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PSINAB450 Internship: Accounting and Business

3 semester credits. Through this internship course, the student will be exposed to a commercial business environment or accounting office. The type of business will depend on seasonality and resume evaluation. The student will be able to follow the daily operations of the business establishment and participate in the organization's activities according to his or her skills and competencies. The type of tasks may concern communication with international clients and project development. This internship course aims to prepare students for the professional world and features an unsalaried internship scheduled individually for a minimum of ten hours per week. Students generally serve as part-time interns from Monday through Friday, although some internships may require weekend hours or ongoing research-based activities for remote placements. The internship enhances student knowledge through field experience held in a professional environment overseen by a supervisor who regularly monitors the internship progress and development, and guides the studentís preparation of a final analytical report and portfolio. Placements will vary depending on the studentís language and professional skills. Main tasks: Analysis of day by day operations, communication with international clients or research for new partnerships, project development based on business trends, market research, client and data analysis, final portfolio. Additional materials/Dress code: Business casual attire for dress code. Not applicable to remote option. Prerequisites: B2 level of Italian language. Successful completion of Introduction to Accounting or equivalent required. Cover letter, CV, and material pertinent to the chosen area, interview.

PSINAD450 Internship: Architecture Studio and Interior Design Assistant

3 semester credits. The internship course allows the student from architecture and interior design backgrounds to gain first-hand experience of professional design contexts. Internship students will practice their creative skills with studio teams or individual professionals. Tasks may include initial observations of the professional environment, working on design samples, drafting by hand or digitally, practice AutoCAD layouts and rending, and assisting the organization with logistical duties. Student involvement will not involve solo project development but require collaborative engagement within the organization's ongoing projects according to the student's skill and competency levels. 
This internship course aims to prepare students for the professional world and features an unsalaried internship scheduled individually for a minimum of ten hours per week. Students generally serve as part-time interns from Monday through Friday, although some internships may require weekend hours or ongoing research or design-based activities for remote placements. The internship enhances student knowledge through field experience held in a professional environment overseen by a supervisor who regularly monitors the internship progress and development, and guides the studentís preparation of a final analytical report and portfolio. Placements will vary depending on the studentís language and professional skills.
 Main tasks: Project research, design sampling for layouts and renderings, logistics assistance for organizational processes, final portfolio. Additional materials/Dress code: Business casual attire for dress code. Not applicable to remote option. Remote option students will need their own access to layout/rendering software. 
 Prerequisites: An A2 level of Italian language. Cover letter, CV, portfolio of previous work, and material pertinent to the chosen area, interview.

PSINBP450 Internship: Baking and Pastry Industry

3 semester credits. Through this placement, students are involved in back and front of the house operations at Fedora, the school pastry shop and bistro. The projects are designed to offer future pastry chefs an insight on the production of pastries, baked goods, and desserts. Projects are focused on traditional and contemporary baking and pastry techniques, regional cakes and tarts, desserts and breads for special occasions, knife and piping skills, and mixing methods. Students will learn how to adjust recipes to produce large volumes desserts as well as specialty items. Students will also gain confidence with front of the house procedures in order to complete a comprehensive vision and understanding of the activities, functions, and organization of a baking and pastry shop for future entrepreneurial activities. This placement may require early AM shifts, PM shifts, and shifts that take place on weekends and holidays, or ongoing research-based activities for remote placements. This internship course aims to prepare students for the professional world and features an unsalaried internship scheduled individually for a minimum of ten hours per week. Students generally serve as part-time interns from Monday through Friday, although some internships may require weekend hours or ongoing research-based activities for remote placements.
The internship enhances student knowledge through field experience held in a professional environment overseen by a supervisor who regularly monitors the internship progress and development, and guides the studentís preparation of a final analytical report and portfolio. Placements will vary depending on the student’s language and professional skills.
 Main tasks: Market/industry research, customer feedback analysis, ingredient research, study of sustainable food production process, recipe analysis, provide lab management options and analyze the different impact on service, final portfolio. Additional materials/Dress code: Chef uniform (hat, jacket, pants, hard-toe safety shoes, apron) required. Not applicable to remote option. 
Prerequisites: Cover letter, CV, and material pertinent to the chosen area, interview. Open to culinary arts and baking & pastry majors or students who have taken previous coursework in the above fields. HAACP food safety and sanitation certification. Not applicable to remote option.

