Internships in Milan


Image of a building in Milan
Location: Milan, Italy
Language of Instruction: Italian
Term: FallSpring
Program Type: Internship

Participate in a part-time semester long internship in Milan while also taking 2 to 3 academic courses.

The historic city of Milan is the capital of Lombardy in the central Po valley, which is Italy's richest, most populated and most economically active region. Milan has always been forward-looking. During its 2,000 year history, it has been a driving force for great social, economic, cultural and political events. Milan is also a city of art, with a wealth of monuments, palaces, churches and museums, not to mention, the Duomo and La Scala, the temple of Opera. In 2013 Milan was ranked as the top student city in Italy by QS Best Student Cities Ranking.

Students who choose the Part-Time Internship Program at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore will have the opportunity to intern at a company in Milan. Internships are available in the following areas:

  • Business
  • Marketing
  • Fashion and Sales
  • Communication
  • Journalism

Other disciplines may be possible upon request.  

Students will earn 6 ECTS for completing the part-time internship course. Additionally, students will enroll in two Academic Curriculum courses OR two International Curriculum courses at UCSC, the Italian language pre-session and an Italian language semester-length course. Enrollment in both of the Italian language courses are required. 

Students must have junior or senior standing at their home institution to participate in the internship program. Additionally, students should have an understanding of Italian.

Students are responsible for paying an internship placement fee directly to UCSC:

ISEP Exchange Students - 975 €

ISEP Direct Students - 350 €

If UCSC is unable to find a placement, the internship placement fee will be retained by UCSC.

Additionally, students will enroll in two Academic Curriculum courses OR two International Curriculum courses at UCSC, the Italian language pre-session and an Italian language semester-length course. Enrollment in both of the Italian language courses are required.

Learn more about the Internship in Milan.

Students will be placed in an apartment with 2 people per room. Or a residence hall with one person per room. Housing options well be coordinated through MIL Service, which is a student housing company dedicated to the coordination of all aspects of apartment housing needs.

MIL Service Website

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Students must have junior or senior standing at their home institution to participate in the internship program. Additionally, students should have an understanding of Italian.

To apply, students will meet with the ISEP Coordinator, Charlie Ambrose, and begin an application through the ISEP system. Call 785-864-3742 to schedule an appointment.

Contact Charlie Ambrose at chambrose@ku.edu for more information.

International Students Abroad (ISEP) Website