eusainternships.org/live-learn-intern-abroad-scholarship-application.html
Contact Michael Tyson
Assistant Director for Study Abroad
Center for Global Programs and Studies, 116 Reynolda Hall
Telephone: (336) 758 4072
E-mail: tysonmj@wfu.edu

Sean McGlynn
Study Abroad Advisor
Center for Global Programs and Studies, 116 Reynolda Hall
Telephone: (336) 758-3194
Email: mcglynsd@wfu.edu

EUSA Website: https://www.eusainternships.org/
 
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This program is currently not accepting applications.