PSINCA450 Internship: Culinary Arts

3 semester credits. Through this special project course, students are involved in back of the house operations and projects related to Ganzo, the school restaurant, and Fedora, the school pastry shop and bistro. Under the supervision of a Chef instructor who manages the operations of the kitchen, culinary arts experiential learning students are involved in projects focused on the daily operations of the restaurant industry. The experiential learning project will offer the opportunity to gain confidence with cooking techniques, basic equipment maintenance skills, HACCP, the concept of mise en place and timing, and the importance of standards and consistency. The project will also provide an insight on the importance of the kitchen hierarchy and division of the duties, helping students understand the concept of ďbrigadeĒ and team work as fundamental for a correct management of kitchen environments. This placement may require PM shifts and shifts that take place on weekends and holidays, or ongoing research-based activities for remote placements. This internship course aims to prepare students for the professional world and features an unsalaried internship scheduled individually for a minimum of ten hours per week. Students generally serve as part-time interns from Monday through Friday, although some internships may require weekend hours or ongoing research-based activities for remote placements.
The internship enhances student knowledge through field experience held in a professional environment overseen by a supervisor who regularly monitors the internship progress and development, and guides the studentís preparation of a final analytical report and portfolio. Placements will vary depending on the studentís language and professional skills. Main tasks: Market/industry research, customer feedback analysis, ingredient research, study of sustainable food production process, recipe analysis, provide lab management options and analyze the different impact on service, final portfolio. Additional materials/Dress code: Chef uniform (hat, jacket, pants, hard-toe safety shoes, apron) required. Not applicable to remote option. 
Prerequisites: Cover letter, CV, and material pertinent to the chosen area, interview. Open to culinary arts and baking & pastry majors or students who have taken previous coursework in the above fields. HAACP food safety and sanitation certification. Not applicable to remote option.

PSINEC450 Internship: Education and Childcare

3 semester credits. Childcare area is a varied and flexible career path. This internship course offers the opportunity to be involved in the field of childcare education at locations such as childcare institutions, private households, and public and private schools. Interns interact with children and help them with different activities such as stimulating cognitive skills through games and animation of body language, language development, creative art-based activities, and daily operations as required by the placement organization. This internship course aims to prepare students for the professional world and features an unsalaried internship scheduled individually for a minimum of ten hours per week. Students generally serve as part-time interns from Monday through Friday, although some internships may require weekend hours. The internship enhances studentsí knowledge through field experience held in a professional environment overseen by a supervisor, who regularly monitors the internship progress and the guides the studentís preparation of a final analytical report and portfolio. Placements will vary depending on the studentís language and professional skills. Main tasks: Activity supervision, guiding games and conversations, creative activity development, activity preparation, provide ongoing logistical assistance to childcare staff, final portfolio.
 Additional materials/Dress code: Appropriate attire required for teaching in school environments. Prerequisites: An A2 level of Italian language. Cover letter, CV, and material pertinent to the chosen area, interview.

PSINEF450 Internship: Teaching English as a Foreign Language

3 semester credits. The internship course for teaching English as a foreign language is offered to highly motivated students seeking future careers in the field of English language teaching within the challenging environment of a foreign culture. The internship course will immerse students within contexts involving Italian students or adults of different social and educational backgrounds. Internship topics include but are not limited to lesson planning, tutoring, language assessment, textbook selection, and can also include research duties. This internship course aims to prepare students for the professional world and features an unsalaried internship scheduled individually for a minimum of ten hours per week. Students generally serve as part-time interns from Monday through Friday, although some internships may require weekend hours. The internship enhances studentsí knowledge through field experience held in a professional environment overseen by a supervisor, who regularly monitors the internship progress and the guides the studentís preparation of a final analytical report and portfolio. Placements will vary depending on the studentís language and professional skills. Main tasks: Curriculum review, lesson planning, analysis and observations of teaching activities, supporting faculty in co-delivery, coursework assessment, language teaching methodology research, final portfolio. Additional materials/Dress code: Appropriate attire required for teaching in school environments. Prerequisites: An A2 level of Italian language and TEFL/CELTA certification are required for the internship. Cover letter, CV, and material pertinent to the chosen area, interview.

