On-Campus Internships

The Italian Program, in conjunction with the Joseph and Elda Coccia Institute for the Italian Experience in America, and the Inserra Chair in Italian and Italian American studies is pleased to announce two Italian Internships for the Fall 2016-17 academic year. 

Coccia-Inserra Italian Student Internship for Fall 2016 semester:
1 Internship, $1,000

Inserra-Coccia International Italian Student Internship for Spring 2017 semester:
1 Internship, $1,000


For each internship, we seek a motivated Italian Major enrolled in the 2016-17 academic year to assist the Italian Language Program and Teacher Education Coordinators for seven hours per week. Duties include developing conversational materials and online resources for use in Italian courses, assisting with grading and other informal assessments, tutoring and engaging with students during and outside of class time using technological tools. For Fall 2016 internship, duties include assistance to the Chair of the annual Teaching Italian Symposium. For Spring 2017 internship, duties include assistance with the organization of, and, if applicable, participation in the Montclair in Florence 2017 Program. Preference given, but not limited, to students in the Italian Teaching Certification Program with strong technology skills. The intern may collaborate with a faculty member in Italian on a research project related to his/her career goals.

Online applications are due by Friday Sept. 23 at 5pm HERE. Your application must be complete to be considered for the award(s). If any information does not apply to you, type N/A in the space provided. Payment for each internship will be awarded to the recipient at the end of the semester upon completion of duties. For payment information, contact Dr. Mary Ann Re at the Coccia Institute

Please Note: Attendance of the Scholarships and Awards Ceremony, to be held in University Hall on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 is required for both the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 internship recipients (date and time subject to confirmation).

The Italian Scholarship Committee, Dr. Gina Miele, Dr. David Del Principe, and Dr. Marisa Trubiano establish the criteria for awards, review applications, and select recipients.