Internships & Volunteering

Students on UCEAP Florence programs have access to a number of different volunteer and entry-level internship opportunities across all areas of interest. Past students have found their volunteer post to not only be a great resume-builder, but to expand their Florentine network, professionally and socially.

Sample internship placements

  • Marketing – intern with small businesses in the tourism sector
  • Architecture and design  assist with projects in interior design and architecture studios
  • Journalism – help with writing, marketing and advertising in local English language newspaper
  • Film – intern for a film school located in Florence assisting with the day to day logistics and shoots around town
  • Food – intern at local cooking schools assisting with preparation of classes, translations and social media
  • Real Estate – intern for a luxury real estate agency helping with social media and content development
  • Art – intern for a local contemporary art gallery helping with social media, translations and preparation of upcoming events
  • Fashion/Retail – intern for local shops and boutiques assisting with social media and marketing

Sample volunteer placements

  • Public Health  volunteer at medical assistance organization with non-emergency transports and local historical museum 
  • Environment - clean parks and gardens around Florence
  • English Teaching – volunteer at local elementary, middle schools and a public library and assist with English language classes
  • Spanish Teaching – volunteer at local middle school and assist with Spanish language class. (Fall only)