PSINFI450 Internship: Fashion Industry

3 semester credits. This internship allows the student to interact with the local fashion economy. The fashion internship involves the student in retail management through store organization, business procedures and client relations. Interns will have the chance to be immersed in the fashion retail industry through duties that include but are not limited to sales, stocking, floor management, customer service, promotion, and research. This internship course aims to prepare students for the professional world and features an unsalaried internship scheduled individually for a minimum of ten hours per week. Students generally serve as part-time interns from Monday through Friday, although some internships may require weekend hours. The internship enhances studentsí knowledge through field experience held in a professional environment overseen by a supervisor, who regularly monitors the internship progress and the guides the studentís preparation of a final analytical report and portfolio. Placements will vary depending on the studentís language and professional skills. Main tasks: Main tasks: Store merchandising, window display operations, props selection and organization, designer research, client relations, social media content production, customer care analysis, experiential marketing campaign, organization of promotional events, final portfolio. Additional materials/Dress code: Business casual attire for dress code but may depend on hosting organization. Not applicable to remote option. Prerequisites: Cover letter, CV, and material pertinent to the chosen area, interview.

PSINFU450 Internship: Fundraising

3 semester credits. This internship course exposes students to the world of non- profit fundraising. Fundraising strategies are employed by charitable and non-profit institutions to raise financial support for projects and initiatives, and represent an essential feature of non-profit organization and operations. Students will become familiarized with philanthropic activity, donor relations, and strategies. Through the sponsoring organization, students will gain a meaningful experience in fundraising practices in areas such as development, promotion, and communications. This placement may require shifts that take place on weekends and holidays or ongoing research-based activities for remote placements. This internship course aims to prepare students for the professional world and features an unsalaried internship scheduled individually for a minimum of ten hours per week. Students generally serve as part-time interns from Monday through Friday, although some internships may require weekend hours or ongoing research-based activities for remote placements. The internship enhances student knowledge through field experience held in a professional environment overseen by a supervisor who regularly monitors the internship progress and development, and guides the studentís preparation of a final analytical report and portfolio. Placements will vary depending on the studentís language and professional skills. Main tasks:†Creation and development of fundraising projects, specific and relevant market research, client and audience analysis, data collection, exercises and practices focused on promotion and communication in the non-profit sector, final portfolio. Additional materials/Dress code: Business casual attire for dress code. Not applicable to remote option. Prerequisites: A2 level of Italian language. Cover letter, CV, and material pertinent to the chosen area, interview.

PSINGA450 Internship: Gallery Assistant

3 semester credits. This internship course involves students in the curating activities of a professional fine arts gallery. Students will collaborate with curators and gallery managers on the organizational and operational tasks of developing, organizing, and implementing an art exhibition. Interaction with local and international artists will be a fundamental aspect of the internship, and duties will range from logistical preparation, administrative duties for the gallery management, promotion and press documentation, and other tasks assigned by the organization. 
 This internship course aims to prepare students for the professional world and features an unsalaried internship scheduled individually for a minimum of ten hours per week. Students generally serve as part-time interns from Monday through Friday, although some internships may require weekend hours or ongoing research-based activities for remote placements. The internship enhances student knowledge through field experience held in a professional environment overseen by a supervisor who regularly monitors the internship progress and development, and guides the studentís preparation of a final analytical report and portfolio. Placements will vary depending on the studentís language and professional skills.
 Main tasks: Artist research and scouting, exhibition installation development, catalog creation, artist relations, event curation, final portfolio. Additional materials/Dress code: Business casual attire for dress code, not applicable to remote option. Laptop required for certain placements.
 Prerequisites: A2 level of Italian language. Cover letter, CV, portfolio of previous work, and material pertinent to the chosen area, interview.

