Internships in Palermo

Palermo is the fifth most-populated city in Italy with approximately 1.2 million people living there. It is well known for its history, architecture, culture and gastronomy. It is situated in the north-west of the island Sicily. And because of this you will experience very hot summers.

Placement in Palermo

As it’s a common tourist destination there are tons of companies established here, who are regularly looking for interns. Palermo is Sicily’s economic, touristic and cultural capital. You will need to take your time to see this gorgeous city. It’s renowned for its gastronomy and restaurants and there is an endless amount of beautiful things to see and do there.

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Below is more information relating to internships in Palermo.

Duration of the Internships

The lengths of the placements that we offer in Palermo 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 choose to use our premium service may be able to get shorter placements in the Business sector. 

How does it work?

Internships Italy has two kinds of services:

Open vacancies:
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 to 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 who 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 open internship programs in Italy and Palermo here. Notice that: to make them easily recognisable all the vacancies which are included in our recruitment programs have a "No fees!" title.

Mediation service:
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 Palermo:

CV/ Resume and letter of intent
In order to be able to handle your application we will need you to send us your CV/resume and letter of intent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please try to adapt your CV to the position you are applying for and use a good quality format. Learn more about "How to write a good CV" in this link.

Training agreement
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.

If you would like to do an internship in Palermo please
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