Florence is a city which is famous for its history. It has a population of around 1.5 million people in its metropolitan area. If you do an internship here you will find yourself in a centre of medieval European trade and finance. This is one of the many reasons why students all over the world choose to do their internship abroad in Florence.
Placements in Florence
Florence is full of international students which makes it a great place for an internship. There is a great diversity of bars, restaurants, and nightclubs that will take you in the local culture. Interning there is certainly going to be a life-changing experience.
Below you will find more information relating to internships in Florence.
Duration of the Internships
The lengths of the placements that we offer in Florence vary largely depending on what sector the position is in and what type of service you use. Positions in the Hospitality & Tourism field can last from 8 weeks to 6 months. Positions in the Business sector will typically last for 3 to 12 months. However, those who avail of our premium service may be able to get shorter placements in the Business sector. You will find more information on the services that we offer below.
How does it work?
Internships Italy has two kinds of services:
Within this service, Internship Italy recruits and selects international candidates for hundreds of organisations in Italy and all over Europe. You can apply free of charge for any of these vacancies. We will be there to assist you during the entire process and help you to get a placement with the required conditions. Though our success rate is high, within this service we cannot guarantee you a placement because it is the company which makes the final decision and the programs and offers available will depend on the specific demands of our customers during the year.
You can find all our available internship programs in Italy and Florence here. Notice that: to make them easily recognisable all the vacancies which are included in our recruitment programs have a "No fees!" title.
As our aim is to guarantee you a perfect placement, we have a second option for those who were not selected in our open vacancies or who have really specific requirements. The mediation service is a customised, adaptable service where we guarantee to find you the perfect internship based on your requirements. One of our agents will work on your application and provide you with personal assistance during the entire process. Note that this service has direct costs related.
Eligibility and Requirements
Documentation required in order to secure an internship in Florence:
CV/ Resume and letter of intent
In order to complete an internship in Italy legally, you must provide a training agreement signed by your university or your educational institution. Learn more about a training agreement here: What is a training agreement?
Visas and Documentation
European Citizens don't need any kind of visa in order to do an internship in Italy. For the U.S. citizens or Canadians travelling on regular passports for tourism or business will be sufficient if your stay is less than 90 days. Those planning to stay for a longer period will be in need to obtain a visa in advance of arrival. Other nationalities will need to get a Visa in order to do an internship in Italy.
If you need a Visa to come to Italy you can find help here.