PSINHO450 Internship: Hospitality Industry

3 semester credits. Students of the hospitality internship course will be introduced to hospitality management and operations through internships activities and projects related to hotels, restaurants, and wine bars in Florence, under the guidance of experienced professionals. Students will also have the opportunity to develop an understanding of the activities, functions, and organization of a hotel/restaurant/enoteca, and will acquire valuable experience in the areas of management procedures and client relations in the hospitality industry. Hotel and hospitality marketing may be included within the tasks which are assigned to the students. This internship course aims to prepare students for the professional world and features an unsalaried internship scheduled individually for a minimum of ten hours per week. Students generally serve as part-time interns from Monday through Friday, although some internships may require weekend hours or ongoing research-based and production/editing activities for remote placements. The internship enhances student knowledge through field experience held in a professional environment overseen by a supervisor who regularly monitors the internship progress and development, and guides the studentís preparation of a final analytical report and portfolio. Placements will vary depending on the studentí’s language and professional skills. Main tasks: Industry research and market trends analysis, operational involvement and analysis, client relations, performance analysis of services, consumer trend observations and projections, strategic planning for hospitality businesses, final portfolio.
 Additional materials/Dress code: Business casual attire for dress code, please note that dress code requirements may vary depending on placement. Not applicable to remote option.
 Prerequisites: A2 level of Italian language. Cover letter, CV, and material pertinent to the chosen area, interview.

PSINHO550 Internship/Externship in the Hospitality Industry

3 semester credits. This course is the second cycle of the series starting with PSINHO450 Internship in the Hospitality Industry. The internship/externship is a required credit-bearing experience for students of the four-year program. This internship course aims to prepare students for the professional world and features an unsalaried internship scheduled individually for a minimum of ten hours per week. Students generally serve as part-time interns from Monday through Friday, although some internships may require weekend hours. The internship enhances studentsí knowledge through field experience held in a professional environment overseen by a supervisor, who regularly monitors the internship progress and the guides the studentís preparation of a final analytical report and portfolio. Placements will vary depending on the studentís language and professional skills. Prerequisites: A2 level of Italian language. Cover letter, CV, and material pertinent to the chosen area, interview.

PSINHO600 Internship/Externship in the Hospitality Industry

3 semester credits. This course is the third cycle of the series starting with PSINHO450 Internship in the Hospitality Industry. The internship/externship is a required credit-bearing experience for students of the four-year program. This internship course aims to prepare students for the professional world and features an unsalaried internship scheduled individually for a minimum of ten hours per week. Students generally serve as part-time interns from Monday through Friday, although some internships may require weekend hours. The internship enhances studentsí knowledge through field experience held in a professional environment overseen by a supervisor, who regularly monitors the internship progress and the guides the studentís preparation of a final analytical report and portfolio. Placements will vary depending on the studentís language and professional skills. Prerequisites: A2 level of Italian language. Cover letter, CV, and material pertinent to the chosen area, interview.

PSINHO610 Internship/Externship in the Hospitality Industry

3 semester credits. This course is the fourth cycle of the series starting with PSINHO450 Internship in the Hospitality Industry. The internship/externship is a required credit-bearing experience for students of the four-year program. This internship course aims to prepare students for the professional world and features an unsalaried internship scheduled individually for a minimum of ten hours per week. Students generally serve as part-time interns from Monday through Friday, although some internships may require weekend hours. The internship enhances studentsí knowledge through field experience held in a professional environment overseen by a supervisor, who regularly monitors the internship progress and the guides the studentís preparation of a final analytical report and portfolio. Placements will vary depending on the studentís language and professional skills. Prerequisites: A2 level of Italian language. Cover letter, CV, and material pertinent to the chosen area, interview.

PSININ450 Internship

3 semester credits. The internship course aims to prepare students for the professional world and features an unsalaried internship scheduled individually for a minimum of ten hours per week. Students generally serve as part-time interns from Monday through Friday, although some internships may require weekend hours or ongoing research-based activities for remote placements. The internship enhances student knowledge through field experience held in a professional environment overseen by a supervisor who regularly monitors the internship progress and development, and guides the studentís preparation of a final analytical report and portfolio. Candidates must meet the prerequisites for the internship program. Students must submit a cover letter, CV, and material pertinent to the chosen area (for example, a photography or visual communication candidacy requires a portfolio). An interview is held for placement purposes. Placements will vary depending on the student's language and professional skills. 
Prerequisites: Cover letter, CV, and material pertinent to the chosen area, interview.

