While in Rome, students from all programs have the unique opportunity to complete internships with prestigious organizations, businesses, agencies and institutions most in line with their field of study. These collaborations often prove to be pivotal experiences, not only for their for their professional development, but also for their broader formation as global citizens.
Most recently, Notre Dame students have carried out internships with the US State Department, the Pontifical Academy for Life, the Commission for Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation, the American Academy of Rome, Italy's National Agency for Microcredit, Treccani: the Insitute of the Italian Encyclopedia as well as law firms, architecture studios, film festivals, hospitals and schools.
Students traveling to Rome for semester programs will receive information regarding the internships available to them both at their pre-departure meetings and via email.
From pre-departure planning and a Rome-specific orientation to bi-weekly professional development, language learning and networking opportunities, the Gateway provides comprehensive programming designed to complement each student's unique summer internship experience in Rome. Those who are interested in interning within a specific area or organization in Rome over the summer months are encouraged to let us know so that we may liaise with partner organizations on your behalf, assist in securing and formalizing your placement, and advise regarding possible funding opportunities available through various institutes on campus. Those who have already secured an internship in Rome are encouraged to let us know all the same so that we may offer practical support both before and throughout their time abroad.
Students in Rome have interned with:
- ADL Consulting
- American Academy of Rome
- Associazione Nazionale Creativi e Filmaker
- Catapult Brands
- Commission for Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation
- Ente Nazionale per il Microcredito
- Erre Legal
- Gregorian Archives
- Institute of the Italian Enciclopedia: Treccani
- Liceo Scientifico A. Righi (Semester only)
- NOS Architecture (Summer only)
- Pontifical Academy for Life
- Salvator Mundi International Hospital
- Scuola Primaria A. Grilli (Semester only)
- US Embassies to Italy, UN Agencies and the Holy See (Summer only)