Prerequisites: Arts and Sciences majors, priority given to Italian majors and minors 

Centro UNESCO di Firenze

Company Description: Centro UNESCO di Firenze is the Florence chapter of the worldwide organization whose acronym stands for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. The chapter organizes activities and events aimed at promoting world peace and cooperation among school-aged children in and around Florence.

Job Description: Interns of Centro UNESCO will learn about the functions of an NGO and assist in the chapter’s networking and advocacy work.


  • Assist in the planning, organization and promotion of chapter events and initiatives
  • Attend weekly meetings
  • Conduct initiative research

Required Skills:

  • Intermediate to advanced Italian 
  • Strong organizational skills 

Dipartimento d’Italianistica – Università degli Studi di Firenze

Company Description: The Dipartimento d’Italianistica is one of the University of Florence’s most prestigious departments. 

Job Description: The intern will be involved in the planning and organizing of projects and events as well as helping out in the department’s library.


  • Assist in library management and archival cataloging 
  • Assist with literary project development 
  • Help organize a high-profile lecture 

Required Skills:

  • Advanced Italian

Florence is You

Company Description: “Florence is You” is a bimonthly newspaper focused on culture, art, exhibitions, events, traditions, food, lifestyle and life in Florence. The newspaper is printed and online and is distributed free of charge in Florence (Italy) and in other areas of the Florentine metropolitan city. “Florence is You!” brings bilingual news on how to live like a local in Florence to its readers, connecting the two dimensions of the city that often travel on two parallel tracks: those who reside and those who live here only for a period.

Job Description: Based on their competencies and field of studies, interns at Florence is You will assist in activities related to P.R., marketing, design and content creation. 


  • Conduct interviews
  • Create social media content 
  • Bilingual (mother language English, fluent in Italian) interns will work on text translations
  • Community outreach research for establishing new partners and sponsors
  • Create digital designs and videos for social media and/or website 
  • Logo graphic design

Required Skills:

  • Some Italian preferred