PSININ550 Graduate Internship

3 semester credits. The internship course aims to prepare graduate students for the professional world and features an unsalaried internship scheduled individually for a minimum of ten hours per week. Students generally serve as part-time interns from Monday through Friday, although some internships may require weekend hours or ongoing research-based activities for remote placements. The internship enhances student knowledge through field experience held in a professional environment overseen by a supervisor who regularly monitors the internship progress and development, and guides the studentís preparation of a final analytical report and portfolio. The graduate-level internship course is open to students currently enrolled in a graduate-level program or have completed their undergraduate degree. Graduate interns are involved in an advanced-level experience that requires the development of skills and competency related to leadership and organizational vision. Participants are expected to become familiar with the administration and operations of the placement location, perform responsibilities according to the organizationís mission, be aware of how current issues encountered are related to the placementís field/industry, and demonstrate how internship coursework and activities can be applied to academic research. Duties may involve the supervision, monitoring, and assessment of undergraduate-level students. Candidates must meet the prerequisites for the internship program. Students must submit a cover letter, CV, and material pertinent to the chosen area (for example, a photography or visual communication candidacy requires a portfolio). An interview is held for placement purposes. Placements will vary depending on the studentís language and professional skills. Prerequisites: Open to individuals who have completed an undergraduate degree or are currently enrolled in a graduate-level program. Cover letter, CV, and material pertinent to the chosen area, interview.

PSINMA450 Internship: Management

3 semester credits. Through this internship course, the student will be able to explore the environment of management practices through exposure to an established business in Florence. The position will feature the development of a tailored project that will provide the student with the opportunity to contribute to the organization through the student's perspective. This internship course aims to prepare students for the professional world and features an unsalaried internship scheduled individually for a minimum of ten hours per week. Students generally serve as part-time interns from Monday through Friday, although some internships may require weekend hours or ongoing research-based activities for remote placements. The internship enhances student knowledge through field experience held in a professional environment overseen by a supervisor who regularly monitors the internship progress and development, and guides the studentís preparation of a final analytical report and portfolio. Placements will vary depending on the studentís language and professional skills. Main tasks:†Corporate management projects, community-based management proposals, market research, client and data analysis with a focus on international and global dynamics,†final portfolio. Additional materials/Dress code: Business casual attire for dress code. Not applicable to remote option. Prerequisites: B2 level of Italian language. Cover letter, CV, and material pertinent to the chosen area, interview.

PSINMK450 Internship: Marketing

3 semester credits. This internship course is designed for students who are looking to enhance their experience and knowledge of marketing strategies and techniques in an international context. The internship will expose students to a business environment where interns will contribute to the organization according to their skill and competency background. This internship course aims to prepare students for the professional world and features an unsalaried internship scheduled individually for a minimum of ten hours per week. Students generally serve as part-time interns from Monday through Friday, although some internships may require weekend hours or ongoing research-based activities for remote placements. The internship enhances student knowledge through field experience held in a professional environment overseen by a supervisor who regularly monitors the internship progress and development, and guides the studentís preparation of a final analytical report and portfolio. Placements will vary depending on the studentís language and professional skills. Main tasks:†Supporting the development of marketing strategies, corporate marketing projects and marketing plans through market research, client and audience analysis and data analysis, final portfolio. Additional materials/Dress code: Business casual attire for dress code. Not applicable to remote option. Prerequisites: B2 level of Italian language. Cover letter, CV, and material pertinent to the chosen area, interview.

PSINMP450 Internship: Music and Performing Arts Administration

3 semester credits. The music and performing arts internships aim to match the student's academic background to the diversified environments of creative industries. Students who apply for this internship will experience the dynamic world of entertainment, artists, and performing arts organization in the local community. Placements may range from organization, management, promotion, and marketing in the performing arts. Interns should be prepared to start gradually and maintain schedule flexibility as performing arts engagements may take place in the evenings and/or on weekends or ongoing research-based activities for remote placements.
 This internship course aims to prepare students for the professional world and features an unsalaried internship scheduled individually for a minimum of ten hours per week. Students generally serve as part-time interns from Monday through Friday, although some internships may require weekend hours. The internship enhances student knowledge through field experience held in a professional environment overseen by a supervisor who regularly monitors the internship progress and development, and guides the studentís preparation of a final analytical report and portfolio. Placements will vary depending on the studentís language and professional skills. 
Main tasks: Performing arts-oriented communication strategies, promotional material development and creation, audience analysis, comparative research by location and category, final portfolio. Additional materials/Dress code: Business casual attire for dress code, not applicable to remote option. Laptop required for certain placements. 
Prerequisites: Italian A2 recommended but may vary depending on the placement. Cover letter, CV, and material pertinent to the chosen area, interview.

PSINMR450 Internship: Pre-Clinical Research - Dependence and Abuse

3 semester credits. This placement is offered to highly motivated students who want to enter and practice first-hand the world of clinical and pre-clinical research. Students will be in charge, under the supervision of professionals, of researching a particular topic within the larger field of drug abuse and behavioral addiction. Through initial observation in the lab and selected readings (as indicated by the site supervisor), students acquire knowledge of the epidemiology of drug abuse, the experimental models used in brain research, and the pathological consequences of drug addiction. Next, students are invited to extend the concept of addiction to pathological behaviors such as compulsive consumption of palatable food, physical exercise dependence, compulsive shopping, sexual hyperactivity, internet abuse and gambling. Students are required to develop their own research question and, by the end of the experience, submit a research paper and a conference-like presentation.
 This internship course aims to prepare students for the professional world and features an unsalaried internship scheduled individually for a minimum of ten hours per week. Students generally serve as part-time interns from Monday through Friday, although some internships may require weekend hours or ongoing research-based activities for remote placements.
The internship enhances student knowledge through field experience held in a professional environment overseen by a supervisor who regularly monitors the internship progress and development, and guides the studentís preparation of a final analytical report and portfolio. Placements will vary depending on the studentís language and professional skills. Main tasks: Analysis of topics and themes of the research, laboratory familiarization, review of the labís past and present research with a focus on specific addictions and dependence, discussion of therapeutic strategies, assistance with research activities and experiments, oral presentation of final research report, final portfolio.
 Additional materials/Dress code: Business casual attire for dress code, please note that dress code requirements may vary depending on placement. Not applicable to remote option.
Prerequisites: Open to pre-med, science, and clinical psychology majors. A2 level of Italian language. Cover letter, CV, and material pertinent to the chosen area, interview.

PSINPC450 Internship: Public and Community Healthcare

3 semester credits. This placement is offered to highly motivated students who seek a structured experience within the system of public healthcare in Italy. The Italian healthcare system has consistently ranked in the top categories worldwide (#2 in 2020 according to the WHO) for its equal access to medical care and health statistics, in particular overall life expectancy. Several non-profit organizations such as the Italian Red Cross, Misericordia, and ANPAS support the public system through volunteer work for essential services. For example, in the region of Tuscany, all services involving the rescue and transportation of emergency patients are conducted by volunteers of the aforementioned associations. Student involvement in placement hours is an opportunity to actively engage within the local community and culture in connection to a healthcare perspective Ė achieved through ongoing tasks and clinical observations within a public healthcare context alongside licensed professionals and experienced volunteers. Placement involvement will require hours in at least one or more of the following areas: 1. Clinic assistance for patient / community relations and office duties: Provide support to clinic services and office team. Assist with public and patient relations in the English language 2. Civil service involvement for community and citizen care: Provide support to teams involved in assisting low-income families and the homeless through services such as food, clothing, and blanket distribution. Participate in civil service team assignments to cultural and sporting events for security and medical surveillance on-site. 3. EMT observations for ambulance unit dispatches: Participate in emergency ambulance dispatches to observe EMTs on duty. Observe ambulance-to-hospital (or vice versa to home) processes involved in patient transfers, check-in, and release. This internship course aims to prepare students for the professional world and features an unsalaried internship scheduled individually for a minimum of ten hours per week. Students generally serve as part-time interns from Monday through Friday, although some internships may require weekend hours or ongoing research-based activities for remote placements.
The internship enhances student knowledge through field experience held in a professional environment overseen by a supervisor who regularly monitors the internship progress and development, and guides the studentís preparation of a final analytical report and portfolio. Placements will vary depending on the studentís language and professional skills. Main tasks: See Areas 1-3 above. For all areas of task involvement, a final portfolio is also required. Additional materials/Dress code: Dress code requirements will vary depending on the assigned placement subcategories. Not applicable to remote option.
 Prerequisites: Open to pre-med, health studies, social work, and nursing majors. A2 level of Italian language. Cover letter, CV, and material pertinent to the chosen area, interview.

PSINPH450 Internship: Photography

3 semester credits. Through the photography internship course, students will collaborate with professional photographers and photo labs. Students will learn to develop research and preparation for photo shoots, become familiarized with diverse shooting locations, and fulfill photo projects as assigned. Additional topics may include image processing and printing, assisting with photo shoot logistics, handling photographic equipment, and archiving.
 This internship course aims to prepare students for the professional world and features an unsalaried internship scheduled individually for a minimum of ten hours per week. Students generally serve as part-time interns from Monday through Friday, although some internships may require weekend hours or ongoing photoshoot and research activities for remote placements. The internship enhances student knowledge through field experience held in a professional environment overseen by a supervisor who regularly monitors the internship progress and development, and guides the studentís preparation of a final analytical report and portfolio. Placements will vary depending on the studentís language and professional skills.
 Main tasks: Photo assignments, conceptual and theme research, location scouting research, digital photo archiving management, image post-production, final portfolio. Additional materials/Dress code: Business casual attire for dress code, not applicable to remote option. A DSLR camera and a lens with a focal length of 55mm or wider is required for this course. A digital 35mm viewfinder camera (20+ megapixels minimum) is also acceptable. Remote option students will need their own access to Adobe software.
 Prerequisites: Italian A1 (Breakthrough or beginner) recommended but may vary depending on the placement. Cover letter, CV, and material pertinent to the chosen area, interview. Portfolio of previous work, DSLR knowledge, Adobe photo software experience.

PSINPR450 Internship: Public Relations

3 semester credits. Through the public relations internship course, students will learn how to promote a client's business, image, or product. Public relations focus on managing a clientís key messages through media releases, editorial content, and promotion. An emphasis is placed on the strategic management and evaluation of key communication systems employed in public relations-related projects. Tasks may include general administrative and logistical tasks, content creation and editing, and tracking media results. This placement may require PM shifts, shifts that take place on weekends and holidays, or ongoing research-based activities for remote placements. 
This internship course aims to prepare students for the professional world and features an unsalaried internship scheduled individually for a minimum of ten hours per week. Students generally serve as part-time interns from Monday through Friday, although some internships may require weekend hours. The internship enhances student knowledge through field experience held in a professional environment overseen by a supervisor who regularly monitors the internship progress and development, and guides the studentís preparation of a final analytical report and portfolio. Placements will vary depending on the studentís language and professional skills. 
Main tasks: Corporate communication projects, community-based outreach proposals, market research, client and audience analysis, brief and press release creation, engagement measuring, final portfolio. Additional materials/Dress code: Business casual attire for dress code. Not applicable to remote option.
Prerequisites: B2 level of Italian language. Cover letter, CV, and material pertinent to the chosen area, interview.

PSINSE411 Internship: Special Event Management

3 semester credits. This internship course exposes students to the principles of event planning with an emphasis on the development and integration of operational strategies in the special event industry. The aforementioned areas will be employed through the application of hospitality management and proper procedures and strategies related to event management. Students will learn how to identify event trends and client preferences in Italy. Topics will include booking, entertainment, event programming and coordination, themes, and sponsorships. This internship course aims to prepare students for the professional world and features an unsalaried internship scheduled individually for a minimum of ten hours per week. Students generally serve as part-time interns from Monday through Friday, although some internships may require weekend hours or ongoing research-based and production/editing activities for remote placements. The internship enhances student knowledge through field experience held in a professional environment overseen by a supervisor who regularly monitors the internship progress and development, and guides the studentís preparation of a final analytical report and portfolio. Placements will vary depending on the studentí’s language and professional skills. Main tasks: Special events Industry research and market trends analysis, event practices development and management, logistics analysis and planning, customer care standards and practices, consumer trend observations and projections, strategic planning for the event industry, final portfolio.
 Additional materials/Dress code: Business casual attire for dress code. Not applicable to remote option.
 Prerequisites: B2 level of Italian language. Cover letter, CV, and material pertinent to the chosen area, interview.

PSINSV450 Internship: Sport Venue and Training Center Assistant

3 semester credits. The internship course is designed to involve students in the competitive athletics. Students will have the opportunity to shadow the daily routine of a sport venue and its professional sports trainers. The student will observe how to create specialized workout routines and to target specific goals. The internship involves assisting the trainer in implementing a comprehensive performance and enhancement program for athletes dedicated to building proficiency and training techniques that may include acceleration, multi-directional movement, and agility. Interns will be expected to participate in training sessions and collaborate in projects. The internship tasks assigned may vary according to the degree Italian language knowledge. 
This internship course aims to prepare students for the professional world and features an unsalaried internship scheduled individually for a minimum of ten hours per week. Students generally serve as part-time interns from Monday through Friday, although some internships may require weekend hours or ongoing research-based and production/editing activities for remote placements. The internship enhances student knowledge through field experience held in a professional environment overseen by a supervisor who regularly monitors the internship progress and development, and guides the studentís preparation of a final analytical report and portfolio. Placements will vary depending on the studentí’s language and professional skills. Main tasks: Sport Industry research and market trends analysis, sport and fitness practices development and management, operational involvement and analysis, customer care standards and practices, consumer trend observations and projections, strategic planning for the sports industry, final portfolio.
 Additional materials/Dress code: Business casual attire for dress code. Not applicable to remote option.
Prerequisites: A B1/B2 level of Italian language. Cover letter, CV, and material pertinent to the chosen area, interview.

PSINVC450 Internship: Visual Communication

3 semester credits. Through the visual communication internship course, students will apply visual and aesthetic inspiration and strategies to creative projects. Students will assist the visual communication staff of the placement organization (i.e. marketing and graphic design teams for companies or freelancers) to develop the visual component of communications-based projects. Tasks may include assisting with items and tasks related to graphic design, photography and video assignments, and websites in formats such as e-newsletters, communication strategies and proposals, flyers, presentations, logos, and brochures.
 This internship course aims to prepare students for the professional world and features an unsalaried internship scheduled individually for a minimum of ten hours per week. Students generally serve as part-time interns from Monday through Friday, although some internships may require weekend hours or ongoing research and design-based activities for remote placements. The internship enhances student knowledge through field experience held in a professional environment overseen by a supervisor who regularly monitors the internship progress and development, and guides the studentís preparation of a final analytical report and portfolio. Placements will vary depending on the studentís language and professional skills.
 Main tasks: Visual research, image post-production, digital illustration and layout projects, final portfolio. Additional materials/Dress code: Business casual attire for dress code, not applicable to remote option. DSLR camera might be needed for certain placements. Remote option students will need their own access to Adobe software. 
Prerequisites: Italian A1 (Breakthrough or beginner) recommended but may vary depending on the placement. Cover letter, CV, and material pertinent to the chosen area, interview. Portfolio of previous work layout and illustration software experience.

PSINVP450 Internship: Video Production

3 semester credits. This internship course is ideal for highly motivated students who are interested in creative video production. Involvement includes maintaining equipment, video shooting and editing, scouting locations, assisting the video director for logistics and production purposes, and sound editing. 
 This internship course aims to prepare students for the professional world and features an unsalaried internship scheduled individually for a minimum of ten hours per week. Students generally serve as part-time interns from Monday through Friday, although some internships may require weekend hours or ongoing research-based and production/editing activities for remote placements. The internship enhances student knowledge through field experience held in a professional environment overseen by a supervisor who regularly monitors the internship progress and development, and guides the studentís preparation of a final analytical report and portfolio. Placements will vary depending on the studentís language and professional skills.
 Main tasks: Visual concept research, location scouting research, video production, post-production, final portfolio. Additional materials/Dress code: Business casual attire for dress code, not applicable to remote option. DSLR camera might be needed for certain placements. Remote option students will need their own access to Adobe software. 
 Prerequisites: Italian A1 (Breakthrough or beginner) recommended but may vary depending on the placement. Cover letter, CV, and material pertinent to the chosen area, interview. Portfolio of previous work, video shooting skills, editing software experience.